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phone, or e-mail Aqua da Vinci~Sensors, and tell us your approximate acreage under irrigation, crops and type of irrigation system.  We can help you decide what is best for YOU!

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

The AP Moisture Probe is classified as a "Capacitance" sensor.  The Moisture Probe transmits a very low powered "Radio Frequency" through the soil to measure moisture.  There are two copper bands on the end of the sensor.  These two bands are radio antennas.  One antenna transmits a low powered "RF" signal that is received by the other antenna.  The proprietary microprocessor can determine the moisture content by the change in frequency of the signal it receives.  The more moisture in the soil, the more the frequency of the signal is changed.  The Moisture Sensor has a repeatable accuracy of  +/-  2%.  The Moisture Meter has a resolution of 1%.  A soil moisture reading can be taken in as little as 2 seconds! Dry is 0% and water is 100%

HOW TO INSTALL
It's fast...it's easy!

MAKE HOLE:

Drill a hole to the depth you want to measure moisture with Aqua da Vinci's Easy Auger.  Save soil in a small bucket to mix with water to form a well blended mud.  Pour the mud back into the hole until it is full.

INSERT ACCESS TUBE:

Insert PolyPro Access Tube in hole.  Move up and down to remove all air. Mud should come up to above surface level.  Your mud should look like this, not too thin and not too thick.  Just like wet cement. 

CHECK INSTALLATION:

Insert Probe in Access Tube and slowly lower it to the bottom. All your readings should be in the high (90's) and consistent.  

There are black rings on the handle for easy viewing through the PolyPro Access tubes.  Sensor depth below the surface is easy to see.  This reading is 87% soil moisture at 29 inches below the surface.  Rings are measured from the sensor - 
6 inches - 15 cm
9 inches - 22.5 cm
12 inches - 30 cm
18 inches - 45 cm
24 inches - 60 cm
30 inches - 75 cm