6450

Davis Solar Radiation Sensor

Davis Solar Radiation Sensor

Description

The Davis Solar Radiation Sensor measures solar radiation and is required to monitor evapotranspiration.

Features

  • Compatible with both original Vantage Pro and Vantage Pro2 stations
  • Diffuser element and housing are carefully designed for accurate cosine response
  • Silicon photo diode provides good match to solar spectrum
List Price
$175.00
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$145.84
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For use with Vantage Pro and Vantage Pro2. (Already included with Vantage Pro Plus and Vantage Pro2 Plus.) Measures solar radiation and is required (along with an anemometer and a temperature/humidity sensor) if you wish to monitor evapotranspiration.

Two-piece housing minimizes radiation heating, allows convection cooling of the sensor, and prevents the trapping of water or dust. Includes built-in level and 2' (0.6M) cable.

You may also need a UV Sensor (#6490) and Sensor Mounting Shelf (#6673).

Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Davis Solar Radiation Sensor 6450 Solar radiation sensor
$145.84
In Stock
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Davis Sensor Mounting Shelf 6673 Sensor mounting shelf for UV sensor and solar radiation sensor
$30.00
In Stock

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