01536 from Costco general questions

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So I got the bundle from Costco as a gift. I am trying to decide if I want to keep it due to the antiquated technology that does not use WiFi. (totally do not understand that logic). I typically would not put the desktop unit anywhere near my pc. at any rate will this unit work with the Acurite Smart Hub?? And if so does this then eliminate the always on PC requirement to share the data??

Secondly, I have both the indoor unit and outdoor sensors sitting here on the table. the outdoor temp is reading 70 and the indoor temp 72. the outdoor RH 38% and indoor 40% should I calibrate these to be the same?
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Mike Ramsey

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Ledrak

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Mike I believe the system you have has a 5 in 1 sensor, it will work with the smarthub and no need for the computer to be on. I'm guessing the display is a PC connect unit, with the hub you do not need to use as anything other than a display put it almost anywhere as long as it gets a signal.The two sensors being off by 2% and 2 deg. not a big deal calibrate if you want but I think they are within tolerance.  As far as the wifi they say that they would use more power and go through batteries faster.  Good luck.
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Thanks for the info that was helpful. The wifi, IMO should be built into the display unit and not the sensor. Let the display be the brain of the system. I mean it really is no different than just incorporating the Smart hub right into the display.

I will order the SmartHub to complete the system. I also want a few additional sensors anyway.
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Hello Mike,

The smartHUB will work with your 5n1 sensor. If you do want to monitor indoor conditions online we do recommend purchasing an additional sensor as the smartHUB does not communicate with the display. There is a +/-2 degree accuracy on each of our products for temperature. This means when comparing 2 AcuRite products together there can be a total of a 4 degree difference. For humidity the accuracy standard is +/-5%. This means when comparing 2 AcuRite products together there can be a total of a 10% difference. Thank you. Enjoy your day!