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Kestrel 1000 Wind Speed Meter

Kestrel

Regular price $79.00 USD

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With just three buttons to operate, the Kestrel 1000 handheld wind meter can easily be switched between mph, km/h, ft/min, m/s, knots and Beaufort.

If you are looking for an easy to use handheld wind speed meter (anemometer) that is durable, waterproof, floats and is accurate, look no further than the Kestrel 1000. Designed and built in the USA, the Kestrel 1000 is the preferred handheld anemometer from crane operators to kite boarders. Like all of our Kestrel Instruments, they are made in the USA, extremely durable and backed by a full 5 year factory warranty. All Kestrel Instruments are waterproof, drop-proof and they float.

Environmental Measures:

Appreciated receiving the Kestrel 1000 in 2-3 days so that important measurements could be made in a narrow time window of opportunity. The unit worked well and quantitatively showed that there was a problem with room ventilation which we subsequently diagnosed. Having good air velocity data to back up conclusions was important in convincing others.

Extreme Meters customer: William H.

Features:

  • Simple 3-Button Control
  • High Contrast, Sunlight Readable Monochrome LCD Display
  • CR2032 Coin Cell Battery (Average Life 300 Hours)
  • Data Hold Function
  • Drop-Tested to MIL-STD-810G
  • Waterproof to IP67 (3'/1M for 30 minutes)
  • Kestrel Certificate of Conformity
  • Neck Lanyard
  • Patented Impeller and Sensor Technology
  • Slip-On Protective Cover
  • Time of Day
  • User-Replaceable Battery
  • User-Replaceable Impeller
  • Waterproof & Floats
  • Designed and built in the USA

    Physical Dimensions:

    • Weight: 2.3 Ounces / 65 Grams
    • Size: 4.8 x 1.7 x 0.7 in. / 122 x 42 x 18 mm

    Wind Speed

    (1) CR2032 Lithium Battery, Instructions, Lanyard, Certificate Of Conformity (Spec Sheet), and Protective Cover - Hard Slip-on

    Sensor Specifications

     Wind Speed

    Selections: mph | kt | B | m/s | ft/min / km/h 
    Specification Range:
    • 0.6 to 40.0 m/s
    • 118 to 7,874 ft/min
    • 2.2 to 144.0 km/h
    • 1.3 to 89.5 mph
    • 1.2 to 77.8 knots
    • 0 to 12 B*
    • 2-131.2 F/S*
    Operational Range:
    • 0.6 to 60.0 m/s
    • 118 to 11,811 ft/min
    • 2.2 to 216.0 km/h
    • 1.3 to 134.2 mph
    • 1.2 to 116.6 knots
    • 0 to 12 B*
    • 2-196.9 F/S*
    Resolution:
    • 0.1 m/s
    • 1 ft/min
    • 0.1 km/h
    • 0.1 mph
    • 0.1 knots
    • 1 B
    Accuracy (+/-): Larger of 3% of reading, least significant digit or 20 ft/min
    Notes: 1 inch|25 mm diameter impeller with precision axle and low-friction Zytel® bearings. Startup speed stated as lower limit, readings may be taken down to 0.4 m/s | 79 ft/min | 1.5 km/h | .9 mph | .8 kt after impeller startup. Off-axis accuracy -1% @ 5º off-axis; -2% @ 10º; -3% @ 15º. Calibration drift < 1% after 100 hours use at 16 MPH | 7 m/s. Replacement impeller (PN-0801) field installs without tools (US Patent 5,783,753). Wind speed calibration and testing should be done with triangle on impeller located at the top front face of the Kestrel. *F/S only in Ballistics units. Beaufort not available in Ballistics units.

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