NRG Systems

Hybrid XT Anemometer

Reliably measure wind speed for turbine control in all climates.

  Hybrid XT Anemometer (#4718) 4-20mA Output 0-50m/s (#5763) Push-Pull Output (#7901)
Description  
Sensor type 3 Cup Heated Wind Turbine Control Anemometer 3 Cup Heated Wind Turbine Control Anemometer 3 Cup Heated Wind Turbine Control Anemometer
Applications Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control
Sensor range
  • Measuring range 0 to 50 m/s (112 mph)
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • Measuring range 0 to 50 m/s (112 mph)
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • Measuring range 0 to 60 m/s (133 mph)
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
Instrument compatibility
  • Digital inputs of turbine controllers
  • PLCs
  • 4-20 mA current loop inputs of wind turbine controllers
  • PLCs
  • Other instruments compatible with a 4-20mA input
  • Digital inputs of turbine controllers
  • PLCs
Certifications
  • Conforms to UL Std 61010-1
  • Conforms to CSA STD C22.2 NO. 61010-1
  • CE
CE Marked CE Marked
Output signal  
Signal type
  • High level square wave frequency (see manual for details)
  • Amplitude equals supply voltage
  • Other formats from optional personality module
Current loop, 4 to 20mA, sourced by the sensor
  • High level square wave frequency
  • Push/Pull (compatible with NPN or PNP inputs)
  • Amplitude equals supply voltage
Anemometer Transfer Function 0.5 m/s per Hz - 0.5 m/s
  • 4 to 20 mA corresponds to 0 m/s to 50 m/s
  • output 20 mA for > 50 m/s
  • Wind speed is 0.509 m/s per Hz + 0.4 m/s
  • 117 Hz for wind speeds > 60 m/s
Accuracy +/- (0.3 m/s + 2% of measured value) +/- (0.3 m/s + 2% of measured value) +/- (0.3 m/s + 2% of measured value)
Sensor to Sensor Variation 99.7% of sensors fall within 2% of the specified slope 99.7% of sensors fall within 2% of the specified slope 99.7% of sensors fall within 2% of the specified slope
Recommended load resistance 1200 Ω minimum 50Ω to 1000Ω(depending on power supply) 1200 Ω minimum
Calibration Available upon request Available upon request Available upon request
Output signal range
  • 1 to 101 Hz
  • 0 Hz output indicates fault
  • 4 to 20 mA
  • < 4 mA indicates fault
0 to 117 Hz
Resolution Frequency output, resolution dependent on controller 0.1 m/s, guaranteed monotonic Frequency output, resolution dependent on controller
Response characteristics  
Threshold 1.58 m/s (3.52 mph) 1.58 m/s (3.52 mph) 1.58 m/s (3.52 mph)
Distance constant (63% recovery) 16 m 16 m 16 m
Swept diameter of rotor 127 mm (5 inches) 127 mm (5 inches) 127 mm (5 inches)
Power requirements  
Supply voltage 8 to 24 V DC 11 to 24 V DC 8 to 24 V DC
Supply current
  • 40 mA typical
  • 51 mA max. (not including heater)
20 mA typical, plus output current.
  • 40 mA typical
  • 51 mA max. (not including heater)
Heater supply voltage 24 V, AC or DC 24 V, AC or DC 24 V, AC or DC
Heater supply current
  • Self regulating
  • 1 to 4 A, thermal load dependant
  • Cold start inrush current: 9 A peak
  • Inrush drops below 4 A within 30 secs.
  • Self regulating
  • 1 to 4 A, thermal load dependant
  • Cold start inrush current: 9 A peak
  • Inrush drops below 4 A within 30 secs.
  • Self regulating
  • 1 to 4 A, thermal load dependant
  • Cold start inrush current: 9 A peak
  • Inrush drops below 4 A within 30 secs.
Installation  
Mounting Sensor housing compatible with:
  • 25 mm pipe per BS1387, or
  • 32 mm tube, or
  • 1 inch IPS pipe, or
  • 1-1/4 inch tube
    Quick disconnect allows for easy mounting or dismounting
    captive M6 clamp bolt, nut, and connector
Sensor housing compatible with:
  • 25 mm pipe per BS1387, or
  • 32 mm tube, or
  • 1 inch IPS pipe, or
  • 1-1/4 inch tube
    Quick disconnect allows for easy mounting or dismounting
    captive M6 clamp bolt, nut, and connector
Sensor housing compatible with:
  • 25 mm pipe per BS1387, or
  • 32 mm tube, or
  • 1 inch IPS pipe, or
  • 1-1/4 inch tube
    Quick disconnect allows for easy mounting or dismounting
    captive M6 clamp bolt, nut, and connector
Tools required 10 mm wrench 10 mm wrench 10 mm wrench
Accessories
  • Pre-wired cable assembly (not included)
  • Personality Module (interface converter) (not included)
  • Pre-wired cable assembly (not included)
  • Pre-wired cable assembly (not included)
Wiring Sensor plugs onto captive connector - see manual for wiring details Sensor plugs onto captive connector - see manual for wiring details Sensor plugs onto captive connector - see manual for wiring details
Environmental  
Operating temperature range -40 ° C to 60 ° C ( -40 ° F to 140 ° F) -40 ° C to 60 ° C (-40 ° F to 140 ° F) -40 ° C to 50 ° C ( -40 ° F to 122 ° F) Ambient
Operating humidity range 0 to 100% RH 0 to 100% RH 0 to 100% RH
Other
  • IP55 per IEC 60529 and DIN40050-9 (Ingress Protection)
  • MIL-STD-810F Method 509.4 (96 Hour Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC 60068-2-52, Severity 1 (28 Day Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC60068-2-38 Z/AD (Cyclic Humidity & Temperature)
  • IEC 60068-2-78 (Constant Humidity)
  • IEC 60068-2-6, Test Fc (Sinusoidal Vibration)
  • IEC 60068-2-64, Test Fh (Random Vibration)
  • packaging meets ISTA 1A (Drop Test)
  • IP55 per IEC 60529 and DIN40050-9 (Ingress Protection)
  • MIL-STD-810F Method 509.4 (96 Hour Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC 60068-2-52, Severity 1 (28 Day Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC60068-2-38 Z/AD (Cyclic Humidity & Temperature)
  • IEC 60068-2-78 (Constant Humidity)
  • IEC 60068-2-6, Test Fc (Sinusoidal Vibration)
  • IEC 60068-2-64, Test Fh (Random Vibration)
  • packaging meets ISTA 1A (Drop Test)
  • IP55 per IEC 60529 and DIN40050-9 (Ingress Protection)
  • MIL-STD-810F Method 509.4 (96 Hour Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC 60068-2-52, Severity 1 (28 Day Salt Fog Corrosion)
  • IEC60068-2-38 Z/AD (Cyclic Humidity & Temperature)
  • IEC 60068-2-78 (Constant Humidity)
  • IEC 60068-2-6, Test Fc (Sinusoidal Vibration)
  • IEC 60068-2-64, Test Fh (Random Vibration)
  • packaging meets ISTA 1A (Drop Test)
Physical  
Connections
  • Quick release connector mount
  • 300V rated insulation
  • Outside diameter of cable = 8.89mm(0.35inches)
  • braided shield overall
  • two heater wires 20 AWG
  • sensor wires: power, common, signals, 22 AWG
  • Quick release connector mount
  • 600V rated insulation
  • Outside diameter of cable = 8.89mm(0.35inches)
  • Braided shield overall
  • Two heater wires (20 AWG)
  • Three sensor wires: power, common, signal (22 AWG, shielded from heater power)
  • Quick release connector mount
  • 300V rated insulation
  • Outside diameter of cable = 8.89mm(0.35inches)
  • Braided shield overall
  • Two heater wires (20 AWG)
  • Four sensor wires (22 AWG, shielded from heater power)
Weight 1.45 kg (3.2 lbs) 1.45 kg (3.2 lbs) 1.45 kg (3.2 lbs)
Dimensions
  • Overall height: 237.6 mm (9.35 inches)
  • Swept diameter of rotor: 127 mm (5 inches)
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3 inches)
  • Overall height: 237.6 mm (9.35 inches)
  • Swept diameter of rotor: 127 mm (5 inches)
  • Body diameter: 58 mm4 (2.3 inches)
  • Overall height: 237.6 mm (9.35 inches)
  • Swept diameter of rotor: 127 mm (5 inches)
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3 inches)
Materials  
Cups Black Anodized Aluminum Black Anodized Aluminum Black Anodized Aluminum
Body Zinc Zinc Zinc
Shaft Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Bearing Double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings in a protective cartridge Double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings in a protective cartridge Double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings in a protective cartridge

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