tilting-siphon rain recorder

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A recording rain gauge, designed to provide a daily graph of rainfall versus time. A pen, linked to a float, records a trace on a continuously driven chart. When the chamber is full it overbalances, lifting the pen from the chart. The chamber drains rapidly, resetting the pen to the bottom of the chart.

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