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Automatic tipping bucket rain gauge with 0.2mm resolution Designed to meet the guidelines of the World Meteorological Organization, this self-emptying, tipping-bucket design is exceptionally accurate (to 0.2mm) and automates the sampling and recording of rainfall data, allowing you to gain insights over time. The sensor pack comes with an LX Blue Node. Data visualisation provided by LX Incyt Dashboard. Installation guide included. Sensor type Tipping bucket with magnetic reed switch Housing material UV-stabilized ABS plastic Accuracy 0.2mm resolution Package includes Collector bucket, bird spikes, filter insert and pole mount
The price for the Davis Rain Gauge Kit (inc. Blue Node plus 1 month subscription) is $890 AUD plus GST The product is priced per unit and comes with a Blue Node, Smart Sensor join cable plus the Sensor. The first month of subscription for connectivity and reporting is free, then the monthly subscription costs are based on your selected profile. We are happy to advise on the best profile for your use case and have recommended profiles for Sensor kits like this one based on the average requirement for reporting frequency. You are able to cancel or upgrade/downgrade your profile subscription when you like. Economy of scale pricing is available dependent on the number of units purchased, please speak to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you have high product number requirements.
The solution is designed to be plug n' play with the sensor easily connecting to the Blue Node through the sensor join. Commissioning the device to activate reporting through the Incyt Dashboard is either automatic or done through scanning the QR code on the product. LX can provide a paid installation service to install any of our devices. The sensors are generally plug n' play but some sensors or solutions such as the inversion pole or soil moisture probes may require specialist equipment to dig holes, or attach to fencing. We can supply this equipment and labour or the farmer can install/hire equipment themselves.
The software for the device allows for OTA (over the air) updates and the Professional grade Lithium Battery in the Blue Node can last up to 10 years*. Battery refurbishment is available through LX if required and both the LX Blue Node and the smart sensor join have been developed to withstand the elements. Any maintenance requirements are supported through the Incyt App and our online support team. We also provide support by phone during normal working hours. *Dependent on the frequency of reporting and if more than one sensor is connected to a Blue Node through a sensor junction.
The Blue Node is powered by a high quality 13A/hr industrial lithium thionyl-chloride battery with excellent thermal characteristics. (Internal battery)
The Blue Node is able to work on LoRaWAN (TTN & NNNCo), as well as cellular connectivity (LTE-M or 3G) via the LX LoRa Base Station for areas without LoRaWAN connectivity
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