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Offline magnumrtawd

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ws-2315/Heavy weather
« on: January 14, 2017, 11:05:17 PM »
I have a WS-2315 and a Heavy Weather software program that has worked for many years with my Windows XP desktop.  Even after uninstalling and reinstalling the software several times the H/W screen on my computer remains grayed out and will not display currant info.  Any Ideas??

Offline waiukuweather

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Re: ws-2315/Heavy weather
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2017, 12:30:38 AM »
sometimes the serial chip on this weather station console is known to just simply die
and so the only solution is a new console

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Re: ws-2315/Heavy weather
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2017, 01:50:48 AM »
Try plugging and unplugging the RJ-11 phone type plug on the serial cable going into the console several times. Be sure the other end (DB-9 connector) is screwed in tight. I assume you checked in HW the setup comm port settings already (9600, 8, 1, none). Check on the PC's "Device Manager" / "Ports" for errors.

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Re: ws-2315/Heavy weather
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2017, 09:09:24 AM »

Thanks for the reply.
I have tried all of those options.

 

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