This product is no longer available and has been replaced by: CS320,CS301.
SP-LITE-L Solar Radiation Sensor
Services Available
Repair No
Free Support No


The SP-LITE is a rugged pyranometer manufactured by Kipp & Zonen. It measures incoming global solar irradiance using a silicon photovoltaic detector mounted in a cosine-corrected diffuser.



Light Spectrum Waveband 400 to 1100 nm
Sensitivity 10 µV W-1 m2
Temperature Range -30° to +70°C
Diameter 55 mm (2.2 in.)
Height 34 mm (1.3 in.)
Weight 181 g (6.4 oz)


Note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible or incompatible products.

Data Loggers

Product Compatible Note
21X (retired)
CR10 (retired)
CR1000 (retired)
CR10X (retired)
CR200X (retired)
CR206X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR23X (retired)
CR295X (retired)
CR3000 (retired)
CR500 (retired)
CR5000 (retired)
CR510 (retired)
CR800 (retired)
CR850 (retired)
CR9000 (retired)
CR9000X (retired)

Additional Compatibility Information

Data Logger Considerations

The SP-LITE uses one differential or single-ended analog channel.

Privacy Policy Update

We've updated our privacy policy.  Learn More

Cookie Consent

Update your cookie preferences.  Update Cookie Preferences