Wind Sensor enhances environmental noise monitoring systems.

Press Release Summary:

Constructed without any moving parts, SEN032 incorporates Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into NoiseTutor and Model 831-based noise monitoring systems. Triangular design and multiple points optimize data acquisition. Wind sensor can be used in applications such as monitoring wind turbine noise, environmental noise, and construction noise.

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Larson Davis Enhances Environmental Noise Monitoring Systems

Larson Davis provides a lower cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only sensor option

Depew, N.Y. - Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry's first low-cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only option for environmental noise monitoring systems.

The SEN032 incorporates the Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into the NoiseTutor and Model 831 based noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 can be used in a variety of applications such as monitoring wind turbine noise, environmental noise and construction noise.

The triangular design and multiple points of the SEN032 wind sensor deliver the best solution available for data acquisition. The SEN032 has no moving parts, making it easy to use and transport. The system is also compact, durable, and affordable -- a perfect option for customers who seek a wind only sensor.

Ken Cox, Product Manager at Larson Davis, stated, "Larson Davis is proud to announce that the NoiseTutor and Model 831 sound level meter now supports the SEN032 wind sensor. The affordable price of each product provides a great alternative for applications such as wind farm noise monitoring or road tunnel ventilation that require measurement of wind speed and direction."

For more information, please contact Ken Cox, at 1-716-684-0001 ext. 2158 or via

About Larson Davis

Larson Davis offers a full line of Noise and Vibration measurement instrumentation; including Type 1 sound level meters, personal noise dosimeters, octave band, audiometric calibration systems, microphones and preamplifiers, hearing conservation software, and Human Vibration Exposure Monitors. Products are used for measurement of building acoustics, community & environmental noise monitoring, as well as supporting various automotive, aerospace and industrial applications. As a division of PCB Piezotronics, Inc., Larson Davis guarantees Total Customer Satisfaction through our outstanding limited warranty; no charge, 24-hour toll-free technical support; global distribution; and worldwide customer service. For more information, please visit

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