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EM500-SMTC-MEC20 Soil Moisture, Temperature & Electrical Conductivity Sensor – Milesight

The EM500-SMTC stands as a cutting-edge LoRaWAN® sensor, meticulously crafted to deliver precise measurements of soil moisture, temperature, and electrical conductivity, even in the most demanding conditions. Engineered for minimal power usage, it boasts an impressive battery life of up to 10 years on a single battery charge. This multifaceted device plays a crucial role in enhancing decision-making for irrigation management, greenhouse operations, and beyond.

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$629.00 ex GST


Harness Precision Farming with a Multifunctional Wireless Sensor for Soil Analysis

The EM500-SMTC emerges as a dedicated sensor for accurately gauging soil moisture, temperature, and electrical conductivity across various demanding terrains. Leveraging LoRaWAN® technology for extended-range data transmission, it’s perfectly suited for outdoor uses like precision agriculture, horticulture, and the upkeep of golf courses.

A standout aspect of the EM500-SMTC is its energy-efficient design, enabling a decade-long operation with a single 19000 mAh battery, thus minimizing the frequency and costs associated with maintenance.

More than merely gathering environmental data, this sensor enables effective data management. Integrated with the Milesight LoRaWAN® gateway and IoT Cloud platform, it facilitates the remote oversight and analysis of sensor readings, offering a detailed view of soil conditions in real-time.

This sensor’s adaptability makes it indispensable for a range of agricultural needs, from optimizing irrigation schedules to managing greenhouse climates. The EM500-SMTC’s precision and reliability support the making of well-informed decisions for land and resource management, whether for extensive farming operations or meticulous golf course maintenance.

Experience Advanced Soil Management with the EM500-SMTC


Key Features

  • Tailored for optimal performance in various soil environments.
  • Features a corrosion-resistant probe with an IP68 rating, ensuring durability and a long service life.
  • Boasts the capacity for long-distance communication, reaching up to 10km in clear conditions.
  • Housed in an IP67 waterproof casing, making it robust against severe weather.
  • Powered by a 19000 mAh battery, it promises up to 10 years of service without the need for replacements.
  • Simplifies setup with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.
  • Fully compatible with standard LoRaWAN® gateways and servers, ensuring seamless integration.
  • Supports easy management via the Milesight IoT Cloud and integrates smoothly with Smart Irrigation Systems for added benefits.


Advancing Agriculture with Precise Soil Insights

Offering research-level accuracy, the EM500-SMTC sensor revolutionizes soil condition monitoring, providing critical data for improving agricultural practices across diverse and challenging soils.

Sustainable Energy Use for Continuous Monitoring

With its high-capacity, easily replaceable batteries, the EM500-SMTC emphasizes ultra-low power usage. This efficiency not only eases installation and upkeep but also cuts down on operational costs, presenting a sustainable solution for continuous soil monitoring.

Durable Construction for Extreme Conditions

Designed to endure the rigors of the outdoors, the EM500-SMTC’s robust build guarantees consistent performance and longevity, even in corrosive soil conditions, thanks to its vibration-resistant build and waterproof and corrosion-resistant probe ratings.

IMPORTANT – Sensor Operation

Please note: For wireless network capabilities, an applicable Gateway is required to utilise the IoT Cloud software as demonstrated below.