Hydrological Services TB6 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

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The Hydrological Services TB6 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge is recognized as the world standard for measuring rainfall and precipitation in remote and unattended locations.

Each unit consists of a collector funnel with a leaf filter, syphon-less flow mechanism, an outer enclosure with quick release fasteners, and base which houses the tipping bucket mechanism.

The unit includes dual output reed switches with varistor protection as well as dual rainfall discharge outlets for water collection and/or analysis.


Hydrological Services TB6 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

Points of Interest:

  • World standard 200 mm catch.
  • Bucket sizes: 0.01 inch / 0.2 mm / 0.5 mm / 1.0mm.
  • Long term stable calibration.
  • Leaf filter resists blocking.
  • Optional internal Data Logger, with no external power requirement.
  • In-built discharge outlets at base for water collection and analysis.
  • Dual output signal for data collection and transmission.
  • World class meteorological instrument.
  • Easy to service with low maintenance requirement.


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