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Payment will be taken for full value of system (£2499.95 inc VAT).
Customer will be credited rental value difference upon return of the system to RPR Ltd.
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RPR Ltd have a range of wind and weather monitoring solutions available for short term rental up to a period of 28 days, for longer periods please email sales@r-p-r.co.uk or phone +44 (0) 1590 641223. Each system is supplied in an IP67 rated foam padded case for safe transportation and ease of installation.

Follow our step by step process to confirm your rental solution:
Step 1: Select your system (see Full Descriptions below and system selector)
Step 2: Select your rental period (for periods over 28 days please email sales@r-p-r.co.uk or phone +44 (0) 1590 641223).

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WeatherFile Rental Systems Description

RPR Ltd offer 3 rental system solutions as follows:

• WeatherFile WF1 Weather Station.
The WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) receives data from a WindSonic sensor and transfers it using either a local Wi-Fi network or a 4G GSM cellular network to the internet where it can be viewed using the WeatherFile.com website over the public internet/or locally on PC. The system comes complete with a 340mm mounting mast, IP67 rated foam padded carry case and 15m cable.

• WeatherFile Temporary Structure System.
Developed specifically for the temporary structure and events market, a completely packaged plug and play solution with dual GSM mobile cellular and LAN ethernet cable connectivity guaranteeing data delivery during build-up, the event and breakdown. In-addition data can be viewed over the units own local WiFi network within 50m and remotely using any internet connected device. The system comes complete with a 340mm mounting mast, IP67 rated foam padded carry case and 15m cable.

• WeatherFile (PRO) Principal Race Officer System.
The system has been developed in partnership with elite sailing regatta management teams to assist in delivering the highest quality yacht racing. The PRO system uses GPS positioning and an internal compass to compensate for committee boat movement (swinging under anchor), delivering highly accurate, real-time wind data and averaging wind speed and direction data. The system comes complete with a 340mm mounting mast, IP67 rated foam padded carry case and 15m cable and 3 power connection options.

Please Note

• All systems supplied with Gill ultrasonic wind speed and direction sensors. If you need to measure additional parameters please email sales@r-p-r.co.uk or phone +44 (0) 1590 641223.
• Systems supplied with active 4G GSM cellular network SIM card.
• Please supply latitude and longitude of where system is to be installed in notes section within checkout.
• System name on WeatherFile.com will be 'Rental System 1' or similar. You can alter system name by logging into WeatherFile.com as an administrator.
• Email alerts can be sent when a user defined wind speed limit has been exceeded. You can set recipients of email alerts by logging into WeatherFile.com as an administrator.

Terms of Rental

• Payment will be taken for full value of system (£2499.95 inc VAT). Customer will be credited rental value difference upon return of the system to Richard Paul Russell Ltd.
• Richard Paul Russell ltd will confirm credit amount due at end of rental period upon receipt of the rental order.
• Late return of the system will be billed at the daily rate of £42.86 ex VAT per day.
• Customer will be charged for any damage and/or loss of the system.
• Richard Paul Russell Ltd pay carriage cost for shipping system to customer.
• Customer pays carriage cost for return shipping of system to Richard Paul Russell Ltd.
• Customer to supply tracking number for return shipping to Richard Paul Russell Ltd.
• Customer will be charged for any damage or loss of system during return shipping.

WeatherFile WF1 Weather Station

• Wind speed & direction
• Fast 'plug and play' set up. Live data within minutes
• 24/7 fully managed public internet accessible view of live data from your location wherever you are via WeatherFile.com
• Data can be downloaded for detailed analysis and graphing in .CSV (Excel) file format, rights free without cost
• Email alert functionality when set parameters have been met, such as a wind speed limit
• Local display via smartphone, tablet or PC within 20m of WCU
• IP67 rated foam padded carry case
• 15m cable sensor to WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU)
• 3m power cable, 12Vdc mains adaptor plug

WeatherFile Temporary Structure System

• Wind speed & direction
• GSM mobile cellular and LAN ethernet cable connectivity (LAN failover, always prefers LAN if available)
• Fast 'plug and play' set up. Live data within minutes
• 24/7 fully managed public internet accessible view of live data from your location wherever you are via WeatherFile.com
• Data can be downloaded for detailed analysis and graphing in .CSV (Excel) file format, rights free without cost
• Email alert functionality when set parameters have been met, such as a wind speed limit
• Local display via smartphone, tablet or PC within 20m of WCU
• IP67 rated foam padded carry case
• 15m cable sensor to WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU)
• IP rated power supply unit, blue 240v 3 Pin 16 Amp

WeatherFile (PRO) Principal Race Officer System

• Live wind speed and direction data
• Gill MaxiMet GMX 200 sensor with GPS
    • Wind speed & direction, apparent wind, WMO wind averages, gusts & true wind
    • Built in compass with automatic north alignment
    • GPS positioning
• Short anodised aluminium mast, 340mm length with jubilee clips for fast setup
• 15 metres RS232 cable with Binder connectors
• Secure standalone GSM mobile connection (3G/4G)
• Live data within minutes via WeatherFile.com
• Data can be downloaded from WeatherFile.com for post event analysis and graphing
• Email alert functionality when user defined wind speed thresholds have been exceeded
• Local display via smartphone, tablet or PC within 20m of WCU
• Rolling average of last 2 hours data (1,3 or 5 minutes averaging options)

WeatherFile WF1 Weather Station

• Gill WindSonic 1 WS1 Sensor
• WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) [SIM included]
• WindSonic Mounting Mast (anodised aluminium, length 340mm)
• 15m RS232 cable (between sensor & WCU) complete with connectors
• Connection to WeatherFile.com website
• 12Vdc UK mains adaptor plug with Binder connector for WCU, 3m length
• IP67 rated foam padded carry case

WeatherFile Temporary Structure System

• Gill WindSonic 1 WS1 Sensor
• IP67 rated carry case, foam padded
• WindSonic Mounting Mast (anodised aluminium, length 340mm)
• 15m RS232 Cable (between sensor & WCU) complete with connectors
• WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) [SIM included]
• Connection to WeatherFile.com website
• Power Supply Unit, blue 240v 3 Pin 16 Amp

WeatherFile (PRO) Principal Race Officer System

    • Gill MaxiMet GMX 200 with GPS sensor
    • WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) [SIM included]
• WindSonic Mounting Mast (anodised aluminium, length 340mm)
    • RS232 Cable (between sensor & WCU) complete with connectors
    • Connection to WeatherFile.com website
    • 3 * 3m 12Vdc battery power leads; crocodile clips, main adaptor & cigarette lighter with Binder connector for WCU
    • IP67 rated foam padded carry case

WF1 Spec

Sensor Gill WindSonic 1(WS1)
Output functions: Sensor ID, Wind speed, Wind direction, Units, Status
Output rate: 1 Hz
Output format: RS232 serial data
WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) See WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) web page »
Gill Mounting Mast Height: 340mm
Diameter: 44.45mm OD
Drilled and tapped (MS)
Anodised aluminium alloy, depth of 15 microns
RS232 Cable Diameter: 4.8mm
Length: 15m
Weight: 0.65 kg approx
Construction: 5 core, tinned copper conductor 24(7) AWG, 0.22mm2, PVC insulation, Cores laid up, overall aluminium/polyester foil screen, tinned copper drain wire (24AWG), PVC sheath.
Power Supply 12Vdc UK mains adaptor plug
3m cable
Binder plug connector
Carry Case IP67 Rated
Foam Padded
Internal Dimensions: Length 538mm, Width 405mm, Depth 245mm
External Dimensions: Length 594mm, Width 473mm, Depth 270mm
Weight: 5.3kg without system, approx 7.8kg complete

Temp Structure

Sensor Gill WindSonic 1(WS1)
Output functions: Sensor ID, Wind speed, Wind direction, Units, Status
Output rate: 1 Hz
Output format: RS232 serial data
WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) See WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) web page »
Gill Mounting Mast Height: 340mm
Diameter: 44.45mm OD
Drilled and tapped (MS)
Anodised aluminium alloy, depth of 15 microns
RS232 Cable Diameter: 4.8mm
Length: 15m
Weight: 0.65 kg approx
Construction: 5 core, tinned copper conductor 24(7) AWG, 0.22mm2, PVC insulation, Cores laid up, overall aluminium/polyester foil screen, tinned copper drain wire (24AWG), PVC sheath.
Power Supply IP rated power supply unit, blue 240v 3 Pin 16 Amp
Carry Case IP67 Rated
Foam Padded
Internal Dimensions: Length 538mm, Width 405mm, Depth 245mm
External Dimensions: Length 594mm, Width 473mm, Depth 270mm
Weight: 5.3kg without system, approx 8.2kg complete

PRO System

Sensor Gill MaxiMet GMX200 GPS
WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) See WeatherFile Communication Unit (WCU) web page »
Gill Mounting Mast Height: 340mm
Diameter: 44.45mm OD
Drilled and tapped (MS)
Anodised aluminium alloy, depth of 15 microns
RS232 Cable Diameter: 4.8mm
Length: 15m
Weight: 0.65 kg approx
Construction: 5 core, tinned copper conductor 24(7) AWG, 0.22mm2, PVC insulation, Cores laid up, overall aluminium/polyester foil screen, tinned copper drain wire (24AWG), PVC sheath.
Power Supply 1. 12Vdc UK mains adaptor plug. 2. crocodile clips. 3. Cigarette lighter
3m cable
Binder plug connector
Carry Case IP67 Rated
Foam Padded
Internal Dimensions: Length 538mm, Width 405mm, Depth 245mm
External Dimensions: Length 594mm, Width 473mm, Depth 270mm
Weight: 5.3kg without system, approx 8kg complete

Choose your sensor based on the parameters you want to measure.

  WeatherFile WF1
Weather Station
WeatherFile Temporary
Structure System
WeatherFile (PRO) Principal
Race Officer System
Parameters
Wind Speed Tick Tick Tick
Wind Direction Tick Tick Tick
GPS Positioning     Tick
Compass     Tick
WeatherFile.com Connectivity
4G GSM Cellular Network Connectivity (SIM Card Included) Tick Tick Tick
LAN (Local Area Network) Connectivity   Tick  
Local Wi-Fi Network Connectivity Tick    
Data
Local display via Smartphone, Tablet or PC within 20m of WCU Tick Tick Tick
Rolling Average Last 2 Hours Data (1, 3 or 5 Minutes Av Options)     Tick
.CSV (Excel) Data Download Tick Tick Tick
Email Alerts Tick Tick Tick
Power
IP Rated UK Mains Plug Power Supply Tick   Tick
Blue 240v 3 Pin 16 Amp Power Supply Unit   Tick  
12Vdc Power Leads Crocodile Clips     Tick
12Vdc Power Leads Cigarette Lighter     Tick
IP67 Rated Foam Carry Case Tick Tick Tick
Mounting Mast 340mm Tick Tick Tick
15m RS232 Cable Tick Tick Tick

If you want to discuss a bespoke system specification or have any questions call
our technical team on +44 (0) 1590 641223 or email sales@r-p-r.co.uk