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Vaisala Visibility Sensor FS11

Visibility Sensor FS11 to measure visibility for Maritime Observations - ideal for offshore helidecks and other helicopter operations
    Overview

     Overview

      • Specially built for Runway Visual Range (RVR) applications
      • Meets FAA and ICAO specifications for RVR and visibility measurement
      • Accurate and traceable measurement
      • Mechanical design and high-power heating follow FAA guidelines
      • Can also be used for aeronautical and SYNOP visibility measurements
      Technical Specifications

       Technical Specifications

      Visibility (MOR) measurement

       

      Measurement range (MOR)
      Accuracy

      5 ... 75 000 m with 1, 3 and 10-minute averaging
      +10 % range 5 ... 10 000 m
      ±20 % range 10 000 ... 75 000 m

      Optical

       

      Scattering angle
      Optical monitoring

      42°
      Window contamination measurement and compensation circuitry
      Optical path blockage detection
      Light source stability control

      Operating environment

       

      Temperature
      Humidity
      Wind

      -40...+65 °C
      0...100 %RH
      60 m/s

      Inputs and outputs

       

      Operating voltage
      Power consumption
      Outputs

      100/115/230 VAC +/-10 %, 50-60 Hz
      300 W maximum (60 VA + 240 VA defrosting heaters)
      Serial line RS-232 or opto-isolated RS-485 (2-wire) or optinal data modem
      Separate RS-232 maintenance line

      Mechanics

       

      Dimensions
      Weight

      2.8 (h) x 0.9 (w) x 0.5 (d) m
      37 kg, including interface unit, mast and base plate

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