5 in 1 could easily be a 6 in 1...

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It has a solar panel. By reading the voltage from it, the unit could easily estimate the UV level...
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George D. Nincehelser

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That wouldn't give you a UV level, but the solar panel isn't connected to any of the electronics, anyway.

The panel(s) are only connected to the aspiration fan motor.

The Atlas does have UV and light intensity sensors, though.
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That's why I said could be and not can be. It wouldn't take much for AcuRite to 'upgrade' the 5in1 to a 6in1 but it would play in the Atlas playground then...
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Silicon solars cells are almost blind to UV radiation. They do much better in the visible and near-infrared wavelengths. They would not produce useful data except perhaps for " hours of daylight".
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Hello Gagnon.sylvain,
We do appreciate your feedback and will certainly keep this in mind for possible future products. We do understand this is something our customers are looking to monitor. Please let us know if you have any other questions. Thank you.