HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges Banner
TB3/0.01/P

HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges

HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges

Description

The HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge is recognized as the world standard for measuring rainfall and precipitation in remote and unattended locations.

Features

  • Cast aluminum base
  • Accuracy not affected by rainfall intensity (+/-3% at 500 mm/hr)
  • Dual rainfall discharge outlets for water collection/analysis
Free Shipping on this product
More Views
Your Price
$1,220.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Shipping Information
Return Policy
Why Buy From Fondriest?

Details

The HyQuest TB3 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge incorporates a syphon mechanism to deliver high levels of accuracy across a wide range of rainfall intensities. This rain gauge has 5 tipping bucket capacity options: 0.1mm, 0.2mm, 0.5mm, 1.0mm and 0.01 in. The TB3 also offers the choice of bucket materials: a synthetic ceramic coated brass tipping bucket or an injection molded ABS chrome plated tipping bucket, both of which are balanced to +/-0.05 gms.

Each unit consists of a collector funnel with leaf filter, an integrated syphon control mechanism, an outer enclosure with quick release fasteners, and base which houses the tipping bucket mechanism. The rain gauge also includes dual output reed switches with varistor protection that senses the pulse from each tip and logs it in an internal or external data logger. The dual reed switch can also transmit the tipping bucket pulse from the rain gauge to a telemetry system. 

What's Included:
  • (1) TB3 rain gauge
  • (1) Sensor cable, 5m
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.01/P TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with ABS chrome-plated bucket, 0.01" per tip
$1220.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.2/P TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with ABS chrome-plated bucket, 0.2mm per tip
$1220.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.5/P TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with ABS chrome-plated bucket, 0.5mm per tip
$1220.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.01/M TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with metal bucket, 0.01" per tip
$1290.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.2/M TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with metal bucket, 0.2mm per tip
$1290.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TB3 Syphoning Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges TB3/0.5/M TB3 syphoning tipping bucket rain gauge with metal bucket, 0.5mm per tip
$1290.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
HyQuest TBH Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Heaters TB3H TBH high power heater, must be ordered with TB3 rain gauge
$1275.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TBH Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Heaters TB3H-LP TBH low power heater with snow sensor, must be ordered with TB3 rain gauge
$1390.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Bird Guard TB333 Bird guard for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges
$120.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Pole Mount Bracket TB334 Pole mount bracket for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges
$195.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest TRD Total Rainfall Display TRD TRD total rainfall display
$383.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
Spectrum WatchDog 1115 Rain Logger 3635WD1 WatchDog 1115 rain gauge data logger
$205.00
Usually ships in 3-5 days
Solinst Rainlogger Edge Rain Gauge Logger 111108 Rainlogger Edge rain gauge logger, includes 6' connection cable
$282.00
In Stock
NexSens G2-RAIN Alert System G2-RAIN-RTU Cellular rain alert system without tipping bucket
$895.00
Usually ships in 3-5 days
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-314/50 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 314mL volume with 50mm/hr nozzle
$690.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-314/100 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 314mL volume with 100mm/hr nozzle
$690.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-314/200 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 314mL volume with 200mm/hr nozzle
$690.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-314/300 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 314mL volume with 300mm/hr nozzle
$690.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-314/500 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 314mL volume with 500mm/hr nozzle
$690.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-653/50 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 653mL volume with 50mm/hr nozzle
$703.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-653/100 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 653mL volume with 100mm/hr nozzle
$703.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-653/200 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 653mL volume with 200mm/hr nozzle
$703.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-653/300 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 653mL volume with 300mm/hr nozzle
$703.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks
HyQuest FCD Field Calibration Devices FCD-653/500 FCD field calibration device for TB3, TB4 & TB6 rain gauges, 653mL volume with 500mm/hr nozzle
$703.00
Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Questions & Answers

| Ask a Question
What dataloggers are compatible with this rain gauge?
The Hydrological Services TB3/TB4/TB6 rain gauges offer a dual reed switch output compatible with many data loggers on the market including the TRD Total Rainfall Display, Solinst Rainlogger, and NexSens iSIC data loggers. The rain gauge comes with a 5m cable to connect to any of these loggers.
What is the difference between the TB3 and the TB4?
The TB3 has a cast aluminum base and ground sapphire pivots, while the TB4 has an injection molded non-hydroscopic ABS plastic base and two stainless spring steel rolling bearings. Both tipping bucket rain gauge models offer a choice of a ceramic coated brass bucket or a chrome plated ABS plastic bucket.

Related Products

In The News

Buoy Data Powers Muskegon Lake Hypoxia Research

Sixty years ago, the famous ecologist George Evelyn Hutchinson wrote, “A skillful limnologist can possibly learn more about the nature of a lake from a series of oxygen determinations than from any other chemical data.†Since then, oxygen measurements have only grown more relevant as the problem of hypoxia expands in lakes, oceans and estuaries across the globe.   But ecologists’ ability to measure oxygen has grown too. When Hutchison wrote that in 1957,  the “series of oxygen determinations†produced by a data buoy like the one floating on Muskegon Lake in Michigan was unthinkable.

Read More

Long-Term Monitoring Aids Scientists Studying Sea Star Wasting Mystery

Scientists working to solve the mystery of Sea Star Wasting Disease—and to learn more about the possible keystone species Pisaster ochraceus , the ochre sea star—are reaping the benefits of long-term monitoring of the species along the West Coast. Dr. Melissa Miner , a UC Santa Cruz researcher in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, spoke with EM about her two decades of work with the Multi-Agency Rocky Intertidal Network and her recent efforts surrounding the ochre sea star. Keeping an eye on intertidal species In 2013, people began to notice that sea stars all along the West Coast were in the grip of a strange disease. The stars exhibited lesions and quickly succumbed, deteriorating and wasting away.

Read More

Simple, Brilliant Water Quality Fixes From Environmental Engineering

If you're from a small town in the US, or even if you've ever taken a drive through rural America, you've almost certainly seen large water storage tanks gracing the skyline. Some have even become landmarks in their own right, with clever decorations that say something about the communities they stand in. In fact, even the largest city in the U.S., New York City, is full of 12,000 to 17,000 municipal water tanks on stilted legs, dotting the city's otherwise modern-looking profile. These water tanks are used by communities around the country, and they store up enough water for municipal drinking use, plus emergencies.

Read More