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Davis Vantage Vue – Technical Specifications

Below are the list of Davis Vantage Vue – Technical Specifications.

Overview:

Vantage Vue Weather Station

Sensor Suite(1) & Console(2)

Product # (6250)

Sensor Suite vantage vue

top Sensor Suite Dimensions

side Sensor Suite Dimensions

1

Sensor Suite

Operating Temperature

-40° to +150°F (-40° to +65°C)

Non-operating (Storage) Temperature

-40° to +158°F (-40° to +70°C)

Current Draw

0.20 mA (average), 30 mA (peak) at 3.3 VDC

Solar Power Panel

0.5 Watts

Battery

CR-123 3-Volt Lithium cell

Battery Life (3-Volt Lithium cell)

8 months without sunlight – greater than 2 years depending on solar charging

Wind Speed Sensor

Wind cups with magnetic detection

Wind Direction Sensor

Wind vane with magnetic encoder

Rain Collector Type

Tipping spoon, 0.01″ (US versions)/0.2 mm (metric versions) per tip

Temperature Sensor Type

PN Junction Silicon Diode

Relative Humidity Sensor Type

Film capacitor element

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS & ASA plastic

Sensor Suite Dimensions (not including mounting pole)

12.95″ x 5.75″ x 13.40″ (329 mm x 146 mm x 340 mm)

Davis Vantage Vue - Technical Specifications 1

Davis Vantage Vue - Technical Specifications 2

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2

Console

Operating Temperature

+32° to +140°F (0° to +60°C)

Non-Operating (Storage) Temperature

+14° to +158°F (-10° to +70°C)

Current Draw

0.9 mA average, 30 mA peak, (add 120 mA for display lamps, add 0.125 mA for each transmitter received by the console) at 4.4 VDC

Power Adapter

5 VDC, 300 mA

Battery Backup

3 C-cells

Battery Life (no AC power)

Up to 9 months (approximately)

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS plastic

Console Display Type

LCD Transflective

Display Backlight

LEDs

Weight (with batteries)

1.48 lbs. (.67 kg)

Console Dimensions:

Console with antenna (L x H x D)

7.5″ x 5.75″ x 4.5″
(190 mm x 146 mm x 114 mm)

Console with antenna mounted on wall (L x H x D)

7.5″ x 7.0 ” x 3.0″
190 mm x 178 mm x 76 mm

Display (L x H)

4.13″ x 3.0″
(105 mm x 76 mm)

Wireless Communications

Transmit/Receive Frequency and Power OutputUS Models : 902 – 928 MHz FHSS, FCC-certified low power, less than 8 mW, no license required.
EU Models : 868.0 – 868.6 MHz FHSS, CE-certified, less than 8 mW, no license required.
Japan Models : 928.15 – 929.65 MHz FHSS, less than 1 mW, no license required.
NZ Models : 921- 928 MHz FHSS, less than 10mW, no license required.
India Models : 865.0 – 867.0 MHz, less than 10mW, no license required.
ID Codes Available8
Range: All models except JapanLine of Sight : Up to 1000 feet (300 m)
Through Walls : 200 to 400 feet (60 to 120 m)
Sensor InputsRF Filtering : RC low-pass filter on each signal line

Sensor Data

Console

For Agriculture

VariableResolutionRangeAccuracy ±Update Interval
Cooling/Heating Degree-Days0.1 Degree-DayUnlimited0.5 Degree-Day1 hr

For Barometric Pressure

VariableResolutionRangeAccuracy ±Update Interval
Barometric Pressure (Elevation range: -999′ to +15,000′; -600 to +4570 m)0.01” Hg;
0.1 mm Hg;
0.1 mb/hPa
16” to 32.5” Hg;
410 to 820 mm Hg;
540 to 1100 mb/hPa
0.03” Hg;
0.8 mm Hg;
1.0 mb/hPa
1 min
Barometer Three-Hour TrendSlow ≥ 0.02” Hg 0.5 mm (0.7 mb)
Rapid ≥ 0.06” Hg
1.5 mm (2 mb)
5-Position Arrow– –15 min

For Humidity

VariableResolutionRangeAccuracy ±Update Interval
Inside Humidity1%1% to 100%2%1 min
Outside Humidity1%1% to 100%2%50 to 60 sec
Inside Dew Point– –– –– –– –
Outside Dew Point1°F;
1°C
-105° to +130°F;
-76° to +54°C
2°F;
1°C
50 to 60 sec

For Rainfall

VariableResolutionRangeAccuracy ±Update Interval
Rainfall0.01”;
0.2 mm
0 to 199.99”;
0 to 6553 mm
4%10 to 12 sec
Rate of Rainfall0.01”/hr;
0.2 mm/hr
0 to 40”/hr;
0 to 1016 mm/hr
5% ≤ 5”/hr;
5% ≤ 127 mm/hr
10 to 12 sec

For Temperature

VariableResolutionRangeAccuracy ±Update Interval
Inside Temperature0.1°F;
0.1°C
+32° to +140°F;
0° to +60°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Built-in)0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Inside Heat Index– –– –– –– –
Outside Heat Index1°F;
1°C
-40° to +165°F;
-40° to +74°C
2°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Temp/Hum/Wind Index0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +165°F;
-40° to +74°C
3°F;
1.5°C
10 to 12 sec
Wind Chill1°F;
1°C
-110° to +135°F;
-79° to +57°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min

Vantage Vue Weather Station

Product # (6250)