Instruction Manual Display for 5-in-1 Weather Sensor 06025RM Package Contents 1. Display unit with tabletop stand 2. Power adapter 3. Instruction Manual This product requires an AcuRite 5-in-1 Weather Sensor (sold separately) to be operational. IMPORTANT PRODUCT MUST BE REGISTERED TO RECEIVE WARRANTY SERVICE PRODUCT REGISTRATION Register online to receive 1 year warranty protection www.AcuRite.com ►Register a Product Questions? Contact Customer Support at (877) 221-1252 or visit www.AcuRite.com. SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. Features & Benefits Display Unit 27 26 31 30 29 28 25 24 1 23 2 3 22 21 4 20 5 6 7 19 18 17 8 16 15 14 9 10 11 12 2 13 1. Current Outdoor Temperature 14.Date Stamp for Previous Rainfall Data (#15) Arrow icon indicates direction the temperature is trending. 15.Previous Rainfall Data 2. Outdoor Sensor Signal Strength 16.Storm Alert Warning Icon 3. Sensor Low Battery Indicator 17. Current Rainfall 4. Current Outdoor Humidity Arrow icon indicates the direction the humidity is trending. 18.Auto Dim Indicator 19.Heavy Rainfall Warning Icon Activated when over 1 inch of rainfall 5.Date 6. Weather Select Displays heat index, dew point, wind chill, “feels like” calculations, days with rain this month, and days since last rain. 21. Current Indoor Humidity 23.Current Indoor Temperature Self-Calibrating Forecasting pulls data from your 5-in-1 sensor to generate your personal forecast. Indicates pressure mode preference. Pressure will self-calibrate over a 14 day Learning Mode. Arrow icon indicates the direction the temperature is trending. 24.Peak Wind Speed 9. Auto or Manual Pressure Mode Arrow icon indicates the direction the humidity is trending. 22.Display Low Battery Indicator Disappears after weather forecast self-calibration is complete. 8. 12 to 24 Hour Weather Forecast is recorded in under 2 hours. 20.Clock 7. Learning Mode Icon Rainfall recorded since 12:00am. Highest speed from past 60 minutes. 25.Wind Speed Warning Icon Activated when peak wind speed is AUTO Pressure Mode over 50 mph. 26.Current Wind Speed MANUAL Pressure Mode Indicates raw pressure value, no adjustment for sea level (can be calibrated). 27. Backlight Button 10.Barometric Pressure 28.Current Wind Direction Arrow icon indicates the direction the pressure is trending. 29.Previous 2 Wind Directions 30.Average Wind Speed 11. SELECT Button Press to change the Weather Select category data being display. Average of all speeds over the past 2 minutes. 31. HIGH/LOW Icons 12.“V“, SET, “T“ Buttons for momentary backlight and dimmer settings. for setup preferences and access to historical records. 13.RAINFALL Button Press to display historical rainfall data. 3 HIGH indicates a high record is shown on the display. LOW indicates a low record is shown. Back of Display Unit 1 2 3 6 5 4 7 BACK OF DISPLAY UNIT 6. A-B-C Switch 1. Integrated Hang Hole for easy wall mounting. ID code that must match 5-in-1 sensor’s A-B-C switch to ensure units synchronize. 2. Plug-in for Power Adapter 7. Power adapter 3. Battery Compartment 8. Battery Compartment Cover (not shown) 4. Removable Tabletop Stand 5. CLEAR RECORD / RESET Button Press to clear record currently being viewed. Press AND HOLD for full reset to factory defaults. 4 SETUP Display Unit Setup AcuRite recommends high quality alkaline batteries for the best product performance. Heavy duty or rechargeable batteries are not recommended. 1 Set the A-B-C Switch The A-B-C switch is located inside the battery compartment. It can be set to A, B or C. However, you must select the same letter choices for both the sensor and the display unit in order for the units to synchronize. 2 Install or Replace Batteries (optional) Insert 6 x AA alkaline batteries into the battery compartment, as shown. Follow the polarity (+/-) diagram in the battery compartment. ABC IMPORTANT: Batteries are a backup power source to preserve records in the event of a power outage. Power adapter is recommended as the primary power source to enjoy the full functionality of this product. PLEASE DISPOSE OF OLD OR DEFECTIVE BATTERIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE WAY AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. BATTERY SAFETY: Clean the battery contacts and also those of the device prior to battery installation. Remove batteries from equipment which is not to be used for an extended period of time. Follow the polarity (+/-) diagram in the battery compartment. Promptly remove dead batteries from the device. Dispose of used batteries properly. Only batteries of the same or equivalent type as recommended are to be used. DO NOT incinerate used batteries. DO NOT dispose of batteries in fire, as batteries may explode or leak. DO NOT mix old and new batteries or types of batteries (alkaline/standard). DO NOT use rechargeable batteries. DO NOT recharge non-rechargeable batteries. DO NOT short-circuit the supply terminals. 5 Set the Time, Date & Units Press the “SET” button, located on the front of the display unit, to enter SET MODE. Once in set mode, the preference you are currently setting will blink on the display. To adjust the currently selected (flashing) item, press and release the “T“ or “V“ buttons (press and HOLD to fast adjust). To save your adjustments, press and release the “SET” button again to adjust the next preference. The preference set order is as follows: CLOCK HOUR CLOCK MINUTE CALENDAR MONTH CALENDAR DATE CALENDAR YEAR TEMPERATURE UNITS (ºF or ºC) WIND UNITS (MPH, KPH, or Knots) RAIN UNITS (inches or mm) PRESSURE UNITS (inHg or hPa) You will automatically exit SET MODE if no buttons are pressed for 20 seconds. Enter setup mode at any time by pressing the “SET” button. Display Backlight Settings This weather station’s display features three different lighting settings: High (100%) brightness, Medium (60%) brightness and Low (30%) brightness Using battery power alone, the backlight is available momentarily for 10 ” button. seconds by pressing the “ When display is powered with the power adapter, backlight remains on at 100% brightness. Press “ ” button once to dim to 60% brightness; press again to dim to 30%, press a 3rd time to enter “AUTO DIM” mode. “AUTO DIM” appears below time. AUTO DIM MODE: Automatically adjusts display brightness based on time of day & year. MARCH 11- NOVEMBER 4 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. = 100% brightness 9:01 p.m. - 5:59 a.m.= 30% brightness NOVEMBER 5 - MARCH 10 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.= 100% brightness 7:01 p.m. - 7:29 a.m. = 30% brightness 6 OPERATION Placement for Maximum Accuracy AcuRite sensors are sensitive to surrounding environmental conditions. Proper placement of both the display unit and the sensor are critical to the accuracy and performance of this product. Display Unit Placement Place the display unit in a dry area free of dirt and dust. To ensure accurate temperature measurement, place out of direct sunlight and away from heat sources or vents. Display unit stands upright for tabletop use or is wall-mountable. Using the Professional Weather Center Learning Mode Self-Calibrating Forecasting use a unique algorithm to analyze changes in pressure over a time period (called Learning Mode) to determine your altitude. After 14 days, the Learning Mode icon disappears from the display screen. At this point, the self-calibrated pressure is tuned in to your location and the unit is ready for superior weather prediction. Weather Forecast AcuRite’s patented Self-Calibrating Forecasting provides your personal forecast of weather conditions for the next 12 to 24 hours by collecting data from the sensor in your backyard. It generates a forecast with pinpoint accuracy personalized for your exact location. STORMY & WINDY SNOW LIKELY SNOW / RAIN MIX LIKELY RAIN LIKELY MOSTLY CLOUDY (flashing=stormy) View the complete list of icons at www.AcuRite.com/acurite-icons Weather Select Weather Select displays data including wind chill, dew point, heat index, feels like, days with rain this month, and days since last recorded rainfall. To change the “Weather Select” category shown, press the “SELECT” button on the front of the display. To clear a record, view one of the values listed above and press the “CLEAR RECORD/RESET” button, located on the back of the unit in the battery compartment. Dashes display to confirm the record has been cleared 7 Barometric Pressure Subtle variations in barometric pressure greatly affect the weather. This weather station displays the current pressure with an arrow icon to indicate the direction the pressure is trending (FALLING, STEADY, or RISING). High & Low Records Press the “T“ button once to display today’s high records or the “V“ button once to display today’s low records for indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity. Today’s records automatically clear at 12:00am midnight every day Press the “T“ or “V“ button a second time to review the all-time high or low records (shown one at a time) for: outdoor temperature, indoor temperature, outdoor humidity, indoor humidity. You will automatically exit the records if no buttons are pressed for 5 seconds. To manually clear a record from memory, press the “CLEAR RECORD/RESET” button, located in the battery compartment of the display unit, while viewing the record you want to clear (rainfall OR temperature/humidity). To clear ALL records, press AND HOLD the “CLEAR RECORD/RESET” button. Rainfall Tracking This weather station features enhanced tracking of historical rainfall data. Rain accumulation data is recorded for today, over all-time, by year, by month, and by rainfall event. Press the “RAINFALL” button to review rainfall records. The on the display while historical data is being viewed. TOTAL RAINFALL FOR DATE SHOWN CURRENT YEAR TOTAL RAINFALL icon is shown TOTAL RAINFALL FOR MONTH SHOWN PREVIOUS YEAR TOTAL RAINFALL 8 ALL-TIME TOTAL RAINFALL Records are shown in the following order: PREVIOUS RAINFALL #1* PREVIOUS RAINFALL #2* PREVIOUS RAINFALL #3* CURRENT MONTH TOTAL RAINFALL PREVIOUS MONTH TOTAL RAINFALL 2 MONTHS AGO TOTAL RAINFALL CURRENT YEAR TOTAL RAINFALL PREVIOUS YEAR TOTAL RAINFALL ALL-TIME TOTAL RAINFALL (date shown is start date of the all-time total; the date the display was powered on) *Previous rainfall is the amount of rain recorded from 12:00am to 11:59pm on the date shown. Care & Maintenance Display Unit Care Clean with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use caustic cleaners or abrasives. Keep away from dust, dirt and moisture. Clean ventilation ports regularly with a gentle puff of air. Calibration The indoor / outdoor temperature and humidity readings, and barometric pressure can be calibrated on the display unit to improve accuracy. Calibration can improve accuracy when sensor placement or environmental factors impact the data accuracy. 1. To access calibration mode, press AND HOLD the “T“ and “V“ buttons simultaneously for at least 5 seconds. 2. To adjust the currently selected (flashing) item, press and release the “T“ or “V“ buttons to calibrate the data value higher or lower from the actual reading. 3. To save your adjustments, press and release the “ SET ” button to adjust the next preference. The “ ” icon will remain illuminated next to calibrated values. The preference set order is as follows: OUTDOOR TEMPERATURE OUTDOOR HUMIDITY INDOOR TEMPERATURE INDOOR HUMIDITY BAROMETRIC PRESSURE (must be set to MANUAL mode to calibrate)* *To change from AUTO to MANUAL pressure mode and vice versa, press AND HOLD the “ SET ” button for at least 10 seconds. The display indicates the current pressure mode selected,“AUTO” or “MANUAL”. 9 After 20 seconds of inactivity, the display will save the adjustments and exit calibration mode. Note: Calibrations will be erased if the display is reset or if batteries are removed and the power adapter is unplugged. Specifications TEMPERATURE RANGE Outdoor: -40ºF to 158ºF; -40ºC to 70ºC Indoor: 32ºF to 122ºF; 0ºC to 50ºC HUMIDITY RANGE Outdoor: 1% to 99% Indoor: 1% to 99% WIND SPEED 0 to 99 mph; 0 to 159 kph WIND DIRECTION INDICATORS 16 points RAINFALL 0 to 99.99in; 0 to 9999mm WIRELESS RANGE 330ft / 100m depending on home construction materials OPERATING FREQUENCY 433 MHz POWER Display: 5v power adapter 6 x AA alkaline batteries (optional) Sensor: 4 x AA alkaline or lithium batteries DATA REPORTING Wind Speed: 18 second updates; Direction: 30 seconds Outdoor temperature & humidity: 36 second updates Indoor temperature & humidity: 60 second updates If your AcuRite product does not operate properly, visit www.AcuRite.com or call (877) 221-1252 for assistance. For more information, visit our Knowledge Base at http://www.AcuRite.com/kbase 10 FCC Information This device complies with part 15 of 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. WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. 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. 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: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. • Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver. • 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. NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). 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