Rain Gauge

This rain gauge is a proven tipping bucket mechanism provides a cost effective and reliable method for measuring and recording rainfall. It is corrosion resistant having a stainless steel outer housing, designed for many years of trouble free operation. Each rain gage is individually calibrated for optimum accuracy.

It comes with a SDI-12 interface unit that makes it compatible with various dataloggers.


Sensor Type Tipping bucket
Accuracy ± 2 % at around 30 mm/hour
± 5 % at around 120 mm/hour
Resolution 0.2 mm/tip for model ERG-200
0.5 mm/tip for model ERG-201
Humidity 0 – 100 %
Output Potential free contact, one momentary switch closure per tip
Catchment area 200 mm diameter
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Equipment Rental

GDS has a variety of instruments for hire, these Instruments, Readouts and Dataloggers are available for product hire on a short-term (fortnightly) or long-term (monthly) basis including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Load cells
  • Tilt meters
  • Manual Readout units
  • Dataloggers
  • Tiltmeters
  • Inclinometers