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Davis Instruments 7720

Davis Instruments 7720

Vantage Pro2 Rain Collector Heater
Model: 7720
List Price: $195.00
Our Price: $175.95
Expected to Ship On or Before 03/10/2017
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The Davis Instruments 7720 Rain Collector Heater is used in cold climates to measure freezing rain or the moisture content of snowfall (equivalent precipitation). Without the heater, frozen precip is not measured until it melts.

The Davis Weather 7720 requires access to AC power; may not be run using a solar power kit. Includes 24-watt, 24-volt heater with thermal cut-off switch, control unit, insulating reflective blanket, and AC-power adapter. Includes 50' cable.

Note: The 7720 Rain Collector Heater is not compatible with the Davis Instruments AeroCone Rain Collector.



Average Customer Rating 4.1 4 stars (based on 10 reviews)

By Stephen
2 stars Davis 7720 Rain Collector heater
Very dissapointed unit has no temp control to cycle heater to control temperature in rain collector other than using on off switch.
By Rich
From Elizabethtown, PA
5 stars Rain collector heater
Easily installed. Don't know how effective it is yet. The ambient temps have not been low enough to need it. In a month or two I will know the results.
By Robert
From Parker, CO
5 stars Ease of use
The unit works exactly as advertised. It was easy to install and is working great.
By Denis
From Calgary, AB
4 stars Rain Collector Heater
Looks gaeat. I think this will well in my situation. I live in Canada.
By Dale
From Meridian, ID
5 stars Great idea for cold weather areas. Works great!!!
By Ron
From Martinsville, VA
5 stars Installed easily and works flawlessly.
By Ken
From Stratford, CT
4 stars Unprepared for hasty addition of heater.
I wasn't prepared for the exterior location I had to use to set-up the heater's transformer, but then I also hadn't anticipated the need, caused by the sudden arrival of a winter storm in October, to install it so soon.
By Gary
From Bailey, CO
3 stars Very easy to install. The first snow will see how it works.
By Edward
From Enola, PA
4 stars It works but it is a bit expensive for what it is.
By Thomas
From Bryan,, OH
4 stars Glad I bought it
With my first Vantage Pro2, I did not get the heater which, for all practicle purposes negates the value of having the rain collector. In Ohio, there are a significant number of days where the temp is below freezing and without the heater, your rain collection data is obviously corrupt. Extremely glad I have it, it's already well below freezing here and it is working like a charm. Easy to wire and install. The only reason I do not give it five stars is that the connection box is not weather proof so I had to buy a weather proof box to install the heater connection box in.
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