My previous Acurite 5x1 died sometime ago due to age and exposure, then Acurite Atlas as a replacement which also provides UV.
I previously had an issue with Acurite, as they required their connection module to be changed, from Hub to Access. Sure, technology evolves and the Hub not just to be put in tech trash pile, but the service would cease. Acurite provided a discount for a period of time, but as I need another Access (for relatives), it is now at full price. Later verified that the new Acurite Atlas UV sensor was not working (which it seems a common occurrence as posted in related forums), and requested a replacement which took long to arrive. Meanwhile, besides its flimsy appearance when compared to the robust Atlas, gave a Ambient Weather WS-1550-IP a try... and couldn't be happier. Sure, Davis is the "Cadillac" of the PWS's, but at a price. Ambient weather provides almost as much info as Davis, and Radiation which is not provided by Atlas.... and its cheaper! Most important for WeeWX users, as much I learned the "sniff" capabilities of Matt's Interceptor Driver, the process to make it work takes tweak and time. While Matt's ObserverIP driver is a breeze and working in minutes (with no need to tweak router, deal with DNS hijack or firewall). Bottom line: WS-1550-IP - Better money value, more sensors and easier for WeeWX setup. Best, Xant -- 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. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/weewx-user/bedcc78d-05fe-4227-8306-4e8ac1c9f689%40googlegroups.com.