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HOBO Remote Tank Water Level Station

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The HOBO MicroRX Water Level Station is a 4G, web-enabled water level monitoring solution which is ideal for keeping track of Tank, Dam and Bore levels.
Part Number: RX2104-Tank-Level
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The new cellular, web-enabled HOBO® MicroRX station is partnered with Onset’s own water level sensor to deliver water level monitoring data to cloud-based HOBOlink®  software.


Key Advantages:

  • Eliminate manual monitoring of tank levels.
  • Act quickly in response to alarms triggered for low water levels, delivered by email or SMS.
  • Deploy in harsh conditions with the tough, compact station
  • Monitor multiple environmental parameters with the flexibility of Onset’s suite of smart sensors



What's in the kit:

  • 1 x MicroRX 2104 cellular data logger with 5 smart inputs and built-in Solar Panel (Learn More)
  • 1 x 4 Meter Water Level Sensor with 5 Metre Kevlar Cable
  • 1 x SIM Plan for 12 Months on the Telstra network with a 4G Cat M1 Sim*
  • HOBOlink 12month Subscription to manage your system remotely*
  • SMS and Email Messages on alarm

*Please note: Ongoing yearly fees will be required after the initial 12 months for the Sim Plan as well as, access to the HOBOlink cloud-base software to manage your site.


Need a deeper sensor or longer lead?

We have them too (Click here)


Need to add another sensor like Rainfall, Temperature or Wind?

Just plug in one of our smart sensors and the station will recognise the sensor and report the new parameter on your web portal. See optional sensors HERE


What measurements does this data logger support?

The RX2100 data loggers have a wide variety of optional sensors available and can support the following measurements:

Absolute Pressure, 4-20mA, AC Current, AC Voltage, Amp Hour (Ah), Barometric Pressure, DC Voltage, Evapotranspiration, Kilowatt Hours (kWh), Leaf Wetness, Light Intensity, PAR, Power Factor (PF), Pulse Input, Rainfall, Relative Humidity, Soil Moisture, Temperature, Volt-Amp Reactive hour, Volt-Amps (VA), Water Level, Watt Hours (Wh), Watts (W) and Wind

HOBOlink is a web-enabled software platform designed for HOBO RX3000/MicroRX Remote Monitoring Systems and HOBOnet Field Monitoring Systems.

HOBOlink service plans are 12month subscriptions that provide remote access via any web browser, offering 24/7 access to your data and the ability to verify your system status, set up and manage alarm notifications, and schedule automated delivery of data, plus a whole lot more. 

 

HOBOlink Key Features

  • Access your data with a web browser or mobile device
  • Verify system status remotely
  • Set up and manage alarm notifications remotely
  • Schedule automated delivery of data
  • Configure a dashboard that highlights your most important measurements
  • Create dashboards that bring data from multiple systems together in a single view
  • Configure calculated channels such as dew point, accumulated rainfall, and evapotranspiration (ET)
  • Export the exact date range and sensors you want
  • Supports HOBO U30 Remote Monitoring Systems as well

 

Click here to learn more about HOBOlink or to watch our helpful tutorials of the system!

 


   


   

Techinical Information 

Operating Range

RX2103: -40° to 60°C (-40° to 140°F)
RX2104: -20° to 60°C (-4° to 140°F)

Smart Sensor Connectors

5

Smart Sensor Network Cable Length

100 m (328 ft) maximum

Smart Sensor Data Channels

Maximum of 15 (some smart sensors use more than one data channel; see sensor manual for details)

Logging Rate

1 minute to 18 hours

Time Accuracy

±8 seconds per month in 0° to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) range;
±30 seconds per month in -40° to 60°C (-40° to 140°F) range

Battery Type/Power Source

RX2103: 6 AA 1.5 V lithium batteries or AC power adapter (P-AC-1)
RX2104: Integrated 1.7 watt solar panel and NiMH rechargeable battery pack; optional AC power adapter (P-AC-1) or external solar panel (SOLAR-xW) can be used in place of integrated solar panel

Battery Life

RX2103 Battery Life:

Battery life with daily connections:

  • RX2103: 1 year with 2 minute logging

Battery life with hourly connections and 1 minute logging:

  • RX2103: 2 months

Note: Deployments in areas with weak cellular strength could reduce battery life.

RX2104 Battery Life:

Typical 3–5 years when operated in the temperature range -20° to 40°C (-4° to 104°F); operation outside this range will reduce the battery service life.

Maximum connection rates with built-in solar panel, in full sun:

  • 10 minute connections year round for latitudes less than ±40°
  • 10 minute connections through three seasons in other regions, reduced to 30 minute connections in winter

Maximum connection rates with external 5W or 15W solar panels:

  • 10 minute connections year round, in full sun
  • Connection rate with external solar panels may be less if deployed in partial sun

Battery life without solar recharging, with hourly connections and
1 minute logging:

  • RX2104: 2 months

Memory

16 MB, 1 million measurements, continuous logging

Alarm Notification Latency

Logging interval plus 2–4 minutes, typical

Enclosure Access

Hinged door secured by two latches with eyelets for use with user-supplied padlocks

LCD

LCD is visible from 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F); the LCD may react slowly or go blank in temperatures outside this range

Materials

Outer enclosure: Polycarbonate/PBT blend with brass inserts; Interior: Polycarbonate/PBT; Gasket: Silicone foam; Cable channel: Santoprene™ TPE; U-Bolts (not included): Steel with zinc dichromate finish

Dimensions

19.95 x 13.68 x 7.49 cm (7.85 x 5.39 x 2.95 in.)

Weight

678 g (23.9 oz)

Mounting

Optional U-bolts are compatible with masts up to 4.14 cm (1.63 in.) mast diameter; can also be mounted with zip ties or mounted to a flat surface with screws

Environmental Rating

Weatherproof enclosure, NEMA 4X and IP66 (requires proper installation of cable channel system)

Wireless Radio

GSM/GPRS/EDGE: Quad band 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS/HSPA+: Seven band 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100 MHz
LTE: Twelve Band 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 MHz

Antenna

4G LTE

ce

The CE Marking identifies this product as complying with all relevant directives in the European Union (EU)

FCC Logo Australia/New Zealand General Compliance mark 

FCC ID QIPPLS62-W, IC ID:7830A-PLS62W

 

Water Level Sensor:

Pressure (Absolute) And Water Level Measurements MX2001-01-S and MX2001-01-Ti-S:

Operation Range

0 to 207 kPa (0 to 30 psia); approximately 0 to 9 m (0 to 30 ft) of water depth at sea level, or 0 to 12 m (0 to 40 ft) of water at 3,000 m (10,000 ft) of altitude

Factory Calibrated Range

69 to 207 kPa (10 to 30 psia), 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Burst Pressure

310 kPa (45 psia) or 18 m (60 ft) depth

Water Level Accuracy*

Typical error: ±0.05% FS, 0.5 cm (0.015 ft) water
Maximum error: ±0.1% FS, 1.0 cm (0.03 ft) water

Raw Pressure Accuracy**

±0.3% FS, 0.62 kPa (0.09 psi) maximum error

Resolution

Pressure Response Time (90%)***

 

Pressure (Absolute) And Water Level Measurements MX2001-02-S:

Operation Range

0 to 400 kPa (0 to 58 psia); approximately 0 to 30.6 m (0 to 100 ft) of water depth at sea level, or 0 to 33.6 m (0 to 111 ft) of water at 3,000 m (10,000 ft) of altitude

Factory Calibrated Range

69 to 400 kPa (10 to 58 psia), 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Burst Pressure

500 kPa (72.5 psia) or 40.8 m (134 ft) depth

Water Level Accuracy*

Typical error: ±0.05% FS, 1.5 cm (0.05 ft) water
Maximum error: ±0.1% FS, 3.0 cm (0.01 ft) water

Raw Pressure Accuracy**

±0.3% FS, 1.20 kPa (0.17 psi) maximum error

Resolution

Pressure Response Time (90%)***

 

Pressure (Absolute) And Water Level Measurements MX2001-03-S:

Operation Range

0 to 850 kPa (0 to 123.3 psia); approximately 0 to 76.5 m (0 to 251 ft) of water depth at sea level, or 0 to 79.5 m (0 to 262 ft) of water at 3,000 m (10,000 ft) of altitude

Factory Calibrated Range

69 to 850 kPa (10 to 123.3 psia), 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Burst Pressure

1,200 kPa (174 psia) or 112 m (368 ft) depth

Water Level Accuracy*

Typical error: ±0.05% FS, 3.8 cm (0.125 ft) water
Maximum error: ±0.1% FS, 7.6 cm (0.25 ft) water

Raw Pressure Accuracy**

±0.3% FS, 2.55 kPa (0.37 psi) maximum error

Resolution

Pressure Response Time (90%)***

 

Pressure (Absolute) And Water Level Measurements MX2001-04-S and MX2001-04-Ti-S:

Operation Range

0 to 145 kPa (0 to 21 psia); approximately 0 to 4 m (0 to 13 ft) of water depth at sea level, or 0 to 7 m (0 to 23 ft) of water at 3,000 m (10,000 ft) of altitude

Factory Calibrated Range

69 to 145 kPa (10 to 21 psia), 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Burst Pressure

310 kPa (45 psia) or 18 m (60 ft) depth

Water Level Accuracy*

Typical error: ±0.075% FS, 0.3 cm (0.01 ft) water
Maximum error: ±0.15% FS, 0.6 cm (0.02 ft) water

Raw Pressure Accuracy**

±0.3% FS, 0.43 kPa (0.63 psi) maximum error

Resolution

Pressure Response Time (90%)***

 

Barometric Pressure (RX2103 and RX2104 station):

Operation Range

66 to 107 kPa (9.57 to 15.52 psia)

Temperature Calibrated Range

-20 to 50°C (-4 to 122°C)

Accuracy

±0.2 kPa (±0.029 psi) over full temperature range at fixed pressure; maximum error ±0.5% FS

Water Level Accuracy*

Typical error: ±0.075% FS, 0.3 cm (0.01 ft) water
Maximum error: ±0.15% FS, 0.6 cm (0.02 ft) water

Resolution

Response Time

Stability (Drift) 0.1°C (0.18°F) per year

 

Temperature (Water Level Sensors MX2001-0x-S and MX2001-0x-Ti-S):

Operation Range

-20° to 50°C (-4° to 122°F)

Accuracy

±0.44°C from 0° to 50°C (±0.79°F from 32° to 122°F)

Resolution

0.1°C at 25°C (0.18°F at 77°F)

Response Time (90%) 

5 minutes in water (typical)

Stability (Drift) 0.1°C (0.18°F) per year


* Water Level Accuracy: With accurate reference water level measurement, known water density, and a stable temperature environment. System Water Level Accuracy equals the sum of the Barometric Water Level Accuracy plus the selected sensor Water Level Accuracy.

** Raw Pressure Accuracy: Absolute pressure sensor accuracy includes all sensor drift, temperature, and hysteresis-induced errors.

*** Changes in Temperature: Allow 20 minutes in water to achieve full temperature compensation of the pressure sensor. There can be up to 0.5% of additional error due to rapid temperature changes.

Measurement accuracy also depends on temperature response time.

To see the full specifications for this product, please see our product manual found under the documentation tab if available

The new cellular, web-enabled HOBO® MicroRX station is partnered with Onset’s own water level sensor to deliver water level monitoring data to cloud-based HOBOlink®  software.


Key Advantages:

  • Eliminate manual monitoring of tank levels.
  • Act quickly in response to alarms triggered for low water levels, delivered by email or SMS.
  • Deploy in harsh conditions with the tough, compact station
  • Monitor multiple environmental parameters with the flexibility of Onset’s suite of smart sensors



What's in the kit:

  • 1 x MicroRX 2104 cellular data logger with 5 smart inputs and built-in Solar Panel (Learn More)
  • 1 x 4 Meter Water Level Sensor with 5 Metre Kevlar Cable
  • 1 x SIM Plan for 12 Months on the Telstra network with a 4G Cat M1 Sim*
  • HOBOlink 12month Subscription to manage your system remotely*
  • SMS and Email Messages on alarm

*Please note: Ongoing yearly fees will be required after the initial 12 months for the Sim Plan as well as, access to the HOBOlink cloud-base software to manage your site.


Need a deeper sensor or longer lead?

We have them too (Click here)


Need to add another sensor like Rainfall, Temperature or Wind?

Just plug in one of our smart sensors and the station will recognise the sensor and report the new parameter on your web portal. See optional sensors HERE


What measurements does this data logger support?

The RX2100 data loggers have a wide variety of optional sensors available and can support the following measurements:

Absolute Pressure, 4-20mA, AC Current, AC Voltage, Amp Hour (Ah), Barometric Pressure, DC Voltage, Evapotranspiration, Kilowatt Hours (kWh), Leaf Wetness, Light Intensity, PAR, Power Factor (PF), Pulse Input, Rainfall, Relative Humidity, Soil Moisture, Temperature, Volt-Amp Reactive hour, Volt-Amps (VA), Water Level, Watt Hours (Wh), Watts (W) and Wind