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Skywatch Xplorer Sports Windmeter! Anemometer! Small Affordable and Efficient. For all Windsports. Kiteboarding, Snowkiting, Kiting, Sailing, Hangling, Paragliding and More...
Anemometer with max speed reach.
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Anemometer-thermometer with max speed reach and windchill factor.
Anemometer-thermometer- electronic compass with max speed tech and windchill factor.
Anemo-thermo-barometer-electronic compass with max speed tech and windchill factor, altitude and pressure tendencies
The GEOS N°11 is a high precision science instrument. It uses only industry quality components of the latest industrial generation and are made in Switzerland.
Dimension: 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.75 in, 2 oz. (41 x 93 x 17 mm, 50 g)
One button operation
Completely sealed; internal sensors
Weatherproof (can be submerged 6 feet)
Replaceable Lithium battery (included and installed)
Stainless steel back
Auto-off after one minute (can be disabled to remain on)
One year warranty
Designed in Switzerland
Balanced impeller is integrated into wind meter
The impeller is magnetized, producing a magnetic field when rotating which is measured internally
Damage to the impeller is unlikely due to the small opening, but repair can be performed
Xplorers 1,2, 3, 4 Geos 11
Internal thermometer is attached to the stainless steel back...
Temperature adjusts quickly, although drastic temperature changes may require several minutes for accuracy
Temperature is read quickly by touching the back to an object of the same temperature
Water temperature is read quickly by submerging the unit briefly
Xplorer 3 and 4
Designed to be used in vertical position
Will display windspeed and compass simultaneously
Electronic calibration before use ensures absolute precision (easy process)
Calibration is essential for proper use
Accurate wind direction can be found in this way - we introduced this feature in 2004
Altitude is based on an initial set altitude and a change in air pressure (this is true of ALL altimeters)
Drastic air pressure variance (weather front) will impact altitude readings (usually occurs over 12+ hours)
Several seconds is needed to adjust to new altitude
The highest accuracy is achieved when the altitude is properly set, a change in altitude is more than 10 feet, and several seconds are allowed for adjustment
For example, the Xplorer 4 may be moved from one level of a house to another, and a change of 10 feet will be recorded (standard ceiling height)
Altitude and air pressure are measured on the same sensor, and adjusting one will adjust the other
Altitude history is recorded every hour for the past 48 hours
Altitude in feet can only be displayed up to 9,999 ft., after which the unit will revert to meters. This is due to the number of digits available for altitude readings (four digits)
See instruction manual for more details
Air pressure is read in either "relative" or "absolute" air pressure
Absolute air pressure is a precisely defined measurement, just like temperature
Absolute air pressure is measured within .10 inHg, and cannot be adjusted
Relative air pressure is the most common unit used in the US
Relative air pressure factors out the change in elevation, essentially calculating the air pressure at sea level
Relative air pressure is adjusted to reflect current altitude
Once the relative air pressure is set, if no changes to altitude occur the accuracy is within 0.01 inHg
The most important factor in changing weather is the change in air pressure
Rising air pressure indicates better weather, falling air pressure indicates worsening weather
With the air pressure history, one can accurately predict future weather
Air pressure history is recorded every hour for the past 48 hours, although the past 6-12 hours is most important
See instruction manual for more detail