How Do You Keep Statistical Data

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I have a 5 in 1 Transmitter (My 3rd in two years OK weather is rough on them), the new 09155M Access Point, and the new 06058M Display (which is Fantastic), two remote temp humidity sensors, and the lightning detector.  With all of this equipment is there a way to automatically download the month's data to your PC (or whatever) before it is lost?  One of the reasons I purchased this equipment is to be able to have historical local data at my home.

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Bill Martin

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several id us have requested an interface where users could specify how often an auto cvs is generated and email to that registered user. with all of the development on Atlas and Access, i am sure Chaney was overloaded with projects and this was very low on priority list.

with the new Display (maybe only Atlas model), the Display allows a 32G SD card to be inserted. Plenty of space to allow month's of data to be stored. Then the user can take out, plug into PC and move all the day files over (each day has its own Excel file).
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Other than the export function in, that's about the best you can do assuming you don't want to move to a PC Connect solution.  It's really a shame that there isn't a non-Atlas functional equivalent of the Atlas 6061 display screen as noted by Bill.  With 10 second snapshots of current conditions, it truly is what those who are looking for historical data need.  according to the AcuRite beta test support folks, a year's worth of data only uses 1 GB of space.  I think AcuRite has made a turn though in the product line and if you want improved functionality and features, like extensive historical local data, the Atlas will be their solution.  I wouldn't expect that coming up with a functional equivalent of the 6061 that works with their legacy sensors to be high on their priority list.  Considering the cost of what that screen probably would be, I think their logic might be to move folks to the Atlas line once their 5-in-1 units die.  

On a side thought there probably is some money to be made by someone who might develop some analysis software to process the CSV files that the 6061 produces.
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I use reporting to Weather Underground. All the old data and charts are on there. Acurite web site is useless for that.
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How do you have three remote devices hooked up. I have the lightning detector and was told that one device was the max.
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The display will hookup to both a 5in1 and a lighting detector.  However all of the readings displayed are from the 5in1 except lighting.  The temp/humidity sensor in the lighting detector will not be displayed.

The current lighting detector will not connect to the Smarthub nor the Access at this time (and may never connect).

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the old SmartHub allowed 10 devices which does not include new Atlas sensor (7 or 8 sensors). So if these are Acurite sensors AND support SmartHub, you can have 10 devices (each device multiple sensors).

if Access (hub), it allows only 7 devices (multiple sensors) and is the ONLY way to monitor Atlas device.

if you more than 10 decices/SmartHub or 7 devices/Access, you will need additional SmartHub or Access units.
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Hello David,

At this time there is not a way to auto download the information to your computer. It will still need to be done manually.
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Mike Frazier

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If you have a SmartHub (not the Access right now since it appears to encrypt data) you can use a tool like to intercept the data the smarthub is sending out and it loads into a local database on an always on computer (could be done with a Raspberry Pi or similar too I would think, and what I'm thinking about moving it to for myself).  This lets me have the data where I can do with it want I want, and Acuparse also puts out a web page that you can access for data formatted from the database information.  Works great (although it was a pain to do the initial install since I wasn't doing it on a clean install dedicated to this like it expects).

I think there is a way to do similar with weewx, and there is also meteobridge hardware too.

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