CV3F – Ultrasonic wind sensor

The CV3F ultrasonic wind sensor is supplied with a 12V junction box. No wear, limited windage and shockproof, the CV3F series is specifically designed for all-weather commercial vessels and workboats that require accurate and reliable wind information.

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The CV3F is the flagship ultrasonic wind sensor of the LCJ Capteurs brand. Since it was launched on the market in 2001, thousands of boat crews on professional vessels have been using the wind measurements provided by this wind vane-anemometer on all seas of the world. 

The CV3F ultrasonic wind sensor is aimed for coast guards, sea rescue crews, professional fishermen, merchant marine and passenger transport vessels… It is compatible with any navigation softwares and any displays with a standard NMEA0183® input.
This version is supplied with all the mounting accessories.


Coaxial RG58 cable between the sensor and the junction box.
Screw terminal connections in the junction box.
– +12VDC (10-14VDC, 25mA)
– 0V
– output: NMEA0183® +
– output: NMEA0183® –
– coaxial core
– coaxial shield

Measurement range: 
Wind speed: 0.6 to 99 knots
Wind angle: 0 to 359°
Temperature: -10°C (without icing) to +50°C

Wind speed: 0.6 knots 
Wind angle: +/-2.5°
Air temperature: +/- 0.5°C

IIMWV: wind angle, wind speed and measurement validity, transmission and refresh 2 times per second.
WIXDR: air temperature
PLCJ: manufacturer’s data
PLCJE: manufacturer’s data
Baud rate: Baud rate 4800

Complies with the European CE standard


NMEA0183® – Baud rate 4800 

The CV3F version is compatible with many devices installed on all-weather commercial vessels and workboats. It has been tested with the following systems:
FURUNO©: RD30, RD33, depth-sounders, radars, NavNet, NavNet2, NavNet3, TZT…
GARMIN©: all displays featuring a “wind” page and a NMEA0183® input.
SIMRAD: IS12 MEGA, IS15 Wind, IS15 Expander, SimNet AT10 interface 
Navigation software: Adrena, MaxSea and TimeZéro, OpenCPN, ScanNav, SeaPro, StatMETEO.

The WindyPlug option extends compatibility to all NMEA2000® network systems. 


– CV3F ultrasonic wind sensor
– 2 stainless steel fixing clamps
– 25 m coaxial cable with connector
– 12V junction box for power supply and display unit connection
– User and installation manual
– 2year warranty with parts and labour in our premises 

Recommended retail price: 
556.00 Euros exc. VAT 
667.20 Euros incl. VAT 

The CV3F ultrasonic wind sensor is not available in North America.