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Davis Instruments 6250

Vantage Vue Wireless Weather Station
Model: 6250
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DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

The highly affordable, Davis Vantage Vue Wireless Weather Station combines Davis Instruments' legendary accuracy and rugged durability into a compact station that's easy to install, set up and use. Made in the USA, the Vantage Vue includes a sleek but tough outdoor sensor array and a distinctive LCD console. Its unique Weather Center function provides additional information on each weather variable. In addition, Davis has made the Vantage Vue radio-compatible with their flagship Vantage Pro2 weather stations so you can mix-and-match most components!

Like the Davis Vantage Pro2, two key factors set Vantage Vue apart from most other complete weather stations, the refresh rate and the transmission distance:

  • Refresh Rate - A packet of data is sent from the outdoor transmitter to the receiver every 2 1/2 seconds! This means when you look out the window and see the wind blowing, the weather station will reflect it almost immediately.
  • Transmission Distance - Line of sight range is 1000'. Typical range under most conditions is 300' to 500'. This is a much greater distance than most other professional units

The Davis Vantage Vue also uses the same frequency-hopping spread spectrum radio technology as the Vantage Pro2 to wirelessly send data up to 1,000 feet and provides weather updates from the outdoor integrated sensor suite to the indoor console every 2.5 seconds.

With the indoor console's Weather Center feature, Vantage Vue provides extensive additional information for each weather variable. These include daily highs and lows, temperature changes by the hour, air pressure changes and astronomical data such as moon phase and meteor showers. Additional consoles can be purchased for placement in other areas of your home such as a den, bedroom or backyard.

To make viewing weather data easier at night, Davis designed the Vantage Vue console with an easy-to-read backlit LCD display with a glow-in-the-dark keypad. A data collecting device in its own right, the console's built in sensors provide indoor temperature and humidity as well as barometric pressure measurements.

The Vantage Vue's outdoor Integrated Sensor Suite (ISS) is energized by a solar panel during the day and stored energy for power at night, making it an ideal product or gift for the "green" consumer. To ensure product longevity, the ISS sensor electronics are sealed for added protection from the elements. The assembly is even cyclic corrosion tested to simulate harsh environments such as heat, humidity and seaside conditions.

Being radio-compatible with the Vantage Pro2, VP2 owners may purchase a Vantage Vue sensor suite or console and they will work together seamlessly.

Vantage Vue stations will also work with Davis Instruments' WeatherLink software. WeatherLink allows users to transfer their weather data to a PC or Mac for additional analysis and graphing.

Considering the Vantage Pro2 as well? Visit our Davis Weather Stations Comparison Chart for an overview of capabilities between all models, including the Vantage Vue.

Note: We do carry magnetic compasses to help you orient your anemometer to true north. Those can be located under the "Accessories" tab. For more information on set up, please visit the anemometer page on our WeatherShack education center.

 

SPECIFICATIONS
  • Vantage Weather Stations Console Features
    Click here for a detailed comparison chart of Davis Vantage Weather Stations console features.
  • Solar Powered Integrated Sensor Suite
    The wireless, rugged outdoor sensor suite runs on solar power. A lithium battery provides backup at night and during cloudy, winter days.
  • Temperature
    Current inside and outside temperature, and for each of the last 25 hours, days or months. High and low temperature alarms. Updates every 10 seconds (outside) and every minute (inside).
  • Humidity
    Current inside and outside humidity, and for each of the last 25 hours, days or months. High and low humidity alarms. Updates every 50 seconds (outside) and every minute (inside).
  • Barometric Pressure
    Current and for each of the past 25 hours, days or months. Five position trend arrow shows whether pressure is rising, falling, or stable. Storm warning and storm clearing alarms. Updates every minute.
  • Forecast Icons
    Icons let you know to expect sun, partly cloudy, clouds, rain or snow.
  • Rainfall
    Totals for past 15-min, past 24-hour, daily, monthly, yearly (start date user-selectable) and Storm (with begin date); Umbrella is displayed when 15 minute total exceeds zero. Flash flood and 24 hour rain alarms. Updates every 20 seconds. Rain gauge uses tipping bucket (self-emptying) technology.
  • Rain Rate
    Current and for each of the last 25 hours, days, months, or high for the year. High rain rate alarm. Updates every 20 seconds.
  • Rain Storm
    Rainfall for the last 26 days (user selectable). Rain storm alarm.
  • Wind Speed
    Current wind speed. Average for the last ten minutes and each of the last 25 hours, days or months. Ten minute high gust with direction of gust. High and 10-minute average wind speed alarms. Updates every 2.5 seconds.
  • Wind Direction
    Current, past 6 10-min. dominants on compass rose only; hourly, daily, monthly dominants. Updates every 2.5 seconds.
  • Wind Chill
    Current wind chill and for each of the last 25 hours, days or months. Low wind chill alarm. Updates every 10 seconds.
  • Dew Point
    Current and for each of the last 25 hours, days or months. High and low dew point alarms. Updates every 10 seconds.
  • Heat Index
    Current and for each of the last 25 hours, days or months. High heat index alarm.Updates every 10 seconds.
  • Highs & Lows
    Records highs and lows for many weather conditions over three different periods: days, months, and years. Except for yearly rainfall, all high and low registers are cleared automatically at the end of each period.
  • Sunrise/Sunset & Moon Phase
    Time of sunrise/sunset and moon phase at your location - it even takes daylight savings time into account!
  • Alarms
    Set 22 simultaneous, different alarms to warn of dangers such as high winds, freezing temperatures, rain rate, heat index, flood warning and more.
  • On screen graphing
    Graphs the last 25 hours, days or months. View up to 50 graphs for temperature, rain, rain rate, wind and barometric pressure - all on the console.

Dimensions:

  • Console (with antenna): 7.5" x 5.75" x 4.54" (190mm x 146mm x 114mm)
  • Console (with antenna) mounted on wall: 7.5" x 7.0 " x 3.0" (190 mm x 178 mm x 76 mm)
  • LCD Display: 4.13" x 3.0" (105 mm x 76 mm)
  • Integrated Sensor Suite: 12.95" x 5.75" x 13.40" (329 mm x 146 mm x 340 mm)
    • With the supplied U-bolt, the ISS can be mounted on a pole or rod having an outside diameter ranging from 1" to 1.75" (25 to 44 mm).

Backup Battery Life:

  • Vantage Vue Console/Receiver: up to 9 months
  • Vantage Vue Sensors: 8 months without sunlight - greater than 2 years depending on solar charging
  • Note: Actual battery life will vary depending on station setup and usage
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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

CUSTOMER REVIEWS
Average Customer Rating 4.7 4.5 stars (based on 434 reviews)

Displaying reviews 1-10 of 434
By Doug
From Swanzey, NH
5 stars Vantage Vue Solar-powered Wireless Station
08/16/2017
The system arrived in excellent condition and the assembly instructions were easy to follow. The only problem that I had was with the latitude, longitude, and elevation portion only because I did not readily know that information! Over all, your product is outstanding. I would highly recommend you to anyone. Thanks.
By Bob
From Aurora, IL
5 stars Davis Vantage Vue solar wireless weather station
07/05/2017
I've had one for a number of years. After I replaced the battery in the sending unit, that didn't fix it. So I bought a new 6250 and now have a new unit on the roof. And 2 receivers instead of one. I've had the WeatherShack magnet on the fridge, so it was an easy decision.
By Dennis
From West Carrollton, OH
5 stars Happy Customer
05/22/2017
I previously owned a weather station from La Crosse which was very difficult to program. Your 6250 appeared difficult at first but it was much easier than it appeared. It is working great and I really like it and would recommend it highly.
By Daniel
From ATHABASCA, AB
5 stars Works Excellent
05/22/2017
I installed and it works excellent. Thank You!!
By Richard
From Jasper, AL
5 stars First ever weather station
04/04/2017
I had been wanting a weather station for as long as i can remember. I chose this for the price and prior reviews. It is simple to install and setup. I am very please with this station and plan on buying an additional one.
By Ed
From Monroe, WA
5 stars Davis Vantage Vue Wireless Weather Station
03/28/2017
Arrived promptly and in good condition. I will update after I get it set up. My update : I have no problems and no issues. Everything is working very well after two months. Cheers
By Dave
From Eldersburg, MD
5 stars Great home weather station.
03/08/2017
Very satisfied so far. Easy to set up and the console is east to set up,and use. Looking forward to using it in the future.
By Scott
From Greensboro, NC
5 stars Davis Vantage Vue Wireless weather station
02/21/2017
So far this product seems to be well made and of sturdy materials....time will only tell. Seems to measure wind speeds accurately. Have not had much rain to fall to measure thus far. Looking forward to continued learning about the Vantage Vue and all the features. Happy so far!
By Tom
From Aurora, CO
5 stars Well built all-in-one for casual user
02/21/2017
This system is well built and easy to set up. I used a TV antenna pole on my back fence, replacing an older station from a different manufacturer. Two things I really like about the Davis model. The cup unit is replaceable. The previous units I had purchased (not Davis) were less money, but one of the cups had broken off on each of them, making them worthless. The other really big advantage is the transmission range. I'm a good 30 feet further inside my house from the station and am still getting a solid, dependable signal.
By Ken
From Corvallis, OR
5 stars Great weather station
02/06/2017
Got this setup and working for less than a week. The setup process was relatively simple. Everything went fine with issues. The weather station seems to be working OK so far. Lots of options for display. I like the daily rainfall starting and resetting at midnight.

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