CV3F – Ultrasonic wind sensor

The ultrasonic wind sensor CV3F is the flagship wind speed indicator/wind vane of the LCJ Capteurs brand. It was specifically designed for allweather and work boats. 

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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 boats have been using the wind measurements provided by this sensor on all seas of the world. 

The ultrasonic wind sensor CV3F is an indispensable tool for coast guards, sea rescue teams, professional fishermen, merchant marine and passenger ships… It is compatible with any navigation software and any display with a standardised NMEA0183® input port.
It 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, transmit and refresh twice per second.
WIXDR: air temperature
PLCJ: manufacturer’s data
PLCJE: manufacturer’s data
Baud rate: Bd 4800

Complies with the European CE standard


NMEA0183® – Bd 4800 

The CV3F is compatible with numerous devices installed on 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, 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.