The Soil Moisture Sensor is used to measure the volumetric water content of soil. This makes it ideal for performing experiments in courses such as soil science, agricultural science, environmental science, horticulture, botany, and biology.
Specifications (Source: Vernier.com)
- Range: 0 to 45% volumetric water content in soil (capable of 0 to 100% VWC with alternate calibration)
- Accuracy: ±4% typical
- Typical Resolution: 0.1%
- Power: 3 mA @ 5VDC
- Operating temperature: –40°C to +60°C
- Dimensions: 8.9 cm × 1.8 cm × 0.7 cm (active sensor length 5 cm)