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How do I Find my MAC Address?

To report to AmbientWeather.net, you must: 1. own an Ambient Weather branded weather station that directly connects to the Internet (models listed below). 2. own a third party weather station that connects to the WeatherBridge:more info… 3. own a Davis Instruments weather station and nano…

Ambient Weather WS-2000 and WS-5000 Firmware Download Center

Notes: To determine your firmware version, select Factory | About | Display from the console. Instructions: Download the latest bin file (below) to your your computer. Make a note of where you saved this file. Copy the user.bin to your MicroSD Card (the SD card must be…

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

Personal Weather Station Comparison Chart: https://ambientweather.com/weather-station-comparison-chart 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,…

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…

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 firmware, WS-2000/WS-5000?

To update the firmware on your display tablet: Download the latest bin file (below) to your your computer. Make a note of where you saved this file: Ambient Weather WS-2000 and WS-5000 Firmware Download Center Copy the user.bin to your MicroSD Card (the SD card…

Preventive Maintenance and Reset of the Outdoor Sensor Array

Preventive Maintenance and Reset of the Outdoor Sensor Array. Item #: WS-2902-ARRAY (Printed Part: WH65B) To ensure that the outdoor weather station array stays in proper working condition please follow the steps below: 1.Replace the batteries. We recommend fresh Lithium Energizer and here is why:…

What are the differences between the WS-2000 and WS-2902A?

The WS-2000 is a newer model but shares the same sensor array as the WS-2902A. The WS-2000 supports up to 8 additional thermo-hygrometers: https://www.ambientweather.com/amwh32b.html The WS-2000 has a separate indoor thermo-hygrometer-barometer. The WS-2902A contains these sensors inside the console. The WS-2000 has a nicer display…

How do I Update the WiFi Firmware, WS-2000 and WS-5000?

To update the WiFi firmware, you must first download the awnet app for mobile devices from the Apple Store or Google Play Store: Android Devices:  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dtston.ambienttoolplus iOS Devices:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/awnet/id1341994564 To update the WiFi firmware on the WS-2000/WS-5000 console , launch awnet   from your mobile device. From the Device…

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…

Humidity reads 99% all of the time, Osprey Series.

If the hygrometer or humidity sensor reads 99% all of the time, it is possible the sensor array requires fresh batteries or needs resetting. Cover the solar collector to shut of the solar energy source. Cover remove the batteries. Press the reset button for a…

Rain Increment Definitions

Your weather station may only display some of the following increments of rain. Please refer to your User Manual for details. Here are how increments of rain are defined: Rain Rate is defined as the rainfall in the last 10 minutes, multiplied by 6  (10 minutes…

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….

My rain gauge appears to be under reporting.

If the display is showing rain rate, change to daily rain to track the rain accumulation better. Make certain the rain gauge is level. If not perfectly level, the tipping mechanism will not work properly and under report rain. Make certain there are no obstructions…

Firmware Upgrade for PM2.5 Sensor

There are two versions of firmware: Console Firmware WiFi Firmware The WS-2000 firmware must be updated to the following revisions in order to support the PM2.5 Sensor: Firmware Revision Number (console): 1.4.4 WiFi Firmware: AMBWeatherV4.1.4 To check the firmware version: How do I Check my…

Rain Funnel coil spring/filter

Q. What is this coil spring that came with my rain gauge? It is a stainless steel filter which is included in the package. It’s aimed to stop leaves or bird droppings to avoid the obstruction of the cone hole. The installation is simple: press…

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:…

The Outdoor Temperature and Feels Like Temperature Are the Same.

The Feels Like temperature is a combination of Heat Index when it is hot outside, and Wind Chill when it is cold outside. Wind Chill temperature is defined by the National Weather Service for temperatures at or below 40 °F and wind speeds above 5.0 mph. Heat…