Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

PLC Weather Station is intended for facility management.

Press Release Summary:

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®.

Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. - Hillsboro, OR

Original Press Release

New PLC Weather Station for Facility Management

Press release date: Jul 22, 2013

The new Vela 420™ weather station provides 4-20 mA signal communication interface, combining the affordability and reliability of mechanical wind sensors with the ease of use of an all-in-one sensor module. Weather station data can be monitored with PLC plant software such as Wonderware®. The Vela 420 measures wind speed and direction, temperature, relative humidity, barometric pressure. Tipping bucket rain gauge is optional. “Columbia Weather Systems is pleased to offer a 4-20 mA weather station at this new price point as we’ve been getting a lot of interest in a PLC system with mechanical wind sensors,” according to CWS president, Nader Khoury.

Weather monitoring systems from Columbia Weather Systems are used by industry and government agencies worldwide.