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MS-01/02 Handheld Solar Meter

MS-01/02 Handheld Solar Meter

Features

  • Robust handheld solar irradiance meter
  • Suitable for both photovoltaic and solar thermal installation
  • Measures not only irradiance but also ambient and module temperature
  • Built-in compass and inclinometer measure roof orientation and pitch
  • Dual channel temperature measurement
  • Wireless connection with MP-01 (MS-02 only)
  • USB download to PC (MS-02 only)
  • Measures irradiance as required by IEC 62446
  • Supplied with calibration certificate

MS-01 is a practical handheld readout device for irradiance measurements, but also has a built-in inclinometer to measure roof pitch, compass to measure roof orientation and thermometer to measure ambient and module temperature.

The MS handheld solar irradiance meters are the perfect tools for solar photovoltaic (Solar PV) and solar thermal installers to conduct comprehensive solar pv site surveys. MS-02 also includes a data logging facility with USB interface for data download to a PC. This allows for irradiance and temperature to be recorded at user-defined intervals over a number of hours or days, the collected data can then be downloaded to a PC for analysis of for inclusion in solar installation reports.

These high specification irradiance meters simply and quickly measure irradiance, displaying the information in either W/m2 or BTU/hr-ft2, making them ideal for both solar photovoltaic (Solar PV) and solar thermal applications.
The use of a photovoltaic reference cell, provides a more representative measurement of solar energy and greater accuracy and repeatability compared to irradiance meters which use simple photo diode detectors. The MS-01 and MS-02 irradiance meters both incorporate a display hold feature, which enables the user to easily capture readings in difficult locations.

Specifications

Items delivered with the MS-01 / 02 Handheld Solar Meter
1) MS-01 or MS-02 Handheld Solar Meter
2) Temperature porbe assembly
3) Operating Software CD / Manual / Quick Start Guide / Calibration certificate / Warranty card
4) USB Cable
Model
 
MS-01 /MS-02
Irradiance Display Range 0~1500W/㎡
  Measurement Range 100~1250 W/㎡
  Resolution 1W/㎡
Temperature Display Range -30~+125℃
  Measurement Range -30~+125℃
  Resolution 1℃
Compass bearing Display Range 0~360°
  Measurement Range 0~360°
  Resolution
Inclinometer Display Range 0~90°
  Measurement Range 0~90°
  Resolution
Datalogging and connectivity
(MS-02 only)
 
5000 Datasets
Sample Rate 1 to 60 minutes

Connectivity to PC
(MS-02 only)

 

USB download to PC Wireless Solarlink to MP-01 (range c. 20m)

General specifications Display Custom LCD
  Power Supply 2AA Alkaline Batteries
  Battery Life >20,000 Readings
  Auto Power down After 2 minutes

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