Archives: Davis Instruments

Blog posts, reviews, and advice on Davis Instruments brand devices.

Davis WeatherLink Live Review

Ed Oswald

All Davis weather stations suffer from one massive issue: there's no way to get your weather data on the internet. It seems incredibly odd these days, considering many AcuRite and Ambient Weather stations (among others) do. That's where Davis' WeatherLink Live comes in.

Davis Vantage Vue Review

Ed Oswald

I'm somewhat biased: I've had my Davis Vantage Vue wireless weather station installed in my backyard since September 2016. But as a result, I can provide you with a long-term review with many more positives than negatives.

Which Davis Weather Station Should I Buy?

Ed Oswald

We don't make it a secret that we're big fans of Davis weather stations. They might not be the fanciest home weather stations, but they have a proven record of reliability that few other companies can match.

Davis Instruments WeatherLink Console Review

Ed Oswald

The WeatherLink Console is a long time coming. Davis’ consoles for the Vantage Vue and Vantage Pro2 have remained the same as when they first launched two decades ago. As a result, Davis fell far behind its competitors. While WeatherLink Live and AirLink gave Davis weather station owners additional functionality, ... Continue reading

Davis Vantage Pro2 Review

Ed Oswald

You might call the Davis Instruments Vantage Pro2 the "granddaddy" of personal weather stations. This model has been around for the better part of two decades: I owned a first-generation Vantage Pro in the mid-2000s. It was the best weather station I ever owned and was worth every penny of the $500 I spent on it at the time.

Best Weather Stations for Kids

Nicole Cheung

Weather stations are a great way for kids to explore what's going on outside. Children can easily understand and interact with changing weather patterns, whether sunny or rainy. These tools can spark a lifelong interest in science and teach kids about weather phenomena.

Davis AirLink Review

Ed Oswald

We will start by saying if you don't own a Davis weather station, the Davis AirLink air quality monitor might not be your best option. However, if you do, and have already upgraded to the new WeatherLink Live access point, it's a fantastic deal.