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Anemometer Troubleshooting and FAQs

Anemometer, order code ANM-BTA, $89
Specifications and User Guide

TROUBLESHOOTING
- Primary Test:
Connect the sensor to the interface. Make sure you are using a current version of the software. Requirements:
     Logger Pro: 3.8.3 or newer
     Logger Lite: 1.5 or newer
     LabQuest App 1.5 or newer
     EasyData 2.0 or newer

- Secondary Test:
Blow onto the sensor to make sure the readings change and that the impeller spins freely.

SPECIFICATIONS
order code: ANM-BTA
Operational range: 0.5 - 30 m/s
Stored calibration (m/s): slope 10 m/s/V, intercept –10 m/s
Stored calibration (km/h):slope 22.37 mph/V,intercept –22.37 mph
Stored calibration (ft/s):slope 36 km/h/V, intercept –36 km/h

Resolution
     13-bit resolution: 6.0 x 10^-3 m/s
     12-bit resolution: 1.2 x 10^-2 m/s
     10-bit resolution: 4.8 x 10^-2 m/s
Accuracy:
     less than or equal to 5 m/s: ±0.15 m/s
     greater than 5 m/s: ±3% of reading

CALIBRATION
- Calibrate?
No calibration is needed for this sensor.

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