Sunmeter Pro Wind – Irradiance, Temperature and Wind Speed Sensor

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SUNMETER PRO WIND is a high performance irradiance, temperature and wind speed Sensor. It is based on Sunmeter PRO and also gives wind readings thanks to a direct connection to a pulse output anemometer via RS485 Modbus.

A 3-in-1 irradiance, temperature and wind speed sensor

Thanks to its firmware and hardware implementations, SUNMETER PRO WIND measures the irradiance solar, temperature and wind speed through a direct connection to a PT100 and a pulse anemometer. The anemometer can be connected thanks to a 3-way IP67 connector. With a single device it’s possible to reduce wiring on site and ensure the measurement of temperature and wind speed, reading them in sequence through an RS485 Modbus.
Note: the terms irradiance sensor, photovoltaic pyranometer, reference cell and solarimeter are interchangeable. On this site we will use photovoltaic pyranometer. To learn more click here.

Key features

  • Monocrystalline silicon cell
  • Inbuilt TZOS® technology for measurement
  • IEC 60904-2 compliant, RS485 standard Modbus RTU for reliable signals up to 500m from the datalogger
  • IEC EN 61724-1  compliant (standard for PV Monitoring Sistems)
  • Uses temperature compensation for more accurate reading.
  • Performance decline of less than 1.5% per year.
  • Gives both analog and digital output, compatible with most of data-loggers.
  • Higher weather resistance.
  • IEC EN 61215 par.10,11,12 compliant (product aging).
  • Fixing brackets for easy installation.
  • High calibration of temperature data for an error less than 1%
  • FREE 12 month recalibration service included.
  • Directly replaces your Sunmeter without any modification to the monitoring system

Calibration

All Sunmeters are calibrated with our Primary Reference cell, itself calibrated periodically by the Dakks accredited ISFH Institute.

Datasheet

NAME Sunmeter Pro Wind
PRODUCT solar irradiance sensor with monocrystalline silicon cell (photovoltaic pyranometer)
REFERENCE STANDARDS IEC 60904-2;IEC 60904-4;IEC 60904-10
OUTPUT Digital
Calibration Irradiance: by working references calibrated by the Dakks accredited ISFH Institute.
Wind: speed constant regulated by anemometer constant
Input range Irradiance: 0 ÷ 1500 W/m(IEC EN 61724-1 compliant)  
Spectral range 0,3 μm ÷ 1,1 μm
Temperature -30 ÷ +90 °C
Wind 0÷120 Km/h (max 2 imp. round)
Output Digital RS485 standard Modbus RTU (see IEC 60904-2)
Output precision Irradiance ≤±2% (1). Temperature compensated
Temperature <±0.5°C
Wind Depends on the anemometer used
Type of sensor Photovoltaic pyranometer
Supply 9 ÷ 30 Vdc protected from inverse polarity and short circuiting.
Encapsulation Transparent UV resistant Resin (see IEC 60904-2)
Wire 50cm UV resistant cable with male connector
Connectors With 3-way connector for the anemometer inpu
Dimensions 114x70x22mm without the fixing clamp
IP code IP 65
(1) Recalibration recommended after the first 18 months, then after 3 years.

Accessories

  • Anemometer

  • Temmeter

  • USB/RS485 interface cable

  • USB/MICRO-USB smartphone adapter

  • Sm configuration for Android smartphone and tablet

    SMCONFIG allows you to configure irradiance sensor in the field from your Android smartphone. It is no longer necessary to bring the Sunmeter back to the laboratory for configuration. The software allows you to:
    • configure Sunmeter.
    • make a diagnosis of the basic functions.
    • log irradiance, temperature and wind for Sunmeter Wind readings.
    The software is available for free on this page in the downloads area. In the Download area you can also find a wiring diagram for building the cable between the Tablet and Sunmeter and a 9V battery. In addition to the software it is necessary to have a USB / RS485 converter, an adapter cable between microUSB and USB and a female connector for Sunmeter. Alternatively, you can purchase a cable from Soluzione Solare, eliminating the need for a 9V battery as it takes and transforms the voltage present on the USB.

Compatibility

Producer Datalogger / Inverter model
Huawei SmartLogger 1000/2000/3000 (Table 8.2 of Huawei SmartLogger3000 User Manual)
Fractalgarden ErmesLog
GreenPowerMonitor GPM Datalogger
Higeco GWC Datalogger
GH Solutions M501-502
SMA Data Manager M
Growatt ShineMaster Datalogger
Kaco Kaco Inverter
Sungrow SungroW Datalogger
GoodWe EZlogger

Protection against lightening

Protects irradiance sensors and photovoltaic monitoring equipment from lightening induced overvoltages. Discover Blitz-Wall!

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