TempVue 10 Pt100 Analog Temperature Sensor
A Market-Leading, Analog, Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
Easy to use
weather applications supported water applications supported energy applications supported gas flux and turbulence applications supported infrastructure applications supported soil applications supported

Overview

The TempVue™10 represents the next generation of air-temperature measurement sensors, meeting all relevant World Meteorological Organization (WMO) temperature recommendations.

Designed with the customer in mind, the TempVue 10 easily interfaces with Campbell Scientific or third-party data loggers and fits a wide range of passive solar radiation shields. The sensor comes with a short, attached cable and terminates with an M12 connector, which provides exceptional convenience, environmental protection, and data integrity for use in a variety of applications.

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Benefits and Features

  • Meets WMO step change response time at 1 m/s (3.28 ft/s)
  • Maintains high measurement stability over both time and temperature
  • Incredibly easy to install or remove for calibration checks
  • Highly durable, providing sensor element protection in even the harshest environmental conditions
  • Able to be wired with a two-, three-, or four-wire Platinum Resistance Thermometer (PRT) configuration
  • Allows for cable length adjustments without the need for calibration changes
  • Includes calibration certificate

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The TempVue 10 Pt100 Analog Temperature Sensor
The TempVue 10 Pt100 Analog Temperature Sensor
The TempVue 10 Pt100 Analog Temperature Sensor
The TempVue 10 Pt100 Analog Temperature Sensor
Example of the TempVue 10 secured inside a solar radiation shield and mounted to a pole using a bracket (items sold separately)

Technical Description

The sensor consists of a wire-wrapped, four-wire Pt100 Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) element encapsulated in an epoxy-filled, stainless-steel housing. The thin yet robust housing, combined with the Pt100 sensing element, provide the first true WMO-compliant sensor to meet the 20-second step response time with an ambient wind speed of only 1 m/s (3.3 ft/s).

The TempVue 10 has a maximum measurement uncertainty of only 0.3 Kelvin over the entire measurement range of -80° to +60°C, with only 0.1 Kelvin over the most common temperature range of -40° to +40°C.

Specifications

Sensor Description Platinum Resistance Thermometer (Pt100)
Measurement Uncertainty
  • ±0.1 Kelvin over -40° to +40°C (-40° to +104°F) range
  • ±0.3 Kelvin over -80° to +60°C (-112° to +140°F) range
Temperature Measurement Range -80° to +60°C (-112° to +140°F)
Time Constant in Air 20 s for a wind speed of 1 m/s (3.3 ft/s)
Resolution Three decimal places (0.001°C)
Connector Type M12 (to extend beyond 1 m [3 ft] standard cable length)
Probe Diameter 1.9 cm (0.75 in.) maximum
Probe Length 12.1 cm (4.75 in.) tip to end of cable gland
Extended Probe Length 18.1 cm (7.125 in.) tip to end of extender piece
Total Length 97.16 cm (38.25 in.) tip to end of connector
Weight 70 g (0.15 lb) for probe with extender piece, including standard 1 m (3 ft) cable with M12 connector

Compatibility

Please note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible products.

Dataloggers

Product Compatible Note
CR1000X
CR300
CR310
CR350
CR6
CR800
CR850

Mounting Equipment

Product Compatible Note
41303-5A

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