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Offline dustee1

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Davis 6511 replacement?
« on: July 28, 2018, 09:30:15 AM »
Hi, I was wondering if anyone has a replacement suggestion for the Davis 6511- Agricultural/Turf Management Module?
Main thing I'm interested in calculating degree days.

Just purchased Davis 6163, Davis 6155 & Davis 6345cs from Scaled Instruments. Always happy to support small business when I can & Ryan was great to deal with!

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Re: Davis 6511 replacement?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2018, 09:43:07 AM »
What is it about 6511 that you don't like or can't use?
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Re: Davis 6511 replacement?
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2018, 10:07:55 AM »
John, Sorry should have been more clear on my question. 6511 was out of stock so I couldn't purchase it. Then I got to wondering if maybe there was a better alternative so thought I'd ask.

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Re: Davis 6511 replacement?
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2018, 10:41:41 AM »
OK, understood. Well, there's no direct equivalent to 6511 that I'm aware of, eg with variable K factors etc though amongst the specialist ag/turf software there may well be something that can ingest data from a WL logger and do much the same thing as 6511, very probably more (though very likely with a larger price-tag too).

But AFAIK 6511 has not been discontinued. I'm guessing Ryan should be able to get a pack when he next reorders Davis stock or eg it seems to be available direct from Davis, though inevitably at a higher price.
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Re: Davis 6511 replacement?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2018, 11:17:46 PM »
If all you're interested in is degree days get Weather Display software for the 60$ which is less than that Again module. It will give you most of what to that Ag module will minus the K factors.

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