Soil EC Technical specs

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  • Overall Dimensions-Implement: width: 92.5″ (235 cm); length: 96″ (244 cm); height: 35″ (89 cm)
  • Weight: basic implement without weight package: 1200 lbs (544 kg)
  • Minimum Horsepower Required: 30 hp (requirements will vary based on speed, terrain, and soil conditions)
  • Coulter-Electrode Blade Diameter: 17″ (43 cm); thickness 4mm; with tapered roller bearings and cast iron hubs
  • Rock guards for hub and cap protection
  • Road Kit: stop, turn, and clearance lights with 4 pin flat trailer plug
  • Tire Size: P205 R75 highway tires
  • 2″ ball coupler and safety chain with 7,000 lb rating (3173 kg); maximum road speed: 55 mph (93 km/hr)
  • Maximum Field Speed: 15 mph (25 km/hr)

EC Surveyor instrument

  • Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 9 x 7.5 inches (55mm x 230 mm x 190 mm)
  • Power: 10-15 volts DC; cigarette lighter power cord included
  • Backlit transflective display
  • Input: GPS and EC signal cable (and pH)
  • GPS Requirement: NMEA 0183 protocol; input from GGA and VTG or RMC strings at a 1 Hz rate (4800-8-N-1); serial connection with DB9 connector, female sockets; GPS signal on pin 2, ground on pin 5; no signal or power on other pins
  • Output: serial port to computer, recording device or Data-Logger; ASCII tab delimited EC and GPS text
  • Warning and Alarm: LED data quality light

Sensor Data-Logger

  • 80 pin PIC microprocessor
  • 1 Hz logging rate
  • SD memory storage card
  • Firmware updates via SD card
  • Backlit transflective display
  • Power: 10-15 volts DC; cigarette lighter power cord included
  • Warning and alarm: LED data quality light and auditory alarm

SoilViewer On-the-go mapping software

  • Compatible with Windows XP
  • Displays EC data real-time for coverage verification and visual review of map quality
  • Records geo-referenced EC data to computer