R.M. Young Company

Wind Monitor

Model 05106




The Wind Monitor MA is an accurate and reliable wind sensor specifically designed for the rigors of the marine environment.The wind speed sensor is a four blade helicoid propeller. Unique transducer produces a pulse signal without electrical contacts or slip rings. The wind direction sensor is a durable molded vane. Vane angle is sensed by a precision potentiometer housed in a sealed chamber. All materials are carefully selected for corrosion resistance and maximum durability in the harsh marine environment. Stainless steel bearings are used throughout. Special waterproof lubricant further enhances reliability. The instrument mounts on standard 1 inch pipe. Separate signal conditioning circuits are available to provide voltage or current signals when needed (see below). Each is supplied in a weatherproof junction box with mounting hardware.



Brochure 05106
Replacement Parts
05106 (Legacy)

Wind speed: 0-100 m/s (224 mph)
Azimuth: 360° mechanical, 355° electrical (5° open)
Wind speed: ± 0.3 m/s (0.6 mph) or 1% of reading
Wind direction: ± 3 degrees
Threshold:* Propeller: 1.0 m/s (2.4 mph) Vane: 1.0 m/s (2.4 mph)
Signal Output:
Wind speed: magnetically induced AC voltage, 3 pulses per revolution. 1800 rpm (90 Hz) = 8.8 m/s (19.7 mph)
Azimuth: analog DC voltage from conductive plastic potentiometer − resistance 10K Ω , linearity 0.25%, life expectancy − 50 million revolutions
Power Requirement:
Potentiometer excitation: 15 VDC maximum
Sensor Cable:
A 3 meter (9.8 ft) pigtail cable is supplied for electrical connections.
For longer cable lengths a user supplied junction box or connector may be used.
Overall height: 37 cm (14.6 in)
Overall length: 55 cm (21.7 in)
Propeller: 18 cm (7 in) diameter
Mounting: 34 mm (1.34 in) diameter (standard 1 inch pipe)
Sensor weight: 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
Shipping weight: 2.3 kg (5 lbs)

MODEL 05603C, Wind Sensor Interface (0-5 VDC outputs)
Power Requirement: 8-24 VDC (5 mA @ 12 VDC)
Operating Temperature: -50 to 60°C
Output Signals: 0-5.00 VDC full scale

MODEL 05631C, Wind Line Driver (4-20 mA outputs)
Power Requirement: 12-30 VDC (40 mA max.)
Operating Temperature: -50 to 60°C
Output Signals: 4-20 mA full scale

Ordering InformationModelPrice
WIND MONITOR-MA - 3M Cable05106$1140.00
WIND MONITOR-MA - 8M Cable05106-8M$1160.00
WIND MONITOR-MA - 12M Cable05106-12M$1186.00
WIND SENSOR INTERFACE / 0-5 VDC outputs 05603C$466.00
WIND LINE DRIVER / 4-20 mA outputs 05631C$506.00
CABLE for 05603C - 5 conductor shielded 18446 $0.60/ft.
CABLE for 05631C - 2 pair shielded 18723 $0.66/ft.
CABLE for 05106 - 6 conductor shielded 18721 $1.20/ft.

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Complies with applicable CE directives. Specifications subject to change without notice.