Cage an older weather station be upgraded with new color display ?

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What frequency do you transmit on ? E.g.: 900 mh
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Ledrak

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Acurite transmits on 433mhz
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George D. Nincehelser

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As long as the weather station is a 5n1 model, it will work with the newer color 5n1 displays.


If your station is some other model type, then the display must specifically support that model type. Otherwise it won't work.... even if they use the same frequency.
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Hello Alan,

Can you please provide us with your model number so that we can offer you further information. Ledrak is correct, we typically transmit on 433mhz. Thank you.
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Does model no: 01010 apply to upgrading to color monitoring ?
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AcuRite Jennifer

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Hello Alan,

That is a 5n1 weather station, so if you have the 5n1 sensor that goes outside you can upgrade the display to any 5n1 display. I have attached a link below with all the compatible displays that will work with your sensor.

https://www.acurite.com/accessories-parts/displays-for-5-in-1-weather-sensors.html
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that's what I have. what color monitor do you suggest ?
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Hello Alan,

If you are not looking for a PC Connect display I would suggest model number 01512.  If you are looking for a PC Connect display I would recommend 06039M.  Both of these displays are popular models of ours. Please let us know if you have any questions. Thank you.
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what do you consider  to be 5 in 1 ?
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This is a 5n1 sensor:


The model number doesn't matter.  The number of solar panels doesn't matter.

If the sensor looks like that, it's going to work with any 5n1 display.
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Alan,

5n1 (Five-in-One) sensors are the devices that integrate temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction, and rainfall all in one sensor device. (Five sensors in one package). There are variations (one solar cell or two cells to power the internal fan), and there are various vintages.

George is correct. They will all work with all 5n1 displays.
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Hello Alan,

All of the replies above are correct. That picture is of the 5n1 sensor and will provide you with the information John listed. If you have an AcuRite product, and want to post a picture of it here, we can tell you if there is a display that would work with the sensor. Thank you.
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I have a 5 in one device... what color monitor do you suggest?
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I recently upgraded the display for my 1010.  I got the 06058M along with the optional lighting detector.  I am very pleased with it other than the lack of battery backup.
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I have a 02032C installed and was working fine.  I have recently purchased model 06014 + model 06058.  I've replace the 5-in-1 sensor from 02032C with model 06014 (5-in-1 Pro+ Weather Sensor).  Can I use the 02032C display with the new 5-in-1 sensor?  I've set both to Channel B, but for some reason, only the new 06058 display is connected.  Any ideas why?

Cheers,

George
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Hello George,

You can use the old display with the new sensor. You need to have both displays and sensor on the same channel. We would recommend doing the hard reset steps on all 3 products. The reset steps are listed below:

Please note removing power from the displays will erase all historical data.

 Follow the battery guidelines below:

•Verify you are using fresh alkaline batteries or lithium batteries (when temperature is below -4oF/-20oC) in sensor.

•Quality brand batteries are recommended, including Duracell, Rayovac, Energizer, or Kirkland.

•Verify batteries are fresh. The battery expiration date should be at least 6 years out. Batteries can lose 3% power or more every year in storage.

•Heavy duty, extra strength or generic / store brand batteries are not recommended for use with AcuRite products because they may cause performance irregularities due to the way these types of batteries disperse power. Each battery should not exceed 1.6 volts.

•Rechargeable batteries are not recommended for use with AcuRite products because they may cause performance irregularities due to the voltage instability of these types of batteries.

•Mixing different battery types (brands, old/new, etc.) is not recommended.

Perform a hard reset:


1.Bring both the sensor and display unit indoors side by side.

2.Remove batteries from the sensor.

3.Remove batteries from the display unit and unplug the AC adapter (if applicable).

4.Wait 2 minutes to ensure any remaining battery power is discharged from both units.

5.Change the A-B-C Channel on both the display and sensor making sure they both match.

6.Reinstall batteries in outdoor sensor first.

7.Reinstall batteries in display unit second.

8.Let the units sit within a couple feet of each other for 20 minutes to ensure a wireless signal is received.
* The display should receive the signal within several minutes.

9.After a connection has been established you may place the sensor outdoors.
*If the signal connection fails after the units are separated try a new or different location for the display unit, the sensor or both.



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George yes you should be able to use your old display with the new sensor, as long as it was working when you made the change. Remove the batteries and the power supply from the old sensor for a couple of minutes and then power it back up, it seems they search for sensors on start up, make sure they are on the same ABC channel. You may need to bring the display and sensor close together while doing this, if the sensor is mounted it may be easier to bring the display to it. Good luck.