The rain gauge base station is a pressure transducer-based gauge and a housing for a datalogger for surrounding devices. Devices can be connected in through the bottom of the station with standard electrical conduit.
This device is currently a work in progress.
8″ schedule 40 PVC casing (we use 80″ to get 3 out of a 20′ pipe)
8″ PVC coupling (x2)
3″ PVC pipe, 30″ (x1)
4″ to 3″ schedule 40 PVC reducer (x1)
3″ to 1-1/2″ schedule 40 PVC reducer (x1)
1-1/2″ slip to 1/2″ female threaded bushing (x1)
1/2″ threaded male adapter (x2)
1/2″ PVC pipe (2″)
1/2″ threaded PVC ball valve (x1)
5/8″ Cam Lock (x1)
18″ Piano Hinge (x1)