All new Environdata rain gauges now use an electronic detector (Hall
Effect Device) to detect the bucket mechanism tipping, instead of a
(Mechanical) Reed switch contact.
These new detectors are more robust, more reliable and have an indefinite life.
This is applicable to Mk 4 systems (RG12 rain gauge), RG20 logging rain gauges and WeatherMaster 2000 systems.
versions of all products can also be upgraded upon request. RG12 rain
gauges can still be supplied with a Reed contact, if specifically