A75-104 Sine-Wave Anemometer by COMPTUS®
A75-104 Sine-Wave Anemometer by COMPTUS®
Proven and rugged anemometer with sine-wave output for infinite life and lightning resistance in Wind energy applications
Primary replacement for #40 Anemometer in Wind Resource Assessment applications
Proven accuracy in an affordable analog wind speed sensor.
Sine Wave output
Durable construction with anodized aluminum and stainless steel
Low threshold speed, short distance constant and overspeeding
All sensors come standard with factory calibration. An independent laboratory calibrated version with certificate per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 or MEASNET/IEC 61400-12-1:2005 is available per request. Calibration provides individual slope and offset values to configure the anemometer or your data logger.
APPLICATIONS & USE
Research measurements in environmental studies
Engineering studies on wind effects on structures
Control anemometer for new or existing wind warning devices
Anemometer for wind resource assessment instrumentation
RELIABLE AND ACCURATE WIND SPEED & DIRECTION
Completely self-powered with self-contained alternator.
Very simple, elegantly engineered construction
Dirt and water resistant, modified Teflon bearing system
All corrosion resistant materials
All three cups molded in one piece for repeatable performance
Frequency output for ease of filtering and long cable runs
Professional qualities at a minimum price
Proven dirt resistance and reliability with long service intervals over 20+ years
Proven years of reliability in wind energy application in highly dusty and dirty environments all around the world.
Optimized labyrinth and sliding bearings for dirt resistance.
Simple and reliable construction.
|A75-104 Three Cup Anemometer with sine-wave output||Per IEC 61400-12-1 & IEC 61400-12-2: Power performance measurements of wind turbines and on nacelle anemometry.|
|Type||Accuracy||Resolution||Measuring range||Environmental conditions range||Starting wind speed||Distance constant||Survival wind speed|
|Anemometer||2-10 MPH ±1 MPH (±0.45 m/s),
11-55 MPH ±0.2 MPH (±0.09 m/s) (Consensus Standard),
56 - 200 MPH +5% of Reading Threshold:
|Analog output||0...214 MPH (96 m/s)||
|1.75 MPH (0.75 m/s)||10 ft (3 m) @ 5 m/s (11 MPH)||0...214 MPH (96 m/s)|
|Wind Direction Vane||±2°||±1°||0...360°||-55°C…60°C
|2.2 MPH (1 m/s)||3m @ 5 m/s||0...214 MPH (96 m/s)|
|Tilt angle sensitivity||Cosine response, see graph. (for horizontal wind speed measurement)|
Cups one piece injection molded black polycarbonate (Lexan) Body housing is black ABS plastic Shaft beryllium copper - fully hardened
Bearing modified Teflon, self-lubricating. Rated Pv factor of 20,000 (at 15 mph, Pv is approx. 500; at 100 mph Pv is approx 2,000) Upper Bearing is centered in the plane of cup thrust for optimal loading. Permanent magnet Indox 1, 25 mm (1 in) dia., 13 mm (0.5 in) long, 4 poles
Comptus anemometer & wind vane technical specifications and dimensional drawings can be found in the data sheet link above.
|Output signal||Single coil, bobbin wound, 4100 turns of #41 wire. Output signal is a sine wave with frequency changing linearly with wind speed - 60 Hz = 102 mph Voltage is 2.0 VAC @ 60 cycles|
|Power consumption||0mA...10mA @ 0-10VDC (Based on logger and connection electrical configuration and cable length|
|Operating temperature||-55°C to +60°C (-67°F to 150°F)|
|Operating humidity range||0% to 100% RH|
|Survival wind speed||96 m/s (214 MPH) continuous|
|Connection||Wire terminals housed under a rubber boot|
|IP – Protection rating||IP53W (DIN 40050)|
|SIZE, DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT|
|Anemometer = Ø190 mm (7.5 in), 3 cups of conical cross-section and Ø51 mm (Ø2 in)||Wind Vane = Radius 270 mm (10.5 in), Moment of Inertia of rotor assembly = 68 x 10-6 S - ft2|
|Total height = 51 mm (3.2 in)||Anemometer weight = aprox. 100g (0.2 lb)without mount|
|Mounting||Using a cotter pin on a 13 mm (0.5 in) diameter mast with a #35 hole 11 mm (.35 in) from the top. Tighten electrical terminals to 3 ounce-inches torque./td>|
A sample wind speed MEASNET calibration certificate of the A75 Comptus anemometer showing accuracy levels per MEASNET/IEC 61400-12-1:2005.
A sample 1-45 m/s wind speed calibration test certificate showing full-scale linearity and accuracy levels of the A75 Comptus anemometer per ISO/IEC 17025:2005, IEC 61400-12-1, ISO 17713-1, ASTM D5096-02.