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SOLAR ALBEDOMETER

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

The SK16-E version has two inbuilt signal amplifiers

SK16: $3100 AUD
SK16-E: $3860 AUD
Available: 2-3 weeks

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The Middleton Solar SK16 Pyrano-Albedometer is a dual head sensor based on the detector elements of the SK08 Class B 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

ISO9060:2018 Class B

SK16 & SK16-E (typical)

Response time (to 95%)

< 20s

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

± 1%

< ± 1%

Directional response

± 20 W.m-2

< ±20 W.m-2

Spectral error (0.28 to 4.0μm)

± 1%

< ±1%

Temperature response

± 2%

± 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.