Best for measuring irrigation events, Decagon's ECRN-50 is both self-emptying and frost proof. Plug-and-log capabilities with the Em50 series data loggers. One tip per 1 mm of precipitation/irrigation.
Low-Resolution Rain Gauge
The best rain gauge for measuring irrigation events.
Configure as Volume Gauge
The ECRN-50 can be reconfigured to measure the output of irrigation systems in terms of either gallons or liters per hour.
Single Spoon Mechanism
The single-spoon mechanism tips at 1 mm of precipitation/ irrigation; accuracy is ±2%.
Made of durable plastic that is UV, water, and frost-resistant.
|Sensor Type||Single spoon tipping bucket|
|Operating Environment||0°C to 60°C|
|Cable Length||5 m|
|Cable Connector Types||3.5 mm “stereo” plug|
|Sensor Dimensions||5 cm x 10 cm|
|Data Logger Compatibility (not exclusive)||Decagon Em50 series, Decagon Em5b, Procheck, Campbell Scientific|
|Warranty||One year, parts and labor|
|*The older model ECRN Rain Gauge used with Em5 loggers is not compatible with the Em50. Please contact Decagon for an ECRN upgrade kit that will allow you to use it with the Em50.|
|Resolution||0.2 mm||1 mm|
|Sensor Type||Double-spoon tipping bucket||Single spoon tipping bucket|
|Data Logger Compatibility||Em50 series, ProCheck||Em50 series, Em5b, ProCheck|
|Best if…||You want precise measurements of rainfall||You want estimates of irrigation events|
|But not if…||You are interested in snowfall||You need high resolution rain event measurements|