Acu-Rite thermometers consist of a transmitter for measuring outdoor temperatures and a base unit with a digital display featuring the time and indoor and outdoor temperatures. These devices require no programming, just inserting the batteries and properly placing both the main unit and the outdoor sensor. Once in place, sit indoors and look at your Acu-Rite thermometer base unit to determine whether the temperature has reached too high or too low a level to venture outdoors.
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Things you need
- Acu-Rite wireless thermometer
- 2 AA batteries
- 2 AAA batteries
Turn the rectangular, solid white remote sensor to the back and pull off the battery cover by sliding it down. Identify the remote sensor by the unit without the display screen.
Insert two AA batteries into the remote sensor with the battery on your left with the positive node pointing up and the battery on the right's positive node pointing down.
Look for the knob at the end of the battery or a plus sign (+) to determine the location of the positive node on the batteries.
Replace the cover on the remote sensor by sliding it upward into place until it locks.
Repeat the battery installation in the display unit, but using two AAA batteries and placing them horizontally, with the top battery's positive node pointing to the left and the bottom battery's positive node pointing right.
Turn the display over to verify that it has automatically synchronised with the remote sensor. Look for the wireless sensor signal to show on the display screen of the base unit, indicating that the two devices function and communicate properly.
Press and hold the “Set” button on Acu-Rite wireless thermometers with a clock function until the display flashes.
Press the + or – button to change from a 12 hour day to 24 hour day, and push “Set” to save your settings and move to setting the hour.
Change the hour on the clock by pushing + or – to respectively increase or decrease the time, and save your settings by pressing “Set.”
Set the time minutes using the + and – buttons and finish by pressing “Set” to lock in your time settings.
Place the base unit with the display inside on a table surface at least three feet away from any electronic devices: televisions, computers or radios.
Tie a string around the top of the outdoor remote sensor and hang in from a tree branch or nail on your home in a spot away from direct sunlight and extended water exposure. Keep the remote sensor within 100 feet of the main base unit.
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