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MINOX Windwatch Pro II Weather Meter

March 13, 2007 | Weather

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The MINOX Windwatch Pro II Weather Meter is the perfect companion to bring with you on your next camping trip or outdoor adventure. The Windwatch is an ultra-compact ‘weather station’ that will keep you fully informed of the elements. This little weather meter can measure wind speed, temperature, atmospheric pressure, altitude and even humidity. Just by holding Windwatch Pro II up to the wind, the integrated impeller determines the current wind speed every second and displays it on the illuminated LC monitor. From the wind speed to the temperature, the Windwatch Pro II can also determine wind chill. The meter retailers for $199. MINOX.

Kestrel 4000 Pocket Wind Meter

August 10, 2006 | Weather

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The Kestrel 4000 Pocket Wind Meter is great for high altitude sports enthusiasts and lets you monitor every major environmental condition, easily and accurately, right in the palm of your hand. Using the chart mode, for example, allows users to recall and graph up to 2,000 measurements, along with the date and time of storage. Barometric Pressure, Altitude, Density Altitude, Temperature, Humidity, Wind Speed, Wind Chill, Dew Point, Wet Bulb, and Heat Index. This Pocket Wind Meter is also Waterproof and floats, is available in Safety Orange and Olive Drab with a RED backlight, and includes neck and wrist lanyards, protective pouch and 2 AAA batteries. The pouch is nice but you might want to go with the more rugged Kestrel 4000 NiteIze Belt Clip Case so it's always handy and safe. Via The Cool Hunter

Oregon Scientific Complete Wireless Weather Station

July 31, 2006 | Weather

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The Oregon Scientific Complete Wireless Weather Station is just that - a complete weather station which uses outdoor sensors that operate on solar power (use 2 x AA batteries for backup) and provides easy installation. Some features on the Complete Wireless Weather Station include Long-range sensors that transmit up to 300-feet, a self-emptying Rain Gauge which measures rainfall, an anemometer that measures wind speed and direction, precise measurements of the indoor temperature, humidity and barometric pressure, LCD screen with backlight and much more. There's also the option of using up to three additional sensors for a total of another seven optional channels. Why would you want more sensors? For a more precise reading. This Weather Station uses a total of (8 x AA) batteries not counting the two for back up and has a price of $299.95. Oregon Scientific.