Netatmo Wind Gauge for Weather Station User Manual

Netatmo Wind Gauge for Weather Station User Manual
Wind Gauge for Netatmo Weather Station
What is the additional Wind Gauge module?
You can add an additional Wind Gauge module to your Netatmo Weather Station. It does not work
separately and needs the Netatmo Station to operate.
It allows you to monitor wind speed and direction.
You can add only one Wind Gauge module to your Netatmo Weather Station.
Setup and precaution
- Do not twist the Wind Gauge.
- Do not touch the sensors.
Setup from smartphone / PC
To add an additional Wind Gauge module to the station, follow the instructions on its quick start
guide, or click on "Add/Remove a module" in the settings menu, under "My stations". The app will
guide you through the installation.
1. You need to launch the module Manager from the smartphone/tablet app or your PC.
o If you are using a PC, connect the station to the PC with the USB cable.
o If you are using your smartphone, touch the top of the station’s main module until it
blinks blue, the station is now in Bluetooth mode so it can be configured from your
2. Select the option “New Wind Gauge”.
3. Remove the batteries from the Wind Gauge and reinsert them. You need to unscrew the four
screws at the bottom base to access the batteries compartment.
4. Once the batteries are reinserted, place the Wind Gauge next to the station (at about 10 cm
/ 4 inches).
5. The Station will recognize the module. The setup is done. Now you can place the Wind Gauge
up to 100m away from the main Station, find below some tips on how to find the best spot.
The Wind Gauge should be placed at the highest point possible in order to get reliable measures and
avoid turbulences created by obstacles surrounding it. It is recommended to place it about 1 m / 4 ft.
above the top of your roof.
The Wind Gauge should be placed horizontally and the arrow (there’s one at on the top and one in
the bottom) must be pointing to the North. You can use your smartphone's compass app to check
that when you install your Wind Gauge at home.
To secure the Wind Gauge, you may use a ¼ inches standard camera mounting screw.
Wind measurement
Wind speed and direction are measured using four ultrasonic transducers. The Wind Gauge measures
the time between the moment a signal is emitted and the moment it is received, along two
perpendicular directions. Wind speed along the N-S axis and W-E axis are then merged using
trigonometric functions to obtain the real speed and the direction.
Displayed measures
Your dashboard displays:
- Last 5 minutes average wind speed and direction. The arrow indicates the wind direction and its size
is proportional to the speed. Light grey dashes around the arrow indicate the dominant wind
directions during the last hour.
An arrow pointing down means that the wind is blowing from the North (N = 0°). An arrow pointing
to the left means that the wind is blowing from the East (E = 90°).
- Maximum wind gust (speed and direction) over the last 10 minutes.
- Maximum wind gust (speed and direction) during the day (since last midnight).
Graphs let you navigate through historic average wind (speed and direction) and gusts (speed and
Technical specifications
Height: 110 mm / 4.33 in.
Diameter: 85 mm / 3.35 in.
UV resistant high quality plastic. Weatherproof.
4 ultrasonic transducers.
Wind speed:
Range: 0 to 50 m/s (180 km/h, 112 mph)
Accuracy: 0.5 m/s (1.8 km/h, 1 mph)
Wind direction:
Accuracy: 5°
m/s, km/h, mph, knots, Beaufort.
Wireless connection between module and station: Long range 100 m / 330 ft.
Wind Gauge module powered by 4 AA batteries.
Autonomy: 2 years
You have the option of connecting up to 1 Wind Gauge Module to a Station.
The Wind Gauge Module is sold individually and works with the Weather Station sold separately.
Netatmo Wind Gauge has an easy-to-read measurements display on the app and warns you the
moment it detects strong winds to protect you and your home.
You can easily keep track of average wind speed and direction and wind gusts.
The ultrasonic technology provides high accuracy readings and requires no maintenance.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
NOTE 1: Any changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
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