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Gill Introduces New Compact Weather Station for Marine Environments

MaxiMet Marine GMX260 is the latest in the range of Gill MaxiMet compact, integrated, multi-parameter weather stations, joining GMX560 in the MaxiMet Marine range of high-end marine performance products. These build on the capabilities of the core MaxiMet range, which is already well-established in marine applications. Typical applications include buoys, unmanned surface vessels, helidecks, and offshore wind farms.

MaxiMet Marine has enhanced marine performance, including:

  • Environmental protection to IP68 (as well as IP66)—water resistant, including temporary submersion
  • 6-axis compass—compensates for tilt and provides pitch and roll data
  • High-quality solid-state sensors—reliable, accurate measurement with no moving parts

MaxiMet Marine also offers the core MaxiMet features:

  • Easy set-up and integration—configurable single-line output for easy data collection
  • Robust construction
  • Low-power Eco Mode for power-sensitive applications
  • Minimal maintenance—low cost of ownership
  • The MaxiMet Marine range offers the following parameters: Wind, speed & direction, temperature, humidity & pressure, heating (option), GPS (option)

Gill MaxiMet compact weather stations have been extensively deployed by a wide range of commercial, scientific, and government organizations. The models are used on land and marine applications both for stand-alone measurement and integrated into larger systems. The MaxiMet range is popular for its robust design, accurate measurement, and ease of use.

Gill Instruments is a leader in the design and manufacture of meteorological measurement equipment, including ultrasonic anemometers and weather stations. Gill is based in the UK with facilities including research & development, manufacturing, sales, and customer support, but also sells across the world through a long-established base of highly experienced distributors.


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