Inspeed wind sensor, hand held wind meter, anemometer, windsensor, windmeter, and weather instruments for stormchasers and weather enthusiasts

anemometer, wind sensor, wind meter, storm chaser, stormchaser weather instruments VORTEX Series II HEAVY DUTY ANEMOMETER

This new (November 2013) heavy duty anemometer has a longer shaft than the original Vortex (for reduced vibration), and includes options for Reed or Hall Sensor, Tubular Mount, or Metal Cups.
Ideally suited for applications to measure wind speed in all conditions.

Price starting at: $65.00

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The VORTEX Series II Anemometer includes the following:

  • Hand made Delrin body with longer shaft and internal PC Board for sensors and options
  • Optional heavy duty Aluminum tube mounting
  • Optional metal cups
  • Optional wire lengths
  • Optional Hall (single pulse) or Optical Multi-Pulse versions
  • Optional Diplay Kit
    NOTE: ONLY the reed switch verion works with the Display Kit
  • Completely serviceable and rebuildable!

The Vortex series of wind sensors have a reputation for being well made, accurate, reliable, and affordable. This latest version includes enhancements that our customers have been asking for over the years.

Here is what the tubular mount option and the metal cups options look like:
Tubular Mount Option Metal Cups Option

(NOTE: you do not need to order the tubular mount to get the metal cups)

This is the PCB for the reed or Hall sensors...

...and these are the rotor options - fully serviceable.



SENSOR TYPE 3-Cup Lexan rotor (Metal option)
Internal sensor is a dry contact reed switch (standard), Hall Sensor (optional)
The Hall Sensor requires 5VDC input
DISPLAY Optional Display Kit - directly compatible with the reed switch option (not the Hall Sensor Option)
MOUNTING Flat metal bracket: 2 holes provided
Tubular mounting option: 2 holes provided
ACCURACY +/-4% of reading or 1 mph, whichever is greater (depends on the display used)
ROTOR DIAMETER approx. 6 in (152 mm)
LENGTH approx. 11 in (280 mm) overall with the flat metal bracket
approx. 16 in with the optional tubular mount.
WIDTH approx. 6 in (152 mm)
Additional photos coming soon.
Owners manual coming soon.
If you open the box and it is not what you wanted or expected, return it within 2 weeks in as-new condition for a 100% refund (not including shipping). We provide a 1 year 100% warranty on any defective parts and/or any failure resulting from normal use.