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Wind issue

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Wind issue

Post by picca »

I ran into a strange problem. When there is wind, everything works. Instead when there is no wind the data in Cumulus is shown (changing every 5/6 seconds) as in the gif below (14 seconds gif).

Video here (maybe most clear then the gif): https://streamable.com/ss56ea

Meanwhile, the Davis VP2 console always shows 0 instead of:


... repeated by Cumulus until the wind is really there.

Any idea about the "problem"?
Build 3107 (If I'm not mistaken also present in previous versions but never noticed)

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Re: Wind issue

Post by freddie »

To me it looks as if there is a small amount of breeze that is occasionally strong enough to move the anemometer cups. That is backed up by your average (10 minute) speed.

It doesn't explain why your console doesn't indicate anything, though.

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Re: Wind issue

Post by mcrossley »

If this happens again can you switch on both debug and data logging to capture the events, then post the MXdiags file please.

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