CS240: Back-of-Panel Temperature Sensor

The CS240 is a surface mountable PT1000 Class A PRT designed to measure back-of-panel temperature with the highest accuracy.

  • Product Name: Back-of-Panel Temperature Sensor
  • Item No.:CS240
  • Manufacturers:Apogee
  • Country of Origin:USA

The CS240 is a surface mountable PT1000 Class A PRT designed to measure back-of-panel temperature with the highest accuracy. The PRT is housed inside a rugged, self-adhesive aluminum disk designed to withstand harsh environments and promote heat transfer from panel surface. Kapton tape is required for cable strain relief and to fasten the CS240 to the back of a solar panel.

Element Type    Precision 1000 Ω class A platinum sensing element

Tolerance    ± (0.15 + 0.002t)

Temperature Coefficient    TCR = 3850 ppm/K

Long-Term Stability    Maximum R₀ drift 0.04 % (after 1000 h at 400 C)

Measuring Current    0.1 to 0.3 mA

Operating Temperature Range    -40 to 105 C

Disk Material    Anodized aluminum

Cable Jacket Material    Black semi-gloss PVC, UL VW-1 sunlight-resistant for outdoor use

Disk Diameter    25.4 mm

Overall Probe Length    63.5 mm

Overmolded Joint Dimensions    57.2 x 11.2 x 14.7 mm

Weight    90.7 g with 10.5 ft of cable