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Re: [opentracker] Davis Vantage Pro support

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  • Mike Wren
    Fantastic news, Scott! Were you able to get things talking with or without the data logger?
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 1, 2008
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      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
      > extra
      > 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.
      >
      > Scott
      >
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