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 its launch on the market in 2001, thousands of boat crews on professional boats have been using the wind measurements provided by this sensor on seas all over 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 can be used by navigation software and any display with a standardised NMEA0183® input port.
It comes 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: 4800 Bd. 

Complies with the European CE standard


NMEA0183® – 4800 Bd.  

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 includes :

– Sensor Unit CV3F
– 2 mounting brackets
– 25 m coaxial cable with connector
– Junction box to connect power supply and display
– User and installation manual
– 2year warranty, parts and labour, in our premises 

Recommended retail price: 
530.00 Euros exc. VAT 
636.00 Euros incl. VAT 

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