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Go Direct® Weather System

Go Direct® Weather System

Go Direct® Weather System

Starts at $109.00

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

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Go Direct Weather System (includes sensor and Weather Vane)
$138.00   Order Code: GDX-WTVA
Go Direct Weather (sensor only)
$109.00   Order Code: GDX-WTHR
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 award-winning Vernier Graphical Analysis® app, as well as LabQuest® 3. 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.

Wireless or Wired—The Flexibility to Choose

Our Go Direct sensors connect directly to your mobile device, Chromebook, or computer using our Vernier Graphical Analysis® 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)

More experiments are available in Earth Science with Vernier and Climate and Meteorology Experiments.

Middle School (7 experiments)
High School (7 experiments)

 

The Vernier Coding Activities with JavaScript: Go Direct Sensor lab book also provides activities written for the Go Direct Weather System that guide high school and college students through the process of creating a web page while introducing them to HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest
InterfaceLabQuest App
LabQuest 3Full support
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1
LabQuest (discontinued)Incompatible

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
No interface requiredFull support 1
LabQuest 3Full support 2
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 2 3

Compatibility Notes

  1. 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.
  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 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  3. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis
No interface requiredFull support
LabQuest 3Full support 1
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 1 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. 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 or LabQuest 3 when the LabQuest is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical AnalysisGraphical Analysis GW
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest 3Full supportFull support 1
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 2Full support 1 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical AnalysisGraphical Analysis GW
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible
LabQuest 3Full supportFull support 1
LabQuest 2 (discontinued)Full support 2Full support 1 2

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 or LabQuest 3 via Wireless Data Sharing.
  2. Wireless connection of this sensor to a LabQuest 2 requires a Go Direct Bluetooth Adapter when used with some older LabQuest 2 models.
Python
Software
InterfacePython
No interface requiredFull support
Javascript
Software
InterfaceJavascript
No interface requiredFull support
LabVIEW
Software
InterfaceNI LabVIEW
No interface requiredFull support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. 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.

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.

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