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 not currently available on Weather Underground).
- Outdoor temperature
- Indoor humidity
- Outdoor humidity
- Barometric pressure
- Wind speed
- Wind direction
- Rainfall (self emptying rain gauge)
- Dew point
- UV and light measurement
- Short range forecast
- Sunrise, sunset, moonphase
- Console displays history graphs for major weather parameters
- Massive built in data logger (66m readings)
- Customisable weather alarms (high and low for each variable)
- Minima and maxima tracked for each variable
- Storm warning
- User adjustable measuring intervals (1 - 240 minutes)
- Wireless sensors transmit data up to 100m (line of sight) back to LCD display
- Solar panel for outdoor sensors extends battery life.
|Indoor Temperature||-10 to 60 °C||±1°C||0.1°C|
|Outdoor Temperature||-30 to 65°C||±1°C||0.1°C|
|Indoor Humidity||1 to 99%||±5%||1%|
|Outdoor Humidity||1 to 99%||±5%||1%|
|Barometric Pressure||300-1100hPa||± 3hPa (within range of 700-1100hPa)||0.1hPa|
|Light||0 to 400,000 Lux||±15%||1 Lux|
|Rain||0 to 9999mm||±10%||0.3mm|
|Wind Direction||0 - 360 º||1º||1º|
|Wind Speed||0 to 160 km/h (operational)||±3.5km/h or 10% (whichever is greater)||0.1km/h|
- 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 sight
- 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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We purchased the Weather Ranger as our old model Aercus weather station died after many years installed near a west coast beach. The Weather Ranger is a massive step up in technology yet was very easy to set up.
This product arrived promptly and without fuss, Easy to set up, and an excellent reason to have done some on line shopping. It is a replacement for an old station which had become unreliable. Really enjoy it.
I brought one these to replace a failing weather station, and this station is great. Super simple and easy to set up. I highly recommend this for your next weather station purchase.
20 years ago I had another weather station from Scientific Sales, it finally wore out 15 months ago. Bought another through 'Uncle Ali', a complete waste of money and it lasted 13 months!! So I've come back to Scientific Sales and bought the Weather Ranger, boy oh boy am I pleased I did, a fabulous product with so many clear precise features. Virtually a plug in and play unit with a little tweeting on setting up the Wunderground WiFi. One phone call to you guys & I was all sorted, thanks. Really impressed with the product, delivery - overnight, and aftersales support
An excellent all-round weather station for the price. Very easy to set up and configure including the wireless capability, which gets you connected to the Internet quickly. I'd suggest you buy one of the mounting kits that goes with it, rather than running around my sheds trying to find poles that fit! It'll make the install faster.
The weather ranger is exactly what I wanted. I had an Aercus WS2083 weather station previously which lasted for 9 years with out missing a beat so my replacement was never going to be anything else. The weather ranger is a piece of cake to set up. Great clear instructions for set up but make sure you follow the instructions for the southern hemisphere. Connecting to Wifi and weather underground was much easier than it looked and installing the PWS monitor app. on my phone gives me instant access to my weather station data from anywhere. There is a USB port on the console as well (not documented anywhere but Scientific sales told me about it pre-purchase) which means I can connect directly to my PC and use cumulus or easy weather IP as well. Scientific sales NZ were fantastic with pre-purchase information to help me make my decision. Delivery was very timely considering we were in the middle of covid-19 lock-down. The Weather ranger exceeded expectations.
I had an Aercus WS3083 previously (my first weather station) which worked well but was starting to give problems so I opted to upgrade and chose the Aercus WeatherRanger. The station was dispatched quickly and I found it particularly easy to mount (far easier than the earlier station) and is a far more streamlined model. Set up was good, and having looked through the Manual while researching the purchase knew there was a different set up process for the wind calibration in the Southern Hemisphere (and the Manual clearly points you in that direction). That said, I did have some issues getting on-line with weatherunderground and identified an issue with sunrise and sunset times / Daylight Saving. I received prompt and outstanding support from Scientific Sales that pointed me in the right place to connect my station to weatherunderground and I'm now online (and it was possibly me not quite picking up a step in the manual in the first place) I did find that the sunrise and sunset times were an hour out and it seems to be linked to Daylight Saving - the solution has been to set time to GMT+13 (Samoa) and the time reads correct and sunrise and sunset are also now correct. Scientific Sales were investigating this further. I'll need to remember to manually change time zones at the end of Daylight Saving if there is no firmware fix. I find this a great model, easy to install, clear display and good access via the web to my home Met data from anywhere. I fully recommend and fully endorse the Aercus WeatherRanger and Scientific Sales.
Received my new WeaterRanger in very good order; ordered Friday, received on Monday! :-) Everything hooked up well and I'm 'on the air' with Wunderground. Definitely a step-up from my earlier (storm damaged) weather station and so far very pleased with it. The reason for 'four stars': It is no reflection on the quality as it meets full expectation; however there are even better stations available for which I really do not have a need (or can justify with her indoors).
This is my second PWS and a big step up from my previous model. While it pretty much worked straight from the box, it is worth taking the time to calibrate the rain and air pressure sensors to give accurate reports. One small problem setting up the daylight saving feature was quickly resolved by online help thanks to Laura at SS. A great product backed by fantastic customer service. I would recommend it and SS to anyone. ICANTERB377 @ Wunderground.com