WeatherGuard Instrument Shield
Compact, reversible weather shield
Solar-reflective surface for hot climates
High-visibility red surface for easy retrieval
Rigid panels within waterproof fabric for quick setup and good ventilation
Tent pegs included for anchoring
Folds easily for transport and storage
Lightweight and portable: only 2 kg
In hot climates, a sensitive geophysical receiver left in the sun can easily overheat, damaging the internal components. Although recent Phoenix software automatically shuts down an instrument if its internal temperature reaches 60° C, the case may continue to heat in the sun, eventually damaging the electronics. Even if the equipment is undamaged, an unscheduled shutdown means lost productivity.
The reflecting surface of this custom weather shield protects receivers from the heat of direct sun, helping to keep internal temperatures within operating range. Reversed, its bright red surface not only serves as a rain shield, it makes it easy to find the equipment in the woods or in snow.
Tent pegs and sturdy grommets along the edges hold the shield securely in place on soft ground. A pocket with hook-and-loop closure provides handy storage for the pegs between uses. On hard ground that the pegs won't penetrate, the shield can be anchored by placing rocks along the generous side flaps.
When opened flat, the shield measures 66 x 107 x 2 cm (27 x 42 x 0.8 inches).
Folded for storage and transport, it's only 34 x 54 x 4 cm (13.25 x 21 x 1.5 inches).
Weight: 2 kg.
USB to Parallel Adapters
Since most computer manufacturers have abandoned parallel ports in favour of USB ports, Phoenix has developed a USB interface cable and supporting driver to connect a PC to our MT and AMT receivers.