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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…

Wireless signal is intermittent or not working

Simply moving your display console (or receiver) to a different location may easily fix the communication issue. We recommend the following best practices for trouble free wireless communication. Fresh Batteries. If applicable, make sure there are fresh batteries in both the console and remote. Remember…

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:…

Can I Add Additional Sensors to the ObserverIP Module?

Yes, for ObserverIP models: WS-0800-IP, WS-0900-IP, WS-1200-IP, WS-1201-IP, WS-1400-IP, WS-1401-IP, WS-1600-IP you can add up to 8 additional thermo-hygrometer sensors (WH31B): https://www.ambientweather.com/amwh31b.html You must make sure you are running Firmware Version 4.4.5 or greater: How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?  

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?    

No Longer Updating AmbientWeather.net beginning September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018, AmbientWeather.net moved the website to a different hosting service. This may cause updates to cease if the DNS is cached on your device, network (router) or the Internet. One symptom is the dashboard stops updating, but the graphs continue to update….

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 Model WS-1600-IP?

The WS-1600-IP is a combination of the ObserverIP Module, indoor thermo-hygrometer barometer WS-1000-BTH, and the Osprey sensor array (WS-2902). It has never been offered for sale but users with the WS-2902 can convert to the WS-1600-IP by purchasing an ObserverIP Module and WS-1000-BTH.

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…

How do I Calibrate Barometer (Relative Pressure), ObserverIP Series?

To calibrate the relative pressure, select the Calibration panel from your IP Module: The following is an example of calibrating the relative pressure. Your results will vary. The local relative pressure from TV, the newspaper or the internet for the official station in your area…