Oregon Scientific I-300 weather station

Global 5-Day
Weather Adviser I
Model: I300
USER MANUAL
To Activate / Deactivate Alarm ................................... 8
To Silence Alarm ........................................................ 9
Backlight ...................................................................... 9
Reset ............................................................................. 9
Specifications .............................................................. 9
Precautions ................................................................ 10
About Oregon Scientific ........................................... 11
EU-Declaration of Conformity .................................. 11
FCC Statement ........................................................... 11
Declaration of Conformity ........................................ 12
USER MANUAL
CONTENTS
Introduction .................................................................. 2
Packaging Contents ..................................................... 2
Overview ....................................................................... 3
Front View .................................................................. 3
Back View ................................................................... 3
USB Communications Hub ......................................... 4
Outdoor Thermo Sensor ............................................. 4
Getting Started ............................................................. 5
Set Up Remote Sensor .............................................. 5
Set Up USB Communications Hub ............................. 6
Set Up Main Unit ........................................................ 6
Data Transmission ....................................................... 7
To Disable Sleep Mode on Computer
(Windows XP or earlier version) ................................. 7
To disable sleep mode on computer
(Windows Vista) ......................................................... 7
Screen Display ............................................................. 8
To Change Display Modes ........................................ 8
To View Different Warning Messages ........................ 8
Weather Forecast ....................................................... 8
Clock ............................................................................. 8
To Manually Set Clock ............................................... 8
Alarm ............................................................................. 8
To Set Alarm .............................................................. 8
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Global 5-Day Weather Adviser I
Model: I300
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NOTE Please keep this manual handy as you use your
new product. It contains practical step-by-step instructions,
as well as technical specifications and warnings you
should know about.
INTRODUCTION
Thank you for selecting the Oregon Scientific™ Global
5-Day Weather Adviser I (I300).
The weather station is capable of connecting to a PC
computer using the USB connection. By installing the PC
software, world cities can be user-selectable. The software
can also download and display the latest weather data
and real time of the selected cities. Please download the
software from the following website:
PACKAGING CONTENTS
http://10.1.6.110/Oregon.exe
For full details see software instructions.
1x Main Unit
1x USB
Communications
Hub
1x Remote
Sensor
PC system requirements
The minimum system requirements for use of the software is:
3 x AA
UM-3 1.5V
batteries
• Operating system: Microsoft Windows 98 or above
• Processor: 300 MHz or higher CPU speed
• RAM: Min. 128Mb
• Hard disk free space: Min. 50Mb
• CD-ROM or DVD drive
NOTE The USB is only used for the uploading and
downloading of weather data. It is not to be used for
charging battery power.
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1x USB Cable
2 x AAA
UM-4 1.5V
Batteries
FRONT VIEW
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8.
Next 4 day regional weather forecast with HI / LO
temperature (user selected city)
9.
SNOOZE · MESSAGE: Activate snooze alarm; turn on
backlight; toggle between weather warning / advisory /
clock message
10. City name / Clock / Calendar / Scrolling warning
message
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11.
: Indicate alarm time is displayed
12.
: Indicate daily alarm is On
13.
: Main unit batteries low
14. Today’s regional HI / LO temperature (user selected
city)
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BACK VIEW
1.
: Indicate AM / PM
2.
: Information signal reception indicator
3.
: Indicate outdoor sensor reception status
4.
Current outdoor temperature (home environment)
5.
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2
: Sensor batteries low
6.
Current indoor temperature / humidity (home
environment)
7.
Today’s regional weather forecast (user selected
city)
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OVERVIEW
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1.
ALARM: Change settings / display; activate /
deactivate alarm; set alarm
2.
MODE: Toggle between temperature and humidity
display, set clock
3.
Battery compartment
Front View:
1.
LED status indicator: Blink during registration
with main unit or during sensor search; indicate a
successful USB connection
4.
ºC / ºF: Select temperature unit
Back View:
5.
Wall mount hole
1.
6.
: Initiate sensor search; increase value of the
setting; enter Registration Mode; display next city’s
data
SEARCH: Initiate search for remote sensors; initiate
registration with main unit
2.
RESET: Reset USB Communications Hub to default
settings
USB port: Upload / download records to / from PC
7.
: Decrease value of the setting; enter Registration
mode; display previous city’s data
3.
8.
Collapsible table stand
9.
RESET: Reset unit to default settings
OUTDOOR THERMO SENSOR
FRONT VIEW
BACK VIEW
USB COMMUNICATIONS HUB
FRONT VIEW
BACK VIEW
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SEARCH
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Front View:
1.
LED status indicator: Blink when transmitting a
reading
Back View:
1.
RESET: Reset unit to default settings
2.
Channel Switch
3.
Battery compartment
GETTING STARTED
6.
SET UP REMOTE SENSOR
1.
Slide open the battery door.
2.
Select channel.
3.
Insert the batteries, matching the polarities (+ / -) and
press RESET.
4.
Close the battery door.
NOTE USB Communications Hub will search only for
already registered sensor or new sensor reset within last
30 minutes. To register a new sensor, reset sensor prior
to search.
NOTE
•
Install batteries in the remote sensor before installing
the USB Communications Hub and main unit.
•
Press RESET after each battery change.
5.
Secure the sensor in the desired location using the
wall mount bracket.
Press and hold SEARCH on USB Communications
Hub to initiate search and start receiving data from
the sensor.
7. Press and hold
search.
on the main unit to initiate sensor
For best results:
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Place the sensor within 100 m (300 ft) of the USB
Communications Hub and main unit.
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Position the sensor so that it faces the USB
Communications Hub and main unit, minimizing
obstructions such as doors, walls and furniture.
•
Place the sensor out of direct sunlight and moisture.
•
Place the sensor in a location with a clear view to the
sky, away from metallic / electronic objects.
•
Position the sensor close to the USB Communications
Hub and main unit during cold winter months as belowfreezing temperatures may affect battery performance
and signal transmission.
There is a registration mode with the main unit when
the USB Communications Hub is turned on the first
time, or after each installation. Users can also force a
registration.
TIP The transmission range may vary depending on
many factors. You may need to experiment with various
locations to get the best results.
To register with the main unit:
NOTE Use alkaline batteries for longer usage and
consumer grade lithium batteries in temperatures below
freezing.
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Press and hold SEARCH at the back of USB
Communications Hub to enter registration mode.
•
Press and hold
+
enter registration mode.
at the back of main unit to
SET UP USB COMMUNICATIONS HUB
NOTE Set up the remote sensor before installing the USB
Communications Hub.
SET UP MAIN UNIT
NOTE Set up the remote sensor and USB Communications
Hub before installing the main unit.
For continuous use, always connect the USB
Communications Hub to the computer using the USB
cable provided.
1. Remove the battery compartment cover.
2. Insert the batteries, matching the polarities.
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3. Click on “Screen Saver” Tab in the Display Properties
window.
NOTE Batteries should not be exposed to excessive heat
such as sunshine or fire.
4. Click on “Power” located at the bottom half of
window.
5. A new window “Power Options Properties” will open.
6. Under “System standby” option, choose “Never” in
drop down menu.
DATA TRANSMISSION
To upload / download weather data:
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Install and start the PC software.
•
Select world cities in the software programme.
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Set up the remote sensor.
•
Connect the USB Communications Hub to the
computer.
•
Set up the main unit and register it with the USB
Communications Hub.
7. Click “Apply” and then click “OK”.
8. Previous window will return. Click “OK” to confirm and
exit.
TO DISABLE SLEEP MODE ON COMPUTER
(WINDOWS VISTA)
1. Right click on Desktop.
2. Choose “Personalize”.
IMPORTANT
•
Always connect the USB Communications Hub to the
computer.
•
Ensure Sleep Mode on computer is disabled as this
will adversely affect the operation.
3. Click on “Screen Saver” Tab in the Display Properties
window.
4. Click on “Change Power Settings” located at the bottom
half of window.
5. Select “High Performance” and click “Change plan
settings”.
TO DISABLE SLEEP MODE ON COMPUTER
(WINDOWS XP OR EARLIER VERSION)
6. Click “Change advanced power settings”.
1. Right click on Desktop.
8. Click “Setting” and set “0” minutes.
2. Choose “Properties”.
9. Click “Apply” and then “OK”.
7. Click “Sleep” and click “Hibernate after”.
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3. Press RESET after each battery change.
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1. Press and hold MODE to enter settings.
SCREEN DISPLAY
2. Press
TO CHANGE DISPLAY MODES
To toggle between 5 cities:
Press
/
/
to change settings.
3. Press MODE to confirm settings.
.
The settings order is: 12/24 hr format, hour, minute, year,
month-day / day-month, month, day and language.
To view alarm time and status:
Press ALARM.
NOTE The language options are English (ENG), German
(GER), French (FRE), Italian (ITA), Spanish (SPA) and
Russian (RUS).
To toggle between temperature and humidity
display:
Press MODE.
ALARM
TO SET ALARM
TO VIEW DIFFERENT WARNING MESSAGES
1. Press ALARM to enter Alarm mode.
Press SNOOZE · MESSAGE.
2. Press and hold ALARM to enter settings.
3. Press
WEATHER FORECAST
/
to set hour / minute.
4. Press ALARM to confirm settings.
For your convenience there is an enclosed sheet listing
individual weather icons and their respective meanings.
5. Press MODE to confirm and return to clock display.
TO ACTIVATE / DEACTIVATE ALARM
CLOCK
1. Press ALARM to enter Alarm mode.
TO MANUALLY SET CLOCK
2. Press ALARM repeatedly until desired option is
displayed (
/ “OFF”).
NOTE This product is designed to synchronise its calendar
clock automatically with the information downloaded from
the PC.
3. Press MODE to confirm and return to clock display.
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Operating range
-5°C to 50°C (23°F to 122°F)
• Press SNOOZE · MESSAGE to silence it for 8
minutes
Resolution
0.1°C (0.2°F)
OR
INDOOR RELATIVE HUMIDITY
• Press any key to turn the alarm off and activate it again
after 24 hours.
Displayed range
2% to 98%
Operating range
25% to 90%
Resolution
1%
BACKLIGHT
USB COMMUNICATIONS HUB
Press SNOOZE · MESSAGE to activate LED backlight
for 8 seconds.
RESET
Press RESET to return to the default settings.
SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
68 x 46 x 136 mm
(2.7 x 1.8 x 5.4 in)
Weight
92 g (3.2 oz) without battery
Signal frequency
433 MHz
Transmission range
100 meters (300 feet)
unobstructed
Information update
Approximately every
10 minutes
MAIN UNIT
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
135 x 27 x 135 mm
(5.3 x 1.1 x 5.3 in)
Weight
260 g (9.17 oz) without battery
Power
3 x UM-3 (AA) 1.5V batteries
Registration period
Approximately 20 minutes
Power
Via PC through USB cable
OUTDOOR REMOTE THERMO SENSOR
INDOOR TEMPERATURE
Dimensions
(L x W x H)
62 x 20 x 90 mm
(2.4 x 0.8 x 3.5 in)
Temperature unit
°C / °F
Weight
50 g (1.76 oz) without battery
Displayed range
0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Temperature range
-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
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TO SILENCE ALARM
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Temperature resolution
0.1°C (0.2°F)
Signal frequency
433 MHz
•
Only use fresh batteries. Do not mix new and old
batteries.
Transmission range
100 m (300 ft) unobstructed
•
Approximately every
60 seconds
Images shown in this manual may differ from the actual
display.
Transmission period
•
When disposing of this product, ensure it is collected
separately for special treatment and not as normal
household waste.
Number of channels
3
Power
2 x UM-4 (AAA) 1.5V
batteries
•
Placement of this product on certain types of wood
may result in damage to its finish for which Oregon
Scientific will not be responsible. Consult the furniture
manufacturer’s care instructions for information.
Clock display
HH:MM
•
Hour format
12hr AM/PM or 24hr
The contents of this manual may not be reproduced
without the permission of the manufacturer.
Calendar
DD/MM or MM/DD
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Do not dispose old batteries as unsorted municipal
waste. Collection of such waste separately for special
treatment is necessary.
•
Please note that some units are equipped with a
battery safety strip. Remove the strip from the battery
compartment before first use.
CLOCK / CALENDAR
PRECAUTIONS
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Do not subject the unit to excessive force, shock, dust,
temperature or humidity.
•
Do not cover the ventilation holes with any items such
as newspapers, curtains etc.
•
Do not immerse the unit in water. If you spill liquid over
it, dry it immediately with a soft, lint-free cloth.
•
Do not clean the unit with abrasive or corrosive
materials.
•
Do not tamper with the unit’s internal components. This
invalidates the warranty.
NOTE The technical specifications for this product and
the contents of the user manual are subject to change
without notice.
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FCC STATEMENT
Visit our website (www.oregonscientific.com) to learn
more about Oregon Scientific products. If you’re in
the US and would like to contact our Customer Care
department directly, please visit: www2.oregonscientific.
com/service/support
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This
device must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
OR
WARNING Changes or modifications not expressly
approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Call 1-800-853-8883.
For international inquiries, please visit: www2.
oregonscientific.com/about/international
NOTE This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference
in a residential installation.
EU-DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
Hereby, Oregon Scientific, declares that this Global 5-Day
Weather Adviser I (model: I300) is in compliance with
the essential requirements and other relevant provisions
of Directive 1999/5/EC. A copy of the signed and dated
Declaration of Conformity is available on request via our
Oregon Scientific Customer Service.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
COUNTRIES RTTE APPROVAL COMPLIED
All EU countries, Switzerland CH
and Norway N
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
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ABOUT OREGON SCIENTIFIC
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• Increase the separation between the equipment and
receiver.
is in conformity with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device
may not cause harmful interference. 2) This device must
accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV
technician for help.
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY
The following information is not to be used as contact
for support or sales. Please call our customer service
number (listed on our website at www.oregonscientific.
com, or on the warranty card for this product) for all
inquiries instead.
We
Name:
Oregon Scientific, Inc.
Address:
19861 SW 95th Ave.,Tualatin,
Oregon 97062 USA
Telephone No.:
1-800-853-8883
declare that the product
Product No.:
I300
Product Name:
Global 5-Day Weather Adviser I
Manufacturer:
IDT Technology Limited
Address:Block C, 9/F, Kaiser Estate,
Phase 1,41 Man Yue St.,
Hung Hom, Kowloon,
Hong Kong
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