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Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.

5285 NE Elam Young Pkwy, Suite C100, Hillsboro, OR, 97124, USA

  • 866-625-8620

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Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pulsar 100™ Weather Station senses precipitation type with fast response.

Jan 04, 2018

The Pulsar 100™ Weather Station delineates rain, freezing rain, hail, snow and sleet. The sensor detects precipitation from the first drop and helps in eliminating delays of an accumulation-based system. The Pulsar 100 monitors data through Weather MicroServer to provide real-time data collection and monitoring. The sensor is energy efficient and is ideal for difficult to access areas.

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Weather MicroServer comes with an overview option.

Dec 08, 2017

New cloud-based Weather Server offers real-time met data from any Internet-enabled device. Network-secure weather station data is uploaded every 5 seconds to enable users to make operational decisions such as work/no work for crew members.

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Test & Measuring Instruments

Pulsar 800 Weather Station comes with lightning detection option.

Jun 24, 2017

Designed for meteorological applications, Pulsar 800 Weather Station offers reliable data in major conditions. Featuring Doppler radar precipitation, ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, solar radiation and electronic compass, unit’s sensor delivers strikes within 6.2 mile radius.

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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station Component supports integrated CO2 sensor.

Aug 10, 2016

For automated reporting via computer or industrial automation system, Weather MicroServer offers various Internet and industrial protocols and supports integrated ambient Carbon Dioxide (CO2) sensor. Latter uses IR light source to measure CO2 at ppm level, is configured for analog output, and is installed in self-aspirating radiation shield for protection against effects of solar radiation.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

May 20, 2016

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX™ is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations offer flexibility via sensor options.

Apr 01, 2016

Parameter options afford flexibility for all-in-one sensor configuration of Orion Weather Stations. Sensor options include Orion 531 with impact rain gauge; Orion 532 (Orion LT) with ultrasonic wind direction and speed; Orion 533 with rainfall, wind direction, and speed; Orion 534 with pressure, temperature, and humidity; Orion 535 with pressure, temperature, humidity, and rainfall; as well... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations utilize snow level sensor option.

Oct 07, 2015

Available as option for Weather MicroServer which can be used with any CWS weather station model, Snow Level Sensor transmits ultrasonic pulsed sound wave through air to meet reflective object, such as snow. When sound wave makes contact with target, it bounces back toward sensor, which records time required for sound wave to travel to target and return. Using speed of sound, sensor calculates... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station Interface suits building automation industry.

Jan 19, 2015

Available for any CWS model weather station, Weather MicroServer™ is offered with BACnet interface. Weather stations, which include model options with all-in-one sensor suites as well as modular sensor selection, are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies. All models are available in fixed, vehicle, and portable configurations. Weather data monitoring can be... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station I/O Device accommodates diverse sensor options.

Nov 07, 2014

Available for use with any Columbia Weather Systems (CWS) weather station, Weather MicroServer™ offers particle concentration and UV radiation sensor options. Range of sensor suites are available, including all-in-one sensor modules, as well as modular models for flexible sensor selection and placement. Display options include Weather MicroServer with Internet and industrial interface options... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Sep 03, 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... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Battery Backup System keeps weather stations running.

Dec 10, 2013

Supplied in 12 x 10 x 6 in., 16 gauge galvanized steel, NEMA-rated enclosure with polyester powder finish, battery back-up option (Catalog No. 8395-1) can provide continuous power to weather station system in case of unforeseen electrical outage. This 12 Vdc, 28 AHr sealed lead acid rechargeable battery can power non-heated weather station for up to 3 days and is available for most CWS weather... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations target solar energy plants.

Oct 11, 2013

Designed for meteorological monitoring at solar energy plants, Weather Stations feature Weather MicroServer in weatherproof enclosure with panel temperature and solar radiation sensor. Solar 1 adds Orion all-in-one sensor with ultrasonic wind direction and speed measurements, impact rain sensor, and capacitive RH, temperature, and barometric pressure readings. Solar 2 features mechanical wind... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

PLC Weather Station is intended for facility management.

Jul 24, 2013

Combining reliability of mechanical wind sensors with usability of all-in-one sensor module, Vela 420™ measures wind speed and direction, temperature, relative humidity (RH), and barometric pressure. Tipping bucket rain gauge is optional. This weather station provides 4–20 mA signal communication interface, and data can be monitored with PLC plant software such as Wonderware®. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Stations feature all-in-one sensor head.

Apr 15, 2013

Equipped with electronic compass for automatic orientation of wind direction, Pulsar™ Weather Stations offer multiple meteorological parameter configurations. Measurement options include Doppler radar or tipping bucket precipitation, temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure, solar radiation, leaf wetness, and ultrasonic wind speed and direction. Designed with no moving parts,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mounting & Attaching Products, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Universal Mount attaches weather sensors to towers/masts.

Apr 11, 2013

Vertically or horizontally, universal mounting adapter can be used to attach weather sensors to existing towers or alternate masts – even those with multiple instruments. Product is constructed of aluminum and includes three clamps for masts up to 3 in. dia. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Monitoring Software translates into multiple languages.

Feb 26, 2013

Suitable for use with any weather station from Columbia Weather Systems, Weather Master™ offers professional-grade weather monitoring with calculated parameters and interoperability with computer models. Software can email/text weather reports to multiple recipients and automatically update weather data to website. In addition to alarm notification and relay controls, program features... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers definable visual and audible alarms.

Aug 31, 2012

For all real and calculated parameters, alarm feature on Weather Display lets users select upper and lower limits. Audible and visual alarms are triggered whenever conditions exceed any of said limits. Visual green circle graphic turns red when alarm conditions are present, while audible beeping alarm can be manually dismissed or will automatically shut off when secondary user-defined limit is... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Monitoring System uses optional PAR sensor.

Aug 03, 2012

Added to any CWS weather station with Weather MicroServer, quantum sensor option enables system to measure Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) in spectral range of 400-700 nm. Sensor is useful for applications such as greenhouse management in agricultural operations. Read More

Green & Clean, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Server monitors solar panel arrays.

Mar 14, 2012

With 2 ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options, Weather MicroServer can provide efficiency monitoring for solar panel arrays. Kipp and Zonen and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array for PV solar applications. Used in conjunction with weather stations, Weather MicroServer offers Internet and... Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station Monitoring Software has expandable SQL database.

Nov 10, 2011

Compatible with Orion 420 (4-20 mA) weather station, WeatherMaster(TM) v4.0 provides computer weather monitoring, calculated parameters, graphing, and trend displays. It also automates weather data archival, alarm notification, CAMEO/ALOHA interfacing, and weather web page updating. While .NET platform accelerates development by facilitating feature additions and custom version development,... Read More

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