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Davis Instruments 6462

Davis Instruments 6462

Vantage Pro2 Replacement Rain AeroCone Kit
Model: 6462
Our Price: $43.95
In Stock - Expected To Ship On or before Tomorrow, 02/08/2023
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DESCRIPTION

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Upgrade your old rain cone! The Davis Iinstruments 6462 replacement AeroCone kit includes the rain cone, bird spikes, debris screen and Davis logo. The AeroCone rain collector reduces wind-induced errors by providing a more aerodynamic path around the collector. Its contours are designed to streamline the airflow and reduce flow distortions. The design improves rain data accuracy in high wind situations where the horizontal wind velocity can cause under reporting.

The inside of the rain collector is equally well designed, keeping intact the carefully engineered interior walls that reduce splash out during high rain conditions. The new debris screen locks into place, ensuring that it remains in place during high winds and heavy rainfall events. Compatible with all models of the Vantage Pro and Vantage Pro2 Integrated Sensor Suites.

Features:

  • Reduces wind-induced errors
  • Molded holders for the included stainless steel bird spikes
  • Improved debris screen locks into place
  • Molded holder for an additional bird spike for debris screen
  • New designed interior walls of AeroCone reduce splash out during high rain conditions
  • Davis logo on AeroCone

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Average Customer Rating 5.0 5 stars (based on 64 reviews)

Displaying reviews 1-10 of 64
By Kim
From Portland, NY
5 stars just what I wanted
05/09/2022
This cone kit fit perfectly on the base. The previous one had blown away, and I was worried that it would not fit. Fingers crossed this one will stay put!
By Robert
From Depoe Bay, OR
5 stars Replacement rain gauge cone.
11/14/2021
This component of the rain gauge does seem to do much better in the high winds we experience on the Oregon coast. I am comparing it with a standard rain gauge
By Dane
From Navarre, FL
5 stars New rain bucket
10/07/2021
Really like this new style rain bucket. Easy on easy off and the debris screen locks in place. Thanks for the redesign.
By Mac
From Gerton, NC
5 stars Replacement for old cone
08/05/2021
Like lockdown center screen.
By BigTim
From Columbia City, IN
5 stars Fits great
07/20/2021
Have old VantagePro 2 and it fits great and REALLY detures the birds.
By Paul
From Sanborn, NY
5 stars Rain Collector Replacement
07/05/2021
Purchased latest design rain collector to replace 10 year old model. Mostly for a anti bird spikes and better leaf filter.
By BOBBY
From Rehobeth, AL
5 stars great Bucket . should have upgrade a long time ago.
06/21/2021
Great. works well
By John
From Freehold, NJ
5 stars quality and dependability
05/21/2021
We own two complete Davis vantage Pro wireless units in our two homes As the saying goes "you pay for what you get". The Davis Pro has experienced -20 F degrees weather and logged 80 MPH wind and kept going with no problems.
By Ed
From Lanesboro, MA
5 stars Bought it to replace original rain cone that broke.
04/18/2021
Appreciate the center screen to filter out leaves and also the bird spikes.
By Robert
From Fredericksburg, VA
5 stars Rain AeroCone Review
03/15/2021
I have an ancient Vantage Pro 2 array and it has provided many years of good weather information to me. I do like the fact that component modules can be replaced, sometimes with updated equipment. The original rain collector on my unit collected items unrelated to rain...think bird guano. The new collector has a wicked set of spikes to deter birds, including one for the filter at the bottom of the cone. Ouch. I love birds, but no nesters need apply for habitation in my cone. The AeroCone has been installed for a week or so now. No bird debris inside, no skewered birds on the spikes, so I am happy. As to its effectiveness as an accurate rain collector, I assume that Davis knows what is doing. I would recommend this upgrade for the Vantage Pro 2 system. My next purchase may be the new Davis rain counting device under the AeroCone because I am running out of reed switches. Ha!
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