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La Crosse Technology WS-7075UF Instruction Manual

Lacrosse ws-7075uf weather station: instruction manual.

 
WS-7075U
Wireless 433 MHz
Radio-controlled Weather Station
Instruction Manual

Summary of Contents

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    WS-7075U Wireless 433 MHz Radio-controlled Weather Station Instruction Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Topic Inventory of Contents/Additional Equipment About WWVB Quick Set-Up Guide Detailed Set-Up Guide Battery Installation Program Mode Function Keys 12/24 hour Time Setting Time Zone Setting Daylight Saving Time Setting Time Setting (WWVB & Manual) Setting Day, Date, and Year Selecting °F or °C Setting the LCD Contrast Features...

  • Page 3: About Wwvb, About Wwvb

    Station. However, due to the nature of the Earth’s Ionosphere, reception is very limited during daylight hours. The Weather Station will search for a signal every night when reception is best. The WWVB radio station derives its signal from the NIST Atomic clock in Boulder, Colorado.

  • Page 4: Quick Set-up Guide, Battery Installation, Battery Installation, Detailed Set-up Guide

    Note: The Remote Control Sender transmits a signal every 3 minutes; after the batteries have been installed, the Weather Station will search for the signal for a duration of 5 minutes. If there is no temperature reading in the OUTDOOR LCD after 5 minutes, make sure the units are within range of each other, or repeat the battery installation procedure.

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    5. Check to make sure that the rubber weather-seal is in place, and replace the battery cover, screw, and mounting bracket. B. WEATHER STATION 1. Remove the battery cover. this, insert a solid object in the space...

  • Page 6: Hour Time Setting, Time Zone Setting, Time Zone Setting

    Programming Note: If 30 seconds is allowed to pass, or either the IN or the OUT buttons are pressed during programming modes the unit will confirm/set the last information entered—the display will stop flashing and return to normal time-date readings. If you don’t leave the program mode during the programming of sections III through VIII, you can advance to step 3 of the next program setting.

  • Page 7: Daylight Saving Time Setting

    setting mode. The default Time Zone “-5” will flash in the DATE LCD. 3. Select your appropriate time zone using the CH button. During selection of the Time Zone, the 3 letter abbreviations for the time zones found in North America will flash across the top of the TIME LCD.

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    6:00 am—when there is less atmospheric interference. To keep your time as accurate as possible, the Weather Station conducts a WWVB search every night between these hours, and overrides any manually set time. The WWVB tower icon (appearing in the TIME...

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    advance to the minute setting mode. 5. The minute digits should be flashing. Press the CH button to change the minutes—increasing the minutes by increments of 1 with each press of the CH button. 6. Press the SET button to confirm the minutes and to advance to the Day, Date, and Year setting mode.

  • Page 10: Selecting °f Or °c, Setting The Lcd Contrast

    mode. 9. The default-year will be flashing, use the CH to set the appropriate year. 10. Press the SET button to confirm and to advance to the °F or °C setting mode. VII. SELECTING °F OR °C 1. Press and hold the SET button for 3 seconds, or until “12h” or “24h”...

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    WWVB Tower Icon (indicates time reception) Weather Tendency Arrow I. WEATHER FORECAST The weather forecasting feature is estimated to be 75% accurate. The weather forecast is based solely upon the change of air pressure over time. The WS-7075U averages past air-pressure readings to provide an accurate forecast—creating a necessity to disregard all weather forecasting for 12-24 hours after the unit has been set-up, reset, or moved from one altitude to another (i.e.

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    the weather will be sunny). Sun with Clouds—indicates that the weather is expected to be fair (not that the weather will be sunny with clouds). Clouds with Rain—indicates that the weather is expected to get worse (not that the weather will be rainy). The weather icons change when the unit detects a change in air pressure.

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    The outdoor temperature is viewed in the OUTDOOR LCD. When there is more than one Remote Control Sender unit in operation, a “boxed” number will appear to the right of the temperature. This indicates which Remote Control Sender unit (1, 2, or 3) is currently displaying its data in the OUTDOOR LCD.

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    for 20 seconds. 2. Press the OUT button again (once while “MIN” is still displayed, twice otherwise). “MAX” appears in the upper- center location of the flashing OUTDOOR LCD, indicating that the maximum temperature and the time and date of occurrence are displayed.

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    screen). To reactivate the alarm, press the AL1 button again. 6. After each activation or deactivation, the programmed alarm time is displayed. Wait 15 seconds and the date will display in the DATE LCD again. 7. To set, activate, and deactivate alarm 2, follow the directions above for alarm 1—using the AL2 button instead of the AL1 button.

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    minutes. A. SET-UP OF MULTIPLE UNITS 1. It is necessary to remove the batteries from all units currently in operation. 2. Remove the battery covers to all Remote Control Sender units. 3. Place all Remote Control Sender units in a numeric sequential order.

  • Page 17: Mounting, Mounting

    Station is able to receive WWVB signals from the desired location. Also, extreme and sudden changes in temperature will decrease the accuracy of the Weather Station, and changes in elevation will result with inaccurate weather forecasting for the next 12 to 24 hours. These changes will require a 12 to 24 hour wait before obtaining reliable data.

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    be smooth and flat. 2) Remove the protective strip from one side of the tape. Adhere the tape to the designated area on the back of the mounting bracket. 3) Remove the protective strip from the other side of the tape.

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    Problem: No reception of WWVB time signal. Solution: 1) Wait overnight for signal. 2) Be sure Weather Station is at least 6 feet from any electrical devices, such as televisions, computers, or other radio-controlled clocks. 3) Remove batteries for five minutes, reinsert and leave the unit alone overnight without pressing buttons.

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    • Extreme temperatures, vibration, and shock should be avoided to prevent damage to the units. • Clean displays and units with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use solvents or scouring agents; they may mark the displays and casings. • Do not submerge in water.

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    2 x AAA, IEC LR3, 1.5V. Battery life cycle: Approximately 12 months. Recommended battery type: Alkaline. Dimensions (L x W x H) Weather Station (without 4.48 x 1.18 x 7.04 in stand): (114 x 30 x 179mm). Temperature Transmitter: 2.20 x 0.98 x 3.14 in...

  • Page 22: Warranty Information

    Before sending the Weather Station in for repairs, contact La Crosse Technology. The Weather Station will be repaired or replaced with the same or similar model. This warranty does not cover any defects resulting from improper use, unauthorized repairs, faulty batteries, or the Weather Stations inability to receive a signal due to any source of interference.

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    All rights reserved. This handbook must not be reproduced in any form, even in excerpts, or duplicated or processed using electronic, mechanical or chemical procedures without written permission of the publisher. This handbook may contain mistakes and printing errors. The information in this handbook is regularly checked and corrections made in the next issue.

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