Aligning WMT700 - WMT700

WMT700 Series User Guide

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  • 5-mm Allen key
  • Compass
When you align the wind sensor, Vaisala recommends using compass binoculars (such as Minox B 7×50DCM).
Figure 1. WMT700 North arrow. WMT700 is marked with the letter N and a North arrow. The North arm has an orange sticker. Make sure that the North arrow points North.
Do not remove the instrument or sensor from the mounting kit during alignment.
  1. Remove the transportation damper that protects the array and store it for future use.
  2. To align the sensor, use a compass or other similar method and rotate the sensor so that the arrow points North.
  3. Tighten the bolts of the mounting kit. Tightening torque 5 Nm.
  4. If you cannot align WMT700, measure the deviation angle from North and configure the wind direction offset error.
Connect the cable to the data acquisition system and power supply.