WS-GP1 Compact Weather Station

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"Just to let you know that all of the Delta-T Devices weather stations we ordered have been working sweetly and are very durable against extremely strong gusts. A colleague came to visit the other day and now wants to order the same brand." Shiyu Jiang, Research Assistant
Architectural Science Group, Cardiff University
  • Compact all-in-one automatic weather station
  • Highly portable
  • Unattended weather recording at remote and exposed sites
  • Free use of DeltaLINK-Cloud data sharing service

The WS-GP1 Automatic Weather Station includes high grade sensors to measure rain, solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, relative humidity and air temperature. The system comes complete with the GP1 Data Logger and a 2m tripod mast.

DeltaLINK‐Cloud – free online data service

Rapid installation

The WS-GP1 Automatic Weather Station is supplied pre-wired and pre-programmed and can be set up on-site in minutes. The system is delivered in two suitcase-style carry cases that can be used to store or transport the system. The cases are light enough for one person to carry.

Tough and dependable

Despite the low system cost, the sensors are dependable and suitable for use in demanding environments. The galvanised steel tripod and white painted stainless steel cross-arm ensure excellent physical strength. The system requires minimal maintenance.

The internal battery provides 6 month’s operation (typical).

Easy data collection

Recorded weather data can be collected directly with a notebook PC, or remotely by optional GPRS modem. In addition to the standard logging options, the WS-GP1 can log and display wind rose, gusts, averages (including vector average) and maximum and minimum readings, with times of occurrence. The GP1 Data Logger can store >600,000 readings.

The WS-GP1 Automatic Weather Station is an excellent choice for research or agricultural and environmental applications where reliable and accurate weather data is required.

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Specification

 

   Specification  Range / Note
 Wind speed   D-034B-CA (combined wind sensor)
 Range 0.4 to 75 m.s-1 (0-167 mph)
  Accuracy ± 0.1m.s-1 Up to 10.1 m.s-1
± 1.1% of reading Over 10.1 m.s-1
 Starting threshold 0.4 m.s-1 -30° to +70°C    (if icing minimal)
 Wind direction   D-034B-CA (combined wind sensor)
 Accuracy ±4 degrees
0.5° (resolution)
Mechanical: 0 to 360°
Electrical:      0 to 356°
 Starting threshold  0.4 m.s-1 -30° to +70°C     (if icing minimal)
Rainfall RG2+WS-CA
 Sensitivity  0.2 mm/tip 160 mm funnel diameter
 Humidity RHT3nl-CA (combined air temp sensor)
 Accuracy  ± 2% RH 5 to 95% RH[1]
 ± 2.5% RH <5%, >95% RH
 Air temperature RHT3nl-CA (combined RH sensor)
 Accuracy  ± 0.3°C -20 to 70°C
 Solar radiation  D-PYRPA-CA
 Accuracy  ± 5% 0 to 1.1 kW.m-2
300 to 1100 nm
 Cosine response  ± 1% at 45°
± 4% at 75°
 At zenith angle
 Data recording and power
 Logging frequency  1 s to 24 hr  Logging status indicated by flashing LED
 Comms  To PC or laptop  RS232, USB[2] or modem
 Battery life  9 V alkaline  190 days typical, reading every 5 minutes
 Physical
 Environmental  IP65 sealing  
 Temperature  -20 to +60°C  If icing minimal
 Cross-arm  White-painted stainless steel  Fits horizontal. or vertical pole (42-52 mm diameter.)
 Weight  14.3 kg  Complete with 2 m tripod and ground stakes

 

[1] At 23°
[2] With USB to RS232 Adapter Cable type USB-RS232

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