Digital Temperature Sensor (Soil)

Part # 51126

digital temperature sensor

The Digital Temperature Sensor is ideal for high-accuracy readings in soil. SDI-12 output provides universal compatibility with any SDI-12-enabled data logger.

The Digital Temperature Sensor features fully-potted components, robust PVC Type II housing, and marine-grade stainless steel, making the sensor ideal for harsh environments.

  • NIST certification available
  • High-accuracy temperature measurement
  • Extremely low current draw
  • Works in water, soil, or air
  • Durable 316 grade stainless steel tine for easy soil insertion
  • Suitable for freshwater or marine applications
  • Fully potted electronics
  • Tough PVC Type II housing
  • Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin output
  • Digital—no calibration required


Technical Specifications

Sensor

Digital thermistor

Output

SDI-12 v.1.3

Measurement range

-40° F to +140° F (-40° C to +60° C)

Accuracy

±0.18° F (±0.1° C) from 23° F to 122° F (-5° C to +50° C)
±0.2° C outside this range

Resolution

0.01° C

Current draw

1.5 mA active (for 260 ms), ~30 μA quiescent

Units

Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin

Dimensions

6.25” (158.7 mm) L x 0.85” (21.59 mm) Ø (model 51126)
2.83” (71.9 mm) L x 0.70” (17.8 mm) Ø (model 51163)