La Crosse Technology WS-7215U-IT Instruction Manual

Wireless 915 mhz radio-controlled temperature station.
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Wireless 915 MHz
Radio-controlled Temperature Station
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    WS-7215U-IT Wireless 915 MHz Radio-controlled Temperature Station Instruction Manual...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS Topic Inventory of Contents/Additional Equipment About WWVB Quick Set-Up Guide Detailed Set-Up Guide Battery installation Program Mode Program Sequence and Default Settings Function Keys Setting the LCD Contrast Setting the Time Zone Daylight Saving Time Setting Radio-controlled Time Setting 12/24-hour Time Setting Setting the Time Setting the Year, Day and Month...

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    This product offers: INVENTORY OF CONTENTS 1. The Wireless Temperature Station (Figure 1). 2. One remote temperature sensor with mounting bracket (Figure 2). 3. Three each, ½” Philips screws. 4. One strip double-sided adhesive tape. 5. Instruction manual and warranty card. Time LCD Date LCD Indoor LCD...

  • Page 4: About Wwvb, Quick Set-up Guide

    2. Two fresh AA 1.5V batteries for the remote temperature sensor. 3. One, Philips screwdriver for mounting. ABOUT WWVB (Radio Controlled Time) The NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology—Time and Frequency Division) WWVB radio station is located in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and transmits the exact time and date signal continuously throughout the United States at 60 kHz.

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    obstruction (roof, walls, floors, ceilings, thick trees, etc.) will effectively cut signal range in half. Example: A Wireless Temperature Station with a 330 feet range is mounted on an interior wall, so that the signal has to pass through one interior wall, one exterior wall, and across the 10 feet width of the room between the 2 walls.

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    A. REMOTE TEMPERATURE SENSOR 1. Remove the mounting bracket. The bracket snaps on and off easily. 2. Remove the battery cover, by sliding the cover down. 3. Observing the correct polarity install 2 AA batteries. The batteries will fit tightly (to avoid start-up problems make sure they do not spring free).

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    successful (icon on) or not (icon off). On the other hand, the short blinking of the icon shows that a reception is being done now. • If the signal reception is not successful on the first frequency (915MHz) for 45 seconds, the frequency is changed to 920MHz and the learning is tried another 45 seconds.

  • Page 8: Function Keys, Setting The Lcd Contrast

    FUNCTION KEYS The function keys are located on the front of the unit directly below the LCD. III. SETTING THE LCD CONTRAST 1. Press and hold the SET button for 5 seconds. 2. “LCD” will show in the time LCD and the number setting will flash.

  • Page 9: Daylight Saving Time Setting

    5. Press and release the IN button to select your time zone. Note: When a time zone for the U.S. is selected the corresponding abbreviation will appear above the time (please see the table on the next page). It is possible to select any time zone from –12 GMT to +12 GMT (for example to see the time in another country) TIME ZONES 6.

  • Page 10: Hour Time Setting

    Note: Some locations (Arizona and parts of Indiana) do not follow Daylight Saving Time, and should select “DST 0.” 6. Press and release the SET button to confirm and advance to the radio-controlled time on/off setting. VI. RADIO-CONTROLLED TIME ON/OFF SETTING 1.

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    Note: When in the 12-hour format “P.M.” will appear to the left of the hour in the time LCD between the hours of noon and midnight. 6. Press and release the SET button to confirm and advance to the time setting. VIII.

  • Page 12: Setting The Year, Day And Month, Setting The Snooze

    4. The time will flash in the time LCD. 5. Press and release the IN button to advance the hours. 6. Press and release the OUT button to advance the minutes. 7. Press and release the SET button to confirm and advance to the year setting.

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    Note: This is an unused function of the Wireless Temperature Station and should be disregarded. The setting has no bearing on the operation. Please press and release the SET button to advance to select the temperature format. XI. SELECTING °F OR °C 1.

  • Page 14: Outdoor Temperatures

    FEATURES OF THE WS-7215U-IT WWVB Tower Icon (indicates time reception) I. INDOOR TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY The current indoor temperature (viewed on the left) and relative humidity (viewed on the right) are displayed in the INDOOR LCD. II. OUTDOOR TEMPERATURE The temperature received from the remote temperature sensor is viewed in the OUTDOOR LCD.

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    III. MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORDS The WS-7215U-IT keeps a record of the MINIMUM and MAXIMUM temperature, and the time and date of their occurrence—for both the indoor and outdoor modes. A. VIEWING THE INDOOR TEMPERATURE RECORDS 1. Press the IN button once. “MIN” appears above the indoor...

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    OUT button is pressed and held for 5 seconds. IV. ADDING REMOTE TEMPERATURE SENSORS (OPTIONAL) The WS-7215U-IT is able to receive signals from 2 additional temperature sensors. The following are instructions for the set-up of temperature sensor units with the WS-7215-IT.

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    humidity, and the time as 12:00 will be displayed. If they are not shown in LCD after 60 seconds, remove the batteries and wait for at least 60 seconds before reinserting them. 4. The outdoor temperature from the first sensor (channel 1) should then be displayed on the Wireless Temperature Station.

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    once will display the minimum temperature, and the date and time the data was recorded. Pressing this button a second time (while “MIN” is still displayed, otherwise press the button twice) will display the same data for the maximum recordings. 3.

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    4) Screw mounting bracket onto the mounting surface. Ensure that the screws are flush with the bracket. 5) Insert the remote temperature sensor into the bracket. B. MOUNTING WITH ADHESIVE TAPE 1) With a nonabrasive solution, clean and dry the back of the mounting bracket and the mounting surface to ensure a secure hold.

  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING NOTE: For problems not solved, please contact La Crosse Technology. Problem: No reception of WWVB time signal. Solution: 1) Wait overnight for signal. 2) Be sure the Wireless Temperature Station is at least 6 feet from any electrical devices, such as televisions, computers, or other radio- controlled clocks.

  • Page 21: Maintenance & Care, Specifications

    • Immediately remove all low powered batteries to avoid leakage and damage. • Opening the casings invalidates the warranty. Do not try to repair the unit. Contact La Crosse Technology for repairs. SPECIFICATIONS Temperature Measuring Range: Indoor: Outdoor: Humidity Measuring Range Indoor relative humidity 14.1°F to 139.8°F with 0.2°F resolution.

  • Page 22: Warranty Information

    La Crosse Technology, Ltd or La Crosse Technology, Ltd’s authorized service center. La Crosse Technology, Ltd will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above.

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    The owner must pay any shipping charges incurred in getting your La Crosse Technology, Ltd product to a La Crosse Technology, Ltd authorized service center. La Crosse Technology, Ltd will pay ground return shipping charges to the owner of the product to a USA address only.

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    Phone: 608.782.1610 Fax: 608.796.1020 e-mail: (warranty work) (information on other products) web: Questions ? Instructions? Please visit: 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.

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    CC ID: OMOTX29U (sensor) RF Exposure mobile: The internal / external antennas used for this mobile sensor must provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm (8 inches) from all persons and must not be co- located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or sensor." Statement according to FCC part 15.19: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.

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