PS24 24 Ah Power Supply with 10 x 12 in. Enclosure

Overview

The PS24 consists of a 24 Ah battery, CH150 regulator, and a 10 by 12 in. environmental enclosure. This power supply is intended for systems such as the ET107 where the weather station's enclosure is not large enough to house a BP24 battery. See the Images section on the web page for an image of the battery that is included.

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PS24 shown without the battery
PS24 shown without the battery
PS24 shown without the battery
Battery for the PS24
PS24 mounted to a pole (mounting equipment sold separately)

Detailed Description

The PS24 enclosure has one 1.5 in. diameter conduit for cable entry and several options for mounting it on a tripod or tower. The sealed rechargeable battery should be recharged via an ac wall charger or a solar panel. The wall charger and solar panel are ordered separately as common accessories.

A 3.05 m (10.0 ft) cable is included that goes from the PS24 to a datalogger or a device that needs 12V/Ground from the PS24. 

Specifications

Input Voltage 15 to 28 Vdc or 18 Vac RMS (CHG terminals)
Charging Output Voltage Temperature-compensated float charge for 12 V battery
Charging Current Limit 1.2 A typical
Power Out (+12 Terminals) Voltage Unregulated 12 V from battery
Battery Nominal Rating 24 Ah
Enclosure Rating NEMA 4X (modified for cable entry)
Operating Temperature Range -40º to +60ºC
Weight 10.2 kg (22.4 lb)


Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to PS24: 2

  1. Not quite. The PS24 consists of a 24 Ah battery, a CH100 regulator, and a 10 by 12 in. environmental enclosure. Aside from the enclosure, the PS24 is very similar to a BP24 combined with a CH100.

  2. The BP24 consists of a 24 Ah battery and a cable, along with a mounting bracket that can attach the battery to the diamond-punched backplates in Campbell Scientific enclosures. 

    The BP24 with a CH100 and a 10 in. by 12 in. enclosure with special mounting brackets is equivalent to a PS24.

    The PS24 includes the BP24, a 10 in. by 12 in. enclosure, voltage regulator (CH100), back panel, mounting bracket and strap, and a longer power cable—all in one. The PS24 may be a suitable option when installing the battery in a separate enclosure because the data logger’s enclosure is not large enough to house the battery. The PS24 is often used with the ET107 when a larger battery is required.

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