Davis Wind Speed and Direction Smart Sensor

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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

Also available in a wireless model for use with the HOBOnet Field Monitoring System.

Manufactured by: Davis®
Model: Davis Wind Speed and Direction Smart Sensor

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  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).