Kipp & Zonen - CMP 11 secondary standard pyranometer

By: Kipp & Zonen  09-12-2011
Keywords: Solar Energy, Operating Temperature Range, Meteorological Networks

Secondary standard pyranometerExcellent linearityFast response timeLow tilt error

Low IR dome offset error

CMP 11 uses the temperature compensated detector technology originally developed for the CMP 22 and is a step up in performance from the CMP 6. It is particularly suitable for meteorological networks and the reduced response time of 1.66 seconds (63%) meets the requirements for solar energy applications.

A waterproof socket is fitted for the signature yellow signal cable, which is available in a range of lengths pre-wired to the waterproof plug.

The integral bubble level is raised to the top of the housing and can be viewed without removing the redesigned snap-on sun shield, which also covers the connector. The connector with gold-plated contacts allows for easy exchange and re-calibration. The screw-in drying cartridge is easy to remove and the replacement desiccant is supplied in convenient refill packets.

Spectral range 285 to 2800 nm
Sensitivity 7 to 14 µV/W/m²
Response time < 5 s
Zero offset A < 7 W/m²
Zero offset B < 2 W/m²
Directional error (up to 80 ° with 1000 W/m² beam) < 10 W/m²
Temperature dependence of sensitivity (-10 ºC to +40 ºC) < 1 %
Operating temperature range -40 °C to +80 °C
Maximum solar irradiance 4000 W/m²
Field of view 180 °

Keywords: Meteorological Networks, Operating Temperature Range, Solar Energy,

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