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So it seems obvious the battery isn't able to hold a charge to operate the fan between daylight charges (the fan makes a not too loud noise I can hear from a foot or so away, which at first thought a little 'cheap' sounding but now proves useful to see if the $#@! thing is working). When it's on I can also feel with my hand a slight vacuum on the intake area.
Davis's fan motors are garbage. I thought that perhaps they had "fixed" that issue, and maybe they did, and you got a bad one, but I'd steer clear of them. Exact reason I switched to a case fan is because I got tired of replacing motors, but that was ~10 years ago. If you want to stick to the battery powered route, I suggest using this... hellofalot cheaper too.


https://www.jameco.com/z/RF-300CA-11400-R-Jameco-ReliaPro-3-Volt-DC-Motor-2400-RPM_238458.html
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Average Wind Speed Calculation
« Last post by havtrail on September 26, 2023, 04:12:03 PM »
Seems strange that Davis, an American company, does not support reporting to match a U.S. standard.

Rich K.
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Average Wind Speed Calculation
« Last post by Buick on September 26, 2023, 04:07:07 PM »
Gotcha. At this point the new console just isnt an attractive option for me because of the lack of ability to export data to anywhere but WL. Im actually running 2 of the 6312 consoles because I basically have 2 different weather stations and each one is equipped with a WiFiLogger2 which Im very pleased with. Also have a WLL. Im hoping another member who reached out with an offer to provide assistance in setting up Cumulus will be able to help me out.
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Average Wind Speed Calculation
« Last post by johnd on September 26, 2023, 03:58:50 PM »
Thanks, I understand more clearly now. So, yes, while the console can generate 2 minute mean wind data, it cannot display or graph these values. The same thing applies to the new 6313 console (assuming that 'average' wind speed still means the 10 minute mean). Though there is more prospect of a 2-minute mean storage/charting being added to the 6313 display at some future date, since its firmware is still under active development.

And overall I agree with the others that third-party software is the only solution that works at present.
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I may be mistaken (I don't remember the exact price) but I think the WN34D might be $5 USD more now than when it was in the wrong category.
noblesse oblige as the French say  \:D/
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Thanks, Gyvate, for rattling their cage and trying to help them straighten out their site.  I may be mistaken (I don't remember the exact price) but I think the WN34D might be $5 USD more now than when it was in the wrong category.
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2014 - 6250UK Vantage Vue  (Jul) - moved to new location 2016 still running!!!
2016 - 6162UK Vantage Pro2 Plus (UV and Solar) (Jul)
2017 - Davis AeroCone fitted (Feb)
2019 - Daytime FARs added (Mar) - Tipping Spoon added (Aug)
2020 - Davis WeatherLink Live installed (Jul) - Davis Airlink Fitted (Aug)
2021 - Davis Sensor SHT31 and FARS Fan replaced (Jan) - Davis Anemometer 6410 replaced (Feb)

usually clean the system completely once of twice a year.

How can i embed my current conditions from my davis in my signature but as an image like the one you have?
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My 4 month old 6153/Wireless Vantage Pro2 with 24-Hour Fan Aspirated Radiation Shield fan now only works during daylight hours (started a couple of months ago). While this is better than only operating at night (since solar heating of the housing unlikely then), it's not quite what I was paying for...

So it seems obvious the battery isn't able to hold a charge to operate the fan between daylight charges (the fan makes a not too loud noise I can hear from a foot or so away, which at first thought a little 'cheap' sounding but now proves useful to see if the $#@! thing is working). When it's on I can also feel with my hand a slight vacuum on the intake area.

The solar panel/battery for the main station seems to be operating/charging/holding charge OK, just the fan system is failing.

I read that Davis email help is often unanswered, so I called ...

After waiting (out of principle/experiment!?) for 1 hour 20 minutes on Davis's 'help' line I finally got a rather confused person (sounded like she was making it up as she went along, or maybe had no training nor idea, or otherwise clueless).

After a brief explanation as above and she asked if I had the receipt ("well of course I do, via email, but we're on the phone at the moment!"), then asking for the code on the back of the wall unit, then my address, email, and phone -- and saying several times 'that shouldn't happen (me: "of course, that's why I'm calling!"). She then said 'hold on a minute' and was gone (not very professional), and me waiting on a silent line another 10 or 15 minutes not knowing if she was coming back, she started talking again & said 'I have to go to a meeting now so I'll call you back'; me: "when?"; she: 'in about a half hour'.

She nor anybody else had called, emailed, or written back now a month later....


Besides the ranting about the rudeness, unprofessionalism, and waster 90 minutes or so of my life by davis, anybody have a similar fan problem?

Any idea how to get through to them without another 90 minute gamble on another clueless stoner like the first time?

Theoretically it'd be 'cheaper' (valuing my time as money) to just try and fix it myself if it's a bad battery or current-sinking fan problem, but for $1000+ and 4 months' use you'd think the manufacturer could take some responsibility!
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Davis Instruments Weather Stations / Re: Average Wind Speed Calculation
« Last post by Buick on September 26, 2023, 01:30:49 PM »
When I select Wind on the console a ticker displays at the bottom which reads: 10-MIN AVG WIND SPEED I can display a graph of 10-minute average wind speeds as well. What I was asking is if it is possible for the console to display 2-minute average wind speed. I believe the correct answer is that I would need to figure out how to use Cumulus or something similar for which I would need some kind of tutorial as I am functionally computer illiterate.
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I had rattled their cage - and now the WN34L is back, together with the WN34D in the water temp section  8-)
https://www.ecowitt.com/shop/goodsPage/1/34
in  shop.ecowitt.com only the WN34D is back at the proper section, the WN34L still missing there
https://shop.ecowitt.com/collections/water-temp-sensor
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