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Wireless signal is intermittent or not working

Simply moving your display console (or receiver) to a different location may easily fix the communication issue. We recommend the following best practices for trouble free wireless communication. Fresh Batteries. If applicable, make sure there are fresh batteries in both the console and remote. Remember…

Testing the accuracy of a hygrometer - saturated salt test

The saturated salt solution test is an easy method for testing the accuracy of your humidity sensor. Most electronic sensors are accurate from +/- 3 to 5% humidity, and some weather stations or weather centers can be calibrated from the display console by applying a…

Weather Station Temperature Reads Too High in the Day Time.

Temperature reads too high (or inaccurate) when placed in the sun or close to a radiant heat source, like a house, building or structure. Place the sensor inside next to the indoor console sensor. Wait about 1 hour for stabilization. The sensors should agree within…

How can I test the accuracy of my hygrometer (humidity Calibration)?

Place the sensor inside next to the indoor console sensor. Wait about 24 hours for stabilization. The sensors should agree within the accuracy specifications. Most digital capacitive hygrometer sensors are accurate within +/- 5%. Thus, the sensors should agree within 10% when considering full tolerance…

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…

Data is not written to the SD Card.

If data is not being written to your Micro SD Card: Make sure the Micro SD Card is blank. We recommend an SD Card memory size of 32 GBytes or less. If the card is larger than 32 GBytes, it must be partitioned. Make sure…

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…

Console no longer powers up, WS-3000 Series.

If the console no longer powers up, it will need replacing. We have a one year warranty. For warranty replacements, please visit: www.AmbientWeather.com/rma.html Otherwise, replacement consoles are available here: https://www.ambientweather.com/amws3000c.html

My screen will not power up, WS-3000-X3, WS-3000-X5

If your screen does not power up, the issue may be with the AC adapter. Measure the output voltage of the AC adapter, and it should be about 5 Volts. If the AC adapter is not registering a voltage, we have a one year warranty…

How do I Display Channels 6-8 on the WS-3000-X5?

To display additional sensors 6-8, you will need to set up the sensors to scroll within the same display area. In the Normal mode, press the MENU key once to enter Setup Mode. In the example below, we will have display area scroll Channels 5-8….

Firmware is not updating when the SD Card is Inserted

If firmware update file is not being read from your Micro SD Card: The Firmware.bin file must be the only file on the SD Card and not contained in a folder. Also, if you own a Mac, it may add a file extension to the…