AcuRite is owned by the Chaney Instrument Co., a leading manufacturer of precision time, temperature and weather products since 1943.AcuRite is the #1 top selling brand in weather products. From digital thermometers to wireless sensors, AcuRite products are widely recognized for accuracy, quality and ease of use. They offer environmental information products for every niche; whether you are a gardener, aviator, sportsman or a homeowner looking for localized data, AcuRite has you covered with their top quality rain gauges, barometers, hygrometers, thermometers, indoor and outdoor monitors, pool thermometers, wind sensors, wireless weather instruments, weather stations and weather forecasters. You may remember my previous reviews for two other AcuRite products, the Atomic Clock with Dual Alarm, USB Charger and Temperature and the What-to-Wear Weather Station. The Atomic Clock sits on the nightstand by my bed so I always have the latest weather info and the What to Wear Weather Station allows all of us to plan for the days weather at a glance. When I was given the opportunity to check out the Weather Environment System from AcuRite, I of course jumped at the chance.
The AcuRite Weather Environment System with PRO+ 5-in-1 Sensor & Display with PC Connect comes with all of the components you see above which is the display, internet bridge and the weather sensor. The color display shows all the weather info you could ever want including:
- 12 to 24 hour weather forecast
- Patented Self-Calibrating Forecasting pulls data from a sensor in your backyard to give you the most accurate forecast for your exact location
- Weather Ticker™ streams real-time information and alerts
- Programmable weather alarms: temperature, humidity, wind, rain, dew point, heat index and storm alerts
- Measures rain precipitation and rainfall history (inches or millimeters)
- Wind speed: current, peak, and average (MPH or KPH)
- Wind direction with 16 point wind rose
- Indoor and outdoor temperature (degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius) with trend arrow
- Indoor and outdoor humidity (%RH) with trend arrow
- Heat index, wind chill, dew point and “feels like” calculations
- Daily, weekly, monthly and annual high and low records
- Barometric pressure with trend arrow
- Time and date (month/day)
- Bilingual English or French display
- Tabletop or wall-mountable design
- Indicator for wireless sensor signal strength
The heart of this Weather System is the PRO+ 5-in-1 Weather Sensor which measures temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction and rain. It contains two solar panels to power the internal fan to maximize ambient temperature accuracy at all hours of the day. The weather sensor has a strong wireless range of up to 330 feet and transmits data every 18 to 36 seconds. The rain collection cup is self emptying and the durable all weather construction means you will always have the latest weather data weather it be the middle of an ice storm or the 90 degree summers we get here in Tennessee.
The AcuLink Internet Bridge uploads sensor data to the AcuRite app or myAcuRite.com website and works with all AcuLink compatible sensors. By installing the AcuRite Connection for Windows software you can save weather records by downloading data to your computer in a data file. The Windows software also allows you to share your weather by streaming data to the AcuRite mobile apps, myAcuRite.com or broadcast to weather communities like Weather Underground with Rapid Fire updates. For weather info while on the go you can use AcuRite Online or the AcuLink App to view data from your sensors from anywhere in the world and you can also set it up to send email or text alerts when conditions change or your preset conditions are met. Those alerts can be triggered by rainfall, flooding conditions, high wind speed, high or low temperatures or humidity conditions, oncoming storms and more.
AcuRite products can be purchased directly through the AcuRite.com website and also through Amazon. Check out the AcuRite Weather Environment System with PRO+ 5-in-1 Sensor & Display with PC Connect today and be sure to show AcuRite some love onfacebook, twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
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