Soil Temperature, VWC & EC Sensor - SenseCAP (LoRaWAN®)

SenseCAP LoRaWAN Soil Temperature, VWC & EC Sensor - EU868 MHz

The Sensor measures the volumetric water content(VWC), the Soil temperature, and the electrical conductivity (EC). The VWC is used to determine the amount of water stored in the soil. Electrical conductivity can be used to determine the level of salts in soil (salinity). These parameters are very important indicators of soil fertility and health, which ultimately affect the plants that grow in them. High soil salinity will make it difficult for plants to consume water even with a high moisture level in the soil. This will ultimately "burn" the plants. Meanwhile, too much moisture in the soil is not only bad for the plants but also wastes water and adds extra burdens on our planet.

Features

  • High Performance: high accuracy, reliability, and stability Enables Data Transmission with LoRaWAN
  • Compact Design: 3-in-1, soil moisture, temperature, and EC sensor
  • Industrial-grade Robustness: IP66 rated, suitable for long-term applications.
  • Strong Anti-interference: made of flame-retardant epoxy resin.
  • High Durability: anti-corrosion, with excellent performance for long-term use
  • IP66 Certified
  • User-friendly: easy to use, install and integrate
  • Support LoRaWAN protocol Class A
  • High reliability and stability
  • Ultra-wide-distance transmission: 10km in the line-of-sight scenes, 2 km in urban scenes
  • Battery life ≥ 6 years

Plants grow best in their preferred environment, at the optimal ranges of soil moisture, temperature, and EC level. It is important for growers to get access to the data of these parameters, to get insights on what actions need to be taken to ensure plant health and higher yield.

This Soil Moisture & Temperature & EC LoRaWAN Sensor is designed with industry standards, featuring high precision and high sensitivity and durability. It has a LoRaWAN module to transmit collected data over long distances without cables. Incorporating three sensors (soil moisture sensor, soil temperature sensor, and soil electrical conductivity) into one, with auto temperature compensation, this sensor ensures the accuracy of measurements regardless of the environmental changes.

By measuring the dielectric constant of the soil, it can measure the soil VWC (volumetric water content) regardless of various soil types. The measurement conforms to current international standards for soil moisture measurement.

The stainless-steel probe can be permanently inserted in the soil with quick testing for long-term use. This soil sensor is IP66 rated, very robust and durable, suitable to be applied at long-term monitoring of soil moisture, temperature, and electrical conductivity at scientific experiments, water-saving irrigation, gardening, greenhouses, outdoor farming, horticulture, golf turf management, forestry, precision agriculture, and other professional environmental monitoring scenarios. It can also be applied in the water, nutrient solution, and other kinds of substrates where the EC level is needed.

This device incorporates a built-in LoRa transmitter based on SX1276 for long-range transmission, the 3-in-1 sensor, and a custom battery. It is specifically designed and optimized for use cases powering end devices by batteries for years. To minimize the power consumption, the device wakes up, transmits the collected soil moisture and temperature data to the gateway, and then goes back to sleep.

Functionality (Devices):
ACCELERATION
AIR HUMIDITY
AIR PARTICLES
AIR PRESSURE
AIR TEMPERATURE
ANALOG INPUT TRANSMITTER
BAROMETRIC PREASSURE
BUTTON / SWITCH
CARBON MONIXIDE
CATTLE TRACKING
CHEMICAL
CO2
COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT
DENDROMETER
DIGITAL INPUT TRANSMITTER
DIFFERENTIAL PRESSURE
DISTANCE
DOOR ACTIVITY
ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY
ELECTRICITY METERING
GAS DETECTION
GAS METERING
GYROSCOPE
HUMIDITY
HVAC MONITORING
INCLINOMTETER
INFRARED PYROMETER
IR
LEAF WETNESS
LEAKAGE
LEVEL
LIGHT
LIGHTNING AVERAGE DISTANCE
LIGHTNING STRIKE COUNT
LIQUID LEVEL
MBUS - LoRaWAN BRIDGE
MODBUS - LoRaWAN BRIDGE
MOISTURE
MOTION DETECTION
MOVEMENT
MULTI PURPOSE
NITRIC OXIDE
NITROGEN DIOXIDE
NOISE LEVEL
OCCUPANCY
OPEN / CLOSE
OPTICAL DISOLVED OXYGEN
OPTICAL PULSE COUNTER
OVERFLOW MONITORING
OXYGEN
OZONE
PAR LIGHT
PARKING OCCUPANCY
PARTICULATE MATTER (PM)
PASSAGE DETECTION
PEST CONTROL
pH LEVEL
PHOTOSYNTHETICALLY ACTIVE RADIATION
POSITION / TRACKING / GPS
PRESSURE
PROXIMITY
PULSE COUNTER
RAIN GAUGE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
RELEASE BUTTON
REMOTE POWER SOCKET
REMOTE VALVE
SALTINITY
SMOKE DETECTION
SOIL MOISTURE / IRRIGATION
SOIL TEMPERATURE
SOIL VOLUMETRIC WATER CONTENT (VWC)
SOLAR RADIATION
SOUND
STRAIN/WEIGHT
STRUCTURAL LOAD
STRUCTURAL TENSION
SURFACE TEMPERATURE
TEMPERATURE
TILT MONITORING
TURBIDITY
TVOC
VAPOR PRESSURE
VEHICLE COUNTER
VIBRATION
VOC
WASTE MANAGEMENT
WATER FAULT CIRCUIT BREAKER
WATER METERING
WATER TEMPERATURE
WEIGHING SCALE
WIND DIRECTION
WIND GUST
WIND SPEED
WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE
Applicable Environment (Devices):
Indoor
Outdoor
IP Rating (Devices): IP66
Geographical market:
Sweden (+ Nordics)
United Kingdom
Ireland
Suitable applications: Smart Agriculture, Greenhouse Project, Forestry, Precision Agriculture, Water-saving Irrigation, Gardening, Horticulture, Golf Turf Management, Smart City, Environmental Monitoring, Other Wireless Sensing Applications
Battery lifetime (range): ≥ 6 years
Access technology: LoRaWAN
Certified members: Seeed Studio
Contact information: Contact: Andy DH Pan, Email: dahong.pan@seeed.cc
Company description: Seeed Studio is dedicated to providing reliable and scalable data-collection solutions to system integrators and service providers. Designed with an extreme-easy-to-use mindset, our product enables you to develop, deploy and scale-up your applications flexibly, globally, and of course, rapidly. We aim to serve smart cities, smart weather stations, smart agriculture, and other environmental-sensing scenarios with best-in-class IIoT products and services.
Company website: www.seeed.cc
Listing created Sep 9, 2021

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