G2-RAIN Alert System
G2-RAIN Alert System

G2-RAIN Alert System

The NexSens G2-RAIN Alert System incorporates a precision rain gauge with cellular data communication and real-time notifications.

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Features

Streamline Design

Streamline Design

Integrated mount and up to 4 year battery life make setup and deployment easy. Simply screw the G2-RAIN onto a 2” NPT threaded MAST.

Real-Time Updates

Real-Time Updates

An embedded cellular modem provides live, customizable rainfall notifications on a mobile device or computer.

Integrated Syphon with Debris Filter

Integrated Syphon with Debris Filter

Syphoned rain gauges provide more accurate measurements by regulating the water flow for rainfall rates up to 27” (700mm) per hour. A built in filter prevents debris from clogging the entry.

WQData LIVE Web Data Portal

WQData LIVE Web Data Portal

View live and historic data in a simple and intuitive interface from any web enabled device. WQData LIVE is optimized for mobile devices to provide a great experience regardless of screen size.

Remote Configuration

Remote Configuration

No need for a site visit to make configuration changes. Queue the commands online and the remote rain gauge will be configured on the next transmission connection.

Tech Specs

G2-RAIN-RTU
RTU Mount: 2” NPT pipe thread
Rain Gauge Mount: Mounting flange (Compatible with Rickly 3510, HyQuest TB3/4/6)
Material: Aluminum body with white powder coat finish
Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Dimensions: 5.4” Diameter, 4” Height
Temperature Range: -30 to 80 °C
Rating: IP65
Memory: Over 1.5M data records before rollover (Over 85 years with a 30 minute interval)
Battery: (2) D-Cell lithium (Thionyl Chloride)
Battery Life: 4 Years (average of 48 logs and 2 transmissions per day)
Tipping Bucket Input Connector: 2 pin screw terminal
Sensor Input Signal: Contact closure (100mS minimum)
Communication: NexSens hosted Verizon 4G cellular modem
Transmission Trigger: Interval rain rate, time-based
User Interface: NexSens WQData LIVE 2.0 web portal
Rain Interval: User configurable from 5 minutes to 24 hours (30 minute default)
User Parameters: Interval Rain, Rain Intensity, Total Rain (Calculated)
Meta Data Parameters: Tip Counter
Diagnostic Data Parameters: Input Power, Internal Pressure, Internal Temperature, Internal Humidity, Cell Signal Strength, Cell Module Power, Processor Power, Processor Current, RTC Power, Cell Module Current, Cell Status

Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge (Included with G2-RAIN)
Weight: 9 lbs.
Dimensions: 8” Diameter, 14.5” Height
Receiver: Machined aluminum 8" rim
Sensitivity: One tip per 0.01" rain
Measuring Range: 0 to 27 in/hr
Measuring Intensity Accuracy:
+/-2% @ 0 to 10 in/hr
+/-3% @ 10 to 20 in/hr
+/-5% @ 20 to 27 in/hr
Siphon: 0.016" (12ml) capacity brass & non-hydroscopic polymer with leaf/insect screen filter
Temperature: -20 to 70 °C

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