Precision Soil Sensor

Toro Precision Soil Sensor

PSS-KIT TORO PREC SOIL SENSOR

SKU#:30000080 | MFG#:PSS-KIT

  • Turns most timers into a "smart" timer and meets the municipal requirements in many areas. Save up to 35% in annual water usage
  • Wireless--up to 500’ line-of-sight range
  • Easy to install - no digging or tools needed--does not require removal for mowing
Ewing List Price $219.35
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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.

Features and Benefits

  • Can be installed on any irrigation controller, including competitive models
  • Continuously measures soil moisture levels and determines when to allow your irrigation controller to water, making sure just the right amount of water is applied
  • Continuously measures soil moisture levels and determines when to allow your irrigation controller to water, making sure just the right amount of water is applied
  • The sensor will automatically detect the soil type and adjust all calculations accordingly
  • The only soil sensor to offer freeze detection that prevents irrigation when temperatures approach freezing.

Operating Specifications and Additional Features

  • Sensor receiver hooks up to irrigation controller’s sensor port (if available) or is wired into common wire
  • Up to 500’ (152m) range, line of sight
  • One sensor per receiver
  • Adjustable moisture threshold in 1% increments allows the user to set the desired moisture level
  • Sensor automatically determines soil type and adjusts calculations accordingly
  • Freeze detection prevents irrigation when temperatures approach freezing
  • Smart bypass overrides the sensor for a user-defined length of time (especially useful during system winterization)
  • If the sensor is tripped while the irrigation controller is in the middle of a watering program, the optional “Cycle Delay” feature ensures all subsequent zones in the irrigation program have a chance to get watered before the sensor halts watering
  • Multi-color LED on the sensor probe indicates radio signal strength
  • Sensor probe’s ultra-slim ¾” profile allows it to avoid being damaged by mowing equipment
  • Extra long stainless-steel electrodes measure over 4 inches down into the soil profile
  • Sensor probe’s support stakes hold sensor firmly in place when installed
  • Easily replaceable batteries last up to 2 years with alkaline batteries (longer with lithium)
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