HOBO S-SMC-M005 Soil Moisture Smart Sensor

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  • Measuring range:
    • In soil: 0 to 0.550 m³/m³ (volumetric water content)
    • Extended range -0.401 to 2.574 m³/m³
  • Compatible with Onset standalone and web-based weather stations
  • Accuracy: ±0.031 m³/m³ (±3.1%)
  • Resolution 0.0007 m³/m³ (0.07%)
  • Volume of influence 0.3 liters (10.14 oz)
  • Operating temp range: 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
  • Bits per sample: 12

What's in the Box

  • Protective cap

This product is an accessory for the following products:

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HOBO U30-NRC Weather Station Starter Kit
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HOBO H21-002 Micro Station Data Logger
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The HOBO S-SMC-M005 Soil Moisture Smart Sensor offers a two-tine design for easy installation. In addition, the EC-5 is a smart sensor, which allows users to launch monitoring systems quickly, easily, and affordably. Since HOBO data loggers recognize this sensor, no complicated programming or setup is required. The EC-5 integrates with the field-proven ECH2O™ Sensor and a 12-bit A/D; and provides ±3% accuracy in typical soil conditions, and ±2% accuracy with soil-specific calibration. Readings are provided directly in volumetric water content. This sensor is designed to maintain low sensitivity to salinity and textural effects.

HOBO S-EXT Smart Sensor Extension Cable
Male-to-male extender cable, plus a female-to-female adaptor


This product can be used in the following applications: