October 2009

October 15, 2009

Davis Vantage Pro2 Weather Station Arrives

My new Davis Vantage Pro2 weather station arrived last Friday. The unit was packed very carefully into its box and as I was taking it out the first thing that struck me was how big it was (at least compared to my Oregon Scientific WMR-968 weather station). Davis calls its integrated sensor assembly the “Integrated Sensor Suite (ISS)”.  The design of the ISS is relatively compact with the big black plastic rain gauge housing dominating the assembly.  The rain gauge sits on top of the temperature sensor radiation shield, and the electronics and transmitter package with its small solar panel...

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