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IS WindObserver. Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Anemometer

IS WindObserver. Intrinsically Safe Ultrasonic Anemometer

Quick Overview

The IS WindObserver is an intrinsically Safe ultrasonic anemometer developed specifically for use in hazardous areas and in particular for offshore applications. The IS WindObserver is lightweight, robust, completed sealed and constructed in 316 Stainless Steel. The WindObserver IS complies with the ATEX directive, making it suitable for use on offshore oil platforms and petrochemical plants. The WindObserver II has been type approved by the Lloyd's Register of London.
Hazardous Area Approved
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  • 2 Axis Precision Ultrasonic Anemometer
  • 0-75m/s (0-168mph) Wind Speed
  • 0-359° Wind Direction
  • ATEX Approved for use in Hazardous Area
  • Robust Stainless Steel Construction
  • No on shore maintenance required
  • Free Windview Software


Wind Speed Specifications

Range: 0-75m/s (0-168mph)
Starting Threshold: 0.01m/s
Accuracy: ±2% @ 12m/s
Resolution: 0.01m/s

Wind Direction Specifications

Range: 0-359° (no dead band)
Accuracy: ±2° @ 12m/s


Ultrasonic Output Rate: 1Hz
Parameters: Wind Speed & Direction
Units: m/s, knots, mph, kph, ft/min
Averaging: 3, 5, 10 or 15 seconds

Digital Output

Communication: RS422/RS232 for power supply and interface RS422 from anemometer
Baud Rates: 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400.
Formats: 8 bit data; odd, even or no parity
Anemometer Statue: Supplied as part of standard message

Power Requirement

PCI: 1) 100-120 VAC, 10VA
2) 200-250 VAC, 10VA


External Construction: 316 Stainless Steel
Size: 380 x 210mm
Weight: 1.6Kg

Availability: Stock Item


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INTRINSICALLY SAFE WINDOBSERVER Includes:- Power & Communications. Interface containing barriers, 3m Test Lead, 20 way Hirose Connector and Manual (no software supplied). Wind Speed and Direction. Serial Output.
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