Weather Gadgets

March 17, 2008

John Deere Wireless Long-Range Weather Forecaster with Self-Setting Atomic Clock and Free Hat

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Stationed on the kitchen windowsill or packed along in a pocket, Oregon Scientific's John Deer weather station helps keep farms running smoothly, and urban households, too. This wireless long-range weather forecaster receives temperature and humidity data from up to three remote sensors (one included) and is equipped with a self-setting atomic clock that keeps perfect time on its own. The clock automatically sets itself to the U.S. Atomic Clock and displays 12- and 24-hour weather forecasts with kinetic movement icons depicting sunny, rainy, cloudy, etc. Sensors can be stationed up to 300 feet away and setup without the wire hassle. Place one in the barn, one in the greenhouse, and another in the field to monitor humidity and temperatures there. Barometric pressure trends are displayed as "rising, steady or falling," so you'll know where the weather is heading before that hike or day in the garden. The clock is equipped with a crescendo daily alarm with 8-minute snooze. The purchase includes a trusty John Deere Hat.

At Oregon Scientific's John Deere Wireless Long-Range Weather Forecaster with Self-Setting Atomic Clock and Free Hat

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February 19, 2008

Nabaztag Wifi Weather Forecasting Smart Rabbit

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We've got one of these crazy WIFI rabbits, and every morning it tells us if it's going to be sunny, rain, or whatever weather is going to happen. We love the Nabaztag because it puts a cute face on what can be bad weather. This bunny can also teach you tai chi, read your e-mail, report stock market, pull RSS feeds and tell you the time. Nabaztag can move his ears, play music, talk and whistle, and his body can show off hundreds of colors and special patterns of light.

At ThinkGeek :: Nabaztag Wifi Smart Rabbit

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February 11, 2008

Wireless Projection Weather Alarm Clock

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Claiming to be the only wireless clock that monitors the weather, projects the time/ temperature onto the ceiling or wall, and synchronizes itself automatically with the U.S. Atomic Clock in Colorado. We do find this wireless wonder very easy-to-read, and the digital multi-lingual display shows time in 12-hour format, date, day, temperature, and weather conditions using graphic icons. Projector rotates 180° for added convenience.

At Wireless Projection Weather Alarm Clock

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February 4, 2008

Ambient Devices 7 Day Forecaster

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We recently saw this updated and rather large forecaster at Sharper Image. We have the 5 day version, and can see why covering all the days of the week in the 7 day version might be a good idea. The 7-Day Forecaster boasts a six- by six-inch screen, and will show "current conditions and an extended multi-day forecast for 150 locations in the United States." Also the 7 day has information about the UV Index, wind speed and direction, pollen alerts and air quality alerts. We like the updates - especially the wind speed - as it really can help to determine the true temperature. Also - having weather alert warnings should be a standard on any forecasting weather device.

Via Engadget at Ambient

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November 14, 2007

First Impressions: Oregon Scientific WMR200 Professional Weather Station

So far we've really been impressed with the Oregon Scientific WMR200 Professional Weather Station. The interface for the touch screen weather data is really quite well done - easy to read - and easy to navigate. The set up of the weather station was also pretty straightforward - it took about 45 minute to deploy all the sensors and set them up in our back yard. We'll have more details as we test, but so far so good.

At Oregon Scientific and Oregon Scientific WMR200 Professional Weather Station

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November 12, 2007

Long Range Weather Forecaster with Clock

Monitor the temperature in up to three separate locations!This multi-channel station allows you to monitor the temperature inside and outside, receive weather forecasts for the next 12 to 24 hours, and know the precise time. Graphic icons and weather trend indicators provide a wealth of information about the environment.

  • Up to 300 feet remote sensor transmission
  • Atomic clock sets to the U.S. Atomic Clock
  • Illuminated with HiGlo™ Electro-luminescent backlight
  • Barometric pressure has a numeric display reading with historical scanner
  • Long range weather forecaster monitors temperature & humidity in up to three remote locations

At Long range weather forecaster

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November 9, 2007

Dress or Undress for the Weather - Stripping Weathergirl Weather Station

This might be the most amazing weather station for your home or boat I've ever encountered. Okay - seriously this is a nice graphical way to see what the weather is like out side, and figure out what type of attire you should have on or the women in your proximity. ”Weather Girl” dresses (and undresses!) to show you what to expect from playing on the beach to building snowmen! 15 different forecast icons, and indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity with min/max recording. The time is set automatically by radio signal. The Weathergirl weather station costs (~$70) from Nauticalia.

Via Coolest Gadgets at Nauticalia

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November 2, 2007

Brookstone 5 Day Wireles Weather Forecaster with Ambient Technology


This is still our favorite home weather station that uses a data network to provide the forecast. The Brookstone 5 Day Wireles Weather Forecaster with Ambient Technology beams AccuWeather.com forecasts to the device automatically, and keeps up to date with real-time reports received via radio signals from AccuWeather.com. No wiring, computer, or television required.

The Brookstone five-day home weather station automatically recognizes your geographical location, so you get reliable, up-to-date data and conditions. There's no need to key in your city or location. The radio signal tells these wireless home weather stations all pertinent data, and all you need to know. Self-setting clock keeps accurate time. The 5-Day Wireless Weather Forecaster receives FREE real-time radio signals in most US communities.

At 5-Day Wireless Weather Forecaster

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November 1, 2007

Lacrosse WS9018U Tear Drop Weather Station


We've found another tear dropped weather station. This one is from Lacrosse and we really like the display. I don't think you can get enough oval shape in a weather station.

Features:

  • Radio-controlled time and date
  • 12/24h clock display (default 12h)
  • Automatic DST ON/OF
  • FCC reception ON/OFF
  • Can receive as many as three sensor
  • Indoor and outdoor temperature and humidity (°F or °C)
  • Min/Max records for indoor and outdoor measurements
  • Relative air pressure in mmHg/ inHg / hPa (default inHg)
  • Forecast icon based on changing air pressure
  • Storm indicator

At Lacrosse WS9018U Tear Drop Weather Station

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October 29, 2007

Waterdrop Weather Station - Get Your Weather Egg On

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Looking more like a weather egg than a weather water-drop, this weather station from Sharper Image features an illuminated LCD screen, forecast icons with color code; temperature (F°/C° indoor/outdoor); humidity (25% - 95%); maximum temperature and humidity; barometric pressure (24-hour); moon phase; and U.S. Atomic time and date; alarm clock setting. We like the easy to read display, and when we visited in-store we thought it was large at first, but the size really helps the readability from a good 10-15 feet.

  • Includes outdoor sensor with 433MHz transmitter (runs on 2 AA batteries, order batteries separately).
  • Hands-free infrared sensor — wave your hand within three inches to turn off the alarm clock and activate a five-minute snooze. Also illuminates the screen for five seconds.
  • Plugs in with AC adapter (included).
  • Can also be powered by 4 AA batteries (order separately).

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The in-store model looks good. It's a bit
more red and more glossy.

At Sharper Image Waterdrop Weather Station

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