Replaced batteries in both transmitter then w/station. Latter then started clicking & all items on screen flash on and off with the "clicking". Nothing functions or can be programmed.
Took me at least 30 minutes to close off the sender battery cover before coming onside to change the batteries in the w/station. Both sets of batteries were AA 1.5v. Unit is several years old & don't have an instruction manual.
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Sometimes, you have to remove all the batteries in the transmitter and receiver and wait a few minutes before the next step.
Then you replace transmitter batteries first and within 30 seconds, get the batteries installed in the receiver. This allows the receiver to link up with your transmitter. Both units need to be reset this way. You'll see the temperature and any other information the transmitter provides come up in a few minutes. This works with my La Crosse weather station. Using the reset buttons without removing power will not work. My nieghbour has a weather station from another manufacturer and this is also the only way that his will link up.
I assume it is a wireless station. If so, there is a procedure to go through to get the temperature sender and the base station to sync up and work. You need to check your owners manual to get the exact procedure for your unit. On my station, I have to remove the battery from the base station, let it power up and within 5 minutes, install the battery in the remote station(s) (temperature, rain gauge, wind gauge, etc.). Also, you must keep the remote station within a certain range for the base to get a good signal. Probably 25 feet, but the owners manual will have the right number. Also, use new batteries.
Resetting: 1. Remove batteries from both the outdoor transmitter and the Temperature station. 2. Wait at least 30 seconds and then repeat the procedures specified in Setting up (above). Note: Always wait at least 30 seconds after removing the batteries before reinserting, otherwise start up and transmission problems may occur. Also, remember when insertting, that both units have to reset and to always reinsert the batteries to the transmitter first
Insert the batteries into the clock and verify that the clock's display is functioning.
Set the correct time-zone and Daylight Saving Time (DST) switches. The switches are on the back of the clock. Select EST if you are in Eastern Standard Time, CST if you are in Central Standard Time, MST if you are in Mountain Standard Time, or PST if you are in Pacific Standard Time. The DST selector should be set to "off" or "on" depending on the laws of your state.
Wait 15 minutes. The clock should synchronize automatically.
Set the clock manually using the buttons on the back panel if the clock does not catch the radio signal within the first 15 minutes. Push the correct button to advance the month/day/year on the calendar; use the MODE button to set the hour and minute.
The clock should adjust itself within 48 hours to match the atomic signal. Verify that the clock is receiving the signal by checking the front display. You should see the image of a tower with circular lines at its top.
I had the same problem and gave up on the unit for a while, then I had another attempt and found this worked for me. Take the batteries out of both units (receiver and outside sender) then reinsert the batteries BUT put the batteries into the outside sender unit FIRST, this seems to make the difference as when you then put the batteries into the indoor base-station it detects the outside temperature signal immediately as it starts to set itself up .
I have experienced the same with numerous different, "quote un quote" atomic clocks! Please don't forget that this sender unit, that goes outside, generates a RF Singal to be received by the clock inside. This unit transmits a signal 433 MHz signal approximately every. 3 minutes, and after so many years the sender unit's RF section(electronics) just goes out or no longer function properly or not at all! The transmitter/sender for this model number, according to "3M" is obsolete and can no longer be furnished, DRATTS !!!!!
I've been struggling with the same problem and could not figure out what the heck was goin on. When I would connect the camera to the charger the red light (indicating charging) would come on for like maybe 10 minutes. I could take pics for like 30 minutes then the camera would lose juice. Also, the green battery icon (indicating a full charge) would only stay green for like 1 minute then it would go right to the yellow battery icon (half charge). After a couple of weeks the red light indicater would only come on for like a second. I played around with mine and realized that the battery terminals were not connecting to the power source inside the battery holder. Basically the battery wasn't snug enough inside the battery holder to connect to the power. When I pushe the battery in with my finger the red light indicater would stay on. So I took a little piece of paper (folded slightly) and wedge it in the battery holder and closed the battery holder cover. Hope this makes sense! (And helps.)
The green light only comes on when it is receiving an audio signal.
Standard batteries will work.. if you NEVER use the charging station.. and plan on replacing them every x number of hours used.. IMPORTANT.. if you forget.. and place the headset on the charging station with standard batteries.. they will probably rupture.. and may well ruin the headset..
If you decide to replace the chargable batteries.. make sure you replace them with the right size and type..
Try removing the battery cables so the computer will be reset. Leave it off for about 15 minutes. Then reconnect it. The computer will reset to the default settings. Every time the battery is removed and stays disconnected for 15 minutes or more, it will reset itself.