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04-10-2019, 09:28   #1
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Weather station kit - expert opinion needed

I'm looking to get a home weather station kit to put on my chimney on a 1.5m pole. I have network gear in the attic with a POE switch so can do POE if that's available. My budget is €200-300. I'd prefer to buy on Amazon but can do anywhere online really for a good deal. I have a Netatmo thermostat and see they do a weather station but have no idea if it's any good.
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04-10-2019, 11:55   #2
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personally I wouldn't attach anything to my chimney, certainly not a met station. It will get covered in soot from the fire and, even if you never light a fire, your readings will likely be affected by the updraught from the chimney
I don't have any recommendations for specific devices but if you can find one the will do POE, then that is much preferable to one that runs off batteries or is wireless



https://www.weathershack.com/static/...on-set-up.html
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04-10-2019, 12:02   #3
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Not a good idea. First putting it at any height other than 2m or 10m will make it hard to compare the data with anywhere else

Then the chimney will affect all the measurements, temp and wind will be useless when chimney is in use.

Too close to a building, will affect temp

If anything goes wrong it will be a pain in the ass to check and fix
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Ok, thanks. I might just put it on the back of the house at the back of a lean-to just above gutter level. Can anyone suggest a decent kit
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The Davis PRO 2 is totally separable . Ive my Anemometer on a 10m pole, rain bucket on the ground and the temperature sensor in a screen.
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