rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working **solved**

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rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working **solved**

Post by Sytzec » Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:51 pm

Hi,

I have a problem with the reception of the data from my davis vantage pro with the meteostick. I receive data from the stick (20141127214215 thb1 214 30 0031 10087 -1 10087) but this is the local data, but i don't receive any data from the vantage pro which is receiving on ID 1 and 2 and give accurate data.
I've placed the stick in a pc and could communicate with the stick but again only local data.
this is the info from the logfile:

logger (27.11.2014 21:53:32): data logger (version 5.0c, build 61) started.
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:33): connect station 0 (Meteostick Vantage via USB serial).
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:33): connect station 1 (System Data via Plug-in).
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), transmitter 1 registered as ISS
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), transmitter 2 registered as Wind
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), Meteostick Version 1.6
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), debug off
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), verbose off
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), output raw
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), filter on
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), rx threshold set to -90db
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), listening to transmitter 1 2
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), chip authentication ok
logger (27.11.2014 21:53:35): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), frequency band 868MHz

i've fiddled around with the settings, but couldn't see any progress.
Can anyone give some hints to solve this problem?
Sytze

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Re: rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working

Post by admin » Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:02 am

First you should do a firmware update of the stick by "http://ip-of-your-meteohub/cgi-bin/stickupdate.cgi".
Next please check the transmitter IDs, if they are chosen wrong no data will flow in. Are you using a EU vantage, or are you from the US?

How far away is the ISS? Are sou using the recommended USB cradle?

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Re: rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working

Post by Sytzec » Fri Nov 28, 2014 2:19 pm

Firmware updated to version 2.1 b1
transmitter IDs checked ISS=1 and Wind=2
I'm using a EU vantage and live in the Netherlands.
The ISS is 10m away, the windstation: 5m with no obstructions
I've the meteostick with an usb cable away from the rpi.

The logfile:
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:16): data logger (version 5.0c, build 61) started.
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:17): connect station 0 (Meteostick Vantage via USB serial).
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:17): connect station 1 (System Data via Plug-in).
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), transmitter 1 registered as ISS
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), transmitter 2 registered as Wind
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), Meteostick Version 2.1 b1
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), debug off
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), verbose off
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), output raw
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), filter on
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), rx threshold set to -90db
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:19): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), listening to transmitter 1 2
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:20): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), chip authentication ok: 40
logger (28.11.2014 13:10:20): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), frequency band 868MHz

The meteostick sensordata:
19.4°C 30% 1011.1mb (1011.1mb) fc:-1

Do you have any other tips?
regards,
sytze

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Re: rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working

Post by wvdkuil » Fri Nov 28, 2014 2:34 pm

Hello Sytze,

Did you set the correct frequency?
The stick / settings default to US frequency of 915 MH, should be changed to EU. Example screenshot atttached for Meteobridge.

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Re: rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working

Post by Sytzec » Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:09 pm

Hi Wim,

Yes, i've tried both, but the frequency i'v now set is: 868MHz

logger (28.11.2014 13:10:20): station 0 (Meteostick Vantage), frequency band 868MHz

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Re: rpi + vantage pro + meteostick not working

Post by Sytzec » Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:48 pm

Found why it is not working.
I'm using a davis vantage pro from 2001. This type is not working with the meteostick. :(

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