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Offline agentpease

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What weather station and software should I buy?
« on: December 04, 2017, 09:00:14 PM »
Hello everyone!!!  My husband and I have gone through 2 Davis weather stations over the last 20 years.  Our current Davis Vantage Pro has been offline for about 2 years. It's been in storage for the last year.  We changed locations.  I'm looking to purchase a new weather station (and it doesn't have to be a Davis)  and get a weather website up before the end of the month.  Is there new software that interfaces besides Virtual Weather Station that  I should be using.  If you had to do it all over again.  What would you buy and what software would you be using? 

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Re: What weather station and software should I buy?
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 10:29:59 PM »
I have enjoyed my VP2 for nearly 10 years and I will get the Davis VP2 again and continue to use Cumulus!  Possible VP2 24FARS and Plus.

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Paul
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Offline waiukuweather

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Re: What weather station and software should I buy?
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 10:51:32 PM »
You could look at using the weather-display.com software
VWS and Cumulus are not being updated anymore (currently)

Offline Mattk

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Re: What weather station and software should I buy?
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2017, 04:14:44 AM »
You say  "Our current Davis Vantage Pro has been offline for about 2 years", now would that be a Vantage Pro as stated or a Vantage Pro 2? If VP2 then nothing wrong with what you have as a base unit, new VP2's would basically be the same, maybe a different Temp Hun sensor and a bit different rain collector but rain collector (if required) is easily updated at little cost

Offline Bushman

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Re: What weather station and software should I buy?
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2017, 01:24:21 PM »
If it is a VP2 then send it back to Davis for a refurb.

Offline benay ra'am

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Re: What weather station and software should I buy?
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2017, 07:53:54 PM »
If it is a VP2 then send it back to Davis for a refurb.

For a lot cheaper price than new and be as good as new..............




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