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WindSonic 75
Designed & manufactured in the UK

WindSonic 75

Product code: WINDSONIC-75

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• Wind speed & direction
• 0-75m/s (145 knots) wind speed
• NMEA output
• Robust construction & corrosion free
• Low power consumption
• No moving parts
• Extremely low maintenance
• 24 months warranty

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WindSonic 75 is a robust, low cost ultrasonic wind sensor with no moving parts. This 2-axis ultrasonic wind sensor offers extremely low maintenance wind speed and direction monitoring. The sensor weighs only 0.5kg and is formed from a corrosion-free polycarbonate construction. WindSonic 75 can be operated in harsh environmental conditions, delivering wind speed and direction data via one serial or two analogue outputs without fear of damage often associated with fragile cup or propeller wind sensors.

WindSonic 75 applications include offshore and marine environment monitoring when higher wind speeds are often encountered. Its’ durable corrosion free casing makes it ideal for locations when on-site maintenance isn’t practical or too costly.

Wind Speed
Range 0 - 75m/s (146 knots)
Accuracy ±2% @ 12 m/s
Resolution 0.01 m/s (0.02 knots)
Response Time 0.25 seconds
Threshold 0.01 m/s
Range 0 - 359° (No dead band)
Accuracy ±2% @ 12 m/s
Response Time 0.25 seconds
Ultrasonic Output Rate 0.25, 0.5, 1, 2 or 4 Hz
Parameters Wind Speed & Direction or U and V (vectors)
Unit of Measure m/s, knots, mph, kph, ft/min
Option 1 RS232
Option 2 RS232 + RS422 + RS485*** + NMEA*
Option 3 RS232 + RS422 + RS485*** + NMEA* 0-5V or 0-20mA or 4-20mA
Baud Rate 2400 to 38400
Anemometer Status Supplied as part of standard message
Power Requirement
Anemometer 12-30VDC Option 1 & 2
  12-30VDC Option 3
  Start up time < 5 seconds
Current Drain Dependent on option selected typically
e.g. to 44mA @ 12V (4-20mA)
Refer to manual for further advice
External Construction LURAN S KR 2861/1C ASA/PC
Size 142mm x 163mm
Weight 0.5kg
Current Drain Dependent on option selected typically
e.g. to 44mA @ 12V (4-20mA)
Refer to manual for further advice
Protection Class IP66
Operating Temperature -35°C to +70°C
Storage Temperature -40°C to +80°C
Operating Humidity < 5% to 1000% RH
Precipitation 300mm/hr
EMC EN 61326: 1988
MTBF 15 years
Warranty 2 years
Factory Calibration Traceable to National Standards
Data sheets
Pipe Mounting 44.45mm (1.75 in) diameter
Wind Software Display / Logging**
Cables Available to match output options
* NMEA 0183
** Download software free from
*** 2-wire is point to point only
Data sheets
Download PDF WindSonic 75 Sensor Data Sheet
User Manual
Download PDF WindSonic User Manual - Issue 27 (Current Version)