PVmet-500-M4 Weather Station

  • Powerful sensor interface
  • PV back-panel temperature
  • Ambient temperature / RH / Barometric pressure
  • Irradiance GHI / POA
  • Wind speed and direction (Ultrasonic)
  • Precipitation
  • MODBUS RTU 485 (Sunspec®)
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The PVmet-500-M4 station is a unique modular platform to configure the most comprehensive weather station. Multiple high end pyranometers and weather sensors can be combined as a turnkey soltion for PV monitoring applications. This low cost station is compact and simple to install and to connect to any inverter or SCADA system. PVmet is an innovative sensor platform for PV monitoring applications, which is developed by Rainwise Inc. and provided by EKO.

PVmet-500-M4 weather station comprises a powerful electronic interface to connect all sensors and convert the output to a Modbus data string (RS-485 Modbus interface - Sunspec® certified).

Standard measurement parameters are (PV back-panel temperature, Relative humidity, Barometric pressure , Ambient temperature, GHI Irradiance, wind speed and direction (Ultrasonic) and prcipitation ...

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  Specifications PVmet-500-M4
  Sensor interface electronics Multiple channels
  Ambient Temperature AT-02
  Relative humidity AT-02
  Barometric pressure AT-02
  Back module temperature BPT-01
  Pyranometer (GHI) *MS-80/60/40
  Wind sensor Ultrasonic CV7-V
  Precipitation Raingauge
  Power requirements 10 to 30 VDC at 50mA
  Operating Environment - 40° to 80°C
  Relative humidity 0-100%, Condensing
  Communication RS-485/422 Serial Port
  Communication interface 2-Wire Half Duplex
  Communication speed 9600 Baud
  *One model to be selected (Incl. mounting plate) -
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AT-02 Air temperature / RH / Barometric pressure sensor

Raingauge precipitation sensor

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