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Re: [wuhu_software_group] Solar Power to replace battery

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  • Mike
    Here s the link to the store: http://www.surplusgizmos.com/ Don t know if they still carry the OS units. -Mike
    Message 1 of 4 , Oct 15, 2011
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      Here's the link to the store: http://www.surplusgizmos.com/

      Don't know if they still carry the OS units.

      -Mike

      >
      >
      > Mike:Was the surplus store an internet outlet and if so can you
      > provide the URL?
      >
      > Thanks
      > Don
      >
      > On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Mike <mike.a.p@... >
      > wrote:
      >
      > From my earlier post:
      >
      > I just picked up a couple of Oregon Scientific STR938 solar units
      > from a surplus
      > store - price was right to play ($5).
      >
      > I'm thinking I can connect one of the STR938 units to the WS-23xx
      > thermo-
      > hydro
      > sensor to power it. The STR938 unit has a solar panel, a Ni-MH
      > battery and 2
      > regular
      > back-up AA Alkaline batteries - won't need the 433Mhz radio
      >
      > Output from the (STR938) internal RJ11 (6-pin) appears to be 3.67v,
      > so I don't
      > see why
      > I can't connect the STR938 power out to the WS-23xx hydro-thermal
      > sensor
      > (sans it's batteries).
      >
      > I successfully hard wired a connection from the internal STR938 RJ11
      > connection to
      > the battery terminals of the WS-2316 hydro/thermal unit. Been
      > running for several
      > months.
      >
      > If you need more details don't hesitate to ask.
      >
      > -Mike
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > I have a La Crosse wireless weather station WS-2310, and I'm
      > > interested in replacing the
      > > AA batteries on the outdoor sensor with rechargables and a solar
      > > charger.
      > >
      > > Has anyone in the group done this successfully? Any advice would
      > be
      > > appreciated. Thanks
      > > also for the great information posted here.
      > >
      > > DGB
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
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      >
      > --
      > The day Microsoft starts making vacuum cleaners is the day they
      > start making something
      > that doesn't suck.
      >
      >
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