Global Water RG200 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge
- Constructed of high impact UV-protected plastic
- Reliable, highly accurate, and simple to operate
- Durable and low-cost
|EJ0000||RG200 tipping bucket rain gauge, 6"|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
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RG200 rain gauges have a 6 inch orifice and are shipped complete with mounting brackets and 40 ft of two-conductor cable. The rain gauge sensor mechanism activates a sealed reed switch that produces a contact closure for each 0.01 inch or 0.25 mm of rainfall.
- (1) RG200 rain gauge with 40 ft. cable
- (1) Set of mounting screws, strainer, metric conversion weight
- (1) Manual
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