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Davis Weather Station Comparison Chart

  FEATURES  IC6250AU  IC6152C  IC6152AU  IC6153AU  IC6162C IC6162AU IC6163AU
  Series Vantage Vue  Vantage Pro 2
 
  Transmission to Console Method
  Transmission method Wireless  Cabled  Wireless  Wireless  Cabled  Wireless  Wireless 
  2.5-30 m Cables  -  Yes - - Yes  - -
  Solar powered transmitter with battery
  backup
 Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes
 
  Display Console
  Should be run using the included AC
  power adapter. Add three C batteries
  for backup during power
  outages.
 - Yes - - Yes - -
  May be operated full-time using three
  C batteries. May also be
  operated using the included AC power
  adapter.
 Yes  - Yes Yes - Yes Yes
  12-Hour advance forecast icons.  Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
  24-48 hour advance forecast ticker
  tape

 - Yes Yes  Yes  Yes   Yes Yes 
  Weather Center with scroll-through
  data screens
 Yes  - - - - - -
 
  Integrated Sensor Suite
  Rain collector, temperature/humidity
  sensors, and anemometer
 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
  Solar radiation sensor Optional Optional Optional Yes  Yes Yes
  UV sensor  - Optional Optional Optional Yes Yes Yes
 
  Solar Radiation Shield
  Passive (standard) solar radiation
  shield
 Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes  -
  Daytime fan-aspirated solar radiation
  shield
Optional Optional - Optional Optional -
  24-hour fan-aspirated solar radiation  
  shield
 - - - Yes - - Yes
 
  Davis Weather Station Add-Ons
  Additional consoles to view data in
  more than one location
Optional Optional Optional - Optional Optional
  Add a Weather Envoy to remove the
  console.
Optional - Optional Optional - Optional Optional
  Special-purpose leaf wetness or soil
  moisture stations available to calculate
  evapotranspiration
 - - Optional Optional - Optional Optional
  Wireless temperature station  - - Optional Optional - Optional Optional
  Wireless temperature & humidity station - - Optional Optional - Optional Optional