VORTEX "POLE MOUNT" ANEMOMETER
Knowing the wind speed is not only useful - it's informative, it's
accurate, and it's fun. The Vortex Pole Mount Anemometer is an
inexpensive way to provide you with accurate wind speed in places
where AC power may not be available. Mount the head and rotor to
your own pole or roof bracket, bring the wire in through a window
or some other hole, and stick the display on the glass, a window,
or anywhere you want. Connect the red & black wires and Voila!
Anemometer utilizes a 3-Cup rotor.
Reed switch/magnet provide 1 pulse per rotation.
approx. 6 in (150 mm)
approx. 3 mph to 125+ mph (~5 kph to over 200 kph)
Supplied with an aluminum mounting bracket with 2 holes for screws.
Designed to be mounted on top of a pole or bracket.
Custom brackets available up request (offset, for example)
Standard length is 25 feet (8m)
Custom lengths available upon request - tested OK to over 1,500
The wire is provided stripped and unterminated
Removable LCD Digital Display is a Cateye Velo8 bicycle computer.
Dual Display simutaneously shows CURRENT SPEED (top display)plus:
MAX, AVERAGE, KM/MILES, or several other (bicycle-related)
Select mph or km/h (knots too if you wish - see Owners Instructions
for details) Water-resistant (not waterproof).
Provided with high strength self-adhesive Velcro pads for mounting
CR2032 Coin Battery located in the display - not the rotor/head
Battery life 1 to 3 years of intermittent, occasional use.
A few months to a year of continuous use, depending on wind
conditions and mode of use (Display goes to low power mode when the
wind speed drops to zero, or if removed from the bracket when not
Top Anemometer Display (Current Speed): 0.5 mph
Bottom Anemometer Display (Max, Average, etc.): 0.01 mph
Top Display (Current Speed): 10mm (approx. 1/2")
Bottom Display (Max, Average, etc.): 5mm (approx. 1/4")
Approximately 1Hz (1 second)
0.5 mph from 4 to 10 mph
+/-4% from 10 to 50 mph
estimated within 4% above 50 mph