The ambient temperature sensor is placed inside a waterproof, UV resistant box with an IP65 protection rating. It can be installed anywhere in the shade and away from water.
It is connected to the SunGuard Sensor Box by means of a cable gland, at a distance not exceeding 3 metres. The sensor connecting cable has two wires. The resistance wire is platinum. The measuring range goes from a minimum temperature of -20 °C to a maximum temperature of +150 °C.