2 Channel Soil Temperature and Mositure Data Logger

The MCS 486TLW is a low cost data logger for the measurement of soil temperature and soil moisture . It can be programmed to record averaged, minimum and maximum values at a set recording rate. Thanks to the micro-power design it can run unattended for one to two years from a single Lithium Battery, depending on the recording rate.

The data logger is protected from extreme climatic conditions in it's splash proof PVC housing. All that is needed is to protect the sensor from direct solar radiation and precipitation to record true soil temperature and soil moisture profiles over a long period.

This logger is well suited to record data in orchards and vineyards and agricultural experiments.

Windows 95/98/NT4/2000 software to download the recorded values and display a chart is supplied with the data logger.

Technical Specifications


Temperature range


Moisture range


Recording period


Memory expansion


Housing type


Battery type 


Interface BNC connection for bi-directional communications

-20 to +75 Celcius

0.1º Celcius



1 minute to 24 hours 

5000 data points

10000 data points

55w x 80h x 40d mm

Black PVC with sealing gasket 

115gm including battery

1/2AA Lithium type TL2150

Can be mounted in any position 


Soil Temperature and Moisture profiles

Agriculture crop management

Propagation houses

Part Number


Soil Temperature and Moisture Data Logger