features & Benefits


Davis Vantage Pro2 Features and Testing to Weather any Storm

A customizable station with a wide range of options and sensors to help professionals and hobbyists measure, monitor, and manage weather data. Our stations are engineered to withstand scorching sun, corrosion, 200 mph (321 kmh) winds, temperature extremes, and more. We take great pride in designing products that provide the highest level of accuracy, reliability and ruggedness.

All Vantage Pro2 stations include a console and a versatile sensor suite that can be customized by adding consoles or special-purpose options. The anemometer can be mounted separately from the rain collector.

Vantage Pro2 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 Integrated Sensor Suite

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

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Rugged and flexible, Vantage Pro2 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
– Optional UV and Solar radiation sensors
– 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.

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.

Vantage Pro2 and Vantage Vue work seamlessly together

The Vantage Pro2’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 system.

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 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.

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.

Get 12- to 48-hour advance forecast

Vantage Pro2 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, where you can store, view and share it.

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FeaturesCabled Vantage Pro2Wireless Vantage Pro2Wireless Vantage Pro2 with Fan
Product #6162C61526153
Includes console and integrated sensor suite with outside & inside temperature & humidity, barometer, wind, and rain sensorsyesyesyes
Console power sourceAC adapter with battery backupThree C batteries or AC adapterThree C batteries or AC adapter
Data transfer100 ft (30 m) cableSolar-powered transmitter up to 1,000 ft (305 m)Solar-powered transmitter up to 1,000 ft (305 m)
Standard Radiation Shield (passive)yesyes(includes 24-hour fan)
Daytime Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield (#7747)OptionalOptional(includes 24-hour fan)
24-Hour Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield false falseyes
Compatible with additional consoles to view data in more than one location falseyesyes
Compatible with additional stations such as Leaf & Soil Moisture falseyesyes
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