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1. Purpose and objectives
To acquire contact pulse signal data from a tipping bucket rainfall gauge and to process them.
This rainfall logger is used with a tipping bucket rain gauge. It acquires data from the rain gauge and processes them using a microprocessor unit. Intensity and accumulated amount of rainfall, and daily maximum values are obtained graphically and numerically. The roll chart needs to be changed every 3 months.
Contact pulse signal of a tipping bucket rain gauge.
Data stored on an IC card memory, printed listings and graphical and text display on a liquid crystal panel. An alarm signal, either audible or as a contact pulse, can be generated.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
The logger requires a regulated power supply and the installation must avoid vibration, high temperatures and humid conditions.
6. Form of presentation
A catalogue and instrument specifications are available.
7. Operational experience
About 120 sets were installed in Japan during 1999.
8. Originator and technical support
Yokogawa Denshikiki Co.,Ltd.
10. Conditions on use.
Hardware is for sale.
|(First entered: 01 FEB 93||
Last updated: 21 APR 00)