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Storm Specifications

Last Updated: Jul 17, 2017 12:50PM PDT

STORM Specifications*

The BloomSky STORM contains sensors for wind speed, wind direction, rainfall and UV. The device is made up of two separate elements - the outdoor sensor and the indoor unit. The outdoor sensor collects and transmits weather data to the indoor unit by SUB1GHz wireless communication (Ex: 908 MHz for US or 868 MHz for Europe). The indoor unit connects directly to the router or modem via an ethernet cable and transmits the collected data to the BloomSky cloud.

 

Outdoor Unit:

Dimensions: ~6.5” (16.5cm) Diameter, ~7.5” (19cm) Height (without mounting pole)

Wind:

  • Wind speed range : 0.5 m/s~50 m/s (1.1mph - 111mph)
  • Wind speed accuracy : 1 m/s or ± 5%, whichever is greater
  • Wind Direction Indicators : 8

Rain:

  • Rainfall range: 0.2 mm ~ no limit
  • Rainfall accuracy: 1 tip (0.2 mm)

UV:

  • UV exposure range: 280nm - 400nm (UV-A, UV-B)

Wireless connection:

  • Wireless Signal : 908 MHz(US) 868 MHz(Europe)
  • Wireless Range : Up to 100 meters depending on wall materials and electronic interference
  • Data upload frequency: every 30 seconds

Power :

  • Internal Li-ion Rechargeable Battery
  • Battery capacity : 3.7 V, 500 mAh (approximately one week per charge cycle without solar panel attached)
  • Battery operating and charging temperature range: -4°F (-20°C) to 131°F (55°C)
  • Solar panel output: 5V 2W
  • Charge via indoor unit with USB cable

 

Indoor Unit:

Dimensions: ~3.5” (8.9cm) D, ~1.5” (3.8cm) H

Power:

  • Input: AC 100-240V 12W
  • Adapter output: DC 5V 1A

Internet connection: Ethernet

 

*Specifications based on prototype. Please note, that as the BloomSky Storm weather sensor is not yet in full production some specifications may change.

Updated 07/18/16

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