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Toro: Precision Soil Sensor

Leveraging Toro sensing technology used on high-end commercial sites and world-class golf courses around the globe, the Toro Precision™ Soil Sensor reduces water waste by continuously measuring moisture levels in the soil and determining when to allow your controller to water, maximizing the efficiency of your irrigation system. Communication between the sensor probe and receiver is completely wireless, so installation is quick and easy with no digging required.

  • Works with most irrigation controllers
  • Prevents overwatering
  • Up to 500’ (152m) line-of-sight
  • No digging required to install
Power  Probe: 3 AA batteries; Receiver: 24 VAC from controller
 Dimensions  5” x 3 3/4” x 2 3/4” (127mm x 95,3mm x 70mm); Probe spikes: 4 3/4” (120,7mm); Receiver body: 3” x 3 3/4” x 1 1/2” (76,2mm x 95,3mm x 38,1mm)
 Communication Options  900 MHz DSSS
 Operating Temperature  Probe: 14°F to 170°F (-10°C to 77°C); Receiver: 14°F to 140°F (-10°C to 60°C)
 Sensing  Soil moisture and ambient temperature
 Range  Up to 500′ (152 m) line-of-sight
 Wireless  Yes

(Source – http://www.toro.com/en-us/professional-contractor/irrigation/sensors/Pages/Model.aspx?pid=Precision-Soil-Sensor)

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