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Vaisala Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS200

Vaisala Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS200 - Thunderstorm Total Lightning Sensor TLS20 highest level of total lightning mapping detection capabilities with calibrated lightning parameters.
    Overview
    Total Lightning Sensor TLS200 combines VHF interferometry with LF magnetic direction finding and time-of-arrival technologies for the highest level of total lightning mapping detection capabilities with calibrated lightning parameters.

    Total lightning mapping provides the information to improve warnings and situational awareness. This can yield improved operational efficiency with less downtime and fewer false alarms all without jeopardizing safety.

    Applications include:
    • Aviation and Airports
    • Defense
    • Meteorology research
    • Climatology research
    • Wind Energy and Power Utilities
    Technical Specifications

    Synchronization

    Source GPS receiver
    ​Accuracy +/-50 nanoseconds to UTC

    Operational Reliability

    ​Mean time between failures (MTBF) >30,000 hours
    ​Mean time to repair (MTTR) <1 hour

    Mounting

    ​10m ground mount with concrete pads for mast
    ​5m roof mount option
    ​2 m tower mount option
    ​SAFIR and LS8000 upgrade kits

    Environmental Conditions

    ​Temperature ​-20 °C to +50 °C
    ​Relative Humidity ​0 to 100 % condensing
    ​Wind Speed ​0-200 km/h
    ​Altitude ​up to 5500 meters*
    ​Hail ​1.0 cm in diameter
    ​Ice ​1.0 cm
    ​Rain ​8 cm/h at wind speed 65 km/h
    *Above 3000 meters, special conditions apply

    Communication Interfaces

    Asynchronous RS-232 at 38,400 bps minimum (data only)
    ​Ethernet (recommended) for full functionality

    Power Requirements

    ​100 - 120 VAC, 6.0 A max., 50 - 60 Hz
    ​200 - 240 VAC, 3.6 A max, 50 - 60 Hz
    Related Services
    • Warranty 
    • All Vaisala products and services are covered by a 12-month warranty as standard, with selected products covered for up to 24 months. During this period you benefit from free repair or replacement of faulty equipment.
    • Warranty 
    • Service Center Repair  
    • If your instrument requires repair.
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