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Re-downloading last 5 days data?

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Re-downloading last 5 days data?

Postby lardconcepts » Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:28 am

Hello - I just got back from a few days away, picked up Maplin (Fine Offset) weather station to plug into PC for a download, and it beeped and reset the time.
Stupidly, I didn't change the time before I tried downloading and realising that, despite the empty "memory wheel", a whole load of data came down.
But it was all temperatures like 7-10 degrees.

1: Is this "stale" data which was stuck in the weather station memory which wasn't properly cleared?
2: Would it help to wipe out the last 5 day's data from the PC, and if so, which file do I tweak?

Because the way I understood it, it doesn't take the time from the station itself, but an offset from the time off download.

Thanks - sorry if it was a FAQ

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Re: Re-downloading last 5 days data?

Postby steve » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:43 am

It doesn’t use the console time, so that wasn’t the problem.It sounds like it has done a reset, so the memory pointer is no longer at the same place, so I think you’re probably not going to be able to get the missing data.

You can edit the data files to remove the invalid data - lots of info in the faq and wiki about this.
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Re: Re-downloading last 5 days data?

Postby lardconcepts » Mon Dec 11, 2017 5:23 pm

OK, thanks for the confirmation, Steve.


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