Re: Computer off...no records
- Thank you for the 'idiot' steps. Just what I needed! lol. Now i know what this mythical serial mode is........I think.
--- In email@example.com, "wuhu_software" <wuhu_software@...> wrote:
> If you run Heavyweather, 3rd party programs cannot access the records
> stored in the console.
> Try running WUHU or WD in direct serial mode (stop using Heavyweather).
> From the user manual:
> WUHU User Manual by John Liss
> What is "Direct Serial Mode" and how do I set it up?
> WUHU can communicate directly with the weather station console or it can
> take the data from Heavyweather 2.0 Beta. The disadvantage in taking the
> data from Heavyweather 2.0 Beta is that you have to have both WUHU and
> Heavyweather 2.0 Beta programs. Heavyweather 2.0 Beta has been known to
> be a CPU hog and on slower systems it might be necessary to shutdown and
> use WUHU's "Direct Serial Mode" feature.
> Because WUHU can communicate directly with the weather station console,
> this eliminates the need for Heavyweather 2.0 Beta. This is known as
> "Direct Serial Mode."
> Follow your installation guide for your weather system to connect your
> weather station to a serial port (COM Port).
> Once you have your hardware connected, make sure that you do not have
> Heavyweather 2.0 Beta running.
> Make sure you remove Heavyweather 2.0 Beta from the Startup menu so it
> doesn't launch when you reboot.
> Configuring WUHU for Direct Serial Mode
> 1. Stop running Heavyweather 2.0 Beta. If you added a shortcut to
> Heavyweather 2.0 Beta in your startup folder (so that it runs on boot)
> remove the shortcut.
> 2. At the main WUHU screen hit the Stop button so you can make
> changes in the General Settings.
> 3. In the General Settings, in the first combo box, select your
> weather station type, ie "WS-23XX Direct Serial Access". To the right of
> the combo box, select the serial port that the console is connected to.
> 4. Press the Start button on the main WUHU screen.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jules" <jules50uk@>
> > Someone suggested that i upgrade to Weather Display and that most of
> you used this in preference to heavy weather, so i am now running the
> trial and it is nice.
> > BUT.....I still don't get the records/graphs etc fro when my PC is
> switched off! What's the point of that. I know my WS-2350 stores up to
> 170 or so record, why don't these download to my graphs and records when
> i switch on the PC in the morning. I don't want to warm the world up any
> more by leaving my computers on all night. But to only be able to view
> the records from 8 in the morning until 10 in the evening is a bit
> pointless. Surely the designers of these things have thought of that??
> > Jules