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New "digital" Rain instrument

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by apenwith » Sun 17 Jun 2012 8:42 am

Hi
The EL-USB-5 is a stand alone data logger which needs to be plugged into the PC periodically not a continuous method of transferring the data.
The DLP108G is an A/D converter running all the time - link below.

http://www.dlpdesign.com/usb/

I have now moved the flat roof RG-11 so that it is adjacent to the manual gauge in a more sheltered position at ground level. The effect of strong winds was causing the unit to record about double the actual rainfall.

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Alan

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Sun 17 Jun 2012 9:06 am

apenwith wrote:Hi
The EL-USB-5 is a stand alone data logger which needs to be plugged into the PC periodically not a continuous method of transferring the data.
The DLP108G is an A/D converter running all the time - link below.

http://www.dlpdesign.com/usb/
Thank you Alan, I see there even in stock in the UK HERE. This is new territory for me so I shall probably be back for more advice when all the bits drop on the mat ;) . Later this week hopefully :) .
apenwith wrote: I have now moved the flat roof RG-11 so that it is adjacent to the manual gauge in a more sheltered position at ground level. The effect of strong winds was causing the unit to record about double the actual rainfall.

Regards
Alan
Look forward to hearing your updated results - typical though - not much rain in the UK now compared to late.

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by Petertjuh360 » Mon 25 Jun 2012 12:08 pm

Does anyone know another online shop where I can buy this sensor?
Im also interested in the 1-wire idea, but I dont get it how it works.

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Mon 25 Jun 2012 12:31 pm

Petertjuh360 wrote:Does anyone know another online shop where I can buy this sensor?
Im also interested in the 1-wire idea, but I dont get it how it works.
If you go to the original link it lists all the online retailers.

For 1-wire help try here.
They also have a forum.

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by pete_c » Mon 25 Jun 2012 4:34 pm

Watching weather in Florida via Fine Offset. Attached is some "stuff" via the Fine Offset.

Here in the midwest I am set up with the two RG-11's adjacent to each other. No rain in immediate forcast in the midwest.
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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Wed 27 Jun 2012 2:59 pm

Mine arrived today. Ordered last Monday. No customs to pay, it was hanging out the letter box.

Nothing inside about the offer for the "free" one. Where did you guys find this offer?

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by bruce45 » Wed 27 Jun 2012 3:07 pm

i ordered mine last tuesday so it might arrive sometime next week

then will set up to test the direct rs232 port

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by pete_c » Wed 27 Jun 2012 7:23 pm

Duke,

The offer was in the verbiage included with the email receipt for the purchase.
Thank-you for the Rain Gage model RG-11 order. We really appreciate the
business.

GET A FREE RG-11 RAIN GAGE
Want a free RG-11? Take at least 2 pictures from different distances of the
RG-11 after you have it installed. Email them to info@hydreon.com with a
description of how the RG-11 is being used. We'll send you a free RG-11.

Only 1 free RG-11 per customer. We can use the images as we wish. Include your
order number so we know where to ship the free unit. Let us know if we can use
your name and/or company name in the description of the image. Include a
website to link if you would like.
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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Wed 27 Jun 2012 8:04 pm

pete_c wrote:Duke,

The offer was in the verbiage included with the email receipt for the purchase.
Thank-you for the Rain Gage model RG-11 order. We really appreciate the
business.

GET A FREE RG-11 RAIN GAGE
Want a free RG-11? Take at least 2 pictures from different distances of the
RG-11 after you have it installed. Email them to info@hydreon.com with a
description of how the RG-11 is being used. We'll send you a free RG-11.

Only 1 free RG-11 per customer. We can use the images as we wish. Include your
order number so we know where to ship the free unit. Let us know if we can use
your name and/or company name in the description of the image. Include a
website to link if you would like.
Thanks Pete, but,

:( Not there on mine, how about yours Bruce?

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by bruce45 » Wed 27 Jun 2012 9:10 pm

nothing on mine either pity

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Thu 28 Jun 2012 5:04 am

Just had a PM back from Hydreon,
Thanks for ordering an RG-11.

We discontinued the free RG-11 with pictures a couple months ago.
:( :cry:

Oh well, 2nd one ordered and on the way ;)

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by apenwith » Thu 28 Jun 2012 8:00 am

Hi
I must have just been lucky - mine was bought early May - must be one of the last 'seconds'.
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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by gemini06720 » Thu 28 Jun 2012 4:34 pm

Or the company has just simply decided to cancel that offer as there were/have been enough purchases... :roll:

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by duke » Thu 28 Jun 2012 6:18 pm

gemini06720 wrote:Or the company has just simply decided to cancel that offer as there were/have been enough purchases... :roll:
or selling like hot cakes....

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Re: New "digital" Rain instrument

Post by pete_c » Fri 29 Jun 2012 4:35 pm

Getting a bit of rain today.

I have debug enabled and wondering where I am to look for my counts?

Graphing increments on both the 1-wire connected RG-11 and the Cumulus RG-11
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