Light is necessary for aquarium plants to photosynthesise and grow well.
The Milwaukee MW700-WP Waterproof LUX Meter is a portable Lux meter to measure amount of light. It comes with a waterproof light sensor which allows you to measure the light intensity at the bottom of your aquarium.
Average indoor lighting ranges from 100 to 1000 Lux and average outdoor sun lights about 50000 Lux. Lux is a unit that indicates the density of light that falls on a surface.
The instrument is capable of measuring light intensity from 0 to 50000 Lux and accuracy of +/-6% reading +/-1 digit.
The specification of Milwaukee MW700-WP Waterproof LUX Meter:
|Range||0.000 to 1999 Lux
2000 to 19999 Lux
20000 to 50000 Lux
|Range Setting||manual through key buttons|
|Accuracy||+/-6% of reading +/-1 digit|
|Peak Wave Length||560 nm|
|Sensor Type||silicon photodiode|
|Sensor Sensitivity||100 scotopic Lux|
|Sensor Stability||+/-2% change per year (in the first two years)|
|Environment||0 to 50 deg C / 32 to 122 deg F; max RH 95%|
|Battery Type||1 x 9V (IEC 6LR61) alkaline|
|Battery Life||approximately 150 hours of continuous use|
|Auto-off||after about 5 minutes of non-use|
|Weight||approximately 270 g (meter with sensor)|
The package includes:
- Milwaukee MW700-WP Waterproof LUX Meter
- Waterproof light sensor (connected to meter)
- Hard carrying case