The SailTimer Wind Instrument

- 5th Generation -

●  Wireless:  no wires to install down the mast adding noise and weight.
●  Solar-powered renewable energy; can run day & night indefinitely.
●  The first wind cups designed for sailboats; the innovative blade shape maintains equal accuracy when sailing heeled over (unlike standard cup, ultrasonic and propeller anemometers).
●  Submersible.
●  The most advanced features at the lowest price, on sale for US $350.
●  The first masthead anemometer with a digital compass right in the wind direction arrow.
●  That means you even get wind direction while docked or swinging at anchor, when GPS heading is not available.
●  With new features in app updates on iOS & Android, the Wind Instrument actually becomes more useful over time.
●  Off-switch for storage. 
●  5th-generation includes silent, maintenance-free AirGap Axle™. It monitors solar charging and power consumption so that you can check the exact battery level at any time. Send air temperature to an app or online map.
●  The first masthead anemometer that works with rotating masts.
●  Simple set-up:  calibration to the bow of your boat is not required.
●  Provides a visual indicator of wind direction and wind angle, unlike ultrasonic sensors that have no wind direction arrow.
●  For sailboats of all sizes, from keelboats to centerboard sailing dinghies and even small multihulls (no 12-volt battery required).
●  Small vertical design rather than the common horizontal structure, to deter large seabirds.
●  Better lightning protection if you don't have wires coming down from the top of the mast.
●  Masthead mount or portable with an L-bracket for walls/posts and adapter for 1/4" tripod / Gorillapod / GoPro mount.
●  Battery uses advanced design for unusually wide temperature range from tropical heat down to -40 degrees (C/F).
●  SailTimer made the first masthead anemometer that transmitted to tablets/smartphones, and this is the newest version.
●  Designed to work with third-party apps and hardware using the industry-standard NMEA 0183 format.
●  Accessory for plugging in to on-board wired marine electronics.
●  Wind direction equally sensitive all the way around;  no dead band at the end of the rotation as in wind direction sensors with potentiometers.
●  Transmits every second.
●  The first-ever masthead anemometer with crowdsourcing of live wind maps.
●  Even if your boat is already in the water, you can raise the Wind Instrument without having to lower or climb the mast.  Another first!


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