PP Systems is now a proud distributor for Biral meteorological sensors.
Since 1975, Bristol Industrial & Research Associates Ltd (Biral) has been designing and manufacturing innovative, quality meteorological sensors measuring precipitation, wind speed & direction, temperature, visibility, and thunderstorm detection as well as aerosol analyzers for professional markets including aviation, offshore platforms & wind energy.

Biral's commitment to excellence & its reputation for innovation made it a perfect fit with the PP Systems team of instruments.
Now available from PP Systems

BT-200 Lightning Warning System
The next generation of lightning detection & warning systems
Specifically designed for sporting & leisure facilities as well as industrial sites & meteorological applications
View lightning distance in real-time

View the lightning distance in real-time on a map of the local area while displaying the urgent lightning alarm level. The BTD-200 can be connected directly to an appropriately sized warning sounder if required.
Operate right out of the box

The BTD-200 lightning warning system is a modular system designed for easy, out-of-the-box operation and is expandable as requirements grow or change. Its proven technology is currently used at airports worldwide and by national meteorological organizations.

The lightning detector is placed outside and a PC located indoors runs the supplied Lightning Works software.
BT-200 features include:
  • Detects cloud-to-ground, intra-cloud, & cloud-to-cloud lightning
  • Complete, out-of-the-box warning system with minimal installation
  • Fully automatic alarm triggering
  • Warns of the most dangerous (overhead) lightning risk even before the first lightning strike
  • Advanced, automatic self-test to ensure system operation
  • Accurate 22 miles (35 km) detection range
  • Highly intuitive software
Lightning Works
Graphical Alarm Software

  • Up to 5 simultaneous users
  • User-adjustable map overlay showing lightning distance warning zones
  • Current lightning warning state is shown in real-time
  • Sensor health status display
  • System configuration window
  • Automatic data logging of lightning events
Lightning Works Messenger
SMS/Email Warning Software (Optional)

  • Automatically send lightning warnings direct to users via SMS & email
  • Unlimited number of telephones can be contacted
  • Send both warnings & alerts
  • Requires an internet text message provider contract to operate
Instantly locate strikes with the Lightning Direction Finder
  • Monitor the actual lightning location in near real-time & see the storm track
  • Lightning flash locations are displayed accurately on the digital map
  • Track the path of the storm to aid decision making & the issuing of general alarms and the “all-clear”
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