Will two separate product sensors hung together interfere with one another?

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I have two different Acurite products.  AcuRite Weather Forecaster (00509) and AcuRite Thermometer with Clock (02044W).  Each has their own display unit and sensor. If the sensors are hung close together, will they interfere with one another? Also, will the display units interfere with one another?  I didn't know if they create interference like computers and TV's.  Thanks!
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Terry Hill

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George D. Nincehelser

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I believe those two products use the same outdoor sensor (an Acurite employee should confirm), so it may be best to use just one sensor for both displays and save the other for a spare.  If you used both in close proximity you might never be sure which one your display is reading from.

You should be fine with these displays being close together. 
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Thanks for the information.  I'm not sure if the units use the same sensor or not, but they are sending different information at the moment.  Even-though I posted the question with having the two sensors together, I actually bought my second unit to place in the sun, so that I could see what the temperature was in direct sun light.  I have bonsai trees, and I wanted to know how much the temperature difference is between shade and direct sunlight.  When it rains, I thought I would hang the sensors together, just to test their accuracy.

Back to the sensors.  On the back of the packages I bought the units in they have a little sticker with a number on it.  The 00509 unit has the # 3517.  The 02044w unit has the # 3317.  These stickers are on the back of the package where the sensors are described.  I don't know if this helps in discerning whether the sensors are the same or not.  Sense they're sending different information at the moment, do you think they are different sensors.  At the moment one unit has the outdoor temperature at 75, while the one in the shade has the temperature at 60.  Thanks for your help!
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Hello Terry,

Both displays use the same sensor. If they are in range of each other there is a possibility that both displays will pick up 1 sensor causing the other not to read on the display. We would recommend as George suggested and using 1 sensor and keeping the other one as a back up. Please let us know if there is anything further we can assist you with.