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NRG Systems Class 1 Anemometer

Features

The NRG Systems Class 1 anemometer is a ball-bearing version of the industry-leading NRG #40C anemometer and was designed in direct response to customer requests for Class 1A compliance to IEC-61400-12-1. Exceptional field testing results reinforce confidence in both reliability and repeatability of the data. 

For wind resource assessment projects requiring an anemometer with Class 1A compliance, the NRG Systems Class 1 Anemometer is the ideal, low-cost solution. 

Revolutionary, patent-pending, dual shaft design protects the bearings from debris and common impact loads experienced in harsh climates, which further extends

the life of the anemometer.

NRG Systems is the first company to obtain endorsement in the classification of an anemometer from Troels Pedersen of the DTU Wind Energy Department.

  

A calibration certificate verifying that the sensor is traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (USA) is available through electronic download.

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Specifications

Description
Sensor type 3-cup anemometer
Applications
  • wind resource assessment
  • meteorological studies
  • environmental monitoring
  • Sensor range 1 m/s to 96 m/s (2.2 mph to 215 mph) (highest tested)
    Instrument compatibility all NRG Systems data loggers
    Output signal
    Signal type low level AC sine wave, frequency linearly proportional to wind speed
    Anemometer Transfer Function
  • Refer to individual calibration report for anemometer transfer function.
  • All NRG Class 1 anemometers are calibrated per IEC 61400-12-1, Annex F.
  • Output voltage at threshold 80 mV (peak-to-peak) minimum
    Output voltage at 60Hz
  • 12 V (peak-to-peak) typical
  • output amplitude NOT proportional to wind speed
  • Calibration each anemometer individually calibrated, calibration reports provided via electronic download
    Output signal range 0 Hz to 125 Hz (highest recorded)
    Uncertainty IEC 61400-12-1 Classification
  • Class 1.01A
  • Class 8.44B
    IEC 61400-12-1 operational standard uncertainty:
  • ± 0.06 m/s at 10 m/s for class A
  • ± 0.49 m/s at 10 m/s for class B
  • Refer to individual calibration sheet for information on calibration uncertainty.
  • Response characteristics
    Threshold 0.79 m/s (1.77 mph) per ASTM D 5096-02
    Distance constant (63% recovery)
  • 2.36 m (7.74 ft) at 5 m/s per ASTM D 5096-02
  • 2.28 m (7.48 ft) at 10 m/s per ASTM D 5096-02
  • Moment of inertia
  • 1.01 x 10-4 kg-m2
  • 74.5 x 10-6 S-ft2
  • Swept diameter of rotor 190 mm (7.5 inches)
    Installation
    Mounting onto a 13 mm (0.5 inch) diameter mast with cotter pin and set screw
    Tools required 0.25 inch nut driver, petroleum jelly, electrical tape
    Environmental
    Operating temperature range -55 °C to 60 °C (-67 °F to 140 °F)
    Operating humidity range 0 to 100% RH
    Physical
    Connections 4-40 brass hex nut/post terminals
    Weight 0.14 kg (0.3 lbs)
    Dimensions
  • 3 cups of conical cross-section, 51 mm (2 inches) dia.
  • 81 mm (3.2 inches) overall assembly height
  • Materials
    Cups one piece injection-molded black polycarbonate
    Body housing is black ABS plastic
    Shaft hardened 400 series stainless steel
    Bearing ball bearings
    Magnet Indox 1, 25 mm (1 inch) diameter, 13 mm (0.5 inch) long, 4 poles
    Coil single coil, bobbin wound, 4100 turns of #40 wire, shielded for ESD protection
    Boot protective PVC sensor terminal boot included
    Terminals brass

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