I got a new WS2080 station last week and have set it up this weekend. Everything works fine except that the anemometer registers in some strange quanta: from 0 it would go to 0.7 and then to 1.6 etc. (It does increase with the rate of spin, but I don't have any other device to actually verify the numbers: they do feel correct) The specification says the resolution is 0.1 mph. Would not that mean that for a very slow wind it would first read 0.1 and then 0.2 and so on?
Has anyone else seen a similar problem? Thanks!
First of all, I know nothing about the WS2080 itself but am wondering if the jumps in wind speed you are seeing is simply due to the rate at which wind speed is reported by the WS2080. For example, if it sends wind velocity data every 30 seconds and the wind were increasing during that time, you would only see the data that was reported every 30 seconds. Between those sampling times, the wind could change up or down quite dramatically thus, giving you the type of readings you are seeing.
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