CMP6 Pyranometer With Improved Performance

Pyranometer for good quality measurements for green-house climate control, field testing and PV installations.


  • ISO 9060 spectrally flat Class B
  • Low power requirement
  • Analogue output
  • 5-year warranty
  • Ideal for all-weather conditions


CMP6 Pyranometer from Kipp and Zonen

The CMP6 pyranometer has a similar sensor to the smaller CMP3. However, performance is improved due to the increased thermal mass and the double glass dome construction. It is ideal for cost-effective, good quality, measurements in hydrological networks and agriculture and some solar studies.

The integral bubble level is raised to the top of the housing and can be viewed without removing the redesigned snap-on sun shield, which also covers the connector. The connector with gold-plated contacts allows for easy exchange and re-calibration.

The screw-in drying cartridge is easy to remove and the replacement desiccant is supplied in convenient refill packets.

The Pyranometer does not require power, it supplies a low voltage of 0 to 20mV relative to radiation received.

For a higher voltage level or a 4 to 20mA signal, the AMPBOX offers the perfect solution.

CMP6 Pyranometer specifications

Spectral range (50% points) 285 to 2800 nm
Sensitivity 5 to 20 µV/W/m²
Response time 18 s
Zero offset A < 10 W/m²
Zero offset B < 4 W/m²
Directional response (up to 80° with 1000 W/m² beam) < 20 W/m²
Temperature dependence of sensitivity (-10 ºC to +40 ºC) < 4 %
Operational temperature range -40 °C to +80 °C
Maximum solar irradiance 2000 W/m²
Field of view 180 °