Windmeter – Digital Anemometer

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WindMeter is a high performing digital anemometer (wind gauge), suitable for monitoring wind plants and wind speed in ski lifts, motorways, airports and ridge ways. Easy mounting anemometer - measure windspeed WindMeter has been designed to give reliable readings. The sensor has a mechanical plug-and-play. The use RS485 digital output simplifies the wiring especially in stations with multiple instruments and gauges, so that it’s possible to create a unique chain (bus) at the confluence of the different sensors data. WindMeter is available with a M8-4 pole connector that allows a faster and superior installation and maintenance, as well as the possibility to install a multi-probe plug&play for easier maintenance controls. It is compatible with the Ammonit Meteo-40 data-logger (on bus RS485). Also available in the MEASNET centre’s calibrated version.

Key features

  • Standard Modbus RTU RS485 port to assure correct reading even at 500m distance.
  • Average and maximum wind speed measurement
  • Temperature measurement
  • Extreme weather resistance
  • Ease of installation to the structures
  • Calibrated one by one, for maximum accuracy
  • Anti-icing option

Datasheet

NAME WindMeter
PRODUCT Digital anemometer or digital wind gauge
REFERENCE STANDARD IEC 61400-12-1, MEASNET (on request)
Output Serial interface RS485
Measured values Wind speed 0÷50 m/s (0-180 km/h)
Internal temperature -30 ÷ +85°C
Calibration According to IEC 61400-12-1 Optional: MEASNE
Measured quantity Time interval Unit
Instantaneous speed 5s m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Instant direction 5s ° grade sessadec.
Average speed 1; 2; 5; 10 min m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Average direction 1; 2; 5; 10 min ° grade sessadec.
Vector result speed 5s m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Vector result direction 5s m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Vector average speed 1; 2; 5; 10 min m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Average vector direction 1; 2; 5; 10 min m/s; km/h; ft/s; knot; mph
Accuracy Wind speed ± 3% (Measnet calibrated) Correlation > 0,99995 St.Err 0,022m/s
Internal temperature ± 3°C (-30 to +85°C)
Supply 9 ÷ 40 Vdc / 6 ÷ 28 Vac Protected against reverse polarity and overvoltage Power consumption < 500mW (except heater)
Protection IP65 Electronic circuit sealed
Case Aluminum with 3 screws for direct mounting on poles up to Ø 35mm
Cable 3m long, 4 conductors
Connector Optional
Dimensions 30cm high x 15cm diameter
Options Heater anti ‘icing’ thermoregulated
To achieve optimum measurement during installation please refer to the Annex G in the IEC61400-12-1 standard.

Accessories

  • Vanemeter
  • Support rod

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