I like to say here when I get any new gadgets that I think may be of interest to/fun for others here.
I always fancied a weather station but could never justify spending hundreds of pounds on one. However, in Maplin Harrow this week I noticed a special offer for £49 and snapped one up.
This seems to be the model or very similar to it: http://www.maplin.co.uk/usb-wireless...ecaster-223254
As you can see, the Maplin Web site talks of £125 for it.
If you want one I would get to a Maplin and see if they have the deal.
I can't say a lot about it as I only set it up yesterday. It is however in front of my computer screen telling me wind speed and direction, temp and humidity inside and out, and a mass of other info like air pressure and likely weather etc etc .. and it is also waiting to measure rain and so on. It has a lot of sensors and comes with a Wireless set of garden instruments and an indoor touch screen that connects to your PC via USB.
I'm sure there are better weather stations about but at £49 this one works for me.. and I am going to enjoy trying it with other software and seeing if I can put my local weather online etc.. perhaps even here on ukexpert. The software that comes with it seems pretty decent so far...and as well as monitoring things with it I've already been looking at graphs of the changing temperature and wind speed and so on. I've also already read of free software that is said to work with this kit for online display etc.
Hope the info is of use to someone..