ECC Ozonesonde

Instrument for measuring atmospheric ozone

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This lightweight, compact and inexpensive balloon-borne instrument is the tool used around the world for measuring atmospheric ozone. Developed by Walter Komhyr and sold for decades by EN-SCI Corporation. It is the perfect tool for atmospheric research and climate-change studies.

The ECC Osondesonde is built to connect with a variety of radiosondes in order to track live data during flight with a data acquisition system.

Model Z connects to:

  • Vaisala digital and analog radiosones
  • Meteomodem radiosondes
  • GRAW radiosondes

Model 1Z connects to:

  • Meisei radiosondes

Model 2Z connects to:

  • InterMet radiosondes
  • Graw radiosondes
Upgrade the motor with a tachometer for the ability to monitor or record the motors RPM.

Add a SO2 scrubber to remove SO2 gas from entering the ECC Ozonesonde.

Included Items

  • EN-SCI ECC Ozonesonde
  • Polystyrene Foam (or Biodegradable) Flight Box
  • Technical Support


EN-SCI warrants this product to be free of defects in material and workmanship for up to one year from the shipped date or first flight, whichever comes first. For support assistance please email us at

Product Information

TechniqueElectrochemical process that generates electrical current in proportion to ozone concentrations
Measured ParametersParts Per Billion (PPB)
Operating Pressure1050-4 hPa
Operating TemperatureInside flight box 0 – 40 °C
Outside flight box -90 °C
Power Requirements12 – 18 VDC, 120 mA
Weight (including battery)480 g for instrument, including wet battery 240 g for polystyrene flight box
480 g for instrument, including wet battery 240 g for polystyrene flight box7.6 cm x 7.9 cm x 13.3 cm
Flight Box Dimensions19.1 cm x 19.1 cm x 25.4 cm
*Product information is subject to change without notice.

Product Measurements

1000± 5%±4%0.3 km
100± 5%±3%0.3 km
10± 5%±3%0.4 km
4± 10% ±10%0.4 km
*Product measurements are subject to change without notice.

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