Hobo RS3-B – Onset

Solar radiation shield, compatible with tripods (M-TPA or M-TPB), RX3000 monitoring station and temperature / relative humidity sensors (USB data loggers, MX Bluetooth dataloggers, wired smart sensors, wireless HOBOnet sensors)

You can use the RS3-B solar radiation shield with Hobo external sensors to improve your temperature measurement accuracy in locations exposed to sunlight. The small size and unobstructed airflow of this shield provides a faster response to changing conditions, than larger radiation shields.

The RS3-B solar radiation shield works with most of Onset’s external temperature and temperature/relative humidity sensors, including those for our Hobo weather station products.
For customers looking for a radiation shield large enough to mount a Hobo data logger inside it, Pedak also offers two other models of solar radiation shields: the RS1 and the pre-assembled M-RSA.

Technical specifications

Time response: 2,5 times faster than the RS1 and M-RSA

Wind resistance: tested in sustained winds up to 129 km/h and tested in gusts up to 161 km/h

Shield: ASA styrene (UV-stable)

Bracket: glass-filled nylon (UV-stable)

Mounting hardware: stainless steel and brass

Temperature range: -40° to 75°C

Weight: 113 grams

Height: 89 mm: 159 mm with bracket

Diameter: 102 mm: bracket protrudes an additional 51 mm from shield

Maximum sensor diameter: 1,22 cm

Mounting: up to 51 mm mast diameter with hose clamp: unlimited with screws

Compatible sensors: S-THB-M00x, S-TMB-M0xx, RXW-THC-xxx, RXW-TMB-xxx, TMCx-HD and external sensors from U23-00x or MX230x.

Note: this shield does not protect sensors from light reflected from below the shield at some angles. For deployments over reflective surfaces, consider using Onset’s RS1 or M-RSA solar radiation shields.

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