The Ambient Weather WM-2 with wind speed is a comprehensive handheld wind meter. Compact, portable, and rugged, the WM-2 is ideal for model plane pilots, shooters, hikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts
This device boasts of temperature, wind chill, wind gust, and beaufort scale, all in one compact, portable, rugged package.
Other features include wind hold mode, wind average mode, comfort level, low battery indicator-lets you know when your battery needs to be charged so you’re not caught unaware when the battery goes flat-neck lanyard and optional tripod mount and a lanyard and user replaceable battery are also included.
The versatile LCD display allows you to switch between wind speed units of measure (mph, Km/h, m/s, ft/min or Knots), temperature units of measure (degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius), temperature and wind chill, average, instant and maximum wind speed. It also Includes backlight for low light and night time viewing.
Applications include backpacking and hiking, biathlon, camping, climbing and mountaineering, athletic trainers, golfing and caddying, hang gliding, kite boarding, kite surfing, model airplanes, paddle sports, sailing and yachting, scuba diving, ski patrol, sky diving, snow making, snow sports, wind surfing, forestry and firefighting, amateur weather watching, meteorology, NOAA weather data collection, storm chasing, sky warn spotters, TV weather reporting, wind power generation, construction, HVAC, shooting sports, motor sports, scientific and educational research.
PORTABLE DEVICE AND DURABLE BATTERY
The portability of the device makes it easy to carry. You don’t have to worry about carrying a bulging device. The lithium battery which comes with the device is capable of lasting for up to a year, hence you don’t have to worry about replacing it anytime soon after you purchase the device.
The Ambient Weather WM-2 has three buttons and a backlit screen that is used to read all the meters measurements or change its settings. The unit is operable wearing high dexterity gloves in cold weather, but it pays to set it up and practice using it in advance. The fan at the top of the unit measures wind speed, and the other two sensors measure temperature and wind chill. The set button is used to turn on the unit and navigate through the device’s different functions, while the plus button is used to set different options.
For example, you can change the wind speed to be displayed in a number of different ways including miles per hour, kilometers per hour, knots, or meters per second. You can toggle between Fahrenheit and Celsius. temperature readings or set the interval in which the wind meter samples its readings, which is set to a default of 4 seconds.
Wind chill display
Wind Speed HOLD feature
Low battery display
Neck lanyard included
Tripod mount (tripod optional)
Temperature Range: -28 to 138.2°F(-29.9°C to +59°C)
Temperature Accuracy: +/- 2°F(1°C)
Wind Speed: 0.4 mph to 67 mph
Power Source: 1 x 3V lithium cell (CR2032)
Battery Life: About 1 year
Weight: About 2 ounces.