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  OWI-650 Low-Power WIVIS
   • Solar, battery, or AC power
 • Small. Lightweight. Rugged
 • 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-650 LP-WIVIS has been designed from the ground up for quick deployment anywhere. It is the first present weather and visibility sensor designed for battery powered or solar powered applications. More than just a sensor, it serves as both sensor and data acquisition system. Other sensors including wind, temperature, relative humidity, and barometric pressure may be easily added

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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 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) Metric and ANSI units available

Power Requirements 10-18 VDC, 3A     (Electronics 3.6 VDC @ 375mA Heaters 12 VDC @ 600mA)

Transient Protection All power & signal lines fully protected

Signal Output RS-232 ASCII, simple polled protocol

Temperature -40 to 140 F (-40 to 60 C)
  Humidity 0 to 100%, Condensing
  Precipitation / Dust NEMA 4 type protection
     * Hail and ice reporting available with OSI's optional HIP-100 acoustic sensor. For details click here


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