Q: What is the maximum distance I can
have the remote sensor from the display.
A: The maximum open-air distance is 80 feet in a straight line although you should take into account distance and resistance. Subtract 25-30 feet for an exterior wall or any obstruction that is similar in width or composition. Subtract 15-20 feet per interior wall or any obstruction that is similar in width or composition. (An obstruction would include anything that is between the line of sight like a roof, walls, floors, ceilings, trees, etc.) Also keep your units away
from electronic appliances like TVs, microwaves, computers, refrigerators, and
Q: Does the remote transmitters have
any trouble transmitting through specific materials?
A: Yes and No. We have trouble maintaining a signal through metal siding, stucco walls, and UV glass. You can get the remote sensor to transmit through these materials, but it will take a little bit of trial and error. Reset the weather station as mentioned above and change the angle that the remote transmits through the siding or glass until an outdoor temperature remains on the display for an extended period of time. Keep in mind that the signal from the remote must
travel through some space (3 inches of air minimum) before reaching the metal
wall or glass window.
Q: Where can I mount the remote
A: In order to get an accurate
reading and to prolong the life of your sensor we recommend that you have it in
a sheltered area out of the sun and direct rain. Fog and Mist will not affect
the sensor, but a soaking in water may. You can mount it outside under an eve
of your house or any other suitable place that will keep it out of the sun and
rain. Do not wrap the sensor in plastic or seal it in a plastic bag.
Q: Why are my temperatures “stuc
k” at one temperature?
A: You are probably in MIN/MAX mode.
Press and release the MIN/MAX button until neither MIN nor MAX is showing on
Q: How do I reset the MIN/MAX
A: Press and hold the MIN/MAX button
until the temperatures portray the current temperature.
Q: What do I do if my display is
A: Check the polarity on your
batteries to make sure they are installed according to the diagrams in the
battery comparTMent. Also make sure that you are using a new good quality
How can I get outdoor temperature to show on the display?
- Bring both units inside
and have the units 3-5 feet apart with nothing in-between them.
- Remove the batteries from
- Press one of the buttons
at least 20 times or until the display is blank to clear all memory.
- Put the batteries back
into the remote sensor.
- Taking care not to press
any buttons, reinstall the batteries in the display.
- Do not press any buttons
for at least 10 minutes after installing the batteries. (Let them establish a
- An outdoor temperature
should be showing on your display. You can now put your outdoor sensor back