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ObserverIP Firmware Update

Note: The WS-0900-IP was discontinued and firmware updates are no longer supported. ONLY use 4.5.8 for a WS-0900-IP Download Latest Version: 4.6.1 History: Version 4.6.1: Added support for the PM2.5 Indoor Sensor Version 4.5.8: Default station changed to WS-1550-IP RF Configuration process optimized Server LED…

How Can I Compare your different Weather Station Model Features and Specifications?

The following is a comparison of specifications and features for the Ambient Weather station brands. Falcon SeriesWS-8480 Observer SeriesWS-1201-IP Osprey SeriesWS-2902CWS-1900AWS-1550-IP Osprey SeriesWS-2000WS-5000 WS-7000 SeriesWS-7078WS-7079 WS-100 Series:WS-100 ColorView Series:WS-50 Each brand shares the same sensor array (Falcon, Osprey, Observer, ColorView), but have different console and…

REFRESH YOUR CACHE

How to Refresh Your Browsers Cache Clearing Cache Memory To ensure you see the latest version of a site you need to clear the cache memory. This is done by doing a force refresh by pressing both control and F5 buttons simultaneously on your keyboard…

How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?

To view your current version of firmware, access you IP Module through the IP address. The firmware version is shown in the upper right hand corner of the display. The version shown in the figure below is 4.0.0. For instructions on updating the firmware, visit…

Why is the Lux to W / M^ 2 conversion factor 126.7?

The peak of the luminosity function is at 555 nm (green); the eye’s visual system is more sensitive to light of this wavelength than any other. For monochromatic light of this wavelength, the irradiance needed to make one lux is minimum, at 1.464 mW/m2. That…

Perform a Network Reset

To Perform a Network Reset: Please follow the steps below to perform a Network Reset: Unplug power to modem, router and weather console (unplug AC adapter and/or remove batteries). Plug power back into the cable Modem and let it sync back up with the network….

Do Ambient Weather Stations support CWOP or APRS?

Yes and No….. Not directly, not at the moment. We have developed an API: API which allow programmers to create apps, including uploading to CWOP. The API documentation is available here: https://ambientweather.docs.apiary.io As you and others create apps, they are posted at our community listing:…

Firmware Upgrade for PM2.5 Sensor

The ObserverIP module requires Version 4.5.7 or greater to support the PM2.5 sensor. To update your firmware, please visit: How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?    

Can the Weather Station Measure Snow?

Most weather stations use self-emptying rain gauges, which do not count snow and will not operate when frozen. It requires the snow melt before the precipitation is “counted”.

How do I find my MAC Address, ObserverIP Series?

To find the MAC address of your IP Module: It is printed on the bottom of the IP Module on a sticker. Example: 00:0E:C6:D9:02:B4 (yours will be different). or: Go to the Weather Network panel on your IP Module:

What is the Difference Between the WH31 and WH31B?

Both the WH31 and WH31B are 8-channel thermo-hygrometers that support a variety of Ambient Weather Stations. The WH31 includes a radio controlled clock (RCC). The WH31B does not. The WH31 is only required for the WS-3000, which includes a Radio Controlled Clock. Our Internet Connected…

What is the Solar Radiation Sensor For?

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of…

Temperature Reads too low at night.

Temperature can read too low (or inaccurate) at night when placed close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure.  It can also read lower then other stations in your area due to irrigation or sprinklers. Place the sensor inside next to…

UV (ultraviolet) Radiation Definition.

An ultraviolet sensor (UV sensor) is a device that measures UV light from the Sun. The UV index is an international standard measurement of how strong the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is at a particular place on a particular day. It is a scale primarily…

Solar Radiation Definition

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of about 5800…

How to report to Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) using Weatherbridge

How to report to Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) using Weatherbridge In the Weatherbridge Control Panel select the ‘Weather Network’ tab. Select APRS from the ‘Add more Weather Networks’ drop down list APRS Server: rotate.aprs2.net:14580 APRS ID is your Ham radio Call Sign APRS RegNum…

Cannot Connect to ObserverIP Module. IP address reads 192.168.0.99

If you cannot connect to the ObserverIP module, and the IP address in IPTools reads 192.168.0.99 all of the time, please perform a factory reset of the console. To restore the ObserverIP module to factory default, press the Reset pinhole button on the back of…

Does not update AmbientWeather.net. WeatherUnderground.com updates fine.

Power down and up the ObserverIP Module and wait a few minutes. If the problem persists: Reference the Weather Network panel on the ObserverIP module: Make certain you entered the correct MAC on the AmbientWeather.net Devices panel:https://ambientweather.net/devices You must be running Firmware Version 4.0 or…

ObserverIP Module Slows Down.

If the ObserverIP Module web interface slows down, power down and up the device by removing the AC power, wait about 5 seconds, and connect AC power. If you also own a WeatherBridge, or scrape the live data panel for another application, please read: ObserverIP…