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Wind101A Data Logger

Complete system to accurately measure and record wind speed for up to 500,000 readings

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The Wind101A is a complete system to accurately measure and record wind speed. This low cost wind speed recording system comes complete with the Wind101A (pulse) data logger, weatherproof enclosure, a three-cup anemometer and all the necessary cabling to quickly get up-and-running.

The Wind101A data logger can measure and record data for up to 500,000 readings and the storage medium is non-volatile, solid state memory, providing maximum data security even if the battery becomes discharged. The device can be started and stopped directly from a computer using our user-friendly software.

• Durable housing for logger
• 3-cup anemometer
• 0 mph - 100 mph (0 km/h - 160 km/h) range
• 0.085 mph resolution at a 10 s sampling rate
• ± 2.5% calibrated accuracy over 10 mph - 100 mph (16 km/h - 160 km/h) range
• 1 s reading rate
• Multiple start/stop functions
• Ultra-high speed download
• 500,000 reading storage capacity
• Battery life indicator
• Optional password protection
• Field upgradeable

Wind

Measurement Range

0 mph - 100 mph (0 km/h - 160 km/h or 0 m/s - 45 m/s)

Resolution

0.085 mph at 10 s reading interval

Accuracy

± 2.0 mph (from 0 mph - 10 mph)

± 2.5% of reading (from > 10 mph - 100 mph)

Gust Survival Speed

214 mph (95 m/s)

Starting Threshold Wind Speed

1.75 mph (0.75 m/s)

Maximum Measurable Speed

100 mph (contact factory about use at higher wind speeds)

Wind Resolution

0.085 mph at a 10 s reading rate

Rotation Diameter

7.5 in (191 mm)

Mount

Accepts 0.5 in (13 mm) dia. mast

General

Memory

500,000 readings; software configurable memory wrap 
250,000 readings in multiple start/stop mode

Reading Rate

1 reading every 1 s up to 1 reading every 24 hours

Wrap Around

Yes

Start Modes

Immediate start

Delay start up to 18 months

Multiple pushbutton start/stop

Stop Modes

Manual through software

Timed (specific date and time)

Multiple Start/Stop Mode

Start and stop the device multiple times without having to download data or communicate with a PC

Multiple Start/Stop Mode Activation

To start the device:

Press and hold the pushbutton for 5 s, the green LED will flash during this time. The device has started logging.

To stop the device:

Press and hold the pushbutton for 5 s, the red LED will flash during this time. The device has stopped logging.

Real-Time Recording

The device may be used with PC to monitor and record data in real time

Baud Rate

115,200

LED Indicators

Red and Green

LED Functionality

Green LED blinks:

10 s rate to indicate logging

15 s rate to indicate delay start

Red LED blinks:

10 s rate to indicate low battery and/or full memory

1 s rate to indicate an alarm condition

Password Protection

An optional password may be programmed into the device to restrict access to configuration options.

Data may be read out without the password.

Engineering Units

See the Wind101A Quick Setup Guide for instructions on how to program windspeed engineering units

Push-Button Start

Yes

Battery Type

3.6V lithium battery included, user replaceable

Battery Life

Dependent on frequency and duty cycle. 10 months typical at 25 °C and 10 s reading rate

Time Accuracy

±1 min/month (at 20 °C/68 °F, stand alone data logging)

Computer Interface

USB (interface cable included); 115,200 baud

Software

XP SP3/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8

Anemometer Operating Environment

-20°C - 60°C (-4°F - 140°F), 0% RH - 100% RH

IP Rating

IP65

Enclosure Dimensions

2.9 in x 5.8 in x 1.5 in (74 mm x 148 mm x 39 mm)

Weight

18.1 oz (513 g)

Materials

ABS plastic

• Alternative energy studies
• Meteorology / climatology
• Wind turbine location assessments

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