As remote tank level measurement begins to permeate the industry, the use of batteries is growing rapidly. With batteries comes a new set of requirements for tank level sensors. If they take too long to qualify a measurement, or if they draw too much power, it becomes difficult to find a battery that will last very long.
Introducing the power budget. A power budget details exactly how much power your remote monitoring installation will use and when – resulting in solid estimation for when the battery will need to be changed.
To create an accurate power budget, you’ll need some information from your sensor supplier. Here are 3 questions you need answered about your remote tank level monitoring sensor: