VORTEX 8-Pulse High Resolution Anemometer
This digital anemometer includes an optical sensor and a reflector disc with eight flags to produce 8 pulses per rotation, ideal for better resolution in low wind speed applications.
Price: starting at $89.00
The VORTEX 8-Pulse High Resolution Anemometer includes the following features:
- Sapphire bearing and Tungsten Carbide-tipped shaft for super low friction
- Optical sensor with zero friction or contact
- Fully serviceable construction
- Aluminum mounting bracket for ease of installation
- Wire (standard lengths available)
- Optional tube mount
- Optional metal cups
The optical sensor is mounted on a round PC board that fits inside the body of the sensor. The sapphire can be seen in the center of the PC board, mounted in a brass holder.
Shown here with the optional tubular mount and optional metal cups:
Here is the data sheet with instructions and detailed information
|SENSOR TYPE||3-Cup Lexan rotor. Does not care where unit is pointed.
Optional metal rotor.
Sensor: optical, with 8-flag disc
|SENSOR RANGE||Up to 125+ MPH and more|
|OUTPUT||Low: <0.1VDC High: 3-3.3VDC
|POWER||Input: 5VDC +/-5%, less than 50mV noise|
|MOUNTING||Aluminum bracket with 2 mounting holes|
|ACCURACY||<4% of reading or 1mph, whichever is greater|
|ROTOR DIAMETER||approx. 6 in (152 mm)|
|LENGTH||approx. 11 in (280 mm) overall|
|WIDTH||approx. 6 in (152 mm)|
|WIRE||Any wire will work. Inpeed wire is 3-conductor with UV-rated jacket, 22 gage|