BaroSCOUT Barometric and Temperature Smart Sensor
Designed to measure and record barometric pressure along with temperature.
The INW BaroSCOUT Smart Sensor is designed to measure barometric pressure, along with temperature. It is an ideal companion to INW’s absolute pressure/level sensors and can be used to adjust their readings for atmospheric pressure.
This industry standard digital RS485 interface device records up to 50,000 records of pressure, temperature, and time data, operates with low power, and features easy-to-use software with powerful features. Constructed with 316 stainless steel, acetal, and Viton®, this sensor provides high accuracy readings in rugged and corrosive field conditions.
The BaroSCOUT utilises an extremely rugged and stable piezo-electric media-isolated pressure element combined with a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter. This provides extremely accurate and stable pressure input into the microprocessor on the circuit board that measures the pressure and stores the data in non-volatile memory.
A 1/2 AA 3.6v lithium battery powers the BaroSCOUT. The unit is programmed using INW’s easy-to-use Aqua4Plus Lite or Aqua4Plus control software. Once programmed the unit will measure and collect data at the time interval programmed. While most will use the BaroSCOUT with INW’s Aqua4Plus Lite or Aqua4Plus software, it is by no means limited to that software. You can use your own Modbus® RTU software or logging equipment to read measurements via RS485, tying into your existing systems and data bases.
Note: The BaroSCOUT is intended for use in atmosphere—not to be submerged.
For more information on the BaroSCOUT Barometric and Temperature Smart Sensor, contact your local Air-Met office.
- Measures/Records barometric
- pressure and temperature
- Low power — 4 year battery life
- Modbus® RTU (RS485)
- ± 0.05% FS accuracy
- Small diameter — 0.875” (2.22 cm)
- Integrated datalogger collects uo to 50,000 record non-volatile memory
- Wireless connectivity
- Barometric compensation utility
- Free, easy-to-use software
Measures barometric pressure, temperature, and time
Low power—4.0 year battery life
± 0.008 psi
Modbus® RTU protocol—for great flexibility
Small diameter—0.875″ (2.22 cm)
316 stainless steel, fluoropolymer, and acetal construction
50,000 record non-volatile memory—your data will not be lost in the event of a power failure
Pause logging feature—temporarily pause the logging while repositioning or transporting sensor
Delayed start feature—state a specific future start time, making it easy to set several sensors to start at the same time
Comes with free Aqua4Plus and Aqua4Plus Lite control software to get you up and running immediately
View your data in real-time
Easy export to spreadsheets and databases
Barometric compensation utility
Update sensor via firmware while in the field—great for future updates
|Length (Cable Version)||16.7cm|
|Length (Cableless Version)||12.9cm|
|Body Material||316 Stainless Steel|
|Wetted Materials||316 Stainless Steel, acetal, fluropolymer|
|Communication||RS485 ModBus® RTU|
|Direct Modbus Read Output||32-bit IEEE floating point|
|Internal Math||32-bit floating point|
|Operating Temp. Range||-20°C to 60°C|
|Storage Temp. Range||-40°C to 80°C|
|Logging Rate||1 x per second|
|Software||Complimentary Aqua4Plus Lite|
|File Formats||.xls / .csv / .a4d|
|Internal Battery||One 1/2 AA 3.6 lithium battery|
|Expected Battery Life||4 years depending on use|
|Accuracy||+/- 0.1°C (from -20°C to 60°C)|
|Units||Celcius, Fahrenheit, Kelvin|
|Transducer||Silicon strain gauge|
|Transducer Material||316 stainless steel|
PSI, FtH2O, inH2O, cmH2O, mmH2O, mH2O, inHg, cmHg, mmHg, Bars, mBars, kPa
± 0.008 PSI ( 0.55 mbar) (@ 20° C)
± 0.02 PSI (1.34 mbar) (@ -20° C to 60° C)
|Resolution||0.01% FS Typical|
- Barometrically compensate absolute pressure sensors for level measurement
- Supplement aquifer test data in leaky or confined conditions