Soil Moisture

Technical Specifications
  • Digitally tuned, self-calibrating volumetric sense element
  • Supports standard 2-wire digital communication protocols for DIY compatibility
FAQ
How do I connect the Soil Moisture probe to the Mantis Unit?

Connecting the Soil Moisture probe

To connect the Soil Moisture probe to the Mantis Unit, you will need the Mantis Unit powered ON, the Soil Moisture probe, the digital connector board and the digital connector cable. Make sure no other sensors are plugged into the digital connector port on the Mantis Unit.

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Step 2 – Locate the alignment arrow on the digital connector cable end. Both ends of this connector cable are identical and either end can be used to connect to the digital connector board.

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Step 3 – Gently connect the connector cable to the digital connector board.

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Step 4 – Locate the alignment arrow on the other end of the digital connector cable end. Both ends of this connector cable are identical and either end can be used to connect to the Soil Moisture unit.

 

Step 5 – Gently connect the other end of the connector cable to the Soil Moisture probe.

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Step 6 – Locate the digital connector port for the Mantis Unit. The pins for this connector are VERY FRAGILE! Caution must be used when connecting the digital connector to the Mantis Unit.

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Step 7 – Align the connector pins correctly. Gently connect the digital connector board to the Mantis Unit digital connector port with the board oriented so that the writing and digital connector are facing up. The pins for this connector are VERY FRAGILE! Caution must be used when connecting the digital connector to the Mantis Unit.

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Step 8 – Firmly connect the digital connector board to the digital connector port on the Mantis Unit. The pins for this connector are VERY FRAGILE! Caution must be used when connecting the digital connector to the Mantis Unit. The Soil Moisture probe is now ready to be used to collect your data!

How do I download the Mantis App for the iPad?

How to download the Mantis App for the iPad

You can download the Mantis App by clicking below –

App-Storegoogle-play

Or you can paste the link below into your web browser-

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mantis-platform/id1001972656?mt=8

You will be presented with the apple iTunes store, with the Mantis platform App ready to download!  Click the download button to start your download.  Follow the on screen directions in order to download the app.

Once you have downloaded the Mantis App, there are several FAQ’s on how to create an account and maximize your user experience with the Mantis Platform!  Have fun with the exciting Mantis platform!

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