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OMC-160 Wind speed & direction sensor


The popular and often used wind sensor OMC-160 is a combined wind speed and direction sensor, based on the cup and vane principle. Having chosen for the highest quality stainless steel materials and internal non-contact measuring devices, this sensor stands for a long life time, having the highest accuracies within both the low range as well as the high range wind speeds.

This sensor is commonly used within the shipping and offshore industry but can also be found on many airfields, container terminals and harbors, along highways and on bridges.



  • High accuracy sensor

  • Contact free sensing elements

  • High reliability in every environment

  • All exposed parts in Stainless steel

  • RS422 NMEA0183 output

  • Cable length up to 1000 m (4 core)

  • Heated option available

  • NATO stock no: 6660-17-112-7536



Data Summary
Power requirement: 8 TO 30 VDC 60 mA

Output: RS422 NMEA-0183 V 4.1, IEC 61162-1

Dimension as per sketch: Weight 6.5 kg
                                              Mounting pole with two clamps for pole 35-60 mm diameter



Operating temperature –25 to 70°C
Ingress Protection IP65 acc. To EN-60529
Humidity 5 to 95%

EMC EN 50081-1 class B, EN 50082-2
Conform RoHS directive 2002/95/EC en 2005/18/EC


Wind speed: better than 2% FRO

Wind direction: ± 2 degrees
Speed range: 0.3...75 m/s

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