Monday, November 10, 2014

Oregon Scientific Weather@Home Monitor Keeps You In-The-Know This Winter! #Spon #HolidayGiftGuide

**Complimentary products received in exchange for out honest review.  All opinions are ours and ours alone**

We recently had the chance to review a Weather@Home Monitor from Oregon Scientific:

A little background on these cool weather monitors from the sponsor:
"Weather@Home Line - The new expanded line of at-home weather stations offers easy-to-use tracking solutions that let you view reliable up-to-the-minute climate updates at a glance. It also eliminates the hassle of having to search TV listings or the web to obtain an accurate forecast. With three models to choose from, these space-saving home weather stations offer the added convenience of App connectivity so users have the option to view weather updates on the main unit or via a Bluetooth-enabled smart device, like a tablet or phone. Weather alerts include 12-hour forecast, barometric pressure, indoor/outdoor temperature, humidity and even the changing phases of the moon."

We reviewed the Weather@Home Thermo Plus Bluetooth®-enabled Thermo-hygro Monitor:

This monitor is a space-saving home weather station that lets you view reliable up-to-the-minute weather updates at a glance.  Here are some features:

Weather@Home Bluetooth-enabled Weather Station

  • Weather information display on main unit or mobile app via Bluetooth® v4.0 connectivity
  • Bluetooth connectivity requires iOS 5 (or above) or Android 4.3 (or above)
  • Transmission range up to 50m
  • 12hr + weather forecast with pressure trends
  • Indoor temperature and humidity with trends
  • Outdoor temperature and humidity and trends (up to 5 Channels) -This package includes one outdoor temperature and humidity sensor only
  • Ice alert
  • LED backlight
  • Data logger
  • 7 day weather history viewable from App
  • Additional data from App (with corresponding optional weather sensor): 12hr+ Weather Forecast & Pressure
  • Battery requirements: AA x 2

We are really enjoying using this gadget to monitor the indoor and outdoor temperatures.  This time of year is a crazy weather time for Texas...85 degrees one day and 50 degrees the next.  It's pretty unpredictable.  We enjoy having our windows open during this season and this monitor let's us see at a glance what the temperature difference is so that we can decide if we should open them or not.  It also gauges humidity which is a major factor along the coast where we live.  The monitor is easy enough for the kiddos to use and I think it's helping them understand weather patterns a bit more, which is an added bonus:)  

The sensor is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand and can be mounted outside of your house for reliable temperature readings.  

It's also neat that the monitor can track the highs and lows over a 7 day period.  Pretty cool stuff!  The monitor has an Ice Alert function as well, which would be great for colder climates.  The LED screen is easy to read and is backlit at the touch of a button in case you want to take a reading in dimmer light.
So many cool functions and a great price too!  This unit is just under $40.

This will be a great tool year round!
ABCD Diaries gives the Weather@Home monitor from Oregon Scientific an A+!

Buy It:
The Weather@Home Line models range from $29.99 to $59.99 and can be purchased at Oregon Scientific!

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