Re: [opentracker] Davis Vantage Pro support
- Fantastic news, Scott! Were you able to get things talking with or
without the data logger?
On Dec 1, 2008, at 3:09 PM, Scott Miller <scott@...> wrote:
> Just a quick update on Vantage Pro weather station support... thanks
> again to Mike Wren for the loaner unit I've been using for testing!
> I've got it working fully with the Tracker2, at least for the usual
> weather parameters - there's no built-in gust reporting, and I don't
> have a solar sensor to test with. It turned out to be fairly simple,
> aside from some quirks that would have been hard to figure out
> without a
> unit to test with. Most of the units happen to match what the T2 uses
> internally, so the whole parser is under 400 bytes of code. Some
> overhead is added by the new AMODE/BMODE DAVIS option, but not much.
> OTWINCFG will be updated to match.
> I can make it work with the OpenTracker+, but it requires an RS-232
> level shifter. I built one with an ST202 and one of my DB9 project
> boxes, but the OT1+/ST202/RJ11 stack is a little unwieldy. If there's
> enough interest, I can make the parser available for the OT1+, but it
> might be more trouble than it's worth.
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