Kestrel 1000 Pocket Wind Meter


Compact wind speed measurement. Small enough to fit in your pocket, its waterproof and it floats! Easy-to-read, reflective LCD offers three operating modes including wind speed, average wind speed, and maximum wind speed. All modes are available in knots, meters per second, kilometers per hour, miles per hour, feet per minute, or Beaufort scales at an accuracy of +/- 3 precent. Unit automatically shuts down after 45 minutes. To measure wind speed, this meter relies on a precision, ultralight, anodized aluminum impeller shock-mounted in glass-reinforced plastic housing. Impeller can be popped out and replaced if necessary Specifications: Minimum speed: 0.3 m/s (0.6 knots, 1 km/h, 0.7 mph, 60 fpm). Maximum speed: 40 m/s (78 knots, 144 km/h, 89 mph, 7,830 fpm). Wind speed accuracy: +/- 3 percent. Operating range: -4 degree F to +140 degree F (-20 degree C to +60 degree C). Update: 1 second. Sealing: electronics enclosure IP67 water resistant to 3 ft. Floats. Battery: CR2032 coin cell (included) with a typical life of 400 hours.