NRG Systems

Hybrid XT Vane

Reliably measure wind direction for turbine control in all climates.

  Hybrid XT Vane (#4715) 4-20mA Output CW (#5762) Push-Pull Output Active Low (#7894) Push-Pull Output Active High (#9363) 4-20mA Output CCW (#9362)
Description  
Sensor type Heated Wind Turbine Yaw Control Vane Heated Wind Turbine Yaw Control Vane Heated Wind Turbine Yaw Control Vane Heated Wind Turbine Yaw Control Vane Heated Wind Turbine Yaw Control Vane
Applications Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control Wind Turbine Control
Sensor range
  • 0° to 360°, free rotation
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • 0&deg to 360&deg, free rotation
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • 0&deg to 360&deg, free rotation
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • 0&deg to 360&deg, free rotation
  • Guaranteed survivability to 90 m/s (200 mph)
  • 0&deg to 360&deg, free rotation
  • 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 with 4-20mA inputs
  • Digital inputs of turbine controllers
  • PLCs
  • Digital inputs of turbine controllers
  • PLCs
  • 4-20 mA current loop inputs of wind turbine controllers
  • PLCs
  • Other instruments with 4-20mA inputs
Certifications
  • conforms to UL STD 61010-1
  • conforms CSA STD C22.2 No. 61010-1
  • CE Marked
CE Marked CE Marked 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 Push/Pull (compatible with NPN or PNP inputs) Push/Pull (compatible with NPN or PNP inputs) Current loop, 4 to 20mA, sourced by the sensor
Transfer function
  • 0° = 100 Hz to 359° = 459 Hz
  • (280 Hz is center for turbine control applications)
  • 1° per Hz
  • 4 to 20 mA corresponds to 0° to 360° in clockwise (CW) direction
  • For turbine control, orient so that 180° corresponds to on-the-wind
Two yaw-error signals
  • VR (left / right)
  • VL90 (front / back)
    see manual for details
Two yaw-error signals
  • VR (left / right)
  • VL90 (front / back)
    see manual for details
  • 4 to 20 mA corresponds to 0° to 360° in counter clockwise (CCW) direction
  • For turbine control, orient so that 180° corresponds to on-the-wind
Accuracy
  • Within +/- 2° of transfer function
  • Linear to +/-1°
  • +/- 1.8° (0.5%)
  • Factory calibrated at 180° (on the wind)
  • +/-1.8&deg (0.5%)
  • factory calibrated at 180&deg (on the wind)
  • +/-1.8&deg (0.5%)
  • factory calibrated at 180&deg (on the wind)
  • +/- 1.8° (0.5%)
  • Factory calibrated at 180° (on the wind)
Dead band None None None None None
Recommended load resistance 1200 Ω minimum 50 Ω to 1000 Ω (depending on power supply) 1200 Ω minimum
Pull-up resistors not required
1200 Ω minimum
Pull-up resistors not required
50 Ω to 1000 Ω (depending on power supply)
Output signal range
  • 100 Hz to 459 Hz
  • 0 Hz output indicates fault
  • 4 to 20 mA
  • < 4 mA indicates fault
n/a n/a
  • 4 to 20 mA
  • < 4 mA indicates fault
Resolution 10-bit (<1°) 0.4 degrees, guaranteed monotonic 10-bit (<1°) 10-bit (<1°) 0.4 degrees, guaranteed monotonic
Response characteristics  
Threshold < 2.4 m/s (< 5.4 mph) <2.4 m/s (<5.4 mph) < 2.4 m/s (< 5.4 mph) < 2.4 m/s (< 5.4 mph) <2.4 m/s (<5.4 mph)
Power requirements  
Supply voltage 8 to 24 V DC 11 to 24 V DC 8 to 24 V DC 8 to 24 V DC 11 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)
  • 40 mA typical
  • 51 mA max. (not including heater)
20 mA typical, plus output current.
Heater supply voltage 24 V, AC or DC 24V, AC or DC 24 V, AC or DC 24 V, AC or DC 24V, 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.
  • 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
  • 1-1/4" 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
  • 1-1/4" 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
  • 1-1/4" 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
  • 1-1/4" 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
  • 1-1/4" 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 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 assemblies(not included)
  • pre-wired cable assemblies(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 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 -40 ° C to 50 ° C ( -40 ° F to 122 ° F) Ambient -40 ° C to 60 ° C ( -40 ° F to 140 ° F)
Operating humidity range 0 to 100% RH 0 to 100% RH 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)
  • 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
  • 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: power, common, 2 signals (22 AWG)
  • 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: power, common, 2 signals (22 AWG)
Weight 1.68 kg (3.71 lbs) 1.68 kg (3.71 lbs) 1.68 kg (3.71 lbs) 1.68 kg (3.71 lbs) 1.68 kg (3.71 lbs)
Dimensions
  • Overall height 247 mm (9.72 inches)
  • Swept diameter: 150 mm (5.92")
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3")
  • Overall height 247 mm (9.72 inches)
  • Swept diameter: 150 mm (5.92")
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3")
  • Overall height 247 mm (9.72 inches)
  • Swept diameter: 150 mm (5.92")
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3")
  • Overall height 247 mm (9.72 inches)
  • Swept diameter: 150 mm (5.92")
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3")
  • Overall height 247 mm (9.72 inches)
  • Swept diameter: 150 mm (5.92")
  • Body diameter: 58 mm (2.3")
Materials  
Wing Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum Anodized Aluminum
Body Zinc Zinc Zinc Zinc Zinc
Shaft Stainless steel Stainless steel 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 Double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings in a protective cartridge Double-shielded stainless steel ball bearings in a protective cartridge

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