The Kestrel range are a small, electronic rotating vane type anemometer (wind meter). It uses high precision Zytel bearings and a lightweight impeller to provide accurate air flow measurements even at low speeds.
Liquid crystal display has large 9mm high digits and is backlit for a clear readout in low light conditions.
Power is from an easily replaceable standard lithium coin cell battery.
The Kestrel range of wind meters are made from high impact injection moulded plastic and corrosion resistant materials with the electronics fully sealed. It will float if accidentally dropped into water. There is a hard cover for protection when not in use and a lanyard is provided for added security.
The Kestrel 1000 measures:
Current Wind Speed
Average Wind Speed
Maximum Wind Speed