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Calypso - Ultrasonic Portable Solar wind meter

Calypso - Ultrasonic Portable Solar wind meter

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Add extra features with the NMEA Connect Plus:

  • NCP BT 2000 : Connects your Bluetooth ULTRASONIC PORTABLE wind meter data to NMEA 2000 network. Allows the connection of 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time.

  • NCP_ HighEnd : Receives wind data from any ULTRASONIC wind meter within Calypso´s range of products. Converts NMEA 0183 wind sentences and/or Bluetooth signal into NMEA 0183 network and Bluetooth. It can also be used as range-extender using it as a Bluetooth-repeater.

  • NCP BT 0183 : Connects your Bluetooth ULTRASONIC PORTABLE wind meter data to NMEA 0183 network. Allows the connection of 2 Bluetooth devices at the same time. 

Bluetooth, Solar Powered, pocket-sized ULTRASONIC anemometer.
Small and robust, get instant wind speed and direction....or track it!. Built with ULTRASONIC sensors, with no moving parts to make it robust and dependable, the Ultrasonic Portable is a wind meter that measures both speed and direction, allowing data logging via a free app. Thanks to its small size and light weight, the Ultrasonic Portable wind meter can be used both as a handheld and/or as a stand-alone wind meter what makes it a versatile instrument of great value on a wide range of industries and applications.


 Easy to mount, easy to use.

Just unbox it, screw it to your favourite setup or to one of our mounting accesories, download the app....and ready! Its simplicity has encouraged many users to find its own way of using it and our "open protocol" policy has definitely helped. Many app developers and OEMs have made the Ultrasonic portable compatible: weather apps, ballistics, marine etc...one piece of hardware but many different apps/displays!. Check our mounting accessories: mast mount, mounting poles or tripod adapter.

ZERO cable tolerance : Wireless and Self Powered.
No power cords
: its solar cell makes the Ultrasonic Portable self powered: Up to 30 days of continuous operation in the dark and over a year in sleep mode.

No data wires, but connectable to your network: its bluetooth connection avoids the hassle of wiring it to a display. Still, if you want to connect the Ultrasonic Portable to a display or network, you can use one of our gateways: the NMEA Connect Plus gets the Portable Bluetooth signal and converts it to a wired or NMEA0183 or NMEA2000 signal. It also relays the Bluetooth signal and casts NMEA0183 data via WiFi.

Nominated for the Dame Design Awards 2017

The Dame Awards recognize the best designed products at the Metstrade Show. Its unique relevance in the global marine marketplace emphasizes innovation and environmental impact among others. 

NMEA 2000 output

The Ultrasonic Portable Mini wind meter can output an NMEA 2000 signal when using an NMEA Connect Plus NCP_BT2000 model. 
It can also output an NMEA 0183 signal when using an NMEA Connect Plus NCP_BT0183 model. 

Certifications         




Get Anemotracker app for free!.

Despite the multiple apps available, we do provide a free app: Anemotracker. It will allow you to get wind speed and direction from your Ultrasonic Portable Mini and Ultrasonic Portable Solar anemometers. You can also save your wind meter data when tracking. It includes 4 different modes : Marine, Golf, Meteo and Ballistics.

It will provide you with :

  • Apparent wind speed and direction.

  • Real wind speed and direction (if used on a vehicle or boat).

  • Tracking of your wind data and exportation via excel or Google Earth. 

  • Available upgrade to the latest firmware version from the App-This new add-on will let the user to upgrade the Ultrasonic Portable to  the latest firmware version from Anemotracker app.

  • Wind direction adjustable damping.

  • Velocity Made Good calculations.

  •  New derived data: stylish graphs with Means and deviations.

  • Configuration from the units of measure: m/s, km/h, Kt.

  •  Threshold alarm, direction offset, map mode, etc...

 Download it for IOS   

 Download it for Android    

 Download it for Garmin Connect IQ   

Other compatible apps.  

Marine- Weather 4D, Sentinel Marine Solutions, iRegatta, eStela, Sail Racer, EDO Sailing Instruments, Sailgrib, qtVLm Navigation and Routing or Tactiqs among others. 

Ballistics - Strelok Pro.


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Material
Machined engineering plastic (black)

Dimensions
Diameter : 70 mm (2.76 in.)
Height : 57 mm (2.24 in.)
Weight : 145 grams (5.15 oz.)

Wind Speed
Range : 1-25 m/s (2.24 - 56 mph)
Accuracy : ±0.1 m/s at 10 m/s ( 0.22 mph at 22.40 mph)

Wind Direction
Range : 0-359º
Accuracy : ± 1
Wind Information
Aparent and real wind speed & direction via App

Sensors
Ultrasonic transducers ( 4x)

Sample rate
1 Hz

Power
Solar panel, internal battery, automatic power management

Battery runtime
Up to 60 days while measuring

Data Output
Bluetooth 5.1. NMEA 0183- NMEA 2000 if used with NCP

Bluetooth Range
up to 30 m ( 98 ft.)

Firmware
Upgradable via Bluetooth

IP Code
IPX8 protection grade

Mount
16 mm (0.63 in.) (M16 x 2) female thread screw

Compatibility
Android & IOS devices, tablets, Garmin watches

Data Output
Bluetooth