Oregon Scientific introduces the RMR500 Eco Clima Control climate monitor, which is the eco-friendly version of the RMR500. The RMR500 shows weather forecast with graphical icons, Sunny, Partly Cloudy, Cloudy, Rainy and Snowy. It can display temperature and humidity of up to four locations.
The Oregon Scientific RMR500 Eco has a large LCD display with LED backlit. It is desktop or wall mountable. Instead of AA/AA batteries used in old version, the RMR500 Eco has solar panel that offers up to 3 months of life on 8 hours of charging.
The Oregon Scientific RMR500 Eco Clima Control will be available in Spring 2009 for about $99.