Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular Weather Station allows for 4-20 mA signal output.

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September 3, 2014 - Available in fixed-mount, vehicle-mount, and portable configurations, Capricorn FLX™ utilizes modular system of individual sensors with mechanical wind speed and direction. Sensor options include wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain gauge, solar radiation, barometric pressure (in Control Module), and 2 general purpose analog channels for additional sensors. Automated output does not require polling.

Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.

2240 N.E. Griffin Oaks St., Suite 100, Hillsboro, OR, 97124, USA

Original Press Release

New Modular Weather Station Carries on 30+year Tradition of Reliable Weather Monitoring

Press release date: September 2, 2014

Columbia Weather Systems introduces the Capricorn FLX™ – the new generation modular weather station. Replacing the Capricorn 2000EX model, the “Flex” maintains the modular system of individual sensors with mechanical wind speed and direction. Sensor options include: wind speed and direction, temperature (up to four ambient air, soil, and/or water), humidity, rain gauge (tipping bucket), solar radiation sensors (up to two), barometric pressure (in Control Module), two general purpose analog channels for additional sensors.

The updated control module takes advantage of new technology to minimize power consumption. Its automated output does not require polling. The new model also allows for 4-20 mA signal output for applications that require it.

The Capricorn FLX Weather Station is available in fixed-mount, vehicle-mount, and portable configurations. The Flex continues the Capricorn tradition, the flagship brand of reliable weather stations for over 35 years.

Columbia Weather Systems manufactures weather stations in Hillsboro, Oregon for use in weather-critical applications around the world.

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