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Category: Rain Guage and Transmitter

2502 Rain Gauge 

The Comptus 2502 Rain Gauge is an economical tipping bucket style rain gauge. Its simplicity of design assures accurate rate of rainfall measurement and hassle-­‐free operation. The 8” funnel component is manufactured to US National Weather Service specifications. The rain gauge housing, tipping bucket supports and the tipping bucket are fabricated from heavy duty PVC, aluminum and stainless steel.

A ceramic magnet mounted in a recess on the tipping bucket activates a proximity switch to provide a contact closure at every calibrated tip of the tipping bucket. Specific calibrations for the bucket style rain gauge may be specified at the time of ordering.

Each Comptus Rain Gauge or Rain Gauge Transmitter system includes a detailed instruction manual. Comptus Rain Gauge Transmitters are manufactured in the USA.

Model 2502 Rain Gauge

Accuracy: ± 4% over range of 1" to 6" per hour.
Use: General Monitoring 

FEATURES

GENERAL INFORMATION 
The 2502 Rain Gauge is an economical tipping bucket rain gauge. Its simplicity of design assures trouble free operation yet provides accurate rate of rainfall measurement.

CONSTRUCTION 
The 8" orifice funnel is manufactured from anodized aluminum to meet the National Weather Service Specifications. The housing, bucket supports and tipping bucket are made of PVC, to be robust, chemically resistant and environmentally stable.

OPERATION


A ceramic magnet mounted in a recess on the tipping bucket activates a proximity switch, to provide a contact closure at every calibrated tip of the tipping bucket. Calibrations are specified at the time of ordering as one of those listed under specifications.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION:

Switch: Proximity switch, 3W, 28 VAC
Accuracy: ± 4% over range of 1" to 6" per hour
Orifice: 8" diameter
Dimensions: 8.4" D x 12.0" H
Shipping weight: 10 lb.
Calibrations: 0.01", 1MM, 0.5MM, 0.25MM
Mounting: 3 legs, 1/4" diameter bolt circle on 9 1/2" diameter bolt circle
Construction: Funnel Anodized aluminum 
Base 1/2" PVC 
Body 3/8" PVC 
Bucket Support 
1/2" x 1.125" PVC 
Tipping Bucket PVC
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