Plug-in Temperature Sensor — a Smart Rooftop Monitoring System

The RT1 Smart Rooftop Monitoring System from Kipp & Zonen features sturdy housing that houses digital electronics and easily fits to the corner of a PV panel. The housing also incorporates a sensor that performs reliable measurements of the incoming plane of array solar irradiance.

The plug-in temperature sensor can be easily fitted to the back of the PV panel. All these features make RT1 the ideal solution to monitor the efficiency of commercial rooftop PV installations.

Features

  • Can be fitted to a corner of any type of solar panel
  • Designed for rooftop PV installations
  • Irradiance and back panel temperature
  • Smart digital duo-sensor
  • ISO 9060 Class C

Specifications

Source: Kipp & Zonen

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Irradiance 0 to 2000 W/m²
Resolution W/m2 1 W/m2
Spectral range (overall) 400 to 1100 nm
Non-stability (change/year) <1%
Non-linearity (0 to 100 W/m²) <1%
Operating temperature -40 to +80 °C
Calibration Against traceable reference pyranometer
PV panel temperature -20 to +100 °C, ±1 °C
Power supply 5 to 30 VDC
Power consumption 60 mW

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