elf powered Quantum Sensor for dataloggers and controllers
The SQ-100X-SS is a self-powered, analog original quantum sensor with a 0 to 250 mV output. The sensor features a rugged, self-cleaning sensor housing design, and high-quality cable terminating in pre-tinned pigtail leads for easy connection to dataloggers and controllers. Typical applications include PPFD (Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density) measurement over plant canopies in outdoor environments, greenhouses, and growth chambers, and reflected or under-canopy (transmitted) PPFD measurements in the same environments.
Quantum sensors are also used to measure PAR (Photosynthetically Active Radiation)/PPFD in aquatic environments, including salt water aquariums where corals are grown. Sensor includes IP68 marine-grade stainless-steel cable connector 30 cm from head to simplify sensor removal and replacement for maintenance and recalibration.
The analog version of this sensor (SQ-100X-SS) comes with the inline cable connector placed 30 cm from the sensor head for either standard use as a long-cable pigtail sensor, or for use with Apogee Instruments microCache Bluetooth Micro Logger by unscrewing the connector, discarding the long section of cable and then screwing the sensor to the mating connector on the microCache.
|Weight:||90 g (with 5 m of lead wire)|
|Spectral Range:||370 nm to 650 nm (wavelengths where response is greater than 50 % of maximum)|
|Long-term Drift (Non-stability):||Less than 2 % per year|
|Response Time:||Less than 1 ms, ± 5 % at 75° zenith angle|
|Spectral Selectivity:||Less than 10 % from 469 to 655 nm|
|Operating Environment:||-40° to 60° C; 0 to 100 % relative humidity; can be submerged in water up to depths of 30 m|
|Sensor Dimensions:||24 mm Diameter, 33 mm height|
|Cable:||5 m of shielded, twisted-pair wire with TPR jacket (high water resistance, high UV stability, flexibility in cold conditions)|