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  OWI-430 Intelligent Weather Sensor
 
   • Present weather, precipitation and visibility measurement
 • Advanced scintillation technology
 • No field calibration required
 • Intelligent algorithms (over 200 million hours of field data.)
 • Built-in self diagnostics & testing
 • Easy Installation and integration
 • Almost no maintenance. Operates unattended 24/7/365
 • Reports over 50 NWS / WMO codes
 • Supports additional sensors                                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  The OWI-430 is the most advanced present weather and visibility sensor ever made. The fully automated instrument provides accurate visibility, present weather and precipitation measurement in a single sensor. This next generation intelligent sensor uses all digital signal processing (DSP) for no-drift high-accuracy results.






Partial List of Specifications
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Measurement Technique Scintillation with optical forward scatter and optional acoustic*

Present Weather Codes Reported More than 50 NWS and WMO codes

Present Weather Type Identification Rain, freezing rain, snow, freezing drizzle, mist, mixed, fog, haze, clear, hail/ice pellets*

Snow / Rain Accumulation 0.001 to 999.999 mm

Rain Dynamic Range 0.1 to 3000 mm/hr

Rain Measurement Accuracy 5% accumulation

Visibility/RVR Dynamic Range 0.001 to 10+ km 0.001 to 7.1 miles (extended ranges available consult OSI)

Power Requirements 11-18 VDC, 3A     (HIP-100 requires 110/220 VAC, 100 VA)**

Transient Protection All power & signal lines fully protected

Signal Output RS-232 ASCII, simple polled protocol

Temperature -40 to 122 F (-40 to 50 C)

Humidity 0 to 100%, Condensing

Precipitation / Dust NEMA 4 type protection (Powder-coated aluminum)
     
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 * Hail and ice reporting available with OSI's optional HIP-100 acoustic sensor. For details click here

 

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