Davis® Wind Speed and Direction Smart Sensor

Part # S-WCF-M003
 
 
$299

Overview

Davis® Wind Speed/Direction Smart Sensors are compatible with all HOBO weather station loggers, HOBOware, and HOBOlink. They offer the same ease-of-use as existing Onset Smart Sensors, providing cost-effective HOBO weather stations for projects on a tight budget.  The sensors feature a plug-in modular connector for easy installation, and all configuration parameters are stored in the sensor and automatically communicated to the logger, eliminating the need for programming or extensive setup.

  • Designed to meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The S-WCF-M003 sensor supports the following measurement: Wind

Davis® Wind Speed/Direction Smart Sensors are compatible with all HOBO weather station loggers, HOBOware, and HOBOlink. They offer the same ease-of-use as existing Onset Smart Sensors, providing cost-effective HOBO weather stations for projects on a tight budget.  The sensors feature a plug-in modular connector for easy installation, and all configuration parameters are stored in the sensor and automatically communicated to the logger, eliminating the need for programming or extensive setup.

  • Designed to meet World Meteorological Organization (WMO) guidelines

In what environment does this sensor operate?

This sensor operates in an outdoor environment.

What measurements does this sensor support?

The S-WCF-M003 sensor supports the following measurement: Wind

To see the full specifications for this product, please see our product manual found under the documentation tab if available.

 

Wind Speed/Gust

Wind Direction

Measurement Range

0 to 76 m/sec (0 to 170 mph)

0 to 355 degrees

Accuracy

±1.1 m/sec (±2 mph) or ±5% of reading, whichever is greater

±7 degrees

Resolution

0.5 m/sec (1.1 mph)

1 degrees (0 to 355 degrees)

Starting Threshold

≤1 m/sec (2.2 mph)

1 m/sec (2.2 mph)

Measurement Definition

Cup revolutions are accumulated every three seconds for the duration of the logging interval

Wind speed: Average speed for the entire logging interval

Gust speed: The highest three-second wind recorded during the logging interval

See Measurement Operation.

Unit vector averaging used; vector components for each wind measurement are calculated every three seconds for duration of logging interval (see Measurement Operation)

Operating Temperature Range

-40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F)

Environmental Rating

Weatherproof

Housing

Polycarbonate wind cups

UV-resistant ABS wind vane and black-anodized aluminum anemometer arm

Bearing Type

Sealed stainless steel

Turning Radius

108 mm (4.25 in.)

Approximately 135 mm (5.25 in.)

Dimensions

470 x 191 x 121 mm (18.5 x 7.5 x 4.75 in.)

Weight

1.332 kg (2 lb, 15 oz)

Bits per Sample

8 for each channel, 24 total

Number of Data Channels*

3

Measurement Averaging Option

Automatic averaging (see Measurement Operation)

Cable Length Available

3 m (9.8 ft)

Length of Smart Sensor Network Cable*

0.5 m (1.6 ft)

 

The CE Marking identifies this product as complying with all relevant directives in the European Union (EU).

Documentation for the S-WCF-M003

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