Rest API For Access

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With the new Access having more resources available compared to the SmartHub, I would like to request a way to get data off of the Access and into our own systems. A few ways this could be implemented:

- In the webserver that runs on port 80, allow us to enter a key, and then we can send requests to http://ACCESSIP/api/KEY/currentcondit... or something similar.
- Another way this could be implemented is using webhooks. In the webserver, there could be a field where we enter a URL and the Access sends a POST request to that URL each time the Access receives data. This could be in JSON and there could even be the option to batch the requests into 1 minute batches to avoid overwhelming our own servers. This approach could work better because with this, our servers are no longer polling like in the first method.
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I agree. I lost all my historical data. That did NOT make a happy customer !
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sparkie951

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I agree... But good luck... I doubt that they will give that info up... But in many ways they have lost a bunch of us... I for one  am looking into other alternatives... With this access, I really fell ripped off... Paying more for less... Could use 10 inputs, now only 7... Then they add batteries for backup (didn't need due to UPS), and the ability to upload later when the internet or power returns... Never been an issue before... Many of us lost more than we gained and now after about September the old devices that we purchased without warning will not be working any longer... What a joke. I used to love Acurite but more and more they aren't giving us what we want and they are doing one hell of a job of alienating the people that have supported them for so long.... They want control over us, not sure why, but they refuse to back down...
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Near as I can tell the WS-2902 is pretty complete with sensors, outdoor humidity, outdoor temperature, wind direction, wind speed, solar radiation, solar UV & rain gauge.  The outdoor refreshes the console every 16 seconds, internet refresh is 60 seconds.  Transmission is 915 MHz  to the console, console is then WiFi to internet.

To achieve multiple temperature sensors multiple  WS-0262A units must be purchased for $38.99, each with their own console.  Refresh rate appears to be 64 seconds?  Transmission is 915 MHz  to the console, console is then WiFi to internet

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One would be getting two temp sensors with the system, including one built into the console (interior temp) that reports to the internet.  I am currently using 4 temp/humid sensors, basement, garage, freezer, family room.  With this WS version I could combine the garage with console (garage)/sensor (freezer)  and eliminate the family room since the wall console would give me that reading.
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sparkie951

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I was looking at the WS-1002 - One thing that really like is it has historical archived data, which can be exported to SD Card (optional, see the You May Also Like section below) for advanced data analysis in Excel, and detailed time graphs for spotting weather trends.

This also means that we will be able to save ALL our data ourselves and keep up wiht our own highs and lows and create our own charts!

The SD Card is also used for firmware updates
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sparkie951

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In regards to the sensors, either way I will have to buy extra sensors, but that is not an issue either. I will need 4 extra sensors, plus a pool sensor and looking at a another water temp sensor as well for my spa... I will have to look at the WS-102 in more details.
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old_spaghetti

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Came across this product from Ambient, WS-8482 7-Channel Wireless Internet Remote Monitoring Weather Station Supports seven additional temperature and humidity sensors (TX-3110B) for a total of eight
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You might want to look at www.acuparse.com and weewx as options.  I have Acuparse running on a Raspberry Pi 3, so all of my data is in a MySQL database.  Acuparse does the uploading of the data to MyAcurite, WeatherUnderground, CWOPS, etc and provides a web interface for your data.  Weewx does similar (just uses a different way of scraping the data).