May 5, 2022
Spectrum Unveils Wireless Plant Growth Station, WatchDog 3230

Spectrum Technologies Inc. recently unveiled its WatchDog Wireless Plant Growth Station.

WatchDog
WatchDog

The single portable station gives the grower real-time, crop-specific environmental data on their smartphone including temperature, relative humidity, and PAR Light from any source, according to a news release from the company.

The WatchDog 3230 Wireless Plant Growth Station measures, records, and communicates the important crop growing conditions in a greenhouse, according to the news release. The portable station has an integrated solar power system and uses Wi-Fi or cellular radios for communication. Growers can also view the current environmental conditions (including Daily Light Integral, or DLI) from the convenience of a smartphone through a corresponding mobile app.

The WatchDog comes with additional sensor ports to optionally measure soil moisture, electrical current in a solution, and temperature or additional PAR light sensors to measure conditions at different crop heights, according to the release.

“With this new wireless station, growers have a portable environmental station to move from crop to crop or to a different greenhouse to track the key growing conditions,” Mike Thurow, President & CEO, said in the release.

Spectrum Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. The company manufactures and distributes affordable, leading-edge, plant-measurement technology.




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