MetPak RG

Weather Station with Precipitation

  • MODBUS Output Available
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Air Temperature, Humidity, Dew Point
  • Wind Speed & Direction (optional sensor)
  • Precipitation (optional rain gauge)
MetPak RG Weather Station MetPak Now with MODBUS

MetPak RG Base Station

The MetPak RG Base Station features an on-board barometric pressure sensor and Rotronic Hygroclip temperature/humidity probe, with an additional input for a tipping bucket rain gauge (Gill tipping bucket rain gauge optionally available).

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MetPak RG with Integrated WindSonic and Rain Gauge

MetPak RG Weather Station

This variant of the MetPak RG features the same on-board sensors as the Base Station, with the addition of an integrated WindSonic ultrasonic wind sensor for wind speed and direction measurement, and tipping bucket rain gauge for precipitation measurement.

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MetPak RG Configuration Options

Users who require a remotely mounted wind sensor or who have more specialist wind or precipitation sensing requirements can configure MetPak RG to suit.

A professional specialist tipping-bucket rain gauge and Gill's range of 2-axis and 3-axis ultrasonic wind sensors are available, with the wind sensor mounted remotely up to 10m away from the Base Station.

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MetPak RG Weather Station Technical Information

  • Key Features
  • Specifications
  • Software
  • Typical Applications
  • Documentation
  • Product Numbers
  • Weather Station Photos
  • Wind Speed & Direction
  • Precipitation
  • Temperature
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Humidity
  • Dew Point

NOTE: Specifications relate to MetPak RG with Integrated WindSonic and Rain Gauge

Wind Measurement
Parameters
Wind speed & direction or U & V (Vectors)
Units of measure
m/s, knots, mph, kph, ft/min
Wind Speed Range
0-60m/s (134 mph)
Wind Speed Accuracy
±2% @12m/s
Wind Speed Resolution
0.01m/s (0.02 mph)
Wind Direction Range
0 to 359º - No dead band
Wind Direction Accuracy
±3º @12m/s
Wind Direction Resolution
Air Temperature
Air Temperature
Pt100 1/3 Class B
Range
-50ºC to +100ºC
Accuracy
±0.1ºC
Resolution
0.1ºC (0.1ºF)
Units of measure
ºC or ºF
Relative Humidity
Range
0-100% RH
Accuracy
±0.8% @23ºC
Resolution
0.1% RH
Units of measure
% RH
Compensated for temperature dependency
Barometric Pressure
Range
600-1100hPa
Accuracy
±0.5hPa
Resolution
0.1hPa
Units of measure
hPa, mbar, mmHg, inHg
Compensated for temperature dependency -30ºC to +70ºC
Dew Point
Resolution
0.1ºC (0.1ºF)
Units of measure
ºC or ºF
Accuracy
±0.15ºC (23ºC ambient temp @20ºC dew point)
Precipitation
Measurement Concept
Aerodynamic Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge
Range
Effectively Unlimited
Resolution
0.2mm
Units of measure
mm per tip
Accuracy
±2%
Power Supply
Input voltage
5V to 30V
Current
<16mA (Output 1 second) @12V
SDI-12
Input Voltage
12V nominal (9.6-16V)
Current
<6.5mA Low power operation
Outputs
Digital outputs
RS232, RS422, RS485*, SDI-12 or MODBUS (user selectable)
Baud rates
4800-57600 (ASCII) or 1200 (SDI-12)
Protocols
ASCII, SDI-12 V1.3
Data output
1s, 2s, 4s or polled mode
*2 wire point to point
Environmental
Protection class
IP65
EMC
EN 61326
Operating temperature
-35ºC to +70ºC
Storage temperature
-40ºC to +80ºC
Operating humidity
0% to 100% humidity
Mechanical
External construction
UV stabilised white thermoplastic
Fittings
Anodised Aluminium bracket to allow fitting to 30mm to 58mm mast dimensions
Weight
2.1kg (including bracket)
Software
MetView
Free software for the display of data and logging
MetSet
Free software for the configuration of the MetPak, MetPak RG & MetPak Pro
Optional Accessories
Cables
15m Power & Data cable USB configuration cable
Hardware
Heater Interface Box
Specifications may be subject to change without prior notice.
Weather Station Software

The MetPak weather station is provided with MetSet configuration software and MetView display software:

MetView Display Software for MetPak

MetView Display Software

MetView is supplied free of charge with the MetPak, offering a clear, intuitive display of the current weather conditions.

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MetView features five gauges: Temperature, Humidity, Pressure, Wind Speed and Wind direction. There is also a digital readout of Dew Point.

MetSet Configuration Software for MetPak

MetSet Configuration Software

MetSet is a free software package that allows the user to configure the output and display data provided by the MetPak.

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The simple interface features a range of drop-down selection boxes, providing the ability to enable or disable existing sensors and adjust output rates.

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MetPak Product Numbers Explained

Product options may be model specific. Consult the Gill sales team for availability.

Weather Station Photos
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