Renowned New England meteorologist Don Kent
founded Downeaster Mfg. Co. in the 1960's with a focus on
instruments for the home - wind speed, direction, and barometer.
Now almost 50 years later, we have a much larger line of instruments
to choose from!
Why choose Downeaster?
Technically Sophisticated - Downeaster produces
fine precision instruments that are sophisticated enough to
be used in research, science, aviation, marine and a variety
of industrial uses.
Easy to Read, Easy to Care For
Downeaster's products feature crisp, clear,
easy to read white dials (Seafarer - blue) with fine hand
polished brass cases or durable powder-coated cases.
Downeaster's beautifully hand finished instruments
enhance any location; become a focal point and a topic of
conversation, whether its home, vacation home, school, office,
resort, or club.
A Downeaster weather station adds to the education
and enjoyment of families in their homes, by becoming a useful
and exciting information center about the outdoor environment
and weather affecting your very own location.
Analog is Real Time
Experience the excitement monitoring the movement
of the needle as it tracks wind speed in a storm. With a multi-function
weather station you will see the lively changes on each the
dials all at the same time.
How to Select a Downeaster Instrument
Downeaster offers several different looks
in instruments. Most functions are available in all the lines.
First choose what style you like, then select which and how
many different functions you want. You may purchase some instruments
one year and then add others in the future.