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Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System



Electronic Data Collection and Analysis System


Yin Foo, Des; Foley, Margaret


E-Publications; PublicationNT; E-Books; Report ; 39/1992




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Power and Water Authority

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Report ; 39/1992

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Technical Report WRD92039 Viewed at 15:07:17 on 29/07/2010 Page 136 of 192. 1. SYSTEMS DESIGN SERVICES SA CHE:RRYVILLE RAINFALL RECORDER (Event, Recorder) The CEERRYVILLE Recorder operates with a standard tipping bucket rainfall transducer. It recor~s the time of each tip and calculates the total rainfall. To achieve the objectives of small size, low power consurr,ption and low cost, Systems Design Services (S.A,) use a recently developed single chip CMOS Micro Computer. This microcomputer also means the recot'der commur,icates in the same user friendly mode as the TORREl'fS Data Logger. Features of the CHERRYVILLE Recorder include: '" 1 second recording resolution '" * :1:: * '" '" '" '" * '" * Battery operation for periods greater than six years. Long recording period - one year with 64k Data Storage Hodule with lOmm rain per day and ,2mm bucket. 512KB EPROM modules are also available. fiange of selectable scale factors e.g. 0.2, 0.5, 1.0 mm etc. Switch debounce to eliminate double counts Small size Low Cost (Single Channel Only) Sealed enclosure to IP55 or optionally to IP67 Military Specified Environmental Connectors Cses same Field Test Unit as TORRENS Data Logger Data Storage Modules compatible with TORRENS Data Logger Reader and Data Edit Software Standard EPROH or Ram memory 32k or 64k (Removable Data Storage Module) Data Storage format directly supported by HYDSYS Hydrometric Archive Software System. A stand alone Solid State Recorder DOC:ADVLIT.DOC-TECHNICAL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION PAGE 11

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