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Vaisala WINDCAP® Ultrasonic Wind Sensor WMT52

Vaisala WINDCAP® Ultrasonic Wind Sensor WMT52 measures horizontal wind speed and wind direction

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      • Measures horizontal wind speed and wind direction
      • Triangular design ensures excellent data availability
      • No moving parts
      • Maintenance-free
      • Optional heating available
      • Compact, durable and robust
      • Low power consumption
      • Housing with mounting kit IP66
      • Applications: marine, wind energy, environmental monitoring
      Technical Specifications

       Technical Specifications


      ​Averaging time ​1 ... 3600 s (=60 min), at one-second steps on the basis of samples taken at 4 Hz rate (configurable)

      ​Update interval ​1 ... 3600 s (=60 min), at one-second steps


      ​Serial data interface ​SD-12, RS232, RS485, RS422, USB adapter

      ​Baud rate ​1200 ... 115 200

      ​Operating temperature ​-52 ... +60 °C (-60 ... +140 °F)

      ​Storage temperature ​-60 ... +70 °C (-76 ... +158 °F)


      ​    height ​139 mm (5.47")

      ​    diameter ​114 mm (4.49")

      ​    weight ​510 g (1.12 lb)


      ​Housing with
      mounting kit

      ​Electromagnetic compatibility ​complies with EMC standard EN61326-1, Industrial Environment

      ​IEC standards ​IEC 60945 paragraph 8, vibration
      IEC 60945/61000-4-2 … 61000-4-6

      Power supply

      ​Input voltage ​5 ... 32 VDC

      ​Typical power consumption on average ​3 mA at 12 VDC (default measuring intervals)

      ​Heating voltage ​5 … 32 VDC (or Ac, max. 30 VRMS)

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

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