Milesight | EM500-SMT Soil Moisture Sensor

EM500-SMT is designed for measuring soil moisture in harsh environments and transmitting data using LoRaWAN® technology. With this low power consumption technology, EM500-SMT can work up to 10 years with 19000 mAh battery. Combining with Milesight LoRaWAN® gateway and Milesight IoT Cloud solution, users can manage all sensor data remotely and visually.


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Key features highlights :

  • High precision for multiple kinds of soil
  • Ultra-wide-distance transmission up to line of sight of 10km
  • IP67 waterproof enclosure for harsh environment applications
  • Built-in19000 mAh replaceable battery and work for 10 years without replacement
  • Equipped with NFC for easy configuration
  • Compliant with standard LoRaWAN®gateways and network servers
  • Quick and easy management with Milesight IoT Cloud solution

Description :

EM500-SMT is a reliable solution for measuring soil moisture in challenging environments. Its advanced technology and low power consumption enable long-term operation of up to 10 years with a 19000 mAh battery. By integrating with Milesight LoRaWAN® gateway and Milesight IoT Cloud solution, users can effortlessly monitor and manage sensor data remotely, gaining valuable insights into soil conditions.

EM500-SMT finds extensive use in outdoor applications such as smart agriculture and smart horticulture. In smart agriculture, it helps farmers optimize irrigation practices by providing real-time soil moisture data. This ensures efficient water usage and promotes healthy plant growth. In smart horticulture, the sensor aids growers in monitoring soil moisture levels, enabling precise irrigation management for different plant species. This enhances crop quality and productivity.

Additionally, EM500-SMT can be employed in environmental research and conservation efforts, providing valuable information for soil analysis and land management. Its versatility and accuracy make it an indispensable tool for professionals in various fields relying on precise soil moisture measurements.

Use cases:

1. Smart Agriculture: EM500-SMT is extensively used in smart agriculture applications to optimize irrigation practices. By measuring soil moisture levels, farmers can ensure efficient water usage and prevent under or over-watering of crops. This promotes healthy plant growth, reduces water waste, and improves overall crop yield and quality.

2. Smart Horticulture: In the field of horticulture, EM500-SMT plays a vital role in maintaining optimal soil moisture levels for different plant species. By monitoring soil moisture, growers can precisely control irrigation and prevent water stress or waterlogging in plants. This helps in maximizing crop yield, improving plant health, and enhancing the overall quality of horticultural produce.

3. Environmental Research and Land Management: EM500-SMT is valuable in environmental research and land management initiatives. It provides accurate soil moisture data that aids in assessing soil conditions, studying water infiltration rates, and understanding the impact of environmental factors on soil moisture levels. This information assists researchers, conservationists, and land managers in making informed decisions regarding land use, soil conservation, and ecosystem preservation.

Specifications :
Seller Milesight
SKU 1056-13262
Product Attributes Dev kit
LoRa Class Class A
Other Protocol LoRaWAN
Solution Represented Smart Agriculture, Smart Cities, Smart Industries, Smart Building
Power Supply Replaceable battery
Battery Specification (Wh) 19000 mAh Li-SOCL2 battery (ER34615)
Battery Type Lithium metal
Other Interfaces USB type-C
Operating Temperature (Min to Max) -30°C to +60°C
Depth (cm) 1.8
Width (cm) 8.9
Height (cm) 0.7
Lead-time if backordered (in working days) 15
Lead-time if in stock (in working days) 10
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