Agricultural research is an important driver within the agricultural industry, providing data and intelligence that is leading to better practices, improved crop quality, and greater productivity. Through research applications, the industry has made significant strides in addressing many of today’s agricultural challenges, including developing more sustainably-focused techniques and efficient growing methods.
With the aid of agricultural research, ag professionals can help reduce irrigation costs, improve yields, make better use of acreages, and optimize pest control.
Onset monitoring tools and sensors offer access to a range of soil and environmental data, providing agricultural operations with accurate and reliable information for making smarter crop-management decisions.
The compact and rugged HOBO MicroRX Station is an easy-to-deploy, low-cost cellular solution for long-term, reliable field monitoring. Two power source options are available: a solar panel for extended deployments, and user-replaceable batteries for flexible mounting in covered or protected locations. The station includes inputs for up to five of Onset’s research-grade plug-and-play sensors, and can be ordered with an additional water level sensor input with integrated flow conversion. Configurable station-side alarms trigger immediate notifications of critical conditions, and Onset’s cloud-based HOBOlink platform makes it easy to view, access, and share data.
The HOBO MX2303 is a weatherproof data logger with two external temperature sensors. Leveraging Bluetooth Low Energy, the logger enables easy, fast setup and data download directly from your mobile device with Onset's free HOBOconnect app. The MX2303 provides high-accuracy measurements in harsh outdoor environments.
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Rugged and compact, the redesigned HOBO USB Micro Station is a weatherproof data logger for multi-channel monitoring of microclimates. Starting at just $220, this battery-powered station accepts up to five plug-and-play Smart Sensors and has a hinged door to make sensor installation simple and quick. The Micro Station is equipped with a built-in USB port for fast, efficient data readout to a computer, and integrated mounting tabs for easy installation.
Looking for a cellular option? The MicroRX Station offers integrated solar panel or battery-power for affordable remote data offload via 4G cellular.
Interested in water level and flow monitoring? The MicroRX Water Level Station combines the MicroRX Station with Onset’s own water level sensor and pre-programmed water flow formulas.