INTRODUCTION Thank you for selecting the Oregon ScientificTM Wireless Weather Station (BAR626/BAR626U). This device bundles precise time keeping, weather forecast, and indoor and outdoor temperature monitoring features into a single tool you can use from the convenience of your home.
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In this box, you will find: • Main unit • Remote sensor (THN122N) • Main unit batteries, 3 x UM-3 (AA) 1.5V • Remote sensor batteries, 2 x UM-4 (AAA) 1.5V Keep this manual handy as you use your new product. It contains practical step-by-step instructions, as well as technical specifications and warnings you should know.
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SNOOZE button Wall mount hole Battery compartment (cover on) Table stand Battery compartment (cover off) °C / °F switch MEM: View current, maximum, and minimum temperature readings 8. RESET hole
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Weather Forecast Area Outdoor and Indoor Temperature Area Clock / Alarm / Calendar Area Moon Phase and : Increase or decrease setting / activate or deactivate RF Clock MODE: Change display / settings : View alarm status; set alarm CHANNEL: Switch remote sensor ALARM: Press to activate or deactivate alarm
1. Weather display 2. Outdoor temperature 3. Channel icon with sensor signal 4. Low battery icon for sensor 5. Radio Frequency (RF) reception icon 6. Alarm activated 7. Alarm setting 8. Calendar 9. Indoor icon 10. Indoor temperature 11. Low battery icon for main unit 12. Time 13. Day of the week / seconds 14. Moon phase
LED status indicator
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Wall mount hole RESET hole CHANNEL number (1-3) Battery compartment (Battery compartment cover not shown)
1. Press and hold MODE for 2 seconds to enter setting mode. 2. Press or to change settings. (To reach the setting you want quickly, press and hold or .) 3. Press MODE to confirm.
Batteries are supplied with this product: Main unit Remote unit
3 x UM-3 (AA) 1.5V batteries 2 x UM-4 (AAA) 1.5V batteries
Insert batteries before first use, matching the polarity (+ and -) as shown in the battery compartment. For best results, install batteries in the remote sensor before the main unit. Press RESET after each battery change.
TABLE STAND OR WALL MOUNT
NOTE Do not use rechargeable batteries.
Use the stand on the back of the main unit / remote sensor, or mount it on a wall with a nail.
shows when batteries are low. Attaching the stand: NOTE It is recommended that you use alkaline batteries with this product for longer performance.
EN • Place the sensor in a location with a clear view to the sky, away from metallic or electronic objects. • Position the sensor close to the main unit during cold winter months as below-freezing temperatures may affect battery performance and signal transmission.
REMOTE SENSOR (THN122N) This product is shipped with a THN122N Thermometer Sensor that collects Temperature data. Data can be collected from up to 3 sensors. Additional sensors sold separately.
You may need to experiment with various locations to get the best results.
SETUP SENSOR DATA TRANSMISSION 1. Open the remote sensor battery compartment with a small Phillips screwdriver. 2. Insert the batteries, matching the polarity (+ and -) as shown in the battery compartment. SWITCH
Channel 1-3. If you are using more than one sensor, select a different channel for each sensor.
Data is sent from the sensor(s) every 40 seconds. The reception icon shown in the Temperature Area shows the status.
DESCRIPTION Main unit is searching for sensors. At least 1 Channel has been found.
3. Set the channel. The switch is located in the battery compartment. 4. Place the sensor near the main unit. Press RESET on the sensor. Then, press and hold MEM and CHANNEL on the main unit to initiate signal sending between the sensor and the main unit. The reception icon on the main unit will blink for approximately 3 minutes while it is searching for the sensor. (Refer to the “Sensor Data Transmission” section for more information.) 5. Close the remote sensor battery compartment. 6. Secure the sensor in the desired location using the wall mount or table stand.
Channel 1 is selected (number will change depending on the sensor you select). --- shows in Outdoor TempArea
Installing the batteries:
The selected sensor cannot be found. Search for the sensor or check batteries.
SEARCH FOR SENSOR To search for a sensor, press and hold MEM and CHANNEL (on the main unit) for 2 seconds. NOTE If the sensor is still not found, check the batteries, obstructions, and remote unit location. NOTE Signals from household devices such as doorbells, electronic garage doors, and home security systems may cause temporary reception failure. This is normal and does not affect general product performance. The reception will resume once the interference ends.
For best results: • Insert the batteries and select the channel before you mount the sensor. • Place the sensor out of direct sunlight and moisture. • Do not place the sensor more than 30 metres (98 feet) from the main (indoor) unit. • Position the sensor so that it faces the main (indoor) unit, minimizing obstructions such as doors, walls, and furniture.
The clock automatically synchronizes the current time and date when it is brought within range of the radio signal DCF77 generated from Frankfurt, Germany for Central Europe (model BAR626) or MSF60 generated from Rugby, England (model BAR626U).
Press MODE to toggle between Clock with Seconds and Clock with Weekday display.
NOTE The signals are collected by the main unit when it is within 1500 km (932 miles) of a signal.
This product is equipped with a 2-minute crescendo alarm.
Initial reception takes 2-10 minutes, and is initiated when you first setup the unit, and whenever you press RESET. Once complete, the reception icon will stop blinking. The icon is shown in the Clock Area. Strong signal
VIEW ALARM SETTINGS Press . The alarm time and alarm status will show in the Clock Area.
SET ALARM 1. Press to switch to alarm display. 2. Press and hold again for 2 seconds. The alarm settings will blink. 3. Select the hour and minute. Press or to change settings. Press to confirm.
To force a manual search for clock signals, press and hold for 2 seconds. If no signal is found, check the batteries.
TURN CLOCK ON / OFF ACTIVATE ALARM
Perform this step if you cannot receive clock signals. Press and hold for 2 seconds. Then, manually set the clock following the "Set Clock" instructions (below).
Press to activate or deactivate the alarm. shows in the Clock / Alarm Area when the alarm is activated.
The signal icon indicates that the clock feature is ON. No icon means that it is OFF.
When the alarm time is reached, the crescendo alarm will sound for 2 minutes. To silence the alarm:
SET CLOCK / CALENDAR
• Press SNOOZE to silence it for 8 minutes.
You only need to do this if you have disabled the clock feature (for example, if you are too far from or cannot receive a signal).
OR • Press any key except SNOOZE to mute the alarm and activate it again after 24 hours.
1. Press and hold MODE for 2 seconds. The Clock Area will blink. 2. Select the hour, minute, year, month, day, and day of the week language. Press or to change the setting. 3. Press MODE to confirm.
If no button is pressed, the alarm will automatically silence after 2 minutes. It will then sound again after 8 minutes.
The language options are (E) English, (F) French, (D) German, (I) Italian, and (S) Spanish.
This product forecasts the next 12 to 24 hours of weather within a 30-50 km (19-31 mile) radius with 70 to 75 percent accuracy. The weather forecast is always displayed.
The MEM button is located in the main unit battery compartment. Press MEM to toggle between current, maximum (MAX) and minimum (MIN) records. To clear the records, press and hold MEM for 2 seconds. A beep will sound to confirm that the memory has been cleared.
MOON PHASE The Calendar must be set for this feature to work, see "Set Clock" section. • Press or to view the moon phase for the next or previous day. • Press and hold or to scan quickly through the years (2001 to 2099).
TEMPERATURE This product can display current, minimum, and maximum temperature information collected by the remote sensors and main (indoor) unit.
Outdoor data is collected and displayed every 40 seconds. Indoor data is collected and displayed every 10 seconds.
Waxing Cresent First Quarter Waxing Gibbous
SELECT TEMPERATURE UNIT
Slide the °C / °F switch into the desired location. The switch is located in the main unit battery compartment. The setting for the main unit overrides the remote sensor setting.
Waning Gibbous Last Quarter Waning Cresent
SELECT CHANNEL NUMBER Press CHANNEL to switch between sensors 1-3.
The icon shows the selected sensor.
The RESET button is located in the main unit battery compartment. Press RESET when you change the batteries and whenever performance is not behaving as expected (for example, unable to establish radio frequency link with remote sensor or clock).
Kineticave icon Designated Display
Remote Display Channel 1
Remote Remote Display Display Channel 2 Channel 3
SAFETY AND CARE
To auto-scan between sensors, press and hold CHANNEL for 2 seconds. Each sensor's data will be displayed for 3 seconds. To end auto-scan, press CHANNEL or MEM.
Clean the product with a slightly damp cloth and alcohol-free, mild detergent. Avoid dropping the product or placing it in a high-traffic location.
NOTE For more information on the sensor see "Remote Sensor THN122N" Section.
This product is designed to give you years of service if handled properly. Oregon Scientific will not be responsible for any deviations in the usage of the device from those specified in the user instructions or any unapproved alterations or repairs of the product. Observe the following guidelines:
MAIN UNIT DIMENSIONS
• Never immerse the product in water. This can cause electrical shock and damage the product. • Do not subject the main unit to extreme force, shock, or fluctuations in temperature or humidity. • Do not tamper with the internal components. • Do not mix new and old batteries or batteries of different types. • Do not use rechargeable batteries with this product. • Remove the batteries if storing this product for a long period of time. • Do not scratch the LCD display.
116 x 55 x 127 mm (4.6 x 2.2 x 5 inches)
170 g (5.9 ounces without battery
REMOTE SENSOR DIMENSIONS LxWxH
92 x 60 x 20 mm (3.6 x 2.4 x .79 inches)
63 grams (2.22 ounces) without battery
TEMPERATURE NOTE The technical specification of this product and contents of this user guide are subject to change without notice. Images not drawn to scale.
Single alarm with 2-minute crescendo and 8-minute Snooze
This product contains the approved transmitter module that complies with the essential requirements of Article 3 of the R&TTE 1999 / 5 / EC Directive, if used as intended and the following standards have been applied: Safety of information technology equipment (Article 3.1.a of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standard
EN 60950: 2000
Electromagnetic compatibility (Article 3.1.b of the R&TTE Directive) Applied Standards ETSI EN 301 489-1-3 (Ver.1.4.1) : 2002-08 Efficient use of radio frequency spectrum (Article 3.2 of the R&TTE Directive)
POWER Main unit batteries
3 x UM-3 (AA) 1.5V
2 x UM-4 (AAA) 1.5V
Applied Standards ETSI EN 300 220-3 (Ver1.1.1) : 2000-09
NOTE It is recommended that you use alkaline batteries with this product for longer performance.
Additional information: The product herewith complies with the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive 73 / 23 / EC, the EMC Directive 89 / 336 / EC and carries the CE marking accordingly.
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