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Davis Vantage Pro2 Plus Fan Aspirated Weather Station (6163AU)

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  • Davis Weather 6163AU Vantage Pro 2 Plus Fan Aspirated


SKU: 6163AU


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Product Info

Product Info

Check out the Davis Instruments Vantage Pro 2 Plus Weather Station with Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield's Key Features
(Davis 6163AU)

  • Genuine Australian 1 Year Davis Warranty
  • Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee (bottom of page)
  • Indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity
  • Wind speed, wind direction, and wind chill
  • Rainfall and rain rate
  • Heat index and dew point
  • UV and Solar Radiation
  • Barometric pressure reporting
  • Solar-powered with stored energy backup
  • Barometric pressure reporting
  • Large, backlit 3.5" x 6" (9 x 15 cm) LCD screen
  • Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield
  • Fast updates every 2.5 seconds
  • Wireless transmission from station to console up to 1,000 ft. (300 m)
  • Optional WeatherLink data logger and software offer additional analyses in a variety of versions


The Davis Vantage Pro 2 Plus 6163AU Wireless Weather Station includes a Vantage Pro2 console/receiver, integrated sensor suite (ISS), and mounting hardware. The Davis Vantage Pro 2 Weather Station is a professional and rugged weather station with a versatile ISS that combines the rain collector, temperature and humidity sensors, anemometer, 12 metre anemometer cable, solar radiation sensor, UV sensor, sensor mounting shelf, and solar panel. The temperature and humidity sensors are enclosed in a solar-powered, 24-hour fan-aspirated radiation shield. The shield combines active & passive aspiration to minimize the effects of radiation. The Vantage Pro 2 kit also comes with a convenient wireless console.

You can customise your Vantage Pro 2 by adding special purpose sensors, stations or additional consoles. Vantage Pro 2 is an excellent choice for farmers, researchers, educators, municipalities industrial and emergency professionals.


Refresh Rate
A packet of data is sent from the outdoor transmitter to the receiver every 2 1/2 seconds! This means when you look out the window and see the wind blowing, the weather station will reflect it almost immediately.

Transmission Distance
The line of sight range is 300 metres and the typical range under most conditions is 200 metres to 250 metres. This is a much greater distance than other professional units.

Solar Powered Integrated Sensor Suite
The wireless, rugged outdoor sensor suite runs on solar power. A lithium battery provides backup at night and during cloudy, winter days.

Temperature & Humidity
Current inside and outside temperature and humidity, and for each of the last 24 hours. High and low temperature and humidity alarms.

Rainfall for the last 15 minutes and the last 24 hours, 24 days, 24 months, and 24 years. Flash flood and 24 hour rain alarms. The rain gauge uses tipping bucket (self-emptying) technology. Displays the current rain rate and the rain rate for each of the last 24 minutes. Rain rate alarm. Rainfall for the last 24 storms, with beginning and ending dates for each storm. Rain storm warning and alarm.

Wind Chill & Wind Direction
Shows current wind chill and has a wind chill alarm. Shows direction of high wind speed, current wind direction and wind direction for the last 24 hours, 24 days, and 24 months. Displays current wind speed as well as the average wind speed for the last ten minutes and each of the last 24 hours. High and average wind speed alarms.

Heat Index & Dew Point
Current and for each of the last 24 hours. Alarms for high and low dew point, and for heat index.

Sunrise and Sunset
Time of sunrise and sunset at your location - it even takes daylight savings time into account!

On Screen Graphing
Graph current conditions, averages, or highs and lows for the last 24 hours, days, months, or years.

Barometric Pressure
Current and for each of the last 24 hours. Five position trend arrow shows whether pressure is rising, falling, or stable.

Highs & Lows
For most weather variables, with time and/or date, for each of the last 24 hours.

Your Own Local Forecast
The Davis Instruments Vantage Pro2 forecast icons show sun, part sun, clouds, and rain, or snow. You may also check the scrolling ticker-tape at the bottom of the display for more details.

Optional Sensors
The Vantage Pro 2 accepts additional sensors that can measure soil moisture, soil temperature, and more.

Optional Weatherlink
Weatherlink comes with a 2250 set data logger, PC connection (Serial or USB) and software to save you weather data to your PC then upload it to your web site.

Optional Remote Telemetry
Remotely connect the station via PC or Mobile using the GSM, CDMA, Next G, 3G Networks or Telstra analog Phone line.

Davis Instruments

Davis Instruments, a privately held manufacturing company and developer of exceptional instruments for weather, marine, and automotive use, prides itself on innovative, high-quality products and services at reasonable prices. They are located in Hayward, California and have consistently continued growing for 53 years.

Peace of Mind Purchase Guarantee
This product is supplied via Davis Weather Australia and enjoys the FULL benefits of the 'Genuine Davis Weather Australian Warranty'. (You may also be entitled to other consumer warranties as provided by the Australian Consumer Guarantee and these entitlements are not limited by this warranty). In the event that this product should fail please contact our service department or you can speak with Davis Weather Australia directly.

We are a FULLY AUTHORISED Australian retailer for Davis Weather Australia.

Due to differing operating costs associated with selling products via different marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon or our Online Store, our pricing may vary as a result.

In The Box

What's Included?

The Davis Vantage Pro2 Plus and Fan-Aspirated Radiation Shield (6163AU) Includes:

  • Davis Vantage Pro2 Console
  • Davis Vantage Pro2 Integrated Sensor Suite
    • Rain Collector
    • Temperature and Humidity Sensors
    • Solar Radiation Sensor
    • UV Sensor
    • Anemometer
    • 12m Anemometer Cable
    • Solar Panel
  • Mounting Hardware (mounting tripod sold separately)

Temperature and humidity sensors are enclosed in the patented, solar-powered, 24-hour fan-aspirated radiation shield. Shield combines active and passive aspiration to minimize the effects of radiation.


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