Press Release

Onset Announces New Wireless HOBO Soil Moisture and Temperature Data Loggers

The industry’s first low-cost, fully integrated soil moisture loggers with Bluetooth wireless data offload

BOURNE, MA, March 10, 2022 – Onset, a trusted manufacturer of field-proven data loggers, today announced the expansion of its HOBO MX2300 product line of temp/RH loggers to include the industry’s only low-cost, fully integrated soil moisture and temperature loggers with Bluetooth wireless data offload. These new HOBO MX Soil Moisture Data Loggers are available in two models – one that measures soil moisture (HOBO MX2306) and one that measures both soil moisture and temperature (HOBO MX2307).

Like the entire HOBO MX2300 product line, these new loggers feature a rugged weatherproof housing, built-in mounting tabs, and user-replaceable batteries. With just a mobile phone, tablet, or Windows laptop running Onset’s free HOBOconnect app, HOBO MX Soil Moisture Data Logger users get convenient wireless setup and data download via Bluetooth when within 100 feet of the loggers – making it easy to retrieve data from hard-to-access field locations. And for indoor areas, such as greenhouses, users can add the MX Gateway for remote access to data in Onset’s cloud-based HOBOlink software.

"We’re excited to offer the new MX Soil Moisture Data Loggers” said Paul Gannett, Onset product marketing manager. “These loggers are going to make it easy for researchers and growers to get the accurate data they need to save water, improve crop yields, reduce harmful runoff, and protect ecosystems, all helping to create a more sustainable world.”

Key product features include:

  • Ready to deploy, with pre-attached sensors
  • Easy configuration and data offload with the free HOBOconnect app
  • Durable TEROS 10 soil moisture sensor lasts over 10 years in the field
  • For use in both mineral soils and soilless media
  • Sturdy, sharp stainless-steel spikes for easy installation and better soil contact
  • Option to view data in Percent of Field Capacity

Pricing for HOBO Soil Moisture Data Loggers starts at $340 USD.    



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About Onset 

Based on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Onset has been designing and manufacturing its data loggers and monitoring solutions on site since the company's founding in 1981. Our InTemp® loggers dramatically simplify the process of monitoring temperature-controlled pharmaceutical products throughout the cold chain. The company’s award-winning HOBO® data loggers and weather stations are used around the world in a broad range of applications, from water and coastal research to indoor and outdoor environmental monitoring. Visit Onset on the web at