Sensoterra‘s wireless soil moisture sensors allow you to measure the water content of your soil. Utilising LoRaWAN® technology, this wireless soil moisture sensor can help you to reduce water waste, improve land quality and increase crop yield.
Paving the way for better forecasting and optimised irrigation, the Sensoterra wireless soil moisture range is ideal for smart agriculture projects. These smart sensors transmit moisture readings every hour to provide you with actionable data.
Compatible with all soil types, the sensors are inserted into the ground at root level. They are available in different lengths (depending on your application).
- Robust design wireless IoT hardware built for the field
- 3 year lifetime
- Cost effective smart agriculture solution
- Highlights current problems with irrigation efficiencies
- Identify fact-based trends and visualise findings
- 24/7 Data with insights accessible at anytime and anywhere
- Compare measurements across all fields/sites
- Quick and simple installation
Discover how the Sensoterra Soil Moisture sensor can be used within our Smart Golf Management Use Case.
|Power||Non-replaceable internal Lithium Manganese Dioxide battery
|Operating voltage||3.0 V|
|Life expectancy||3 years (using the default reading rate)|
|Operating temperature range||-20°C ~ +60°C|
|Measurement protocol||Soil resistivity and capacitance|
|Measurement output||Volumetric Water Content (%), or Sensoterra Index Scale|
|Measurement volume||6.2 cm³|
|Default reading rate||One measurement per hour|
|Memory||Last 6 measurements|
|Resolution||Reported to the nearest 0.1 %|
|Range||0 to the maximum water capacity of the soil by total volume –
53% for clay, 40% for sand and 83% for peat
|Accuracy||±20% relative accuracy at pF>=2|
|Soil compatibility||Factory calibrated for 5 common soil types, as well as a generic soil. Custom specified calibration on request|
|Wireless protocol||LoRaWAN 1.0.2, ADR enabled|
|Frequency||EU868 (others available on request)|
|Transmit power||Up to 14 dBm|
|Transmission rate||24 uploads per day|
|Data interface||Web browser, iOS or Android|
|Data storage||Sensoterra database|
|Export data||– Excel download
– Open RESTful API
– SenML server push notifications
– GeoRSS feed
|LoRaWAN® provisioning||3 years included|
|Security||– LoRa communication encrypted with AES 128 up to the
– All API and application access encrypted with TLS/SSL
– Hosting access secured by industry best practices like
|Dimensions||20cm x 8cm x 8cm||35cm x 8cm x 8cm||65cm x 8cm x 8cm||95cm x 8cm x 8cm|
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All of our products are available to customers throughout Europe. For more information on shipping costs, currency conversions and lead times, please contact our technical sales team.
Our technical sales team are also happy to advise customers on the best LoRa soil sensors to suit specific project requirements.
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