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Aranet Soil moisture, EC and T sensor

The soil moisture sensor helps determining the optimal watering for the plants by regularly indicating the water content of the soil. The sensor is equipped with a built–in temperature sensor and EC meter – a reliable and easy way to determine if fertilizer nutrient levels are adequate for optimal plant growth.

 

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Applications
  • The sensor is compatible only with Aranet base stations 
  • Measures: soil and substrate moisture, electric conductivity, temperature
  • Line-of-Sight range: up to 3 km/ 1.9mi
  • Operating environment: indoor and outdoor use
  • Transmitter power: 14 dBm
  • Data Transmission: 1,2, 5, 10  minutes
  • Battery life: Up to 10 years
  • Protection class: IP68
  • Cable length: 5m (16.4ft)
IP class 68
10 year battery life
At least 3km line-of-sight range
Overview
  • The sensor is compatible only with Aranet base stations 
  • Measures: soil and substrate moisture, electric conductivity, temperature
  • Line-of-Sight range: up to 3 km/ 1.9mi
  • Operating environment: indoor and outdoor use
  • Transmitter power: 14 dBm
  • Data Transmission: 1,2, 5, 10  minutes
  • Battery life: Up to 10 years
  • Protection class: IP68
  • Cable length: 5m (16.4ft)
IP class 68
10 year battery life
At least 3km line-of-sight range
Specifications Transmitter

Aranet Soil moisture, EC and T sensor

Preliminary information.
Subject of change without notice.

 

 

Aranet Soil moisture, EC and T sensor 
Measurements Soil Moisture and Electrical Conductivity (EC) and Temperature
Line of Sight Range 3km/1.9
Operating environment Indoor and Outdoor use
Transmitter power 14 dBm
Frequency Depends on base station instructions
Volumetric Water Content (VWC)
Range 0.00–0.70 m3/m3 (Mineral Soil), 0.0–1.0 m3/m3 (Soilless media)
Resolution 0.001 m3/m3 (0.1%)
Accuracy * ±0.03 m3/m3 typical in mineral soils @ EC<8 mS/cm
±0.01–0.02 m3/m3 in any porous medium
Apparent dielectric permittivity
Range 1 (air) – 80 (water)
Resolution 0.01
Accuracy 1–40, ±1 (unitless)
  41–80, 15% of measurement
Temperature
Range -40°C to 60°C
Resolution 0.1 °C
Accuracy ±1 °C
Bulk Electrical Conductivity
Range 0–20 mS/cm (bulk)
Resolution 0.001 mS/cm
Accuracy ±5% of measurement (<10 mS/cm) **
Data transmission 1, 2, 5, 10 minutes
Data protection Data encryption
Power options 1 AA Alkaline battery (Zn/Mn02)
  1 AA Lithium battery (Li/FeS2)
Alkaline Battery life @20°C / 68°F Up to 7 years
Lithium Battery life @20°C / 68°F Up to 10 years
Operating temperature w Alkaline -20°C to 55°C (-4°F to 131°F) Sensor body
Operating temperature w Lithium -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F) Sensor body
Operating humidity 0% to 100%
Dimensions 35mmØ x 120mm (1.4”Ø x 4.7”) Sensor body
  94mm x 24mm x 75mm (3.7” x 0.95” x 2.95”) Probe incl. Needles
  55mm (2.17”) Length of needles
Weight 320g (11.3oz) w Alkaline battery
  312g (11.0oz) w Lithium battery
Construction ASA Plastic (Sensor body)
Protection class IP68
CE/FCC/IC marking CE, FCC
Included 1 AA Alkaline battery
Cable length 5m (16.4ft)
Compatible base stations Aranet PRO (from sw v1.4)

 

 

* Dependent on the media the sensor is calibrated to. A custom calibration can improve the accuracy.

 

** For >10 mS/cm, please consult Aranet sales representative

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