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3. CHANNEL: Switch remote sensor display
The transmission range may vary depending on many
REMOTE SENSOR (THGR122N)
4. HEAT INDEX: Display heat index
factors. You may need to experiment with various locations
5. MODE: Change settings / display
to get the best results.
6. ALARM: View alarm status; set alarm
7. Battery compartment
Standard Alkaline batteries contain significant amounts of
8. MEM: View current, maximum and minimum
water. Because of this they will freeze in low temperatures
temperature / humidity
of approximately -12°C (10°F). Disposable Lithium
9. PRESSURE: Select pressure unit; set altitude
batteries have a much lower threshold for temperature
Wireless Weather Station with
10. °C / °F: Select temperature unit
with an estimated freezing range of below -30°C (-22°F).
Temperature / Humidity Display and
11. RESET: Reset unit to default settings
Self - Setting Atomic Clock
Wireless ranges can be impacted by a variety of factors
such as extremely cold temperatures. Extreme cold may
MODEL: BAR688HGA
LCD DISPLAY
1. LED status indicator:
1. Wall mount hole
temporarily reduce the effective range between the sensor
Weather Forecast Area:
Blinks red during data
2. RESET hole
and the base station. If the unit's performance fails due to
transmission
3. CHANNEL switch
USER MANUAL
low temperature, the unit will resume proper functioning
2. LCD screen
4. Battery compartment
as the temperature rises to within the normal temperature
range (i.e. no permanent damage will occur to the unit due
INTRODUCTION
to low temperatures).
Thank you for selecting this Oregon Scientific
TM
Wireless
GETTING STARTED
Weather Station with Temperature / Humidity Display and
SETTING UP THE CLOCK
Self - Setting Atomic Clock (BAR688HGA). This clock
SENSOR DATA TRANSMISSION
is supplied with a remote sensor (THGR122N) and can
Insert batteries before first use, matching the polarity (+
Data is sent from the sensor(s) every 40 seconds. The
support up to 3 sensors in total (additional sensors sold
and -). RESET after each battery change.
sensor reception icon in the remote sensor area shows
separately).
the status.
NOTE Please keep this manual handy as you use your new
ICON
DESCRIPTION
1. Pressure trend
product. It contains practical step-by-step instructions, as
2. Weather forecast
Main unit is searching
well as technical specifications and warnings you should
for the sensor(s)
3. Comfort zone
know about.
4. Pressure icon
5. Altitude icon
A channel has been found
CLOCK OVERVIEW
6. Pressure / Altitude unit
7. UV index icon
FRONT VIEW
Sensor 1 is sending data
and "- - . -"
Outdoor Temperature Area:
The sensor cannot be found.
indicates main unit batteries are low.
(Outdoor
Search for the sensor or check
temperature area)
batteries
NOTE
Do not use rechargeable batteries. We
recommend that you use alkaline batteries with this product
To search for a sensor:
for longer usage and lithium batteries in temperatures
Simultaneously, press and hold MEM and CHANNEL for
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below freezing.
2 seconds.
NOTE If the sensor is still not found, check the batteries,
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REMOTE SENSOR
obstructions, and remote unit location.
The sensor collects temperature readings approx. every
1. Heat index icon
40 seconds and sends them to the main unit. The main
2. Hi / lo temperature alarm
CLOCK
unit can collect data from up to 3 sensors.
3. Sensor reception icon
4. Sensor battery low
CLOCK RECEPTION
To set up the sensor:
5. Max / min icon
This product is designed to synchronize its date and time
1. Remove the screws from the battery door.
6. Temperature display
automatically once it is within range of the WWVB-60 signal
2. Insert the batteries, matching the polarity (+ / -).
7.
Ice warning is active
from the atomic clock in Boulder, Colorado.
8. Hi / lo humidity alarm
The sensor collects the radio signals whenever it is within
9. Temperature trend
1500 km (932 miles) of a signal.
10. Humidity trend
11. Humidity display
NOTE Initial reception takes 2-10 minutes for first set up
or when RESET is pressed. Once complete, the reception
icon will stop blinking. If the signal is weak, it can take up
Indoor Temperature Area:
to 24 hours to get a valid signal.
1. SNOOZE
2. Weather Forecast Area
RECEPTION SIGNAL
3. Outdoor Temperature Area
4. Indoor Temperature Area
Clock signal reception indicator:
5. Clock / Alarm Area
3. Select a channel. Make sure you use a different channel
STRONG SIGNAL
WEAK SIGNAL
NO SIGNAL
for each sensor.
BACK VIEW
4. Place the sensor near the main unit. Press RESET on
the sensor.
1. Internal sensor icon
5. Simultaneously press CHANNEL and MEM on the main
2. Max / min icon
unit to initiate signal sending between the sensor and
3. Temperature display
To enable and force a signal search:
main unit.
4. Temperature trend
Press and hold
for 2 seconds.
6. Close the battery door and secure the screws
5. Humidity trend
7. Place the sensor in the desired location using the table
6. Humidity display
To disable the signal reception:
stand or wall mount.
Press and hold
for 2 seconds.
Clock / Alarm Area:
flashes when it is disabled.
SET CLOCK
To manually set the clock make sure the clock signal
reception is disabled.
1. Press and hold MODE for 2 seconds.
2. Select the US time zone (Pacific (P), Eastern (E),
1. Alarm set
Central (C) and Mountain (M)), hour, minute, year,
2. AM / PM icon
month, day and language. Press
or
to change the
For best results:
3. Clock signal reception
setting.
• Place the sensor out of direct sunlight and moisture.
4. Low battery icon
3. Press MODE to confirm.
• Do not place the sensor more than 30 m (100 ft) from
5. Clock
the main (indoor) unit.
6. Alarm mode icon
NOTE The language options are English (E), German (D),
• Position the sensor so that it faces the main (indoor)
7. Moon phase
French (F), Italian (I), and Spanish (S).
unit, minimizing obstructions such as doors, walls, and
furniture.
1. TEMP / HUMIDITY HI / LO
: Change settings or
Press MODE to choose between the clock with seconds
• Place the sensor in a location with a clear view to the
enable / disable hi or lo temperature / humidity alarm
and clock with weekday display modes.
sky, away from metallic or electronic objects.
for channel 1
• Position the sensor close to the main unit during cold
2.
/
: Increase / decrease setting; activate / deactivate
winter months as below-freezing temperatures may
clock reception signal
affect battery performance and signal transmission.
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