Re: [wuhu_software_group] Re: Considering Davis Vantage Pro2
- Unfortunately the cable to hook the station to your PC is included
with the software bundle.. So you need to buy it. Then you can use
WUHU or WeatherLink + our weather underground plugin. I personally
use WUHU with my Davis, although mine hasn't been online in a while.
(Due to neighbor's complaining about looking at my station, and
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 10:08 PM, Ian Gregg <ka7sol@...> wrote:
> Do you actually need to purchase the extra software (WeatherLink)
> even if you use the WUHU Software?
> -- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "richb2599"
> <richb2599@...> wrote:
>> Thanks Elton,
>> You have convinced me. Too bad we have to shell out the extra $140
>> be able to connect to a PC though. I'm going to try changing out
>> Lacrosse cables with shielded as many on the board have done, but
>> looks like the Davis is in the near future for me.
>> Also, it looks like the weather might let us down a bit for the
>> SuperBowl tomorrow. At least we can close the roof and keep
>> Phoenix, Az
>> --- In email@example.com, "elton2861" <edkoehn@>
>> > The Vpro2 does have a cable to connect the anemometer to the
>> > temp/humid sensor. It save them from having to have to have 2
>> > transmitters to deal with. I work at a power plant and we have ha
>> > Davis Vantage Pro2 on top of one of the boilers at about 100 feet
>> > above the ground. I personally installed the unit and it has been
>> > flawless for more than 3 years except for the ice storms when
>> > everything gets stuck.
>> > The wire from the anemometer to the temp/hygro is only 4 conductor
>> > wire and seems to be the same as telephone wire. They include the
>> > feet of wire to allow you to place the anemometer up high in the
>> > and the temp/hygro down closer to the ground to get the more
>> > temp readings that we expect out of quality equipment.
>> > As I said the Vpro2 at the power plant has been flawless and
>> > more EMF at a power plant than any home will likely ever have. My
>> > Weather station will likely be the VPro2.
>> > Elton
>> > CW9423
>> > --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "richb2599"
>> > <richb2599@> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > As a long time Lacrosse WS owner, I have experienced much
>> > > with the problems associated with the 4-wire flat cable used by
>> > > Lacrosse, as have most of us. So I was contemplating using part
>> of my
>> > > tax refund to bite the bullet and get the Davis system (about
>> $500 at
>> > > Frys Electronics). I noticed on the Davis web site
>> > > photos of the Wireless Vantage Pro2 show that the wind sensor
>> > > with a 40' cable to connect to the temp/humidy unit, and much
>> like the
>> > > Lacrosse, the cable is 4-conductor 26 AWG with RJ-11
>> > > wonder why the Vantage Pro2's don't experience the same
>> > > problems that Lacrosse does? Or do they? I'd hate to invest
>> much $
>> > > and have the same problems. Anyone?
>> > >
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