Wind Speed and Direction Sensor

Connects directly to the XR5-SE Data Logger, no external power required.

Wind Speed and Direction Sensor for Pace XR5 Data Logger

WSD-100 Wind Speed and Direction Sensor

Log Average and Peak Wind Speed

Logging Average and Peak Wind Speed requires two of the XR5-SE's three pulse channels.

Durable and Sensitive

The WSD-100 can withstand hurricane-force winds yet read a light 2 mph breeze.  It features a hand-balanced wind direction vane for optimal stability and accuracy, sealed stainless steel ball bearings for long life, and includes 40 feet (12 meters) of attached cable.  Typical mounting hardware is included for mounting to a pipe, wooden post, antenna mast, or similar structure.  Some assembly is required, and additional mounting hardware may be required, depending on the installation (see Installation Guide for details).

Up to three Wind Speed and Direction Sensors may be connected to one XR5 Data Logger.

WSD-100 Specifications

Sensor Type
Wind Speed Wind cups with magnetic switch
Wind Direction Wind vane and potentiometer
Potentiometer resistance 20 k ohms typical
Attached Cable
Length 40FT (12 meter)
Type 4-conductor, 26 AWG, unshielded
Termination Stripped leads
Wind Vane and Control Head UV-resistant ABS with brass tip
Wind Cups Polycarbonate
Outer diameter of Wind Cup rotation 5.9 inches (150 mm)
Anemometer Arm Black-anodized aluminum
Overall Dimensions 18.5" long x 7.5" high x 4.75" wide (470 x 191 x 121 mm)
Weight 2 lbs. 15 oz. (1.332 kg)
Average and Peak Wind Speed 0 to 175 mph (150 knots, 78 m/s, 280 km/hr)
Stall Speed 2 mph
Wind Direction 0° to 360°
Wind Speed ±5%
Wind Direction ±7°
Wind Speed 0.1 mph
Wind Direction 0.1° (0° to 360°)

WSD-100 Installation Guide

Part No: WSD-100    Domestic (USA) Price: $245.   Export Price: $270.

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