Model TB3 Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge

The HyQuest Solutions TB3 Model Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge is recognised as the world standard for measuring rainfall and precipitation in remote and unattended locations. The integrated syphon mechanism delivers high levels of accuracy across a broad range of rainfall intensities. The TB3 is the rain gauge of choice to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and other organisations world wide. Prices vary depending on configuration.


  • Main Features
    • World standard 200mm diameter catch
    • Accuracy not affected by rainfall intensity
    • Long term stable calibration
    • Minimal maintenance required
    • Used world-wide in a range of hostile environments
  • The following resolutions are available:
    • 0.1mm
    • 0.2mm
    • 0.5mm
    • 1.0mm
    • 0.01 Inch
  • Accuracy
    • 0-250mm per hour    +/-2%
    • 250-500mm per hour +/-3%
  • Range  700mm per hour
  • Enclosure Powder-coated aluminium
  • Base Powder-coated aluminium
  • Pivots Ground sapphire pivots with hard stainless steel shaft
  • Bucket Material, available in painted brass OR chrome plated ABS

Hyquest Solutions Pty Ltd provides a complete solution for a rainfall station which can be summarised as follows:

  • “All In One” Rainfall monitoring system
  • A wide range of Rain Gauges to suit all needs
  • A wide range of Data Loggers to suit different applications
  • Remote communication using GPRS, Next G modems or satellite communication
  • Solar panel and deep cycle battery
  • Easily deployed on new or existing 2 inch BSP pipe
  • Custom designed for harsh environments. (Heat shielding available on request)

Rainfall Station

Complete Solution for Rainfall, with 2% accuracy
Provided with either 3G/Next G or Satellite communication
Provided with a Data Logger for data backup and storage
Robust construction and can be built to customer requirments
Very well secured against vandalism
Optional Heat Shields for better performance in harsh environment
Simply secured to a 2 inch galvanised pipe
Sold world wide and deployed in harsh environment such as Khamis Airbase in Saudi Arabia
Made compact for specific applications
Made compact for specific applications
12V DC power with minimum 5W solar panel
Easily mounted to the ground
Data logging can be performed using a MiniLog Data Logger and data can be accessed remotely using GPRS or Next G Modem
Data logging can be performed using an iQuest Data Logger and data can be accessed remotely using iCE3 Next G Modem
A wide range of rain gauges to suit all budgets
Customised to customer requirments
Remote communication is performed easily
Data logging can be performed using a iQuest Data Loggers and data can be accessed remotely using satellite technology
Solar panel mounting and angle positioning can be customised to suit the location deployed in
Built to last and withstand harsh environment