Sensor model EC-5 offers properties ideal for use in soilless substrates, growbags and pots: Cable extension up to 50 m possible.

Technical Data

EC-5

FDR Sensor from Meter Group with analog Volt-Signal​

Unit: m³ Water / m³ Soil, Vol. %
Range: 0-100 % Soil Water Content
Resolution: 0,01% in mineral Soil, 0,25% in substrates
Supply Voltage: 2.5 VDC to 3.6 VDC @ 10 mA
Signal: Ratiometric, 10 to 40% of Supply Voltage
Dimensions: 9,5 cm x 1,9 cm x 0,7 cm
 
Accuracy with Standard Calibration:
  Mineral Soil:  ±3% @ 0 to 8 dS/m
  Rockwool:  ±3% @ 0,5 to 8 dS/m
  Substrates:  ±3% @ 3 to 14 dS/m
 
Accuracy with Soil specific Calibration:
  At least ±2% in all Soils with max. 8 dS/m

Typical Applications

protected cultivation on grown soil, in substrates and rockwool, open field strawberries, softfruit, vegetables, science.

 

EC-5 - Sensor:
SKU Name Price *  
EC-5 Sensor für vol. soil water content, 5 cm. Cable 5 m 169,00 €
(201,11 €)
All prices excl. shipping *
ECH2O - Spare parts:
SKU Name Price *  
SC-KAB Cable extension for Meter Group sensors, per meter 3,20 €
(3,81 €)
All prices excl. shipping *

 

More sensors from Decagon

are available beyond the sensors described above, like MpS-1 sensor for Soil Water Potential or Duration of Leaf Wetness with Volt signal etc. Please ask!