Ambient Weather Support

Firmware Update Center, WS-1001-WiFi, WS-1002-WiFi Series

Firmware Update Procedure:


  • Before you upgrade the firmware, check the About Page on your display console, and make certain you are running Firmware Version 2.0.0 or greater Failure to do so may cause your console to stop working.
  • You will lose all of your stored data in memory, Calibration Settings, WiFi Settings and Server Settings ( if you upgrade. Please back up your data prior to upgrading the firmware (Section 6.6 #6 of the WS-1001-WiFI User Manual). You can not restore this data at the present time.
  • To determine your firmware version, select Factory | About | Display from the console.


  1. Download the latest zip file (below) to your your computer. Make a note of where you saved this file.
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. Copy the extracted folder “Update EasyWeather” to your MicroSD Card (the SD card must be empty).
  4. Power down your display console by removing AC power.
  5. Insert the SD Card into the display console.
  6. Power up the display console.
  7. The console will verify the firmware was updated.

Where to purchase a MicroSD Card:

You can purchase one at Amazon, here (4, 8, 16 or 32 GB will work):

Kingston 4 GB microSDHC Class 4 Flash Memory Card SDC4/4GB

Firmware Update Downloads And History:

September 10, 2019 | Version 2.5.2

Changes:Fixed issue with peak daily wind gust.

June 17 2019 | Version 2.5.1

Changes:PC software communication protocol changed to fix solar data reading error.History data graph time scale error bug fix.

February 1 2018 | Version 2.4.6

Changes:Fixes issue with EasyWeatherIP software turning on random alarms on the console and sometimes locking up the console.

September 5 2017 | Version 2.4.4

Changes:Resets Max Daily Gust on This was not being reset at midnight.

June 27 2017 | Version 2.4.3

Changes:Improvements to WiFi reconnection if router loses power.

June 15 2017 | Version 2.4.2

Changes:A customer found the wind speed displayed 65531 degrees, which was introduced in Version 2.4.1.

May 15 2017 | Version 2.4.1

Changes:Now supports, a free hosting service provided by Ambient Weather. Note – you can publish to both and at the same time.Select the Weather Server panel, set a schedule, make a note of your MAC address, and then visit to sign up. allows you to view indoor conditions remotely, supports email and text alerts and is designed to work like an app (responsive and mobile friendly) on any platform (phone, tablet, desktop or laptop).

February 14 2017 | Version 2.3.7

Changes:Fixes bug where yearly rain resets February 1 (not January 1) allows you to view indoor conditions remotely, supports email and text alerts and is designed to work like an app (responsive and mobile friendly) on any platform (phone, tablet, desktop or laptop).

December 30 2016 | Version 2.3.6

Changes:Fixes connection issues with the EasyWeatherIP software introduced in Version 2.3.5.

December 12 2016 | Version 2.3.5

Changes:Some users were reporting that the console would connect to WiFi but would not report to The problem was likely due to the console constantly pinging the network to see if software is being run. This is now performed much slower and less often, and has resolved the issue for those that reported this issue.

September 8 2016 | Version 2.3.3

Changes:Modified French translation text mistake.Modified unit conversion for windspeed Beaufort scale (bft)Changes to Time Zone displayAdded character “\” for keyboard inputModified French translation text mistake.Corrected rain calculation when RF transmission is lost between the console and rain password field text changed from “password” to “station key” to reflect upcoming changes to

February 19 2016 | Version 2.2.9

Changes:Will display Mac Address prior to being connected to WiFi.Now supports connectivity to EasyWeatherIP Software for PC and Mac (beta).

August 28 2015 | Version 2.2.5

Changes:Further improvements to WiFi connectivity if signal is temporarily lost.Now supports connectivity to EasyWeatherIP Software for PC (beta). To download the software application, visit:

August 12 2015 | Version 2.2.3

Changes:Improves WiFi connectivity if signal is temporarily lost.

April 21 2015 | Version 2.2.2

Changes:Restores graph on front of screen if power is lost.

March 25 2015 | Version 2.2.1

Changes:Fixes problem with hidden SSID networks.

February 5 2015 | Version 2.2.0

Changes:Resets WiFi if internet connectivity is lots for 20 minutes.Filters our spikes in temperature due to noise generated from the environment.

January 5 2015 | Version 2.1.9

Changes:Fixes issues with password and Windows CE bug when entering WEP password.

December 29, 2014 | Version 2.1.8

Changes:Fixes issue with network displaying open when encrypted.

November 19 2014 | Version 2.1.7

Changes:Fixes issue with sunrise and sunset off by one hour when daylight savings time is selected.