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Aercus Instruments™ WeatherRanger® - Professional Weather Station with WiFi and Real-time Internet Publishing

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Aercus Instruments

 Product Description


The Aercus Instruments™ WeatherRanger® is the new breed of weather station that combines sleek full colour TFT LCD technology with direct internet publishing, allowing data to be viewed from anywhere on any internet capable device (console connects directly to your WiFi capable modem so your PC or MAC does not need to remain on).  

The menu based full colour multi-screen display includes high and low alarm conditions with audible alert, calibration of all major parameters, real-time internet weather publishing to Wunderground.com the world's largest and most popular weather station network, and encrypted WiFi transmission.  

The WeatherRanger’s® all-in-one external sensor suite tracks the full range of weather variables including UV Index and Light and its rapid 16 second update along with massive built in data logger (66m readings) places it at the head of the queue for all serious weather watchers.

The WeatherRanger® is simple to install and is PC and Mac compatible.  Data can be exported to an SD card (in CSV format) for transfer to PC or Mac for detailed analysis in Excel or specialist weather station applications such as Cumulus or Weather Display. 

Installation kit included. 


  • Full colour TFT LCD console.  Automatically turn on/off the backlight or adjust brightness based on time of day.
  • Direct internet publishing.  Console connects directly to your WiFi capable modem so your PC or MAC does not need to remain on.  Data is automatically sent to Wunderground.com (note: indoor temperature and humidity are only available remotely from the WunderStation iPad application).
  • Indoor temperature
  • Outdoor temperature
  • Indoor humidity
  • Outdoor humidity
  • Barometric pressure
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Rainfall (self emptying rain gauge)
  • Dew point
  • Windchill
  • UV and light measurement
  • Short range forecast
  • Sunrise, sunset, moonphase
  • Date/time
  • Console displays history graphs for major weather parameters
  • Massive built in data logger (66m readings)
  • Customisable weather alarms (high and low for each variable)
  • Minimums and maximums tracked for each variable
  • Storm warning
  • User adjustable measuring intervals (1 - 240 minutes)
  • Wireless sensors transmit data up to 100m (line of site) back to LCD display
  • Solar panel for outdoor sensors extends battery life.




  • Console data storage capacity  ---  up to 66 000 000 readings
  • Archive interval  ---  user adjustable from 1 to 240 minutes
  • Transmission range  ---  up to 100m line of site
  • Update rate  ---  outdoor sensor 16 seconds, indoor sensor 64 seconds
  • Transmission frequency  ---  433MHz
  • Power consumption  ---  console 5V DC adaptor (included), indoor sensor 2 x AAA batteries (not included), outdoor sensor array 3 x AA batteries (not included)
  • Mounting pole --- length 20cm (12cm protrudes from base of outdoor sensor), diameter 3cm


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 Product Reviews

  1. Professional Weather Monitoring

    Posted by stuart on 2nd May 2017

    A well engineered product -
    When searching for your home network and entering a key to logon (assuming its encrypted) enter your wireless key (not password as shown on the console screen) - it may come back as "not connected" after a time, ignore that and see what happens later, it usually connects later on and you get the two icons appear on the main screen.

    I would advise joining wunderground and broadcast your weather station information to the internet.....great fun.
    Although a short pole is provided together with two large "U" brackets,a neater solution is to purchase your mounting pole the same diameter as the short one provided and cut a slot in the end so it locks in position like the original. Looks smarter!

  2. Excellent service. Excellent Product

    Posted by Unknown on 25th Apr 2017

    Great service, arrived quickly.
    Very easy to install and configure. Connecting to wifi and wunderground also intuitive and easy.

    Only had for a week, and it was windless, unusual in Wellington, but PWS gave a reading at a very low wind speed, so good at low wind.

  3. A good experience altogether

    Posted by T. Reynolds on 19th Apr 2017

    Very pleased with this weather station, does everything I expected it to, easy to set up, the information receiving on the website is better than expected!.....a lot stronger and robust than the last station I had!... Can recommend this item if looking for a good weather station, good experience.

  4. Easy to set up and adjust via clear menu structure

    Posted by D J on 12th Apr 2017

    Very pleased with this product. Bought to replace an Aercus WS3083. Whilst I loved the WS3083, despite costing almost twice the price, this WeatherRanger is the better model in my opinion especially if you want to upload weather data to Wunderground.com.

    Not quite in the league of Davis but meant for the smaller budget and a good start if first foray into PWS (Personal Weather Station)

    The unibody design makes installation straightforward with the obvious compromise of height for wind, UV & solar, over shade for external temperature but this is somewhat mitigated against by its considered design.

    Comes with a 32mm diameter 200mm (7.75") tube for mounting onto post or pole so consider where you are going to place it and buy the necessary items separately if required. Height vs safe & easy access needs to be considered.

    Internal temperature & humidity is measured with a separate sensor which does not have to be in the same room as the console.
    This is a useful feature.

    Easy to set up and adjust via clear menu structure. Sharp bright console which can be dimmed and / or turned off at night. Real time updates to Wunderground.com, loads of memory. EasyweatherIP software (free) can be used to display info on PC or Mac. MicroSD card slot to export data to, plus miniature USB port which I haven't used yet.

    Had the product about a month - no problems to report.

  5. Five Stars

    Posted by Michael Hall on 10th Apr 2017

    Great weather station and easy to set up

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