Spectrum Technologies SC900 Soil Compaction Meter

Help make decisions regarding areas of the field that require tillage, changes to crop rotation, and planting of cover crops

  • Includes 1/2 in and 3/4 in cone tip
  • Takes compaction readings to a depth of 18 in (45 cm)
  • Exclusive ultrasonic depth sensor captures readings in 1 in (2.5 cm) increments
  • Penetration resistance measured by internal load cell
  • Compaction data is displayed in PSI or kPa (1 psi = 6.9 kPa)
  • Connects to any GPS receiver with serial output option*
  • Equipped with internal data logger and RS-232 port
  • Records 772 measurements (579 with added GPS/DGPS option)
  • Configure and download meter with FieldScout® software and USB-to-3.5mm-Stereo-Plug Adapter (Item 3661U.(included)**
  • Compatible with SpecMaps online web-mapping application
  • Includes carrying case and depth target

* GPS interface requires two cables. The GPS/DGPS cable (Item 2950CV5) is available from Spectrum. A PC serial interface cable supplied by the manufacturer of the GPS receiver is also required.

** PC cable connects to a computer USB port