I've had good luck twice (for two separate locations) buying a Davis VP2 off Craigslist for =< $ 300, and using the belfryboy cables.
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:55:53 PM UTC-5, RobbH wrote: > > I probably sound like a noob, but I've been using Weewx nearly four years > with various Oregon Scientific equipment, currently a WMR200 console and > sensors that were bundled with the WMR100. I'm weary of the flaky sensors > and ready to move to something more reliable. I've read enough to > understand that Davis is the way to go, but I'd like to try to get by for > $300 or less, if there are any viable options. > > I need separate sensors, not an all in one, since the rain gauge and > thermometer/hygrometer need to be in different locations. Wireless is a > necessity. And I really want something that will feed data directly to the > computer (an old MSI Wind nettop running Debian Jessie 32-bit) instead of > uploading to a distant server. For bonus points, a solution that would > allow mounting wind sensors in a location that's not easily accessible > would be ideal. > > Davis Vantage Pro2 looks very enticing, but it's nearly $500, and I gather > the Weatherlink is required for interfacing with a computer, bringing the > total to around $600. Is this correct, or is there a cheaper way to get the > results I want? > > I'm a bit bewildered by the options available and the hidden pitfalls. > Thanks for any serious responses! > > > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "weewx-user" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to weewx-user+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.