What is a Meteostick?

All about the cool new device that can read RF data directly from Davis® weather stations

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What is a Meteostick?

Post by admin » Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:20 pm

The smartbedded "Meteostick" is a major achievement to read out Davis® weathers station live data with minimal hardware components. What the USB-stick shaped Meteostick does is receiving RF data from the weather station sensors and providing these to a computer or embedded system like Meteohub/Meteobridge connected via USB in terms of a simple serial data stream. On top of that the Meteostick firmware does compute the weather data burried in the sensor data packets plus adding barometer data to it from a sensor placed in the Meteostick. So you get all the live data from your Davis® stations in the backyard with an extremely unobtrusive piece of hardware.
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Metostick allows to read sensor data from Davis® Vantage Pro2, Vantage Pro2 Plus and Vantage Vue sensors. This includes
* integrated sensor suites ISS
* additional sensors temperature/humidity stations
* additional wind or rain stations
* additional soil/leaf stations
Read-out is done parallel to the Davis consoles, so you have no interfering with any PC solution that uses a data logger connected to the console or Envoy. Meteostick is fully integrated into latest releases of Meteobridge and Meteohub. While Meteobridge only supports one integrated sensor suite, Meteohub (version 4.9x) can read out data from up to 8 stations in parallel. Third party software can be easily adapted to also make use of Meteostick, as the protocol how to interact with Meteostick in terms of a serial connection via USB is fully documented.

For more details, please have a reading of the manual,
English: http://www.smartbedded.com/files/manual-en.pdf
German: http://www.smartbedded.com/files/manual-de.pdf
Meteostick can be ordered here: http://www.smartbedded.com/wiki/index.php/Meteostick

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Re: What is a Meteostick?

Post by terry210 » Thu May 15, 2014 11:06 pm

I am seriously interested in the meteostick, but would like to see the manual first. For some reason the link doesn't work. Any suggestions?
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Re: What is a Meteostick?

Post by admin » Thu May 15, 2014 11:26 pm

please try again.

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