Press Releases | WaterScout SMEC 300 Sensor



Introducing Spectrum’s WaterScout® SMEC 300 Soil Moisture/EC/Temperature Sensor!

January 2012 - PRESS RELEASE - for immediate release

Plainfield, IL – Spectrum Technologies, Inc., is proud to introduce their new WaterScout® Soil Moisture/EC/Temperature Sensor which has earned an AE50 Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

The new Spectrum SMEC 300 Sensor measures 3 key soil properties; moisture, EC, and temperature with little or no disturbance to the root zone.  The carbon ink EC electrodes provide a large conductive surface area.  The EC sensor can be calibrated with a simple, 1-step process.  Use the available hand-held reader to take fast and accurate spot readings.  Or, bury the sensor and track soil moisture changes over time with a WatchDog data-logging weather station.

The prestigious AE50 award recognizes the top 50 innovative new  products produced throughout the world for the agricultural, food, and biological systems industries expected to save producers time, costs, and labor while improving user safety.

Spectrum manufactures and supplies affordable weather and nutrient measurement technology that help growers make better decisions on crop inputs. To receive a free catalog complete with hundreds of climate, soil, and plant health monitoring devices, contact Spectrum Technologies, Inc., 12360 S Industrial Dr E, Plainfield, IL 60585, toll free (800) 248-8873, (815) 436-4440, fax (815) 436-4460, or at

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