Automatic transfer from 5-in-1

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I've got a 5-in-1 weather station and the smartHUB.  I thought this connection, with my computer on at all times, was supposed to allow automatic updates to a CSV file at preset intervals.  I just can't seem to find how to do this.  This doesn't require the base station to be connected to the computer all the time does it?  How do I go about setting this up for auto transfers?

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Jim Barker

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The SmartHUB sends data to your My Acurite account  where you can download the data files.
If you have a display with PC Connect you will have to keep the display plugged into your computer at all times to automatically download the .CVS files. What is your display Model # ?
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The model number on the back says 02032C.

So it looks like downloading the CSV file only allows one month?  That's all it's showing me I can do.  I can't remember when I set up the smartHUB.  Maybe it was about that long ago.
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George D. Nincehelser

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The internal logger only holds 2 weeks of data.  

MyAccurite holds 1 month.
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Hello Styler001,

For the transfer to be automatic you would have to have the display plugged into the computer at all times. If you want to store 2 weeks of data and then plug the display in to transfer the data you can do that. If you do forget to transfer the data in that 2 week period it will stop collecting data when the data logger is full, and anything after the 2 week period would be lost.   To setup automatic transfers you would have to pull up the PC Connect software, and then under data transfer check the box that says schedule automatic data transfer. You will have to select how often you would like the scheduled transfer and where you want it saved on your computer. For this to happen you will need to have the display plugged into the computer at all times. Make sure the display is on USB mode 3. Thank you. Have a good day!
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Thanks for the reply.

I either lose it off the logger after 2 weeks or off the My Acurite account after a month.  You'd think they could have made it transfer wirelessly to a CSV file on the PC since it can go from the 5-in-1 to the display wirelessly.
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I'm not sure I follow what you're asking.

The system is based on a 433MHz radio transmission.   You need a radio with the ability to receive and decode the data from the frequency.  Wireless USB adapters for mice do not work at that frequency.
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Hello Styler001,

You can save the file on your computer when you chart the information. This way you will have that information anytime you want to access it. Thank you. Have a good day!
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Hi,

I'm able to capture the RF transmission from the 5 In 1 on my PC with an  rf dongle, but I'm having a bit of trouble with the data format. Could you provide any guidance ? 

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I'd suggest looking at the RTL_433 documentation and source code.  It already decodes 5n1 data.
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Sean, if you get anything figured out, please let us know.  I find it extremely inconvenient to have to remember every 2 weeks to back up the data.
Thanks.