The LI190SB, manufactured by LI-COR, is a quantum sensor that accurately monitors Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD) in both natural and artificial light. It connects directly to our dataloggers and is ideal for growth chambers and greenhouses.Read More
The LI190SB measures solar radiation with a silicon photovoltaic detector mounted in a cosine-corrected head. A shunt resistor in the sensor’s cable converts the signal from microamps to millivolts, allowing the LI190SB to be measured directly by a Campbell Scientific datalogger.
LI190SB accurately measures Photosynthetic Photon Flux Density (PPFD), which is the number of photons in the 400 to 700 nm waveband incident per unit time on a unit surface. Because PPFD describes photosynthetic activity, the LI190SB is ideal for growth chambers and greenhouses.
|Light Spectrum Waveband||400 to 700 nm|
|Calibration||±5% traceable to the U.S. National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST)|
|Sensitivity||Typically 5 μA per 1000 μmoles s-1 m-2|
|Linearity||Maximum deviation of 1% up to 10,000 μmoles s-1 m-2|
|Shunt Resistor||±15% over thermal conductivity range (from 0.1 to 1.7 W m-2 K-1)|
|Stability||< ±2% change (over a 1 year period)|
|Response Time||10 μs|
|Temperature Dependence||0.15% per °C (maximum)|
|Cosine Correction||Cosine corrected up to 80° angle of incidence|
|Operating Temperature||-40° to +65°C|
|Relative Humidity||0 to 100%|
|Detector||High stability silicon photovoltaic detector (blue enhanced)|
|Sensor Housing||Weatherproof anodized aluminum case (with acrylic diffuser and stainless-steel hardware)|
|Diameter||2.38 cm (0.94 in.)|
|Height||2.54 cm (1.00 in.)|
|Weight||28 g (1 oz)|
Note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible or incompatible products.
To ensure accurate measurements, the sensor should be leveled using an LI2003S leveling fixture, which incorporates a bubble level and three adjusting screws. The LI2003S leveling fixture mounts to a tripod or tower using the CM225 mount. The LI190SB should be mounted away from all obstructions and reflective surfaces that might adversely effect the measurement.
The LI190SB requires one differential analog input channel per probe.
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This version is purchased directly from LI-COR and will not work directly with Campbell Scientific data loggers without modifications.
The LI190SB-L measures photosynthetically active radiation (PAR), a spectral range of solar radiation from 400 to 700 nm. This is the energy that plants use during photosynthesis. Measurements with the LI190SB-L are reported as photosynthetic photon flux density (PPFD).
The LI200X-L measures total solar radiation from 400 to 1100 nm. Measurements are usually reported in units of W/m2.
The information included on a calibration sheet differs with each sensor. For some sensors, the sheet contains coefficients necessary to program a data logger. For other sensors, the calibration sheet is a pass/fail report.
This depends on the information contained in the calibration sheet:
Most Campbell Scientific sensors are available as an –L, which indicates a user-specified cable length. If a sensor is listed as an –LX model (where “X” is some other character), that sensor’s cable has a user-specified length, but it terminates with a specific connector for a unique system:
If a sensor does not have an –L or other –LX designation after the main model number, the sensor has a set cable length. The cable length is listed at the end of the Description field in the product’s Ordering information. For example, the 034B-ET model has a description of “Met One Wind Set for ET Station, 67 inch Cable.” Products with a set cable length terminate, as a default, with pigtails.
If a cable terminates with a special connector for a unique system, the end of the model number designates which system. For example, the 034B-ET model designates the sensor as a 034B for an ET107 system.
Not every sensor has different cable termination options. The options available for a particular sensor can be checked by looking in two places in the Ordering information area of the sensor product page:
If a sensor is offered in an –ET, –ETM, –LC, –LQ, or –QD version, that option’s availability is reflected in the sensor model number. For example, the 034B is offered as the 034B-ET, 034B-ETM, 034B-LC, 034B-LQ, and 034B-QD.
All of the other cable termination options, if available, are listed on the Ordering information area of the sensor product page under “Cable Termination Options.” For example, the 034B-L Wind Set is offered with the –CWS, –PT, and –PW options, as shown in the Ordering information area of the 034B-L product page.
Note: As newer products are added to our inventory, typically, we will list multiple cable termination options under a single sensor model rather than creating multiple model numbers. For example, the HC2S3-L has a –C cable termination option for connecting it to a CS110 instead of offering an HC2S3-LC model.
Many Campbell Scientific sensors are available with different cable termination options. These options include the following:
Note: The availability of cable termination options varies by sensor. For example, sensors may have none, two, or several options to choose from. If a desired option is not listed for a specific sensor, contact Campbell Scientific for assistance.
To incorporate a sensor that is compatible with wireless sensor interfaces into a wireless network, a CWS900-series wireless sensor interface is needed, as well as an A205 CWS-to-PC interface to configure it.