MS-01 Sensor

  • Robust handheld solar irradiance meter
  • Measures irradiance, ambient and module temperature
  • Built-in compass and inclinometer
  • Dual channel temperature measurement
  • Measures irradiance as required by IEC 62446
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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.

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 ...

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  Specifications MS-01
  Irradiance Display Range 0 - 1500 W/m2
  Irradiance measurement range 100 - 1200 W/m2
  Irradiance Resolution 1 W/m2
  Temperature display range -30 - 125 ºC
  Temperature measurement range -30 - 125 ºC
  Temperature resolution 1 ºC
  Compass bearing display range 0 - 360 º
  Compass bearing measurement range 0 - 360 º
  Compass bearing resolution 1 º
  Inclinometer display range 0 - 90 º
  Inclinometer measurement range 9 - 90 º
  Inclinometer resolution 1 º
  Power supply 2 x AA batteries
  Battery life > 20.000 readings

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