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Offline annetoal

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Solar rad readings in darkness
« on: February 14, 2018, 08:54:57 PM »
My 1400-IP has started showing non-zero values for solar radiation after dark. Anyone else see that with a 2-year-old unit?

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Re: Solar rad readings in darkness
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 09:38:25 PM »
Anne, it might be moisture related. With cold temps and then the quick rise in temps with the high humidity, there might be condensation.
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Re: Solar rad readings in darkness
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2018, 04:49:58 PM »
Interesting idea. I'll keep an eye out to see if the problem disappears after the seasons turn. Another fact that I didn't notice until today: the Ambient online dashboard shows the night-time radiation values as above zero, but Wunderground is showing them as 0. Weird that.

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