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RonstanVaavud Wind Meter

Vaavud Overview

Design

The Vaavud design is inspired by professional cup anemometers, but with two cups instead of three, in order to make it truly pocket friendly. The one piece, molded rotor and the low friction Teflon bearing makes the Vaavud wind meter extremely durable. If sand or dirt gets inside the Vaavud wind meter it can easily be cleaned out with water. And The Vaavud wind meter can take quite a beating – it is built for action!

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Vaavud App

The Vaavud App

The Vaavud app gives you a clear overview of average, actual and maximum wind speed, as well as a real time graph – in fact the first real time graph in the world on a hand held anemometer! And you can scroll and pinch-zoom on the graph, if you want to taker a closer look at something.

The unit of measure can be changed on the fly by simply tapping the screen. (Available units: m/s, Kmh, mph, Kts and Bft.)

New features will constantly be added to the app. A live map, measurement history will be available soon, and much more will follow.

Finally, you can use the Vaavud wind meter together with Weendy; the world’s fastest-growing community-based weather network.

Accuracy

The Vaavud wind meter has a wind range of 2 to 20* m/s. Precision is the least of +/- 4% or 0.2 m/s. The wind meter has been tested and calibrated in a professional wind tunnel at the Technical University of Denmark.

Because of the cup-anemometer design, the precision of the Vaavud wind meter is not affected by changes in wind direction (unlike a propeller based anemometer, which must point precisely up against the wind to measure correctly). And the Vaavud app taps into other sensors in your phone, to ensure that the device is held correctly, so the risk of incorrect measurements can be minimized.

*Up to 24 m/s for iPhone 5S and up to 48 m/s on some Android phones

 

 

Product Description

A Personal Meteorology Station

The rugged and electronic-free Vaavud™ wind meter turns your smartphone into a high-tech meteorological tool. With a design inspired by professional cup anemometers it is accurate, practical and truly pocket friendly with its compact two cup design. The Vaavud™ wind meter has a one piece durable plastic rotor and low friction PTFE bearing. Reliability and long service life are assured through the use of revolutionary electronic-free technology, communicating directly with the magnetic field sensor in your smartphone.

The Vaavud™ App measures and displays wind speed in a popular units of measurement. It has a neat and clean interface that shows the most important wind characteristics: actual, mean and max wind speeds. The smoothed graph provides additional data on variations in strength as well as a quick overview. The graph supports both drag and pinch to zoom so data can be viewed in fine detail.

The Vaavud™ development team is working on adding History and Map features to the App, which will allow users to easily share wind information and help each other find the perfect location for their favourite activity.

Features:
  • Measures wind speed from 4 to 48 knots (2-25 m/s)
  • Reliable electronic-free technology
  • Durable construction
  • Highly accurate: +- 4% or 0.4 knots (0.2 m/s)
  • Clear, neat App interface
  • Free Vaavud™ App
  • Neoprene storage pouch included
  • Compact, pocket-friendly design
  • Low price

Product Number: RONVAV1R


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