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Aranet PAR Sensor with Apogee quantum meter

Light is an essential element of photosynthesis and overall plant development as it impacts numerous factors including plant form and structure, plant orientation, and reproduction. PAR meter is a sensor for measuring photosynthetic active radiation. It helps determine the amount of light the plants are exposed to.

 

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  • The sensor is compatible only with Aranet base stations 
  • Measures: Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)
  • Line-of-Sight range: up to 3 km/ 1.9mi
  • Operating environment: indoor and outdoor use
  • Transmitter power: 14 dBm
  • Data Transmission: 1,2, 5, 10  minutes
  • Battery life: Up to 10 years
  • Protection class: IP68
  • Cable length: 0.2m (0.65ft)
IP class 68
10 year battery life
At least 3km line-of-sight range
Overview
  • The sensor is compatible only with Aranet base stations 
  • Measures: Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)
  • Line-of-Sight range: up to 3 km/ 1.9mi
  • Operating environment: indoor and outdoor use
  • Transmitter power: 14 dBm
  • Data Transmission: 1,2, 5, 10  minutes
  • Battery life: Up to 10 years
  • Protection class: IP68
  • Cable length: 0.2m (0.65ft)
IP class 68
10 year battery life
At least 3km line-of-sight range
Specifications Transmitter

Aranet PAR Sensor with Apogee quantum meter

Preliminary information.
Subject of change without notice.

 

 

Aranet PAR Sensor with Apogee quantum meter
Measurements Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)
Line of Sight Range 3km/1.9mi
Operating environment Indoor and Outdoor use
Transmitter power 14 dBm
Frequency Depends on base station instructions
Measurement repeatability Less than 0.5 %
Long-term Drift Typically, less than 1 % per year with a 2 % maximum
Non-linearity Less than 1 % (up to 4000 μmol m⁻² s⁻¹)
Field of View 180°
Spectral Range 389 to 692 ± 5 nm
Directional (Cosine) response ± 5 % at 75° zenith angle
Data transmission 1, 2, 5, 10 minutes
Data resolution
1 μmol m⁻² s⁻¹ (PPFD)
Data protection Data encryption
Power options 1 AA Alkaline battery (Zn/Mn02)
  1 AA Lithium battery (Li/FeS2)
Alkaline Battery life @20°C / 68°F Up to 7 years
Lithium Battery life @20°C / 68°F Up to 10 years
Operating temperature w Alkaline -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F)
Operating temperature w Lithium -35°C to 60°C (-31°F to 140°F)
Operating humidity 0% to 100% PAR meter can be submerged in water up to depths of 30 m (98.4ft)
Dimensions Sensor body – 35mmØ x 120mm (1.4”Ø x 4.7”)
  PAR meter – 24mmØ x 37mm height (0.9” Ø x 1.5”)
  PAR meter bracket – 83.8 mm x 62.1 mm (3.3 ” x 2.4”)
Weight 580g (20.5oz) w Alkaline battery and PAR meter bracket
  572g (20.2oz) w Lithium battery and PAR meter bracket
Construction Sensor body – ASA Plastic
  PAR meter – Anodized aluminum body with acrylic diffuser
Protection class IP68
CE/FCC/IC marking CE, FCC
Included 1 AA Alkaline battery, string
Cable length 0.2m (0.65ft)
Compatible base stations Aranet PRO (from sw v1.4)

 

 

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