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Vaisala Ceilometer CL31

Ceilometer CL31 to measure cloud height for meteorological applications.
    Overview

     Overview

      • Second generation of advanced single lens optics provides excellent performance also at low altitudes
      • Reliable operation in all weather: unsurpassed performance in vertical visibility and cloud detection during precipitation
      • Fast measurement enables detection of thin cloud layers below a solid cloud base
      • Modular design for easy installation and maintenance
      • Extensive self-diagnostics with fault analysis
      • Approved and deployed by the US-FAA
      • Selected by the National Weather Service of USA
      Technical Specifications

       Technical Specifications

      Performance

       

      Measurement range
      Reporting resolution
      Reporting cycle

      0...25,000 ft ((0...7.6 km)
      5 m /10 ft (units selectable)
      programmable, 2...120 s

      Reported quantities

       

      Cloud hits (up to 3 layers) and status information
      Cloud hits, status and backscatter profile

      Operating environment

       

      Temperature
      Relative humidity
      Wind

      -40...+60 °C (-40...+140 °F)
      0...100 %RH
      55 m/s

      Inputs and outputs

       

      Operating voltage
      Power consumption
      Outputs

      100/115/230 VAC
      max. 310 W including heating
      RS-232/RS-485/Modem
      ITU-T V.21, V.22, V22bis

      Mechanics

       

      Dimensions:
           Total
           Measurement unit
      Weight:
           Total
           Measurement unit
      Housing classification


      1190 x 335 x 324 mm
      620 x 235 x 200 mm

      32 kg
      13 kg
      IP65

      For complete specifications, please see the brochure in "Documents".

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