CV7 – Ultrasonic wind sensor

The CV7 is an ultrasonic wind speed indicator/wind vane especially designed for sailboats. The standard model is designed to be mounted on the masthead thanks to its oblique mounting arm. It can be fitted on all types of rigging. 

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The CV7 is an ultrasonic wind sensor suitable for sailing navigation. It is fitted on the masthead with an oblique mounting arm.
It is supplied ready to be mounted with a 25 m cable.  


4 wires:
– Red: +12 VDC (9-16 VDC, 12mA)
– Blue: 0V
– Yellow: NMEA0183® output +
– Green: NMEA0183® output – 

Measurement range:
Wind speed: 0.25 to 80 knots
Wind angle: 0 to 359°
Temperature: -20°C to +60°C

Measurement sensitivity:

Wind speed: 0.25 knots
Wind angle: +/-1°
Air temperature: +/- 1°C
Operating temperature: –15°C (without frost) to +55°C
NMEA0183® sentences
IIMWV: Angle, Wind speed and Measurement validity   
WIXDR: Air temperature
PLCJ: manufacturer’s data
PLCJE: manufacturer’s data
Transmission speed: 4800 Bd 

Complies with the European CE standard. 


Connection compatibility:
NMEA0183® – 4800 Bd 

Compatible with numerous devices, it has been tested with the following systems:
FURUNO©, RD30, RD33, depth sounders, Radars, NavNet, NavNet2, NavNet3, TZT…
GARMIN©, and all devices equipped with a “wind” window and an NMEA0183®input port
NKE Topline, TL25, GyroPiloteMultiGraph, NMEA ®input interface/Topline
AdvenSea W400 and W400A
SIMRAD: IS12 MEGA, IS15 Wind, IS15 Expander, SimNet AT10 interface
Navigation software: AdrenaMaxSea / TimeZeroOpenCPNScanNavSeaproSodenaStatMETEO
For the Silva, Nexus and Furuno FI30 devices, refer to page CV7-SIL 


– Sensor CV7 with a 310 mm slanted arm
– Mounting Bracket
– Cable (25 m) 4 X 0.22mm²
–User and installation manual
– 2-year warranty, parts and labour, in our premises 

Recommended Retail Price: 
530.00 Euros exc. VAT
636.00 Euros incl. VAT