Heavy Duty Wind Monitor-HD


The Wind Monitor-HD has important features that greatly extend the service life of this popular sensor. It promises improved survivability for the most severe wind measuring applications.


3M Cable05108$1,260.00
8M Cable05108-8M$1,278.00
12M Cable05108-12M$1,308.00
6 Channel19120$220.00
0-5 VDC Outputs (recommended cable: 18446)05608C$526.00
4-20 mA Outputs (recommended cable: 18723)05638C$572.00
22 AWG, Per Ft.18446$1.24
22 AWG, Per Ft.18723$1.02
22 AWG, Per Ft.18721$1.50

Quantity discounts applied during checkout. Excludes sensor cables.

The YOUNG Model 05108 Wind Monitor-HD measures horizontal wind speed and direction.  This sensor has many of the same features as Model 05106, including long-lasting, corrosion resistant, ceramic bearings and a ¼ inch diameter propeller shaft.  It features a high pitch propeller that will extend bearing longevity due to its lower rotation rate at like wind speeds.  The direct output for wind speed is an AC sine wave and direction is a precision potentiometer.  The sensor mounts on a standard 1-inch IPS pipe.  A mounting orientation ring is included.

A separate Surge Protection Assembly, Model 19120, is available that doubles as both a junction box for cable termination and additional electrical transient surge protection.  Separate signal conditioning devices are available to convert the sensor signals to 0-5 V (Model 05608C) or 4-20 mA (Model 05638C).  All three of these devices are enclosed in weatherproof enclosures and come with mounting hardware (Model 19120 is not typically used in conjunction with either Model 05603C or 05631C).



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 (2.2 mph)
Vane: 1.0 m/s (2.2 mph)

Dynamic Response: *

Propeller distance constant (63% recovery) 2.7 m (8.9 ft)
Vane delay distance (50% recovery) 1.3 m (4.3 ft)
Damping ratio: 0.3
Damped natural wavelength: 7.4 m (24.3 ft)
Undamped natural wavelength: 7.2 m (23.6 ft)

Signal Output:

Wind speed: magnetically induced AC voltage, 3 pulses per revolution. 1800 rpm (90 Hz) = 15.0 m/s (33.6 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

Operating Temperature:

-50 to 60°C

Sensor Cable:

A water tight pigtail cable is supplied for electrical connections. Available in standard lengths of 3, 8 and 12 meters.
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)


1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)

Shipping Weight:

2.3 kg (5 lbs)

Model 05608C:

Wind Sensor Interface
Signal outputs: 0-5.00 VDC full scale
Power requirement: 8-24 VDC (5 mA @ 12 VDC)
Operating temperature: -50 to 60°C

Model 05638C:

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


Nominal values, determined in accordance with ASTM standard procedures.