Vaisala Connected Compact Station BWS500 - BWS500

BWS500 Maintenance Guide

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Figure 1. Vaisala Connected Compact Station BWS500

Vaisala Connected Compact Station BWS500 is a compact weather station for environmental monitoring. The complete solution provides measurements, data collection, and data visualization in one package. BWS500 includes Vaisala Edge Gateway EGW501, a selected set of sensors, powering equipment, and mounting accessories. To maximize ease-of-use, the station comes with a data plan and a variety of service packages to choose from.

When combined with data management and visualization software, BWS500 includes the required hardware and software for managing your weather data. You can select to use Vaisala BWS Cloud Companion for measurement data visualization.

BWS500 is suitable for a variety of applications and can be scaled to support both small and large-scale weather observation networks − from harbor and port weather to complementing national weather forecast networks.

Currently, the sensor selection of BWS500 includes the following Vaisala sensors:
  • Vaisala Weather Transmitter WXT530 Series
  • Vaisala Air Quality Transmitter AQT530
  • Vaisala Carbon Dioxide Probe GMP252
WXT530 series sensors measure 6 different weather parameters. AQT530 provides measurement data of the most important urban pollutant gases and particles, and GMP252 measures carbon dioxide concentration up to 10 000 ppm CO2.

You can select which sensors to include in your weather station configuration.