Vantage Pro2 & Vantage Pro2 Plus Specifications

Wireless

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Cabled

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Cabled
Wireless

Sensor Suite

Operating Temperature

-40° to +150°F (-40° to +65°C)

Non-operating Temperature

-40° to +158°F (-40° to +70°C)

Current Draw

0.14 mA (average), 30 mA (peak) at 4 to 6 VDC

Solar Power Panel

0.5 Watts (sensor transmitter), plus 0.75 Watts (Fan-Aspirated)

Battery (ISS SIM /Fan-Aspirated)

CR-123 3-Volt Lithium cell / 2 - 1.2 Volt NiMH C-cells

Battery Life (3-Volt Lithium cell)

8 months without sunlight - greater than 2 years depending on solar charging

Battery Life (NiMH C-cells, Fan-Aspirated)

Up to 2 years

Fan Aspiration Rate (Fan-Aspirated only)

Intake Flow Rate, full sun: 190 feet/min. (0.9 m/s)

Intake Flow Rate, battery only: 80 feet/min. (0.4 m/s)

Sensor Chamber Flow Rate, full sun: 500 feet/min. (2.5 m/s)

Sensor Chamber Flow Rate, battery only: 180 feet/min. (0.9 m/s)

Sensor Connectors

Modular RJ-11

Cable Type

4-conductor, 26 AWG

Cable Length, Anemometer

40 feet (12 m) (included); 240 feet (73 m) (maximum recommended)

Note: Maximum displayable wind decreases as the length of cable increases. At 140’ (42 m) of cable, the maximum wind speed displayed is 135 mph (60 m/s); at 240’ (73 m), the maximum wind speed displayed is 100 mph (34 m/s).
Wind Speed Sensor

Solid state magnetic sensor

Wind Direction Sensor

Wind vane with potentiometer

Rain Collector Type

Tipping spoon, 0.01" (US versions)/0.2 mm (Metric versions) per tip collection area

Temperature Sensor Type

PN Junction Silicon Diode

Relative Humidity Sensor Type

Film capacitor element

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS, polypropylene

Sensor Suite Dimensions (not including anemometer or bird spikes)
Vantage Pro2 with Standard Rad Shield

14.0" x 9.4" x 14.5"
(356 mm x 239 mm x 368 mm)

Vantage Pro2 with Fan-Aspirated Rad Shield

20.8" x 9.4" x 16.0"
(528 mm x 239 mm x 406 mm)

Vantage Pro2 Plus with Standard Rad Shield

14.3" x 9.7" x 14.5"
(363 mm x 246 mm x 368 mm)

Vantage Pro2 Plus with Fan-Aspirated Rad Shield

21.1" x 9.7" x 16.0"
(536 mm x 246 mm x 406 mm)


Console

Console Operating Temperature

+32° to +140°F (0° to +60°C)

Non-Operating (Storage) Temperature

+14° to +158°F (-10° to +70°C)

Current Draw

0.9 mA average, 30 mA peak, (add 120 mA for display lamps, add 0.125 mA for each optional wireless transmitter received by the console) at 4 - 6 VDC

AC Power Adapter

5 VDC, 300 mA, regulated

Battery Backup

3 C-cells

Battery Life (no AC power)

Up to 9 months (approximately)

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS plastic

Console Display Type

LCD Transflective

Display Backlight

LEDs

Weight (with batteries)

1.88 lbs. (.85 kg)

Console Dimensions
Console with antenna down (L x H x D)

10.625" x 6.125" x 1.625"
(270 mm x 156 mm x 41 mm)

Console with antenna extended up (L x H x D)

10.625" x 9.625" x 1.625"
(270 mm x 245 mm x 41 mm)

Display (L x H)

5.94" x 3.375"
(151 mm x 86 mm)


Wireless Communications

Transmit/Receive Frequency and Power Output

US Models: 902 - 928 MHz FHSS, FCC-certified low power, less than 8 mW, no license required.

EU Models: 868.0 - 868.6 MHz FHSS, CE-certified, less than 8 mW, no license required.

Japan Models: 928.15 - 929.65 MHz FHSS, less than 1 mW, no license required.

NZ Models: 921- 928 MHz FHSS, less than 10mW, no license required.

India Models: 865.0 - 867.0 MHz, less than 10mW, no license required.


ID Codes Available

8


Range: All models except Japan

Line of Sight: Up to 1000 feet (300 m)

Through Walls: 200 to 400 feet (60 to 120 m)


Sensor Inputs

RF Filtering: RC low-pass filter on each signal line

Cabled

Sensor Suite

Operating Temperature

-40° to +150°F (-40° to +65°C)

Non-operating Temperature

-40° to +158°F (-40° to +70°C)

Current Draw

5 mA (average) at 4 to 6 VDC for ISS only. 10 mA average for both console and ISS

Connectors, Sensor

Modular RJ-11

Cable Type

4-conductor, 26 AWG

Cable Length, Anemometer

40 feet (12 m) (included); 240 feet (73 m) (maximum recommended)

Note: Maximum displayable wind decreases as the length of cable increases. At 140’ (42 m) of cable, the maximum wind speed displayed is 135 mph (60 m/s); at 240’ (73 m), the maximum wind speed displayed is 100 mph (34 m/s).
Wind Speed Sensor

Solid state magnetic sensor

Wind Direction Sensor

Wind vane with potentiometer

Rain Collector Type

Tipping spoon, 0.01" (US versions)/0.2 mm (Metric versions) per tip collection area

Temperature Sensor Type

PN Junction Silicon Diode

Relative Humidity Sensor Type

Film capacitor element

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS, polypropylene

Sensor Suite Dimensions (not including anemometer or bird spikes)
Vantage Pro2 with Standard Rad Shield

14.0" x 9.4" x 14.5"
(356 mm x 239 mm x 368 mm)

Vantage Pro2 Plus with Standard Rad Shield

14.3" x 9.7" x 14.5"
(363 mm x 246 mm x 368 mm)


Console

Console Operating Temperature

+32° to +140°F (0° to +60°C)

Non-Operating (Storage) Temperature

+14° to +158°F (-10° to +70°C)

Current Draw

5 mA average for console only, 10 mA average for both console and ISS

AC Power Adapter

5 VDC, 300 mA, regulated

Battery Backup

3 C-cells

Battery Life (no AC power)

1 month (approximately)

Cable Type

4-conductor, 26 AWG

Cable Length, Console

100 feet (30 m) (included); 1000 feet (300 m) (maximum recommended)

Housing Material

UV-resistant ABS plastic

Console Display Type

LCD Transflective

Display Backlight

LEDs

Weight (with batteries)

1.88 lbs. (.85 kg)

Console Dimensions
Console (L x H x D)

9.63" x 6.125" x 1.625"
(245 mm x 156 mm x 41 mm)

Display (L x H)

5.94" x 3.375"
(151 mm x 86 mm)


Sensor Data

Console
WeatherLink Cloud
WeatherLink Live
Live Mode Mobile App
Console
Variable
Resolution
Range
Accuracy ±
Update Interval
Agricultural
Evapotranspiration (ET)* 0.01'';
0.1 mm
0 to 199.99”;
0 to 1999.9 mm
5% 1 hr
Growing Degree-Days - - - -
Cooling/Heating Degree-Days - - - -
Leaf Wetness* 1 0 to 15 0.5 50 to 60 sec
Soil Moisture* 1 cb 0 to 200 cb - 50 to 60 sec
Barometric Pressure
Barometric Pressure (Elevation range: -999' to +15,000'; -600 to +4570 m) 0.01” Hg;
0.1 mm Hg;
0.1 mb/hPa
16” to 32.5” Hg;
410 to 820 mm Hg;
540 to 1100 mb/hPa
0.03” Hg;
0.8 mm Hg;
1.0 mb/hPa
1 min
Barometer Three-Hour Trend Slow ≥ 0.02'' Hg 0.5 mm (0.7 mb)
Rapid ≥ 0.06” Hg
1.5 mm (2 mb)
5-Position Arrow - 15 min
Humidity
Inside Humidity 1% 1% to 100% 2% 1 min
Outside Humidity 1% 1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Outside Humidity (T/H Sensors)* 1% 1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Outside Humidity (VP2 T/H Sensors)* 1% 1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Inside Dew Point - - - -
Outside Dew Point 1°F;
1°C
-105° to +130°F;
-76° to +54°C
2°F;
1°C
50 to 60 sec
Rainfall
Rainfall 0.01”;
0.2 mm
0 to 199.99”;
0 to 6553 mm
4% 10 to 12 sec
Rate of Rainfall 0.01”/hr;
0.1 mm/hr
0 to 96”/hr;
0 to 2438 mm/hr
5% ≤ 5”/hr;
5% ≤ 127 mm/hr
10 to 12 sec
Solar & UV
Solar Radiation* 1 W/m² 0 to 1800 W/m² 5% 50 to 60 sec
Solar Energy - - - -
UV Dose* 0.1 MEDs 0 to 199 MEDs 5% 50 to 60 sec
UV Index* 0.1 0 to 16 5% 50 to 60 sec
Temperature
Inside Temperature 0.1°F;
0.1°C
+32° to +140°F;
0° to +60°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Built-in) 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Sensor) 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Probe)* 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Soil or Water Temp (Temp Station)* 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Inside Heat Index - - - -
Outside Heat Index 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +165°F;
-40° to +74°C
2°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Temp/Hum/Wind Index - - - -
Temp/Hum/Solar/Wind Index* 1°F;
1°C
-90° to +165°F;
-68° to +74°C
4°F;
2°C
10 to 12 sec
Wind Chill 1°F;
1°C
-110° to +135°F;
-79° to +57°C
2°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Time & Date
Time 1 min 12/24hr 8 sec/mo 1 min
Date month/day Leap Year 8 sec/mo 1 min
Sunrise & Sunset 1 min 12hr 1 min 12 hr
Moon Phase 1/8 lunar cycle
1/4 lighted face
Full Lunar Cycle 38 min 1 hr
Wind
Wind Direction 0° to 360° 2.5 to 3 sec
Compass Rose 22.5° 16 compass points - 2.5 to 3 sec
Wind Speed 1 mph;
1 knot;
0.45 m/s;
1.6 kph
1 to 200 mph;
1 to 174 knots;
1 to 80 m/s;
1 to 320 km/hr
5% 2.5 to 3 sec
Direction of High Speed 22.5° 16 compass points - 2.5 to 3 sec
Wind Run - - - -
WeatherLink Cloud
Variable
Resolution
Range
Accuracy ±
Update Interval
Agricultural
Evapotranspiration (ET)* 0.001'';
0.1 mm
Unlimited 5% 1 hr
Growing Degree-Days Ag/Turf:
0.1 Degree-Day
IPM:
0.01 Degree-Day
Mobilize:
1 Degree-Day
Unlimited 0.5 Degree-Day Ag/Turf:
On Demand
IPM via API:
On Demand
Mobilize:
1 hour
Cooling/Heating Degree-Days 0.001 Degree-Day Unlimited 0.5 Degree-Day Archive Only
Leaf Wetness* 1 0 to 15 0.5 1 min
Soil Moisture* 1 cb 0 to 200 cb - 1 min
Barometric Pressure
Barometric Pressure (Elevation range: -999' to +15,000'; -600 to +4570 m) 0.01” Hg;
0.1 mm Hg;
0.1 mb/hPa
16” to 32.5” Hg;
410 to 820 mm Hg;
540 to 1100 mb/hPa
0.03” Hg;
0.8 mm Hg;
1.0 mb/hPa
1 min
Barometer Three-Hour Trend Slow ≥ 0.02'' Hg 0.5 mm (0.7 mb)
Rapid ≥ 0.06” Hg
1.5 mm (2 mb)
5-Position Arrow - 15 min
Humidity
Inside Humidity 1% 1% to 100% 2% 1 min
Outside Humidity 1% 1% to 100% 2% 1 min
Outside Humidity (T/H Sensors)* EM Node: 0.1% 1% to 100% 2% EM Node: 5, 15, 60 min
Outside Humidity (VP2 T/H Sensors)* 1% 1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Inside Dew Point 1°F;
1°C
-60° to +140°F;
-50° to +60°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Outside Dew Point 1°F;
1°C
-105° to +130°F;
-76° to +54°C
2°F;
1°C
50 to 60 sec
Rainfall
Rainfall 0.01”;
0.2 mm
Unlimited 4% 1 min
Rate of Rainfall 0.01”/hr;
0.1 mm/hr
0 to 96”/hr;
0 to 2438 mm/hr
5% ≤ 5”/hr;
5% ≤ 127 mm/hr
10 to 12 sec
Solar & UV
Solar Radiation* 1 W/m² 0 to 1800 W/m² 5% 50 to 60 sec
Solar Energy 0.1 Ly 1999.9 Ly 5% Archieve Only
UV Dose* 0.1 MEDs 0 to 199 MEDs 5% 1 min
UV Index* 0.1 0 to 16 5% 1 min
Temperature
Inside Temperature 0.1°F;
0.1°C
+32° to +140°F;
0° to +60°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Built-in) 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Sensor) 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Probe)* 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
1 min
Soil or Water Temp (Temp Station)* 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
1°F;
1°C
1 min
Inside Heat Index 0.1°F;
0.1°C
+30° to +999°F;
-1° to +537°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Outside Heat Index 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +999°F;
-40° to +537°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Temp/Hum/Wind Index 1°F;
1°C
-110° to +999°F;
-79° to +537°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Temp/Hum/Solar/Wind Index* 1°F;
1°C
-110° to +999°F;
-79° to +537°C
4°F;
2°C
1 min
Wind Chill 1°F;
1°C
-110° to +150°F;
-79° to +65°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Time & Date
Time - - - -
Date - - - -
Sunrise & Sunset 1 min 24hr 1 min 1 min
Moon Phase 0.09% lunar cycle
0.18% lighted face
Full Lunar Cycle 38 min 1 min
Wind
Wind Direction 0° to 360° 1 min
Compass Rose 22.5° 16 compass points - 1 min
Wind Speed 1 mph;
1 knot;
0.45 m/s;
1.6 kph
1 to 200 mph;
1 to 174 knots;
1 to 80 m/s;
1 to 320 km/hr
5% 1 min
Direction of High Speed 22.5° 16 compass points - 1 min
Wind Run 0.01 miles;
0.01 nautical miles
Unlimited 5% Archive Only
WeatherLink Live
Variable
Resolution
Range
Accuracy ±
Update Interval
Agricultural
Evapotranspiration (ET)* 0.001'';
0.1 mm
Unlimited 5% 1 hr
Growing Degree-Days Ag/Turf:
0.1 Degree-Day
IPM:
0.01 Degree-Day
Mobilize:
1 Degree-Day
Unlimited - -
Cooling/Heating Degree-Days 0.001 Degree-Day Unlimited - -
Leaf Wetness* 1 0 to 15 0.5 1 min
Soil Moisture* 1 cb 0 to 200 cb - 1 min
Barometric Pressure
Barometric Pressure (Elevation range: -999' to +15,000'; -600 to +4570 m) 0.001” Hg;
0.1 mm Hg;
0.1 mb/hPa
16” to 32.5” Hg;
410 to 820 mm Hg;
540 to 1100 mb/hPa
0.03” Hg;
0.8 mm Hg;
1.0 mb/hPa
1 min
Barometer Three-Hour Trend Slow ≥ 0.02'' Hg 0.5 mm (0.7 mb)
Rapid ≥ 0.06” Hg
1.5 mm (2 mb)
5-Position Arrow - 15 min
Humidity
Inside Humidity 0.1% 1% to 100% 2% 1 min
Outside Humidity 0.1% 0.1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Outside Humidity (T/H Sensors)* EM Node: 0.1% 0.1% to 100% 2% EM Node: 5, 15, 60 min
Outside Humidity (VP2 T/H Sensors)* 1% 0.1% to 100% 2% 50 to 60 sec
Inside Dew Point 1°F;
1°C
-60° to +140°F;
-50° to +60°C
- -
Outside Dew Point 1°F;
1°C
-105° to +130°F;
-76° to +54°C
2°F;
1°C
50 to 60 sec
Rainfall
Rainfall 0.01”;
0.2 mm
Unlimited 4% 10 to 12 sec
Rate of Rainfall 0.01”/hr;
0.1 mm/hr
0 to 96”/hr;
0 to 2438 mm/hr
5% ≤ 5”/hr;
5% ≤ 127 mm/hr
10 to 12 sec
Solar & UV
Solar Radiation* 1 W/m² 0 to 1800 W/m 2 5% 50 to 60 sec
Solar Energy 0.1 Ly 1999.9 Ly 5% Archieve Only
UV Dose* 0.1 MEDs 0 to 199 MEDs 5% 50 to 60 sec
UV Index* 0.1 0 to 16 5% 50 to 60 sec
Temperature
Inside Temperature 0.1°F;
0.1°C
+32° to +140°F;
0° to +60°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
1 min
Outside Temp (Built-in) 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Sensor) 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Outside Temp (Extra Temp Probe)* 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Soil or Water Temp (Temp Station)* 1°F;
1°C
-40° to +150°F;
-40° to +65°C
0.5°F;
0.3°C
10 to 12 sec
Inside Heat Index 0.1°F;
0.1°C
+30° to +999°F;
-1° to +537°C
2°F;
1°C
1 min
Outside Heat Index 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-40° to +999°F;
-40° to +537°C
2°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Temp/Hum/Wind Index 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-110° to +999°F;
-79° to +537°C
- -
Temp/Hum/Solar/Wind Index* 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-00° to +165°F;
-68° to +74°C
4°F;
2°C
10 to 12 sec
Wind Chill 0.1°F;
0.1°C
-110° to +135°F;
-79° to +57°C
2°F;
1°C
10 to 12 sec
Time & Date
Time - - 8 sec/mo 1 min
Date - - 8 sec/mo 1 min
Sunrise & Sunset 1 min 24hr 1 min 12 hr
Moon Phase 0.09% lunar cycle
0.18% lighted face
Full Lunar Cycle ±38 min 1 hr
Wind
Wind Direction 0° to 360° 3 sec
Compass Rose 22.5° 16 compass points - 3 sec
Wind Speed 1 mph;
1 knot;
0.45 m/s;
1.6 kph
1 to 200 mph;
1 to 174 knots;
1 to 80 m/s;
1 to 320 km/hr
5% 3 sec
Direction of High Speed 22.5° 16 compass points - 3 sec
Wind Run 0.01 miles;
0.01 nautical miles
Unlimited - -
Note: Maximum displayable wind decreases as the length of cable increases. At 140’ (42 m) of cable, the maximum wind speed displayed is 135 mph (60 m/s); at 240’ (73 m), the maximum wind speed displayed is 100 mph (34 m/s).

Warranty

We warrant our products to be free of defects in material and workmanship for one year from the date of original purchase. During the warranty period, we will, at our option, either repair or replace the product free of charge. This warranty does not cover damage due to improper installation or use, lightning, negligence, accident, unauthorized service, or to damages beyond the Davis products themselves.

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