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SOLAR ALBEDOMETER

The Middleton Solar SK16 is a dual head sensor based on the SK08 Pyranometer.

The SK16-E version has two inbuilt signal amplifiers

SK16: $3100 AUD
SK16-E: $3860 AUD
Available: 4-6 weeks (SK16)

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The Middleton Solar SK16 Pyrano-Albedometer is a dual head sensor based on the detector elements of the SK08 First Class Pyranometer. It is for the measurement of the ratio of upward to downward solar radiation flux density on a plane surface. The SK16 has two separate microvolt outputs. The SK16-E has millivolt outputs.

 SK16

Performance Specification

ISO9060:1990 First Class

SK16 & SK16-E (typical)

Response time (to 95%)

< 30s

11s

Zero off-set: a) 200 W.m-2

+ 15 W.m-2

< 4 W.m-2

                    b) 5K.h-1

± 4 W.m-2

< 4 W.m-2

Non-stability (per year)

± 1.5%

< -0.5%

Non-linearity ( 100-1000W.m-2)

± 1%

< ± 1%

Directional response (w.r.t. 1000 W.m-2)

± 20 W.m-2

< ±20 W.m-2

Spectral selectivity (0.35 to 1.5μm)

± 5%

< ±3%

Temperature response (for 50K interval)

4%

< 2%

Tilt response (0-90°)

± 2%

 < ± 1%


MATCHED UPWARD AND DOWNWARD RESPONSE

Marine grade aluminium, anodized for corrosion resistance.

Bubble level on top of instrument for easy viewing.

Fully sealed construction for low-maintenance.