Kestrel 5500FW Fire Weather Meter Pro with LiNK and Vane Mount Kestrel 0855FWLVORA 730650003030
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Kestrel® 5500FW Fire Weather Meter Pro




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Kestrel 5500FW Fire Weather Meter Pro with LiNK and Vane Mount

Features LiNK wireless connectivity which allows you to view and share readings and graphs remotely on your mobile device or PC. Includes Vane Mount.

The 5500FW provides critical environmental data for wildland firefighters and offers built-in calculation of Probability of Ignition (PIG) and Fine Dead Fuel Moisture (FDFM) with no reference tables needed! This versatile meter also measures wind speed, direction (wind direction and orientation), relative humidity, temperature, wet bulb temperature (psychrometric), altitude, density altitude, barometric pressure, crosswind/headwind/tailwind, heat stress index, dew point temperature, station pressure (absolute pressure), and wind chill. The meter tracks and logs over 10,000 sets of time-stamped data. On-screen graphing of history allows for the observation of environmental trends and more intuitive prediction of fire behavior. Additional features include a compass and a large, hi-res, hi-contrast, graphic display that is easily readable in bright sunlight and is also backlit for nighttime use. The rugged 5500FW is waterproof to IP67 standards, floats, and is drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards. The meter can be used as a hand-held device or mounted on a tripod (sold separately) using a vane mount. Lanyard, protective pouch, lithium AA battery (average life 400 hours), certificate of conformity, and instruction manual are included. Five-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Brand: Kestrel
MPN: 0855FWLVORA
UPC: 730650003030
UNSPSC: 41114410

SENSORS Wind Speed/Air Flow – Accuracy: Larger of 3% of reading, least significant digit or 20 ft/min. Resolution: 0.1 m/s; 1 ft/min; 0.1 km/h; 0.1 mph; 0.1 knots. Specification Range: 0.6 to 40.0 m/s; 118 to 7,874 ft/min; 2.2 to 144.0 km/h; 1.3 to 89.5 mph; 1.2 to 77.8 knots. Ambient Temperature – Accuracy: 0.9 °F; 0.5 °C. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Specification Range: -20.0 to 158.0 °F; -29.0 to 70.0 °C. Relative Humidity – Accuracy: ±2%RH. Resolution: 0.1%RH. Specification Range: 10 to 90% 25°C non-condensing. Pressure – Accuracy: ±1.5 mbar at 25°C, 700-1100 mbar/ ±0.044inHg at 77°F 20.67- 32.48 inHg/ ±0.022 PSI 10.15-15.95 PSI. Resolution: 0.01 inHg; 0.1 hPa/mbar; 0.01 PSI. Specification Range: 25°C/77°F; 700-1100 mbar; 20.67-32.48 inHg; 10.15 - 15.95 PSI. Compass – Accuracy: ±5°. Resolution: 1°; 1/16th Cardinal Scale. Specification Range: 0 to 360°. CALCULATED MEASUREMENTS Air Density – Accuracy: 0.0002 lb/ft3; 0.0033 kg/m3. Resolution: 0.001 lbs/ft3; 0.001 kg/m3. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, and Pressure. Air Flow – Accuracy: 6.71%. Resolution: 1 cfm; 1 m3/hr; 1 m3/m; 0.1m3/s; 1 L/s. Sensors Employed: Air Flow, User Input (Duct Shape & Size). Altitude – Accuracy: typical – 23.6 ft/7.2 m, - 750 to 1100 mBar; max – 48.2 ft/14.7 m – 300 to 750 mBar. Resolution: 1 ft; 1m. Sensors Employed: Pressure, User Input (Reference Pressure). Barometric Pressure – Accuracy: 0.07 inHg; 2.4 hPa|mbar; 0.03 PSI. Resolution: 0.01 inHg; 0.1 hPa|mbar; 0.01 PSI. Sensors Employed: Pressure, User Input (Reference Altitude). Crosswind & Headwind/ Tailwind – Accuracy: 7.1%. Resolution: 1 mph; 1 ft/min; 0.1 km/h; 0.1 m/s; 0.1 knots. Sensors Employed: Wind Speed, Compass. Delta T – Accuracy: 3.2 °F; 1.8 °C. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Pressure. Density Altitude – Accuracy: 226 ft; 69 m. Resolution: 1 ft; 1m. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Pressure. Dew Point – Accuracy: 3.4 °F; 1.9 °C; 15-95% RH. Refer to Range for Temperature Sensor. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity. Evaporation Rate – Accuracy: 0.01 lb/ft2/hr; 0.06 kg/m2/hr. Resolution: 0.01 b/ft2/hr; 0.01 kg/m2/hr. Sensors Employed: Wind Speed; Temperature; Relative Humidity; Pressure User Input (Concrete Temperature). Heat Index – Accuracy: 7.1°F; 4.0°C. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity. Moisture Content/Humidity Ratio (“Grains”) – Accuracy: .3gpp .4g/kg. Resolution: 0.1 gpp; 0.01 g/kg. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Pressure. Probability of Ignition (PIG) – Accuracy: Max, 10%PIG, Accuracy dependent on proximity to reference table threshold. Resolution: 10%PIG. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity. Relative Air Density – Accuracy: 0.3%. Resolution: 0.1%. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Pressure. Wet Bulb Temperature - Psychrometric – Accuracy: 3.2 °F; 1.8 °C. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Sensors Employed: Temperature, Relative Humidity, Pressure. Wind Chill – Accuracy: 1.6 °F; 0.9 °C. Resolution: 0.1 °F; 0.1 °C. Sensors Employed: Wind Speed, Temperature.
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