WS425 A/B ASCII profile - WMT700

WMT700 Series User Guide

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In Vaisala WINDCAP Ultrasonic Wind Sensor WS425 User's Guide, this profile was called the Handar mode.

The following table lists the configurable parameters and their allowed and default values for the WS425 A/B ASCII profile.

Table 1. Configurable parameters for WS425 A/B ASCII
Parameter Default value Profile-specific allowed values Description
autoInt 1

0.125 ... 1000

Resolution: 0.125

Automatic message interval in seconds.

Do not select a message interval that is shorter than the time it takes to send a data message.

autoPort 1
  • 1= COM1 port
  • 2= COM2 port
Serial port to which WMT700 sends automatic data messages.
autoSend 0 0 = Automatic messages disabled Automatic data message number. Selects the data message format for automatic messages.
com1_protocol 0 1 3 = WS425 A/B ASCII Profile for serial port COM1
com2_protocol 3 3 = WS425 A/B ASCII Profile for serial port COM2
com2_interf N/A 2
  • 0 = RS-485
  • 1 = RS-422
  • 3 = RS-232
Interface for serial port COM2
wndOrientation 0
  • 0 = Array facing up
  • 1 = Array facing down
Orientation of the array of WMT700
wndUnit 0 2
  • 0 = Meters per second
  • 1 = Miles per hour
  • 2 = Kilometers per hour
  • 3 = Knots
Wind speed unit
wndVector 0 0 = Scalar averaging Wind averaging method
1 The parameter has no protocol-specific default value. It is determined separately in the configuration code.
2 Wind speed unit and COM2 digital communication interface are defined in the order form. Default setting may be any of the allowed options, and it can be verified from the unit’s configuration code.