SMP10 Pyranometer

  • ISO 9060 Secondary Standard pyranometer
  • No change of desiccant for 10 years
  • Smart, more than just digital
  • RS-485 Modbus® communication
  • 5 year warranty (*)
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SMP10 Pyranometer

The SMP10 is a secondary standard pyranometer that combines the sensor technology from the CMP 11, the Smart interface from the SMP11 and the low maintenance from the CMP10.

The SMP10 has an internal drying cartridge that will last for at least 10 years if the housing is not opened. This minimizes maintenance significantly.

The interval for dome cleaning can be extended, and the quality of measurements maximized, by fitting SMP10 with the CVF4 ventilation unit.

The SMP10 has Modbus® interface, amplified analogue output, improved response time and temperature corrected measurement data. The wide and low power supply range from 5 to 30 VDC makes integration in meteorological and solar energy stations easy. The SMP10 is protected against over voltage, reversed polarity and short circuiting.

Thanks to the standardized output and connections of every SMP10, exchanging instruments for recalibration is easy.

SmartExplorer Windows™ software for data logging, display of data and Modbus® address setting is provided as standard.

(*) This product will need to be registered by the end-user within 6 months of purchase to activate the warranty extension.

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Specifications

Spectral range (50% points) 285 to 2800 nm
Response time (63%) < 0.7 s
Response time (95%) < 2 s
Zero offset A < 7 W/m²
Zero offset B < 2 W/m²
Directional response (up to 80° with 1000 W/m² beam) < 10 W/m²
Temperature dependence of sensitivity (-20 ºC to +50 ºC) < 1 %
Analogue output (-V version) 0 to 1 V
Analogue output (-A version) 4 to 20 mA
Digital output 2-wire RS-485

FAQ

  • What type of pyranometer can I use for my fixed PV panels farm?
    • For this application the CMP10 and SMP10 are advised as they have an internal drying cartridge that will last for at least 10 years.

      Please note that the pyranometer needs to be mounted in the same angle (POA) as the PV panel. 

       

      For users that prefer the desiccant visible Kipp & Zonen offers the CMP11 and SMP11 with visible and user changeable desiccant.

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