The standard Vantage Pro 2 (6152) offers the professional weather observer and the serious weather enthusiast reliable performance and a wide range of options and sensors. Included as standard are:
- integrated sensor suite
- mounting hardware
- AC-power adapter
This Vantage Pro 2 Plus (6162) model provides the following as standard over the standard Vantage Pro2 version:
- UV and solar radiation sensors
The Integrated sensor suite (ISS) includes a rain collector, temperature and humidity sensors, anemometer, and a 40′ (12 m) anemometer cable. Temperature and humidity sensors are enclosed in the standard radiation shield. Transfer of data between the ISS and console is by wireless transmission. Power for ISS is by a built-in lithium battery supplemented by a small solar panel.
Wireless range is up to 1000′ (300 m) outdoors, line of sight. Typical range through walls under most conditions is 200′ to 400′ (60 to 120 m). Wireless repeaters can be added for distances up to 1.7 miles (2.7 km).