The Ambient Weather WM-4 is a comprehensive handheld weather station, directional compass, heat index monitor and psychrometer, all in one compact, portable, quality package. The WM-4 measures wind speed, wind direction, temperature, relative humidity and compass direction, comfort index and calculates wind gust, dew point, wet bulb and dry bulb temperature, Delta T, wind chill and heat index. It has a compass for precise digital wind direction measurement, and it can also be used to calculate crosswind & head/tail wind readings with the built in wind vane. The jack knife case design protects the unit, and allows you to hold the case while taking precise temperature measurements, avoiding false readings from your hand temperature.
Easy to use
This device doesn’t give you headaches when using it. It features a straightforward design and comes with a set of easy-to-follow instructions on how to operate it. Unlike the traditional compasses that require leveling for accurate recording, the WM-4 will read data when held vertically and it can be used to take the bearing of a landmark or reference location from a far distance. For extra convenience, the unit comes threaded, hence could be mounted to a tripod and backlit LCD display. It also has an auto shutoff function to help preserve battery. The unique pocket-knife design will help protect the unit when it is not in use.
This weather station has the ability to deliver highly accurate data recordings. It boasts of a compass which enables it to provide more precise measurements of digital wind direction. In addition, it can calculate the crosswind and tail/heat readings with the ultimate precision, as a result of its integrated wind vane. Humidity calibration kits that come with the package and wind tunnel for more accurate directional measurements contributes to the device’s unmatched accuracy.
Ambient Weather WM-4 device comes with a handheld, compact device that makes it portable. It also comes with an adjustable lanyard to allow you to easily carry it around in your hand while ensuring it doesn’t easily get lost while out there. In addition, it comes with a soft belt carrying case for no-hassle transportation to the camping, hiking, backpacking, golfing, paddle sports, skydiving, snow sports, firefighting, and so much more.
It is best used as a hand-held device or it could be tied to a pole when altitude is to be taken into consideration.
Strong battery life
This device comes with a replaceable 400-hour lithium battery which ensures years of reliable service.
FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS
- Wind direction in degrees and compass points.
- Calculates cross wind, head/tail wind.
- Compass .
- Swiss-made impeller.
- Lifetime calibrated Swiss-made humidity sensor.
- Backlit LCD display.
- Auto Power off .
- Threaded for tripod mounting.
- Pocket-knife design to protect unit when not in use.
- Adjustable lanyard.
- Water resistant and floats.
- Power: CR2032 Lithium battery (included and replaceable) .
- Dimensions: 5.5″ x 1.75″ x .75″
The ambient weather wm-4 weather station with heat index is an all-round gadget for hikers, hobbyist or professionals whose day to day activities greatly depend on the weather.Overall it is a wonderful product for everyday use.