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Review of the Oregon Scientific Weather Thermometer.

I was pleasantly surprised to receive an Oregon Scientific Weather collection model number BAR218HG to provide a review about and just try out for myself.  While I don’t consider myself too much of a techno geek I do find new electronic toys rather cool to play with! 

What arrived in our box was: •One indoor temperature/humidity/barometric pressure set display unit •One outdoor temperature/humidity sensor — the system allows for up to five outdoor sensors •Quick Start Guide •Full User Manual •Warranty information
Upon opening the box and adding the batteries I got busy with The Quick Start Guide.  Most of the setup went pretty smoothly, setting the date and time, pairing the base to the remote sensor, setting the altitude, sea level pressure and what not.  However, I did have a minor hiccup when attempting to pair it to my cell phone and that I believe was mostly user error. Not any flaw in the thermometer. 
Since we already had something like this thermometer downstairs, albeit a …