Go Direct® Weather System

Go Direct® Weather System

Go Direct® Weather System

$99.00$128.00

Easily monitor a wide variety of environmental factors with just one sensor.

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Go Direct Weather System includes an affordable, wireless handheld sensor used to measure ambient temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind chill, dew point, barometric pressure, and more. The included Go Direct Weather Vane accessory is required to report wind direction. Mounting Go Direct Weather System on a tripod is recommended (tripod not included).

Rechargeable Battery—Ready When You Are

The robust rechargeable battery offers long battery life and provides always-ready operation when using the sensor wirelessly. Monitor battery life directly from our free Graphical Analysis 4 app or LabQuest 2 App. Should the battery run low, simply connect the sensor to the charging cable and keep on collecting—no interruptions or inconvenience to you or your students.

Wired or Wireless—The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our free Graphical Analysis 4 app—no additional equipment or software purchases are necessary. Go Direct sensors can be used wired via USB or wirelessly via Bluetooth® wireless technology, allowing you to choose the solution best for your classroom or laboratory.

Specifications

Channels

Go Direct Weather has the following measurement channels:

  • Wind Speed
  • Wind Direction
  • Wind Chill
  • Temperature
  • Heat Index
  • Dew Point
  • Relative Humidity
  • Absolute Humidity
  • Station Pressure
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Altitude

Specifications

  • Wind speed range: 0–30 m/s
  • Temperature range: –40 to 120°C
  • Temperature accuracy: ±0.2°C
  • Humidity range: 0–100%
  • Humidity accuracy: ±2%
  • Absolute pressure range: 260–1260 mbar
  • Absolute pressure accuracy: ±0.2 mbar
  • Maximum sampling rate: 2 sample/s
  • Maximum wireless range: 30 m (unobstructed)

Experiments

Essential instructor information and student instructions are available as a free download for the following experiments.

Investigate Your Local Weather (Elementary) 

Explore Your Local Weather (Middle and High School)

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Go Direct® Weather System is fully supported with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8.5), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software.

Learn more about LabQuest 2 »

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Computers
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
LabQuest 2Full support 1 2
No interface requiredFull support 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  2. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. For Bluetooth® connectivity, only computers running Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.10 or newer are supported. The computer must also have a compatible Bluetooth 4.0+ radio.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest 2Full support 1 2
No interface requiredFull support

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  2. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB or wireless Bluetooth® connection for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1 2
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  2. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1 2
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
  2. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Python
Software
InterfacePython
No interface requiredFull support
Javascript
Software
InterfaceJavascript
No interface requiredFull support
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW
No interface requiredFull support

What's Included

Go Direct Weather System

  • Go Direct Weather
  • Go Direct Weather Vane
  • Micro USB Cable

Go Direct Weather

  • Go Direct Weather
  • Micro USB Cable

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Go Direct® Weather VaneWTHR-VANE$29.00

Support

Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

* AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of and does not endorse this product.

** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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