PAR Solar Radiation Sensor Beacon

  • June 2, 2019



Ultra-low power EnviroNode CatM1 PAR Solar Radiation Sensor Beacon. Integrated solar cell for solar recharging of a 2.6Ah lithium-ion battery. Provides days of PAR monitoring and cloud communications from a single battery charge. 

Robust UV resistant, weather and waterproof Beacon design, suitable for long-term deployment in harsh environmental conditions. Aluminium mounting frame and stainless steel fasteners included.

All EnviroNode products are proudly designed, assembled and supported in Australia.


Enclosure: UV resistant, IP65 rated, weatherproof quality moulded enclosure
Battery: 2600mAh rechargeable lithium-ion
Solar Panel: 1W integrated cell
CommunicationsPlug & play using EnviroNode’s CatM1 modem, active SIM and 3 years of data on the Telstra CatM1 network (Australia) and a range of international CatM1 networks (contact EnviroNode for more information).
Interface: 1 x IP67 rated waterproof sensor interface, 1 x waterproof SMA RF interface


Type: Photosynthetically active radiation (PAR) sensor
Spectral Range: 400 – 700nm
Output Range: 0-2000w/m2
Accuracy: ±5% reading
Operating Temperature: -40 – 80 °C
Housing: Aluminium
Mounting: White, aluminium mounting frame with stainless steel U-Bolt and fasteners.


View current and historical PAR and device data from your EnviroDash account. Set scheduled events based on time or other device parameters and view all device details such as battery voltage and solar charging.

Configure alarm notifications, based on user-configurable event triggers. E.g. when measured PAR level falls outside of a pre-configured range.


This Beacon can optionally be supplied with:

  • Control Module for controlling external equipment based on PAR measurements.
    • E.g. Opening and closing of vents, irrigation start/stop, ventilation control and more. Contact EnviroNode for details.
  • 2.4GHz Radio  for local wireless communications to other EnviroNode devices. The 2.4GHz radio can be supplied in addition to the CatM1 modem or instead of it. Contact EnviroNode for details.

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