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AS220 is a non-profit community arts organization located in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. We are an unjuried, uncensored forum for the arts: a space to access tools, technology and knowledge; a space to come together, collaborate, innovate, experiment and take risks. AS220 envisions a just world where all people can realize their full creative potential.


AS220 Industries hosts Modern Device, which offers a range of open source electronics, including accelerometers, wind, and other sensors help your project interact with its surroundings.


The AS220 wind sensor comes in 2 versions for higher and lower wind speeds, and connects to an Arduino-based device or #data-logger:



There is some great in-depth work on calibrating these here:


Ask and answer questions about AS220's wind sensor here:

Title Author Updated Likes
How simple would it be to connect the AS220 wind sensor P to the Mini Pearl Logger? @warren 10 months ago
How do I...use this with rtlsdr? @Ag8n 10 months ago
How does data from a Kestrel wind sensor compare to an Modern Device wind sensor? @warren about 1 year ago
Any simple ways to measure wind direction from a data logger? @warren over 1 year ago

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Try the sensors out with these activities, or post your own step-by-step guide:

Purpose Category Status Author Time Difficulty Replications
Winds aloft - - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »
Winds aloft: and a camera too - - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »
Winds aloft: less noise - - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »
Winds aloft: sensor overload - - @cfastie - - 0 replications: Try it »

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