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Features

Features

A customizable, professional station with a wide range of options and sensors. All Vantage Pro2 stations include a console and a versatile integrated sensor suite that can be customized by adding consoles or special-purpose options. 40-foot (12-meter) anemometer cable allows anemometer to be mounted separately from the rain collector. Vantage Pro2 Plus is an excellent choice for emergency professionals, farmers, researchers, and others to monitor temperature, wind and moisture conditions, irrigation requirements and potential flooding.

Vantage Pro2 Plus Console

You’ll get your own local forecast, highs/lows, totals or averages and graphs for virtually all weather variables over the past 24 days, months or years—all without using a PC.

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Vantage Pro2 Plus Integrated Sensor Suite

The Integrated Sensor Suite combines our rain collector, temperature and humidity sensors, anemometer, UV, and solar radiation sensors into one package. You can customize your Vantage Pro2 Plus to suit your needs and microclimate.

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Benefits

Available in both wireless and cabled versions

Choose a cabled station for the most economical installation. Ideal for areas where lightning risk is minimal. Choose wireless for easiest installation, additional sensor options and reduced risk of lightning damage. Wireless version includes solar-powered transmitter that sends data effortlessly to your console.

Get evapotranspiration (ET) at your fingertips

Vantage Pro2 Plus stations come with UV and Solar sensors pre-installed. With the solar sensor in place, you’ll get evapotranspiration on your console, right at your fingertips.

 

Rugged and flexible, Vantage Pro2 Plus offers reliable weather data under the most demanding circumstances:

  • Inside Temperature and Humidity
  • Outside Temperature and Humidity
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Dew Point
  • Rainfall
  • Detachable Wind Speed and Direction sensors
  • UV and Solar radiation sensors, including Evapotranspiration (ET) and Temperature/Humidity/Sun/Wind (THSW) data
  • Optional additional temperature and humidity sensors

Dependable data transmission

The wireless Vantage Pro2 uses a solar-powered transmitter with battery backup to keep your data flowing. The frequency-hopping spread spectrum Vantage Pro2 radio transmits and receives data up to 1,000 ft. (300 m) line-of-sight. The cabled version transmits data via the cable.

Exceptionally accurate, weather-resistant rain collector

Bird spikes and a helpful debris screen aid in fending off potential problems while grip grooves are handy for easy maintenance. The built-in bubble level offers more accurate installation for precise rain data. The aluminum-plated tipping bucket is self-emptying, corrosion resistant and laser-calibrated for exceptional accuracy.

Ensure accurate temperature data

Choose from three options to reduce solar radiation-induced temperature errors:
● Use the included standard passive radiation shield to get excellent temperature data.
● Retrofit your station with the optional Daytime Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield for even better temperature data. Get the benefits of fan aspiration at less cost than the 24-hour Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield, but nearly 75% as effective in reducing the effect of daytime radiation. only runs during daylight hours.
● Get the 24-Hour Fan‐aspirated Vantage Pro2 Plus for the ultimate in temperature accuracy. It combines passive shielding with a solar‐powered fan that draws outside air in over the temperature and humidity sensors.

Get 12- to 48-hour advance forecast

Vantage Pro2 Plus offers 12-hour advance forecast icons as well as 24- to 48-hour advance forecast ticker-tape.

View and store your weather data on your computer or online

When you add one of our optional WeatherLink data loggers and software, you’ll be able to run additional analyses. With WeatherLinkIP, your data is automatically uploaded to your page on WeatherLink.com, where you can store, view and share it.

Vantage Pro2 Plus and Vantage Vue work seamlessly together

The Vantage Pro2 Plus’s  transmitters are radio-compatible with Vantage Vue, so you can mix and match components. For example, add a Vantage Vue console to your Vantage Pro2 Plus system.

Compare & Buy
  Cabled Vantage Pro2 Plus (#6162C)Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus (#6162)Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus with Fan (#6163)
FeaturesCabled Vantage Pro2 Plus (#6162C)Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus (#6162)Wireless Vantage Pro2 Plus with Fan (#6163)
Price$1040.00$1095.00$1295.00
Includes Console and Integrated Sensor Suite with outside & inside temperature and humidity, wind, rain, and UV and solar radiation sensorsyesyesyes
Console power source AC adapter with battery backup Three C batteries or AC adapter Three C batteries or AC adapter
Data Transfer 100 ft (30 m) cable Solar-powered transmitter up to 1,000 ft (305 m) Solar-powered transmitter up to 1,000 ft (305 m)
Standard (passive) Radiation Shieldyesyes(includes 24-hour fan)
Daytime Fan-Aspirated Radiation ShieldOptionalOptional(includes 24-hour fan)
24-Hour Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield false falseyes
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