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Vernier® Soil Moisture Sensor

This durable sensor uses capacitance to measure the water content of soil. Simply insert it into the soil to determine the volumetric water content in percent. Resolution: 0.1%.



Item # Description Unit Availability Price Quantity
470017-560 Soil Moisture Sensor
Each Retrieving


Accuracy ±4% typical
Dimensions 8.9 x 1.8 x 0.7 cm (active sensor length 5 cm)
Range 0 to 45% volumetric water content in soil (capable of 0 to 100% VWC with alternate calibration), Operating temperature: –40°C to +60°C
Resolution 0.001


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