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GP-HR Light / Solar Energy Application Notes
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Any combination of the three analogue inputs of the GP-HR Logger can be configured to read Light or Solar Energy when connected to the Light / Solar Energy sensor. No other components are required.

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The sensors can be connected directly to:

A Light / Solar Energy Sensor and a Light / Solar Energy Sensor with Temperature Probe are supplied as standard probe sets for the GP-HR.

Setting up a Light / Solar Energy channel using the OmniLog Software

Connect the GP-HR logger to a computer and Run the OmniLog software

From the Logger Control Screen select Channel and Probe Setup

Select the Channel  that the sensor is connected to (Ch1,2 or 3)

From the Probe box select the Light Intensity or the  Solar Energy option as shown

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Notice that after the Light Intensity or Solar Energy probe has been chosen the Units in the Unit and Scaling box has been set to Lux or Watts per square metre

Now give the Channel a meaningful Long and Short name in the Logger Channel Name box as shown below

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Click on the Write Unit, Scaling and Calibration values to the Logger button to send the new settings to the logger.

Click on the Calibration Notes button in the Calibration box to see the Light and Solar Energy Calibration procedure.

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