Sentek Drill & Drop Soil Moisture Probe

The Sentek Drill & Drop is a fully encapsulated, easy-to-install soil measurement probe.

Features

  • Quick and easy undisturbed installation due to tapered shape
  • Measures the true soil profile, not slurry
  • Pre-normalized sensors with built-in default calibration equation
Starting At $325.00
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Overview
The Sentek Drill & Drop is a fully encapsulated, easy-to-install soil measurement probe. Probes are available in five lengths: 10cm, 30cm, 60cm, 90cm, and 120cm, with sensors fixed at every 10cm (4”) increment. Purchase options are either with soil moisture + temperature sensors or soil moisture + temperature + salinity.

Deployment
Due to the ease of install and protected electronics, the Drill & Drop is ideally suited to situations where a monitoring probe may need to be moved between sites in short-term and annual crops. Having the electronics completely encapsulated and able to be completely buried also makes the probe suited to long-term installations, where machinery will often pass, such as dry land and feed crops. Being able to leave the probe in the ground means long-term, uninterrupted data trends, and comparison between seasons is possible.

The Drill & Drop also covers the issue of data continuity and integrity where the probe does need to be reinstalled. The ingenious tapered probe and matching auger allows direct, slurry-free, installation. This direct installation method means that the probe is measuring ‘real’ representative soil conditions immediately after install, because the surrounding soil has not been disturbed.

Questions & Answers
What data loggers are compatible with the SDI-12 Drill & Drop Probes?
The SDI-12 output version of the Drill & Drop is compatible with many data loggers on the market, including those from Campbell Scientific, Sutron, and NexSens Technology. Fondriest Environmental is a master distributor for NexSens products and can price out a complete turnkey data logging system. Contact us at customercare@fondriest.com for more details.
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Drill & Drop (10cm) soil moisture probe with SDI-12 output, 5m cable
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Drill & Drop (90cm) soil moisture probe with SDI-12 output, 5m cable
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