Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station features multi-sensor design.

Press Release Summary:

Weather Station features multi-sensor design.

Sep 29, 2011 - Suited for battery- or solar-powered installations, Vela Weather Station(TM) utilizes wind speed and direction sensor, solid state barometric pressure sensor, as well as temperature and humidity sensors in radiation shield. System measures wind speeds from 0-50 m/sec, pressure from 500-1,100 mbar, temperature from -40 to +140°F, and humidity from 0-100%. Monitoring options include touchscreen Weather Display(TM), WeatherMaster(TM) Software, and/or Weather MicroServer(TM) with industrial protocols.

Columbia Weather Systems, Inc. - Hillsboro, OR

Original Press Release

New Vela(TM) Multi-Sensor Weather Station

Press release date: Sep 27, 2011

The new Vela Weather Station(TM) from Columbia Weather Systems combines the ease of an all-in-one sensor package with the reliability and affordability of mechanical wind sensors.

In addition to wind speed and direction, the sensor module incorporates barometric pressure, as well as temperature and humidity sensors in a radiation shield. A tipping-bucket rain gauge is optional.

The multi-sensor design provides easy installation with a single sensor cable.

"Adding the Vela extends our product line with proven technology at an even more affordable price point," says CWS president Nader Khoury.

Monitoring options for the Vela Weather Station include the touchscreen Weather Display(TM), WeatherMaster(TM) Software, and/or the Weather MicroServer(TM) with Internet and industrial protocols.