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OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauges

OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauges

Description

The OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauge is an all-weather precipitation gauge that uses superior weight-based technology to measure rainfall, snow or hail.

Features

  • Real-time intensity, non real-time accumulation with a constant 5-minute delay
  • Both larger capacity (Pluvio2 200) or larger orifice (Pluvio2 400) options available
  • Multiple communication interfaces including SDI-12, Pulse Output, and RS-485
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The OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauge is an all-weather precipitation gauge that uses superior weight-based technology to measure rainfall, snow or hail. Like the original, the new Pluvio2 measures both the amount and intensity of liquid, solid, and mixed precipitation. The instrument works according to the balance principle, taking into account external factors such as temperature and wind that could distort the results. Liquid or solid precipitation is measured immediately with no time delay for melting solid precipitation.

The Pluvio2 also offers additional features and benefits including real-time intensity, non real-time accumulation with a constant 5-minute delay, larger capacity option, larger collection area option, and multiple communication interfaces. The Model 200 features a collection capacity of 1500mm and a 200 cm orifice. The Model 400 offers a collection capacity of 750mm and a 400cm orifice. Electronics are hermetically sealed against damaging environmental influences. The carrier, bucket, and protective housing all feature a robust construction with high-quality materials.

The Pluvio2 includes built-in RS-485 and SDI-12 outputs for interfacing with NexSens iSIC and SDL data loggers. Sensor cable can be factory-connectorized with NexSens underwater connectors for integration to an SDL submersible data logger sensor port. Data collection options include direct-connect, landline phone, cellular, radio, Ethernet, WI-FI, and satellite telemetry. NexSens iChart Software is a Windows-based program for interfacing both locally (direct-connect) and remotely (through telemetry) to a NexSens data logger or network of data loggers.

What's Included:
  • (1) Precipitation gauge using the balance principle
  • (1) Bucket overlay
  • (1) Collecting bucket and pipe housing
  • (1) Base plate with balance system
  • (1) Set of installation accessories
  • (1) Set of operating instructions
  • (1) Factory acceptance test certificate (FAT)
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauges 70.020.000.9.0 Pluvio2 200 precipitation gauge with 1500mm collection capacity and 200cm2 collection area Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauges 70.020.001.9.0 Pluvio2 200 precipitation gauge with 1500mm collection capacity and 200cm2 collection area, includes ring heater
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OTT Pluvio2 Precipitation Gauges 70.020.020.9.0 Pluvio2 400 precipitation gauge with 750mm collection capacity and 400cm2 collection area
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Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
OTT 5924000 Pluvio2 USB interface cable Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Sensor Cable 97.000.004.9.5 Pluvio2 sensor cable, priced per meter Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Sensor Cable 97.000.038.9.5 Pluvio2 sensor cable (use with ring heater), priced per meter Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.060.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 1m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.061.9.2 Pluvio2 400 4" installation tube with base plate, 1m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.068.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 1.2m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.067.9.2 Pluvio2 400 4" installation tube with base plate, 1.2m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.062.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 1.5m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.063.9.2 Pluvio2 400 4" installation tube with base plate, 1.5m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.064.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 2m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.066.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 2.5m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Pluvio2 Installation Tube with Base Plate 70.020.065.9.2 Pluvio2 200 4" installation tube with base plate, 3m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT PWS Wind Protection Shields 70.035.020.1.2 PWS 100 wind protection shield (1m), Alter type Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT PWS Wind Protection Shields 70.035.021.1.2 PWS 120 wind protection shield (1.2m), Alter type Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT PWS Wind Protection Shields 70.035.022.1.2 PWS 150 wind protection shield (1.5m), Alter type Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT POD 100 Mounting Pedesatal 70.035.030.2.2 POD 100 mounting pedestal for PWS wind protection shields, 1m Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT NovaLynx Alter-Type Wind Protection Shield 008980 NovaLynx wind protection shield, Alter type Drop ships from manufacturer
OTT Tretyakow Wind Protection Shield 70.020.040.3.2 Stainless steel wind protection shield, Tretyakow type Drop ships from manufacturer

Questions & Answers

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What is the difference between the 200 and the 400?
The Pluvio2 200 has a collecting area of 200cm^2 and a recording capacity of 1,500 mm precipitation. The Pluvio2 400 has a larger collecting area of 400cm^2 and a smaller recording capacity of 750 mm precipitation.
Do the Pluvio2 200 and the heated Pluvio2 200 have the same reading capacity?
Yes, both models have the same features. The only difference is the addition of the integrated orifice rim heating in the second model.
Can I use my Pluvio2 400 in negative temperatures?
Yes but it is recommended that you add anti-freeze to the collecting duct, This solution enables the solid precipitation to melt in the collecting bucket and prevents severe deformation of the bucket floor if the collected precipitation freezes completely. See the manual (available under the Documents tab) for anti-freeze proportions.

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