wireless outdoor thermometers

Ina Crossley klazina1@gmail.com
Fri, 20 Jan 2012 14:18:39 PST
I have Tesa wireless Pro.  Since April last year.  It never occurred to 
me that it might die....   Is it the different climate which affects them?

Ina   Auckland New Zealand  zone 10a

On 21/01/2012 11:07 a.m., Kathleen Sayce wrote:
> Now that I have had a cold frame in operation for more than a year, with wireless outdoor thermometers, I can report on the durability of several brands. Yes, several, due to sequential failures.
> First to go, and not working at all after 4 weeks, was the Weather Channel thermometer. The indoor unit died a few weeks after the outdoor unit. This is a solar powered unit, so moisture in the wiring of the outdoor unit was suspected.
> Second was La Crosse. The outdoor unit died a few weeks into its run. The indoor unit still works. I use it to keep track of temperatures on the indoor windowsill, where it sits.
> Third was an Oregon Scientific unit. This one is still operational a year later. It quit working for a few days midsummer, but came back and has worked ever since.
> Kathleen
> Kathleen Sayce
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