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  LOA-005 Long-baseline Optical Anemometer
   • Complete path-averaged crosswind/turbulence measurement
 • Ultra low response threshold –– 0.01 m/s
 • Field proven scintillation technology
 • DSP based – no field calibration needed
 • Continuous self diagnostics & testing
 • Unaffected by dust and dirt build-up
 • Easy Installation and integration
 • Almost no maintenance. Operates unattended 24/7/365
 • Rugged, all-weather design                                                        
  The LOA-005 measures path-averaged crosswind and turbulence from distances of 100 meters to over 10 km. The eye-safe transmitter and receiver simply need to “look” through the area to measure the airflow. It's maximum path length of 10 km makes large areas easy to handle. Applications include measuring plume dispersion, aircraft wing tip vortex, runway crosswinds, airborne particle dispersion. LOA technology has been approved by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Environmental Technology Laboratories (ETL), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Partial List of Specifications For full specifications and available accessories click here

Cn2 Turbulence Range

10-16 to 10-12 m-2/3

  Cn2 Turbulence Path Length 0.1 to 3 km

Wind Range 0.01 to 40 m/s

Wind Path Length 0.1 to 10 Km

Time  Constant 10-second analog

Power Requirements Transmitter 110 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 12 VA  or +12 VDC

Power Requirements Enclosure Universal 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 40 VA, Surge Protected

Signal Output RS-232 ASCII, simple polled protocol

Transient Protection All power & signal lines fully protected

Temperature -40 to 140 F (-40 to 60 C)

Humidity 0 to 100%, noncondensing

Precipitation / Dust NEMA 4 type protection


 For industrial (indoor) applications see the LOA-105.  For details click here


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