I received the WS3600(?) as a gift. It had the touch screen, etc.. The screen was OK, but the menu was clumsy and awkward at best. It didn't display much information at the same time.
I returned it and bought a WS2315 from Provantage.com. It came with a second WS2310 display unit for ~$140
I ran both wireless and used WUHU to update Wunderground. The sensors and the software work flawlessly. I live in NH, so I've seen -20 to 103 degree weather without problems. The only downfall with wireless is that the wind sensor updates every x minutes and you really don't see the weather "happening".
I subsequently ran the "wireless hack" and I now receive wind speed updates every 2-3 seconds on both consoles (one of which is connected to the computer). I really like my Lacrosse and I feel that it can't be beat for a low cost entry level system that includes everything you need regarding hardware and software.
Just my $0.02 :-)
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 9:41 PM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@...
The Sam's website has the WS-2315AL for $111. Costco for $89.
Sam's carries the Oregon Scientific for $176, that is a pretty good
price for the unit, they are typically $225 to $250.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Nick Andrews"
> I looked at our Sam's last night and could not find it. Will have
to ask, I
> guess. Thanks.
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 5:45 PM, wuhu_software <wuhu_software@...>
> > You can pick up a WS-2308 or a WS-2317 at a Costco or Sam's Club
> > around $80 to $100. I would avoid ebay purchases for that reason.
> > You will not need Heavyweather to communicate with the console.
> > can communicate with the console directly.
> > --- In email@example.com
> > "nicothefabulous"
> > <nickjandrews@> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello, I just joined, and am looking at different hardware,
> > > decide what to buy. Are the el cheapo La Crosse units worth
> > > with? I am seeing the 2317 on ebay for $120, and the 2315 for a
> > > hundred. Does the included Heavy Weather sw work well enough or
> > > a real PITA to use with the website? Thanks.
> > >
> > > Nick
> > >
> Nick A
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