VORTEX STORM CHASER™ WINDOW MOUNT ANEMOMETER
This digital storm chaser anemometer with dual display is deigned specifically with the stormchaser in mind. Anemometer registers speeds up to 125 mph+. The window mount lets you monitor the wind from inside your vehicle, not outside! Storm Chaser tested in winds well over 125 mph.
The VORTEX Storm Chaser "Window Mount" Anemometer includes the following:
Mount the Vortex Storm Chaser™ anemometer firmly in the window of your vehicle, run the wire into someplace safe, dry, and warm, stick the display where you can easily see it - and you can get a wind measurement without getting wet or pelted by hail!
The 2-piece bracket is a modified high-strength flag mount, and can take well over 100 mph winds. The storm chaser kit installs in minutes and will provide you will accurate wind speed data from within the safety of your vehicle
The Storm Chaser is fully portable, comes with 25 feet of wire and a male/female jack connection, so you can leave the wind speed sensor installed and remove the display when not in use.
|SENSOR TYPE||3-Cup Lexan rotor is virtually indestructable.
Reed switch/magnet provide 1 pulse per rotation.
|ROTOR DIAMETER||approx. 6 in (150 mm)|
|SPEED RANGE||approx. 3 mph to 125+ mph (~5 kph to over 200 kph)|
Supplied with a heavy duty 2-piece modified window flag mount
|WIRE||Standard length is 25 feet (8m)
Shorter lengths available on request
Wire can be extended using any 1/8" jack audio cables
Closing the door on the wire does not damage the wire...
LCD Digital Display is a Cateye Velo8 bicycle computer.
|POWER||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 in use)
|SPEED RESOLUTION||Top Display (Current Speed): 0.5 mph
Bottom Display (Max, Average, etc.): 0.01 mph
|DIGIT SIZE||Top Display (Current Speed): 10mm (approx. 1/2")
Bottom Display (Max, Average, etc.): 5mm (approx. 1/4")
|UPDATE RATE||Approximately 1Hz (1 second)|
|ACCURACY||a few tenths of a mph from 4 to 10 mph
+/-4% from 10 to 50 mph
estimated within 4% above 50 mph
click HERE for a calibration chart
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT AVERAGE WIND SPEED:
WORKAROUND : If you want to know the real average wind speed - even with spells near zero, do the following: reset the computer, note the time. When desired, simply divide the total number of wind "miles" on the display by the number of hours since reset.
Check out this review on http://www.stormchaser.com/inspeed.html: Review
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Click here to see the instructions for this anemometer: INSTRUCTIONS
And if you open the box and it is not what you wanted or expected, return it within 2 weeks in as-new condition for a 100% refund (sorry - not including shipping!).
Basically - our goal your complete satisfaction.