Which device is right for you?


Calypso Instruments keeps extending its portable range of Ultrasonic wind meters. 

From being nominated for a DAME award at the METSTRADE 2017 with the Ultrasonic Portable Solar to the latest special mention at the METSTRADE 2021 for the Ultrasonic Portable Mini. 

As the Ultrasonic Portable Mini is becoming more popular within the sailing industry, we receive many questions regarding which is the right device to use. 

Many are the features that will lead you to decide which device better fits your needs; however deciding whether you want a static or fully portable product, can be a decisive factor. 

Whether you are a:

  • Dinghy Sailor

  • Dinghy Racer

  • Coach

  • Judge 

  • Racing committee

The Ultrasonic Portable Mini is the best solution for you as :

  • You can carry it easily due to its small size (43 mm diameter, 47 mm height) and weight of 78 grams.

  • It is battery powered with 150 hours of active use. 

  • It is highly adaptable to a variety of mounting options Check out this playlist on Youtube in order to see some different examples.

  • You can read data in real time while using our free Anemotracker App, thanks to our Phone mount , which is a tiny accessory for Android to place into the jack audio output and screw up to your ultrasonic mini unit.

Whether you are a:

  • Sailing club 

  • Marina

  • Commercial Craft

The Ultrasonic Portable Solar is the best solution for you as :

  • It can be used both as a handheld ( it is easy to carry due to  its small size (70 mm diameter, 57 mm height) and weight of 135 grams ) and/or as a stand-alone wind meter,which makes it a versatile instrument.

  • It is self powered : its solar panel allows it to work up to 29 days of continuous operation in the dark and over a year in sleep mode. 

  • The GoPro Screw allows you to adapt your Ultrasonic Portable Solar wind meter to any GoPro accessory. This includes various mounting options for easy use and convenience.The GoPro screw allows the Ultrasonic Portable Solar to be switched to different GoPro accessories in a fast and easy manner.

  • The adapter for the tripod gives you the option of attaching your Ultrasonic Portable Solar to a tripod. The adaptor head comes with a thread that fits the screw on the top of the tripod mount. The bottom of the adaptor can then be screwed into the thread of the bottom of the Ultrasonic Portable.

Check out this playlist on Youtube in order to see some different mounting options for the Ultrasonic Portable Solar. 

If you want to mount your Ultrasonic Portable Solar anywhere on your mast, the Mast Mount will allow you to do so both horizontally and / or vertically. 

Our aluminum poles and or carbon fiber poles could be used to mount your Ultrasonic Portable Solar .

Compare the Ultrasonic Portable Models :




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