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===Sensor compatibility:===
 
===Sensor compatibility:===
  
Echo EC-5
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*[[Soil moisture - capacitance (5TE Decagon)| Echo 5TE]]
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===Data reading frequency:===
 
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End device: ~150€
 
End device: ~150€
 
  
 
==What to watch out for:==
 
==What to watch out for:==
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Projects that used the above equipment:
 
Projects that used the above equipment:
  
*[http://www.fz-juelich.de/icg/icg-4/index.php?index=740 SoilNet - A Zigbee based soil moisture sensor network]
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*[http://www2.fz-juelich.de/icg/icg-4/index.php?index=739 SoilNet - A Zigbee based soil moisture sensor network]
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*[http://teodoor.icg.kfa-juelich.de/observatories/HCGL_Observatory/hydrological-observatory-1/intensive-test-site-schaeferbach the TERENO project]
  
 
Other related web sites:
 
Other related web sites:
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Distributors
 
Distributors
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 12:56, 28 February 2012

Wireless sensor network - SoilNet Router
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Wireless sensor network


Method:

Summary:

Radio frequency used:

2.4 GHz

Radio protocol used:

Jenie from Jennic

Range/Power (line of sight/dBm):

Free sight range: 4km

Router to Router in Field in operation: 600 m

Belowground End device to Router in operation: up to 80 m

Transmission power 19 dBm

Hop modes:

multi-hop, tree-network

GPRS:

yes

Mesh limitations:

number of sensors:300

number of nodes per router:10


Additional information:

Sensor compatibility:

Data reading frequency:

> 1 sec

Storage of data/backup:

400 measurements

Power consumption:

sleep modus: 5 µA

during sending: 125 mA

mW/packets ?

Reliability:

Years in service: 1.5 years

Failure rate instrument (years):

Packet failure (%):

Installation procedure:

Separate power meter, Laptop with GPRS, Display showing sensor measurements

Installation underground possible:

yes

Battery life:

End device calculated: 3 years

Router without solar panel: 3 months

Maintenance required /Ease of maintenance:

battery change each 3 month for the router

Support:

Software:

Web friendly interface: yes

Data base:yes


Scripting language:Postgrsql, Macrolanguage, C-Programming,

Ease of update:

Open source: yes, also free of cost

Cost:

End device: ~150€

What to watch out for:

Problems/Questions:

Links

Projects that used the above equipment:

Other related web sites:

Technical information

Distributors

References