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NRG 200P Wind Vane

The 200P Wind Vane is one of the most widely used wind direction sensors in wind, solar, and meteorological applications worldwide.

  200P Wind Direction Vane (#1904) MEASNET Calibrated, DWG (#2274)
Description  
Sensor type Continuous rotation potentiometric wind direction vane Continuous rotation potentiometric wind direction vane
Applications
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Meteorological studies
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Meteorological studies
  • Environmental monitoring
Sensor range 360° mechanical, continuous rotation 360° mechanical, continuous rotation
Instrument compatibility All Symphonie Data Loggers All Symphonie Data Loggers
Output signal  
Signal type Analog DC voltage from conductive plastic potentiometer, 10K ohms Analog DC voltage from conductive plastic potentiometer, 10K ohms
Transfer function Output signal is a ratiometric voltage Output signal is a ratiometric voltage
Accuracy Potentiometer linearity within 1% Potentiometer linearity within 1%
Dead band 8° Maximum, 4° Typical 8° Maximum, 4° Typical
Output signal range 0 V to excitation voltage (excluding deadband) 0 V to excitation voltage (excluding deadband)
Response characteristics  
Threshold 1 m/s (2.2 mph) 1 m/s (2.2 mph)
Power requirements  
Supply voltage Regulated potentiometer excitation of 1 V to 15 V DC Regulated potentiometer excitation of 1 V to 15 V DC
Installation  
Mounting Onto a 13 mm (0.5 inch) diameter mast with cotter pin and set screw Onto a 13 mm (0.5 inch) diameter mast with cotter pin and set screw
Tools required 0.25 inch nut driver, petroleum jelly, electrical tape 0.25 inch nut driver, petroleum jelly, electrical tape
Environmental  
Operating temperature range -55 °C to 60 °C (-67 °F to 140 °F) -55 °C to 60 °C (-67 °F to 140 °F)
Operating humidity range 0 to 100% RH 0 to 100% RH
Lifespan 50 million revolutions (2 to 6 years normal operation) 50 million revolutions (2 to 6 years normal operation)
Physical  
Connections 4-40 brass hex nut/post terminals 4-40 brass hex nut/post terminals
Weight 0.14 kg (0.3 pounds) 0.14 kg (0.3 pounds)
Dimensions
  • 21 cm (8.3 inches) length x 12 cm (4.3 inches) height
  • 27 cm (10.5 inches) swept diameter
  • 21 cm (8.3 inches) length x 12 cm (4.3 inches) height
  • 27 cm (10.5 inches) swept diameter
Materials  
Wing Black UV stabilized injection molded plastic Black UV stabilized injection molded plastic
Body Black UV stabilized static-dissipating plastic Black UV stabilized static-dissipating plastic
Shaft Stainless steel Stainless steel
Bearing Stainless steel Stainless steel
Boot Protective PVC sensor terminal boot included Protective PVC sensor terminal boot included
Terminals Brass Brass

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