Global Water WE710 Surface Temperature Sensor
- Well suited for solar panel temperature or battery monitoring
- Sensor output is 4-20 mA with a two wire configuration
- Each sensor is mounted on 25 ft of marine-grade cable
|EFA000||WE710 surface temperature sensor, 25 ft. cable|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
|DH0000||Extra sensor cable, priced per foot|
|Usually ships in 1-2 weeks|
The surface temperature sensors are well suited for many different temperature monitoring applications including green roofs, solar panels, water tanks, control panels, batteries, and many others. To accurately measure temperature, the sensor should be mounted in direct contact with the surface to be measured. Using the included silicone heat transfer compound will ensure that temperature transfer from the monitored surface to the sensor's heatsink will be efficient, minimizing the impact of ambient temperature on the measurement.
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