Lufft WS500 Smart Weather Sensor

Compact all-in-one weather sensor for measurement of temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed.

From the WS product family of professional intelligent measurement transducers with digital interface for environmental applications. Integrated design with ventilated radiation protection for measuring: Air temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, wind direction and wind speed. One external temperature or rain sensor is connectable.

The Lufft WS500 is compatible with the Netronix Thiamis 1000 for remote telemetry.

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Additional Information

  • All-in-one housing concept of a compact weather sensor combining 5 measurement parameters in one housing with only one cable connection
  • Built-in data pre-processing, universal interfaces and selectable output protocols
  • Compatible with many commercially available Met/HydroMet dataloggers and PLS systems thanks to an open communication protocol
  • Maintenance-free operation – no moving parts that can wear out
  • Suitable for all climate zones; also for solar-powered automatic meteorological stations
  • Ventilated temperature and humidity measurement according to WMO guidelines
  • Integrated heater that can be switched on if there is danger of frost
  • Weather observation for road and traffic control systems
  • Automatic weather station / Automatic weather sensor (AWS)
  • PV-Monitoring / Solar Monitoring on photovoltaic farms
  • Hydro-meteorological stations
  • Weather observation for building automation
  • Weather stations at airports, marinas and onboard ships
  • Integration into various other systems/solutions, where environmental data is needed…
DimensionsØ approx. 150 mm, height approx. 287 mm
WeightApprox. 1.2 kg
InterfaceRS485, 2 – wire, half – duplex
Power supply4…32 VDC
Operating temperature-50…60 °C
Operating rel. humidity0…100 % RH
Heating20 VA at 24 VDC
Cable length10 m
Protection level housingIP66
Mast mounting suitable forMast diameter 60 – 76 mm
Measuring range-50 … 60 °C
Accuracy±0.2 °C (-20…50 °C), otherwise ±0.5 °C (>-30 °C)
Relative humidity
Measuring range0 … 100 % RH
Unit% RH
Accuracy±2 % RH
Air pressure
PrincipleMEMS capacitive
Measuring range300 … 1200 hPa
Accuracy±0.5 hPa (0…40 °C)
Wind direction
Measuring range0 … 359.9 °
Accuracy< 3 ° RMSE > 1.0 m/s
Wind speed
Measuring range0 … 75 m/s
Accuracy±0.3 m/s or ±3 % (0…35 m/s) ±5 % (>35 m/s) RMS
Resolution0.1 m/s

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