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How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?

To view your current version of firmware, access you IP Module through the IP address. The firmware version is shown in the upper right hand corner of the display. The version shown in the figure below is 4.0.0. For instructions on updating the firmware, visit…

What is the Difference Between the WH31 and WH31B?

Both the WH31 and WH31B are 8-channel thermo-hygrometers that support a variety of Ambient Weather Stations. The WH31 includes a radio controlled clock (RCC). The WH31B does not. The WH31 is only required for the WS-3000, which includes a Radio Controlled Clock. Our Internet Connected…

How do I find my MAC Address, ObserverIP Series?

To find the MAC address of your IP Module: It is printed on the bottom of the IP Module on a sticker. Example: 00:0E:C6:D9:02:B4 (yours will be different). or: Go to the Weather Network panel on your IP Module:

Can the Weather Station Measure Snow?

Most weather stations use self-emptying rain gauges, which do not count snow and will not operate when frozen. It requires the snow melt before the precipitation is “counted”.

What is the Solar Radiation Sensor For?

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of…

Why is the Lux to W / M^ 2 conversion factor 126.7?

The peak of the luminosity function is at 555 mm (green); the eye’s visual system is more sensitive to light of this wavelength than any other. For monochromatic light of this wavelength, the irradiance needed to make one lux is minimum, at 1.464 mW/m2. That is,…

UV (ultraviolet) Radiation Definition.

An ultraviolet sensor (UV sensor) is a device that measures UV light from the Sun. The UV index is an international standard measurement of how strong the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is at a particular place on a particular day. It is a scale primarily…

Solar Radiation Definition

A solar radiation sensor measures solar energy from the sun. Solar radiation is radiant energy emitted by the sun from a nuclear fusion reaction that creates electromagnetic energy. The spectrum of solar radiation is close to that of a black body with a temperature of about 5800…

Does not update AmbientWeather.net. WeatherUnderground.com updates fine.

Power down and up the ObserverIP Module and wait a few minutes. If the problem persists: Reference the Weather Network panel on the ObserverIP module: Make certain you entered the correct MAC on the AmbientWeather.net Devices panel:https://dashboard.ambientweather.net/devices You must be running Firmware Version 4.0 or…

ObserverIP Module Slows Down.

If the ObserverIP Module web interface slows down, power down and up the device by removing the AC power, wait about 5 seconds, and connect AC power. If you also own a WeatherBridge, or scrape the live data panel for another application, please read: ObserverIP…

Temperature Reads too low at night.

Temperature can read too low (or inaccurate) at night when placed close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure.  It can also read lower then other stations in your area due to irrigation or sprinklers. Place the sensor inside next to…

Firmware Upgrade for PM2.5 Sensor

The ObserverIP module requires Version 4.5.7 or greater to support the PM2.5 sensor. To update your firmware, please visit: How do I update the Firmware for the ObserverIP Module?    

How do I change the Time Zone on the ObserverIP Module?

If the time is incorrect on the ObserverIP Live Data panel, the Time Zone is set incorrecty. To change the Time Zone, from your OberverIP Module User Interface, change the Time Zone on the Station Settings page.   The following table provides times zones throughout…

ObserverIP Module MAC address is 00:00:00:00:00:00

If the ObserverIP module MAC address reads 00:00:00:00:00:00, the ObserverIP module is defective and requires replacing. We have a one year warranty here: www.AmbientWeather.com/rma.html If out of warranty, the console is available here for purchase: https://www.ambientweather.com/amobserverip.html

Is it possible for someone to hack my ObserverIP Module?

No, it is not possible to access the ObserverIP module outside of your local network. It reads and writes (https://) Port 80, and does not use Telnet (Port 23) for example. It is not possible to access the rest of your network(s) from the ObserverIP…

Cannot Connect to ObserverIP Module. IP address reads 192.168.0.99

If you cannot connect to the ObserverIP module, and the IP address in IPTools reads 192.168.0.99 all of the time, please perform a factory reset of the console. To restore the ObserverIP module to factory default, press the Reset pinhole button on the back of…