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Anemometer Kestrel 2000 - impeller AIR FLOW and TEMPERATURES meter

  • small and resistant pocket size device
  • air speed measurement:
  • functions: anemometer, thermometer, hygrometer, barometer
  • measurement:
    • current
    • maximum
    • average
  • fast temperature measurement:
    • current
    • wind chill (calculated)
  • possibility of choosing the result units
  • easy to read LCD display
  • waterproof - IP67
  • battery powered

Anemometr Kestrel 2000

Description

Anemometer Kestrel 2000 is a small (pocket size) electronic device equipped with an impeller for current wind speed measurement and a thermistor sensor for air temperature measurement. The anemometer’s impeller of very light structure, has precise, sapphire bearings, what assures accurate wind measurement also with small air speed. In case of damage the impeller can be easily replaced by a user.

Combining of an anemometer and a thermometer allows calculation through a built in device microprocessor an additional parameter–wind chill. This parameter is useful i.e. in case, when staff is send to work in cool and windy days in the open field. The device, except from the current wind speed, allows on a  maximum wind speed reading as well as an average in various units. The anemometer Kestrel 2000 has an easy to read LCD display where digits are 9 mm high. The result’s updating on the display is takes place every second.

The device is powered from a lithium battery (tablet ), which assures continuous work of the device through 400 hours. The device switches off automatically its power supply, if no key button is used for more than 30 minutes.

The anemometer is made out of plastic, and its electronic elements are fully protected from moisture (material filing). The device floats, if it is accidentally dropped into water.

The device is equipped with a hard case and a wrist lanyard (protecting the device from being dropped  during exploitation).

Usage

The anemometer Kestrel 2000 was designed in such way, so it assures possibly easy and comfortable usage tylko with help of two key buttons: "ON" – a key button switching the power supply on and off and "MODE" – a key button choosing a type of displayed measurement result: air speeds (current, maximum or average) or temperature (current or wind chill). Pressing the key button "ON" and pressing "MODE" it is possible to obtain unit change, in which the results are displayed.

Applications

The anemometer is possible to be used in such fields as:
  • agriculture - conditions for sprayings, conditions of storing the agricultural produce,
  • motorization – control of cooling and air-conditioning systems,
  • aviation – meteorological conditions for conducting the flights of gliders, hang-gliders, balloons,
  • industry- controlling work conditions, air flow control in technological processes,
  • coast guard - control of safety conditions,
  • sport - control of conditions for performing different sports disciplines,
  • air-conditioning and heat engineering- work control of ventilation and air-conditioning channels,
  • fire department – assessing wind influence on fire’s spreading,
  • police - control of the wind on roads (i.e. perpendicular to a way of traffic movement),
  • science and research- meteorology, aerodynamics, environment testing.

Technical data

 MEASUREMENT OF AIR SPEED
Scope of measurement 0,3...40 m/s 
Measurement uncertainty (for a component in a device axis) +/- 3% of a reading or +/- 0,1 m/s
Underrating indications for wind tilted from a device’s axis -1% for 5° angle
-2% for 10° angle
-3% for 15° angle
Calibration drift <2% after 100 hours of work
at 7 m/s speed
Measurement resolution 0,1 kt, m/s, km/h, mph 
1 FPM from 1999 FPM
10 FPM up to 2000 FPM 
1 Beaufort 0...12
Speed measurement result reading    current average from the last 3 seconds
average an average from the moment of switching on the power supply
maximum 3-second wind gusts
from the moment of switching on the power supply
Choice of result units kt (knots), m/s, km/h, mph (miles per hour), FPM (foot per minute), Beaufort degrees 
AIR TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT
Scope of measurement -15...+50 °C
Measurement uncertainty
+/- 1 °C
Measurement resolution 0,1 °C
Temperature measurement result reading current
wind chill
Choice of result units degrees  C, F
WORK CONDITIONS
Degree of casing protection IP67 (waterproof with immersion up to 1 m in depth), floats on the water
Mechanical resistance
resistant to fall from height of up to 2 m
Scope of work temperatures -15...+50 °C
Scope of storage temperatures -20...+80 °C 
Electromagnetic compatibility
CE mark
POWER SUPPLY
Battery lithium, type CR2032
Battery work time 400 hours
Automatic power supply switch off after 30 minutes
MECHANICAL PARAMETERS
Overall outside measurements  122 x 42 x 14 mm 
Overall case dimensions
 117 x 46 x 19 mm
Weight (along with a case)  66 g
Impeller diameter  25 mm 
See also
See also
Kestrel 5000, 5100, 5200 Kestrel 5000, 5100, 5200
Kestrel serii 5000 nie tylko mierzy aktualne dane atmosferyczne, ale również umożliwia zapis ponad 10000 pakietów danych z sygnaturą czasu. Dane można bezprzewodowo przesyłać do urządzeń przenośnych lub PC/MAC za pomocą opcjonalnego Dongla Kestrel LiNK, albo wodoodpornego kabla do transferu danych przez port USB (oba interfejsy są dostępne oddzielnie).
Kestrel 5500 Kestrel 5500
Kestrel 5500 Weather Meter jest urządzeniem do pomiaru warunków atmosferycznych nowej generacji. Kestrel umie naprawdę wiele. Kestrel 5500 jest równie precyzyjny, niezawodny i wszechstronny, jak wcześniejszy model Kestrel 4500. Mierzy wszystkie wskaźniki atmosferyczne, kierunek wiatru, wiatr boczny, przeciwny, wiatr od tyłu. Przydaje się przy grze w golfa, żeglarstwie, lataniu, opryskach i innych czynnościach. Jest odporny na uderzenia, kurz i wodę i odporny na uszkodzenia w każdych warunkach i w każdym terenie, w który odważysz się wyruszyć. Duży wybór futerałów pozwala dopasować ochronędo konkretnego zastosowania.
Kestrel Sportsman i Elite Kestrel Sportsman i Elite
Kestrel Sportsman i Elite Weather Meter z Applied Ballistics jest miernikiem atmosferycznym z funkcjami balistycznymi nowej generacji. Kestrel Sportsman i Elite jest wyposażony w funkcje kalkulatora balistycznego, który eliminuje ze strzelania długodystansowego element przypadku i staje się idealnym towarzyszem strzelców i myśliwych, operujących w zakresie prędkości naddźwiękowych. Poprzez bezprzewodowe łącze LiNK (Bluetooth) umożliwia łączność z kompatybilnym dalmierzem i z urządzeniami mobilnymi z systemami iOS lub Android.
Ocena produktu
Electronic anemometer Kestrel 2000; measurements: speed of air flow; waterproof; battery powered; portable,
Ocena: 5/5, liczba głosów: 14
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