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LoRaWAN® Soil Moisture Sensor Instruction Manual


Product link: LoRaWAN New Temperature/ Humidity/ Soil Moisture Sensor Gen2


Compatible with Worldwide LoRaWAN® Networks: Support the universal frequency plan from 863MHz ~928MHz;

Long Range: At least 2km in urban scenes and 5 km in line of sight scenes.

Battery& Working time: Sensor hardware& firmware detailed designed for power control, with 2 pcs common AAA battery, working time at least 2 years.

Simple to Use: Provides LoRaWAN® DEV EUI/ APP EUI/ APP Key, enable user to finish configuration in few steps.

Cost-effective: With Makerfabs’ strong ability on production, we make this product cost-effective to users, for mass implement in field applications such as farm/greenhouse, etc.

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Step1:Battery Installation

Insert two AAA batteries into the battery compartment. Press button K3, if the LED D4 does not light up, please check if the battery is dead and needs to be replaced or if the battery is installed backward. If LED D4 flashes then the device is successfully powered up.


Step2:Server Configuration

Make sure your gateway is working fine, and connect LoRaWAN® Soil Moisture Sensor to the IoT Server.

Step3:Inserting product into the soil

Finally, insert the product into the soil and use it, it is recommended that the soil surface is flush with the baseline.

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TTN configuration

  • Open The Things Network and register an account.

  • Create new applications in the console image.png

  • Select the correct region (Europe is recommended) image.png image.png

  • Click "Create application". image.png

  • Enter your device name, and click "Register end device", choose "Enter end device specifics manually" image.png

  • Select the three options as shown in the image below. c48fdf613cf7b6d9c781555a7619a515.png

  • On the LoRaWAN® soil moisture sensor label, you can get DVE EUI, APP EUI, APP KEY data. Enter them in "Provisioning information" correctly. f01efc611a983c17246c3540d3429f71.jpeg

  • Click on device you registered, you can see if the device is connected successfully image.png

  • Press LoRaWAN® soil moisture sensor's K3 and wait a few seconds after D4 flashes, if you find that D4 flashes a second time, it proves that the network connects successfully.

Parsing data

  • After the TTN acquires the data, please parse the data according to the data format to obtain the sensor data. image.png QQ截图20240307165809.png

Example: 0x00, 0x08, 0x05, 0xC7, 0x1E, 0x02, 0xA1, 0x01, 0x0A

Data parsing:

  • Ninth count.

  • Soil ADC value is 1479.

  • Battery voltage is 3.0V.

  • Air Humidity value is 67.3%.

  • Air temperature value is 26.6℃.

3D file of product case

This product does not come with a case by default, if you need it, please choose the version with the case on the Product page, the 3D file of the case is as follows: