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AcuRite 01525 Instruction Manual

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Package Contents .................. 2
Product Registration ............... 2
Features: Display Unit ............ 4
Back of Display Unit ............... 6
Setup .................................... 7
5-in-1 Sensor Setup ................ 7
Display Unit Setup ................. 8
Set the Time & Date ............... 9
Measurement Units ...............10
Set Language .......................10
(877) 221-1252 or visit
Professional Weather Center
PC Connect Overview ...........13
PC Connect Software ............14
Weather Ticker .....................16
Programmable Alarms ...........18
Troubleshooting ....................19
Care & Maintenance ............ 22
Calibration .......................... 22
Specifications ........................24
FCC Information ...................24
Customer Support ................ 25
Warranty............................. 25
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Instruction Manual
model 01525


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Set the Time & Date ....9 Specifications ......24 Measurement Units ....10 FCC Information ....24 Set Language .......10 Customer Support ....25 Sensor & Display Placement .. 11 Warranty......25 Questions? Contact Customer Support at (877) 221-1252 or visit SAVE THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
  • Page 2: Unpacking Instructions

    Congratulations on your new AcuRite product. To ensure the best possible product performance, please read this manual in its entirety and retain it for future reference. Unpacking Instructions Remove the protective film that is applied to the LCD screen prior to using this product.
  • Page 3: Features & Benefits: 5-in-1

    Features & Benefits 5-IN-1 SENSOR 4. Battery Compartment 1. Rainfall Collector Funnel 5. Temperature & Humidity Sensors 2. Solar Cell Panel (internal) Converts sunlight into power to run 6. Mounting Point internal aspirating fan. Internal Aspirating Fan 7. Wind Speed Anemometer (not shown) 8.
  • Page 4: Features: Display Unit

    Features & Benefits Display Unit 3738 39 40...
  • Page 5 1. Peak Wind Speed twice for all-time high and date recorded. Highest speed from past 60 minutes. 20. Activates Weather Ticker Message 2. Average Wind Speed of all speeds from past 2 minutes. 21. Current Outdoor Temperature 3. Storm Alert Alarm On Indicator Arrow icon indicates direction temperature is trending.
  • Page 6: Back Of Display Unit

    Back of Display Unit BACK OF DISPLAY UNIT 6. Clear All Clears all recorded data 1. Integrated Hang Hole Reset for easy wall mounting Full reset to factory defaults 2. Plugin for USB Cable 8. Battery Compartment 3. Plugin for Power Adapter 9.
  • Page 7: Setup

    Install or Replace Batteries shown. Follow the polarity (+/-) diagram in the battery Batteries MUST be installed for compartment. this product to operate. AcuRite recommends high quality alkaline 3. Replace the battery cover. or lithium batteries for the best product performance. Heavy duty...
  • Page 8: Display Unit Setup

    Display Unit Setup The display unit operates with batteries and/or power adapter. Regardless of the power source, it is recommended that batteries always be installed to ensure continuous operation (and retain records) in case of a power outage. Set the A-B-C Switch into the battery compartment, as shown.
  • Page 9: Set The Time & Date

    Set the Time & Date The clock and calendar are utilized to time stamp history records and other data, so it is important to set the time and date soon after you power on the display unit. Set the Time 1.
  • Page 10: Measurement Units

    Select Measurement Units To select between standard units (mph, ºF, etc.) or metric units (kph, ºC, etc.): 1. Press the up or down arrow buttons until “SET UNITS?” is displayed on the Selectable Category part of the display unit. 2. Press the “ ”...
  • Page 11: Sensor & Display Placement

    Placement for Maximum Accuracy AcuRite sensors are sensitive to surrounding environmental conditions. Proper placement of both the display unit and the sensor are critical to the accuracy and performance of this product. Display Unit Placement Place the display unit in a dry area free of dirt and dust. To ensure accurate temperature measurement, place out of direct sunlight and away from heat sources or vents.
  • Page 12: 5-in-1 Sensor Installation

    5-in-1 Sensor Installation Guidelines INSTALLATION HEIGHT Mount the sensor at least 5 feet (1.5 meters) off the ground (higher is better for wind measurement) in an open area. Secure to fence post, 4”x 4” wood, 3/4” pole, etc. (not included) LEVEL INSTALLATION Use the bubble level on the top of the sensor to ensure level installation for accurate wind and rain measurement.
  • Page 13: Pc Connect Overview

    PC in a data file (CSV or comma-separated values file). • PC Weather Widget: View data on your PC’s screen as a widget. • Web Browser or Smartphone: Monitor sensor data remotely using AcuRite’s free AcuLink online software, or from a mobile device using the free AcuLink app, available from the iPhone App Store or Android Market.
  • Page 14: Pc Connect Software

    Acu-Link PC Connect PC Connect software. A folder named Acu-Link PC Connect v. X on your computer “AcuRite” will be installed on your PC. PC Connect NOTE: PC Connect software may take up to 1 minute upon startup to receive data from display unit.
  • Page 15: Using The Weather Center

    Weather Forecast AcuRite’s patented Self-Calibrating Forecasting provides your personal forecast of weather conditions for the next 12 to 24 hours by collecting data from the sensor in your backyard. It generates a forecast with pinpoint accuracy - personalized for your exact location.
  • Page 16: Weather Ticker

    Weather Ticker ™ The Weather Ticker automatically streams your real-time weather information and alerts as scrolling text in the lower part of the display unit screen. You can manually cycle through all the available messages by pressing “ ”. Default WEATHER TICKER messages are pre-loaded as follows: 12 to 24 hour future weather forecast FORECAST Current moon phase...
  • Page 17 Customize Weather Ticker Messages Customize which messages you want to scroll across the WEATHER TICKER: 1. Press the “ ” button to manually cycle through each message available. 2. During the MANUAL REVIEW: PRESS the “ ” button to activate the current scrolling message.
  • Page 18: Programmable Alarms

    Programmable Weather Alarms Each Selectable Weather Category features an alarm option. When an alarm sounds, the display unit emits audible beeping and flashes the affected category, its alarm settings, and any other relevant data. Some alarms can be customized to alert you when your programmed value is reached.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution • Relocate the display unit and/or the 5-in-1 sensor. The units must be within 330 ft (100 m) of each other. • Make sure both units are placed at least 3 feet (.9 m) away from electronics that may interfere with the wireless communication (such as TVs, microwaves, computers, etc).
  • Page 20 Troubleshooting Problem Possible Solution • Make sure both the display unit and 5-in-1 sensor are placed away from any heat sources or vents (see page 11). Inaccurate • Make sure both units are positioned away from moisture sources (see page 11). temperature or humidity •...
  • Page 21 • Unplug the USB cable from your PC for about 1 minute, re-insert. • USB port may be malfunctioning, try another USB port. If your AcuRite product does not operate properly after trying the troubleshooting steps, visit or call (877) 221-1252 for assistance.
  • Page 22: Care & Maintenance

    Care & Maintenance Display Unit Care Clean with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use caustic cleaners or abrasives. Keep away from dust, dirt and moisture. Clean ventilation ports regularly with a gentle puff of air. 5-in-1 Sensor Care Clean the Sensor Clean with a soft damp cloth.
  • Page 23 3. Press the up or down arrow buttons to calibrate the data value higher or lower from the actual reading. 4. Press the “ ” button to confirm the calibration adjustment. Note: The “ ” icon remains illuminated next to calibrated values.
  • Page 24: Specifications

    Specifications TEMPERATURE RANGE Outdoor: -40ºF to 158ºF; -40ºC to 70ºC Indoor: 32ºF to 122ºF; 0ºC to 50ºC HUMIDITY RANGE Outdoor: 1% to 99% Indoor: 16% to 98% WIND SPEED 0 to 99 mph; 0 to 159 kph WIND DIRECTION 16 points INDICATORS RAINFALL 0 to 99.99 in...
  • Page 25: Customer Support

    Customer Support AcuRite customer support is committed to providing you with best-in- class service. For assistance, please have the model number of this product available and contact us in any of the following ways: (877) 221-1252 AcuRite 24/7 support at www.
  • Page 26 Plan your day with confidence ™ ©Chaney Instrument Co. All rights reserved. AcuRite is a registered trademark of the Chaney Instrument Co., Lake Geneva, WI 53147. All other trademarks and copy- rights are the property of their respective owners. AcuRite uses patented technology.

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