Global Water RG600 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges

Global Water's RG600 Tipping Bucket is a durable weather instrument for monitoring rain rate and total rainfall.

Features

  • Constructed of anodized aluminum
  • Reliable, highly accurate, and simple to operate
  • Rugged and long lasting
Your Price $621.00
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$621.00
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Global Water RG600 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges
EK0000
RG600 tipping bucket rain gauge, 0.01" per tip
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
$621.00
Global Water RG600 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges
EK0100
RG650 heated tipping bucket rain gauge, 0.01" per tip
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
$1,107.00
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Global Water's RG600 Tipping Bucket is a durable weather instrument for monitoring rain rate and total rainfall. With minimal care, the tipping bucket will provide many years of services. All Global Water tipping buckets were designed by the National Weather Service to provide a low-investment, reliable, industrial, tipping bucket rain gauge.

Its simple design assures trouble-free operation, yet provides accurate rainfall measurements. The tipping bucket has an 8" orifice and is shipped complete with mounting brackets and 25 ft. of 2-conductor cable. The tipping bucket sensor mechanism activates a sealed reed switch that produces a contact closure for each 0.01" or 0.2 mm of rainfall. The tipping bucket rain gauge can be pole mounted or bolted to a level plate.
  • Capacity: Unlimited
  • Accuracy: +/-1% at 1 inch per hour
  • Average Switch Closure Time: 135 ms
  • Maximum Bounce Settling Time: 0.75 ms
  • Maximum Switch Rating: 30 VDC @ 2A, 115 VAC @ 1 A
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to +123.8 F (0 to +51 C)
  • Dimensions: 10.125" x 8" inch (26cm x 20cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 8 lbs. (3.6 kg)
  • Cable: 25 ft (7.6 m), 2 conductor
  • (1) Tipping bucket rain gauge
  • (1) Set of mounting brackets
  • (1) 25 ft. length of 2-conductor cable
Questions & Answers
Where should this rain gauge be installed?

Install the RG600 in a unobstructed location that is easily accessible for normal cleaning and distant from trees and other sources of debris. The bucket can be installed on a flat level surface or on a mast.

What should I do if my RG600 isn't reading correctly?

If the RG600 isn't reading correctly, the tipping bucket may need to be cleaned. Trapped leaves, bugs and dirt can affect the readings. After cleaning, it is recommended to re-calibrate the tipping bucket.

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