Mars Soiling Sensor

Mars Optical Soiling Sensor

Mars Modbus RTU serial communication (RS485) settings
Node Address, Baud Rate, and Data Format Use the Mars web user interface, as outlined in the Mars User Guide, to change the Node Address (Unit ID or Sla...
Thu, 7 Oct, 2021 at 12:29 PM
Installing Mars model 810230-20 in place of older Mars models
Overview Mars 810230-20 replaces earlier models 810230, 810230-01 and 810230-10 which are now obsolete.  This article provides instructions for using the...
Thu, 24 Aug, 2023 at 9:24 PM
Mars Model Numbers and Documentation Links
Use the table below to identify documentation for current and obsolete Mars model numbers.  PN Generation Pwr & Comm Pins HW Rev. Comm. ...
Wed, 10 Jan, 2024 at 8:38 PM
Downloading raw data from a Mars unit for analysis by Atonometrics
The Mars Data Download Tool, Atonometrics part number 500082, is a Windows software utility that downloads raw data from your Mars unit for further analysis...
Wed, 8 Mar, 2023 at 7:10 PM
Example Code for Using Mars with the Campbell Scientific CR1000X Data Logger
The CR1000X is a popular data logger unit manufactured by Campbell Scientific. At the link below we provide example code for CR1000X to demonstrate logging ...
Thu, 30 Nov, 2023 at 10:42 AM
Sending Mars system log to Atonometrics for support
If you are experiencing a problem with your Mars soiling sensor, we may ask you to send us the unit's system log files for troubleshooting. Follow the d...
Mon, 28 Feb, 2022 at 2:48 PM
Mars Modbus register types
Mars Modbus registers are holding registers. Please use function code 3 when reading Modbus registers with this device. Using other function codes will resu...
Mon, 28 Mar, 2022 at 7:42 AM
Units of Soiling Ratio and Transmission Loss from Mars sensor
The Mars Soiling Sensor has outputs for Transmission Loss and Soiling Ratio: Parameter Range Explanation Transmission Loss (TL) 0.000 to 1.000 Tra...
Tue, 24 Oct, 2023 at 6:47 AM
Mars CE and ROHS Declaration of Conformity
See the link below for a CE and ROHS declaration of conformity for the Mars Soiling Sensor, model numbers 810230-XX.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2022 at 10:46 AM
Mounting the Mars Soiling Sensor sensor on a pole
To mount the Mars Soiling Sensor on a pole, use the 810241 pole mount bracket assembly shown below. Inquire for more information.
Thu, 3 Aug, 2023 at 10:16 PM