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[wxsig] X1W-1 i-button clock

Rasputin Novgorod priapulus at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 24 19:48:12 UTC 2007


Perhaps these extra bits of wisdom could be added to the 
instruction manuals; including part numbers (and part number
of the holder...).

/b

--- wn0x at earthlink.net wrote:

> I would also not recommend "locking" the clock, which is an option. 
> This feature essentially prevents the time from EVER being changed. 
> My DS1994 has lost time over the last two years, and I cannot reset
> it.  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> >From: William Beals <will at beals5.com>
> >Sent: Feb 23, 2007 8:18 PM
> >To: 'TAPR Weather Station SIG Mailing List' <wxsig at lists.tapr.org>
> >Subject: RE: [wxsig] X1W-1 i-button clock
> >
> >Rasputin, Mike, and Joe:
> >
> >Rasputin: That is the correct part number, so it should have the
> correct ID.
> >
> >
> >Mike:  I did disable the re-reading of the clock at midnight local
> time, but
> >still do read it on power-up.
> >
> >Joe: You may be right.  I set my DS1994 several years ago and do
> remember it
> >being pretty tricky to set up.  I used the windows-based TMEX tools
> on my PC
> >to program the time and there were some thing that were tricky if I
> remember
> >correctly.
> >
> >Rasputin:  Give the reprogramming a try, if that doesn't work let us
> know
> >and I'll see if there is some other debug stuff to try.
> >
> >will
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: wxsig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:wxsig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On
> >Behalf Of Joe S. Borovetz
> >Sent: Friday, February 23, 2007 8:12 AM
> >To: TAPR Weather Station SIG Mailing List
> >Subject: Re: [wxsig] X1W-1 i-button clock
> >
> >The DS1994 is programmed when initialized to run for a specific
> period of
> >time.
> >
> >I wasted a few hours before I figured this out. Look in the
> documentation
> >for the 1994 and set the clock for the maximum period of time out
> time that
> >it can be programmed for. This would end up being some point at
> least 10
> >years from now. Download the info sheet on the
> >1994 and read it for the correct setup.
> >
> >The chief function of the 1994 is to be installed in a piece of
> equipment
> >and, when a specific set time has passed, the 1994 times out and
> disables
> >the equipment until a service tech does preventative maintenance and
> then
> >resets the clock.
> >
> >My 1994 has been running for over 6 months with no problems after I
> made the
> >change.
> >
> >Joe
> >
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