NRG Systems

NRG 200M Wind Vane

The 200M Wind Direction Vane features a remarkably accurate sensing element that produces no dead band, achieving lower uncertainty and 360° continuous measurement.

  Factory Calibrated (#11748) MEASNET Calibrated, DWG (#11967)
Description  
Sensor type Continuous rotation wind direction vane Continuous rotation wind direction vane
Applications
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Meteorological studies
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Wind resource assessment
  • Meteorological studies
  • Environmental monitoring
Sensor range 360° mechanical, continuous rotation
Maximum sustained wind speed > 90 m/s
360° mechanical, continuous rotation
Maximum sustained wind speed > 90 m/s
Instrument compatibility All Symphonie Data Loggers All Symphonie Data Loggers
Measurement range 0 - 360° 0 - 360°
Output signal  
Signal type Analog DC voltage Analog DC voltage
Linearity 0.1° 0.1°
Transfer function SymphoniePRO:
  • Default slope = 147.91°/V
  • Default offset = -1.460°

    SymphoniePLUS3:
  • Default slope = 0.368°/V
  • Default offset = -5.3°
SymphoniePRO:
  • Default slope = 147.91°/V
  • Default offset = -1.460°

    SymphoniePLUS3:
  • Default slope = 0.368°/V
  • Default offset = -5.3°
Dead band None None
Calibration Each sensor is individually factory calibrated. Factory calibration certificates provided via electronic download. Each sensor is individually factory calibrated and calibrated at DWG wind tunnel per IEC 61400-12-1 Ed. 2 Part 12-1. Factory and DWG wind tunnel calibration certificates available via electronic download.
Output signal range 0.007Vdc to 2.5Vdc 0.007Vdc to 2.5Vdc
Uncertainty Expanded uncertainty (k=2) 95% confidence [Sensor only]:
  • +/-1.6° (>0.9° to <359.1°)
  • +/-2.5° (359.1° to 0.9°)
Expanded uncertainty (k=2) 95% confidence [Sensor only]:
  • +/-1.6° (>0.9° to <359.1°)
  • +/-2.5° (359.1° to 0.9°)
Response characteristics  
Threshold 1.5 m/s (3.35 mph) @+/-10°, 0.97 m/s (2.16 mph) @+/-90° per ASTM D5366-96 1.5 m/s (3.35 mph) @+/-10°, 0.97 m/s (2.16 mph) @+/-90° per ASTM D5366-96
Delay distance 1.18 m (@5 m/s), 1.20 (@10 m/s) per ASTM D5366-96 1.18 m (@5 m/s), 1.20 (@10 m/s) per ASTM D5366-96
Power requirements  
Supply voltage 4.5 Vdc to 15 Vdc 4.5 Vdc to 15 Vdc
Supply current 1.5mA 1.5mA
Installation  
Mounting Onto a 13 mm (0.5") diameter mast with cotter pin and #2 phillips set screw. Onto a 13 mm (0.5") diameter mast with cotter pin and #2 phillips set screw.
Tools required #2-Phillips driver, 0.25" nut driver, petroleum jelly, electrical tape #2-Phillips driver, 0.25" nut driver, petroleum jelly, electrical tape
Environmental  
Operating temperature range -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F) -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Operating humidity range 0 to 100% RH 0 to 100% RH
Physical  
Connections 4-40 nickel plated brass hex nut/post terminals 4-40 nickel plated brass hex nut/post terminals
Weight 0.108 kg (0.238 pounds) 0.108 kg (0.238 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
Magnet Neodymium Neodymium
Boot Protective PVC sensor terminal boot included Protective PVC sensor terminal boot included
Terminals Nickel plated brass Nickel plated brass

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