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WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

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uncle_bob
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby uncle_bob » Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:38 am

brett wrote:Haha, no a modem restart never helps :) Removing the long latency DNS server from the configuration should, but I can't do that at the moment it'll disrupt other household activities that SWMBO will not permit - may have to fudge it with hosts files.

Unfortunately the Telstra mobile network is on someone's black list, so the website won't let me register if I'm using my phone or tethered to it; will have to wait until wife goes to bed/stops watching TV or tomorrow when I return to work.... in the meantime, can anyone share the parts list? I've seen your shopping list uncle_bob (page 1 of your thread anyway) but nothing more.....


There's a couple of tricks you can try:
1) Use a proxy to sign up
2) And better still, hard code your computer TCP/IP properties to use another DNS server.

Anyway, I'll PM you the parts list shortly. I'd upload here, but I would need Werks permission first.

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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby Werk_AG » Sat Jan 17, 2015 6:12 pm

uncle_bob wrote:
Anyway, I'll PM you the parts list shortly. I'd upload here, but I would need Werks permission first.


uncle_bob, go ahead...

A new add on for the WeatherDuino Pro2 system is already published! I'm talking about small and low cost units, that are able to show wirelessly all over your house, all weather data received by the main RX unit.

More info here: WeatherDuino Pro2 Wireless Display - What is it?

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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby Werk_AG » Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:16 am

WeatherDuino Pro2 software v1.4 was released today!
It brings to all RX v4.0x boards, support for a Davis compatible hardware data logger.
And of course, it works with Cumulus 1 and the great CumulusMX

More info here: http://www.meteocercal.info/forum/Forum ... Duino-Pro2
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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby Werk_AG » Fri Oct 30, 2015 2:28 am

At start, the WeatherDuino Pro2 system had support only for the Fine Offset instruments, but during the last months, thanks to the contribution of several people (with suggestions, and help in the tests), things changed a lot. Since software v1.5 release, the WeatherDuino Pro2 system is now almost an universal system, supporting a large range of weather instruments and sensor types.

Here is a list of currently supported weather instruments and sensors.

Wind Speed

--- Fine Offset Anemometers ---
Standard FO anemometers
FO anemometer modified with 1 hall effect sensor

--- Inspeed Anemometers ---
Inspeed Vortex, digital 8 pulse revolution
Inspeed Vortex, hall efect sensor
Inspeed Vortex, read switch sensor

--- Davis Anemometers ---
Davis 6410 anemometer

--- Novalynx Anemometers ---
Novalynx, model 200-WS-02F - (experimental)

--- Environmental Measurements Limited ---
EML, model WSD1 - (experimental)

--- Didcot Instrument Company ---
DIDCOT, model DWR205


Wind Direction

--- Fine Offset Wind Vane ---
Standard FO wind vane

--- Inspeed Wind Vane ---
Inspeed E-Vane 2

--- Davis Wind Vane ---
Davis 6410 and 7911 wind vane

--- Didcot Instrument Company ---
DIDCOT, model DWD205


Tipping Bucket Rain Gauges

--- Wired Models ---
- Fine Offset (PCE, Watson, etc)
- Davis 7852
- Texas Electronics, model 525
- Virtually, any tipping bucket rain gauge

--- Wireless Models ---
- Auriol H13726
- Ventus W155
- Hama EWS 1500
- Meteoscan w155 w160
- Alecto WS-3500
- Balance RF-WS100

Outside Temperature / Humidity Sensors


- All SHT2x series from Sensirion
- All SHT1x series from Sensirion
- HTU21D
- DHT21 or DHT22 (low end sensors)

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Picture below is from an installation in the UK, using DidCot instruments with an WeatherDuino Pro2 system

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Another one, from my own system, using the Inspeed Intruments

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And finally, a superb combination: An WeatherDuino Pro2 receiver unit, coupled with a Raspberry PI, running the excellent Cumulus MX.

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To all that helped to make this possible, and had the patience to read my poor English, thank you.
A special thanks to Steve by his work with the Cumulus software, and for always having the time and patience to reply to some of my pontual questions.
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laulau
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby laulau » Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:07 pm

Hi,
I've a WeatherDuino test station working and connected to CMX.
There are some "No ack received in response to LPS 2 1" message in the diag file. Debug log was enabled at ~22:50 for 10 mins.
What does it mean ?
Thanks
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby steve » Mon Dec 07, 2015 10:18 pm

It's not getting a response to the LOOP2 request - I don't think the Weatherduino supports that, if not, you need to disable it in Cumulus.ini - see 'A note to Davis owners' in the MX announcement post.
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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby Werk_AG » Tue Dec 08, 2015 12:15 am

laulau wrote:Hi,
I've a WeatherDuino test station working and connected to CMX.
There are some "No ack received in response to LPS 2 1" message in the diag file. Debug log was enabled at ~22:50 for 10 mins.
What does it mean ?
Thanks


Hi laulau,

Please read the instructions about how to configure Cumulus 1 and CumulusMX to work with WeatherDuino Pro2 in the support forum.

steve wrote:It's not getting a response to the LOOP2 request - I don't think the Weatherduino supports that, if not, you need to disable it in Cumulus.ini - see 'A note to Davis owners' in the MX announcement post.


Thank you Steve, and you are right, WeatherDuino Pro2 doesn't reply to LOOP2 requests.
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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby Werk_AG » Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:04 pm

v2.0 software package for the WeatherDuino Pro2 system, was launched today.

First news: The AuriolDuino system was merged into the WeatherDuino Pro2 project. This means that from now on, the WeatherDuino Pro2 receiver unit also can be used with all the Weather Stations* previously supported by the AuriolDuino system.

For the current and new WeatherDuino Pro2 users, there are novelties too:

- Added support (experimental yet) for Soil Moisture**, Leaf Wetness** and Soil / Leaf temperature sensors**, using a dedicated Soil / Leaf interface (expected to be available in May 2016).
- New user programmable general purpose output function, which can be used to turn on or off a relay.
- Added a three digits diagnostic code in the LCD startup screen.
- Added a user configurable option to enable / disable Wind Gust Spike prevention routine (mostly for FO anemometers)
- New software for the TX units. Added support for the Soil / Leaf interface
- Wireless Display units have a new screen design, showing more info, driven by touch or by the push button.
- Better comments in all software.
- Improved code (each day I learn a bit).

And of course, compatible with all existing hardware***.


* Auriol H13726, Ventus W155, Hama EWS 1500 / Meteoscan w155 w160 / Alecto WS-3500 / Balance RF-WS100


** Supported Soil Moisture sensor: Vegetronix VH400
** Supported Leaf Wetness sensor: Decagon Leaf Wetness Sensor.
** Supported Soil / Leaf temperature sensors - Up to four Dallas 1-wire temperature sensors.

*** Soil / Leaf interface may work only with TX v3.xx boards
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uncle_bob
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Statio

Postby uncle_bob » Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:50 am

Now with SHT31 temp. sensor support (the same as the new Davis sensor).
http://www.meteocercal.info/forum/Threa ... 45#pid4545

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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby Werk_AG » Mon Nov 28, 2016 4:47 pm

There is a new addition to the WeatherDuino Pro2 system.

WeatherDuino Pro2 PLUS Base Unit - Receiver

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To read an Overview on the support forum, click here.

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mcrossley
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby mcrossley » Tue Nov 29, 2016 9:21 am

Looks interesting. If I read this right, then this base unit can receive Davis wireless transmissions directly? Can it combine data from multiple ISS units?

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laulau
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby laulau » Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:04 pm

No i don't think so. There's no Davis IIS decoding inside the new version !!
Maybe i'm wrong, Werk_ag will confirm or reject that.
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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby Werk_AG » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:58 pm

Hi Mark,

laulau is right, the unit doesn't decode Davis IIS data packets. It just emulates a Davis Vantage Pro when communicating with a weather software, including the data logger.
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby mcrossley » Wed Nov 30, 2016 12:09 am

Yes, I read the page again, thanks for the clarification. I'm just working on a Moteino based Davis doodah...

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Werk_AG
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Re: WeatherDuino Pro2 - Build yourself a full Weather Station

Postby Werk_AG » Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:12 am

Humm.. the Moteino. Good choose for the job, it seems the radio can be used to receive data from the DAVIS ISS units.
;) Good luck.


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