Acclima Solar DataSnap SDI-12 Data Logger

Acclima Solar DataSnap Data Logger

Product Summary


Solar-powered SDI-12 data recorder (data logger) with rechargeable Lithium-ion cell. Housed in UV weather resistant polycarbonate enclosure. Takes over 53,000 5-data point scans before it overwrites the oldest data. A micro USB cable, 45° PVC neck with terminal adapter, solar panel, and SDI-12 terminal plug are included.

The Acclima Solar DataSnap is a simple-to-use standalone SDI-12 universal data logger with powerful features. It has a rugged, weather resistant, polycarbonate enclosure (NEMA 4) with a solar panel circuit that charges a lithium ion 18650 battery ensuring continuously reliable, long-term data logging.  It is designed to work with Acclima’s world renowned soil water content TDR and TDT SDI-12 sensors. It will also work with a wide range of third-party SDI-12 soil moisture sensors (probes or meters).

The Solar DataSnap will automatically detect and configure Acclima sensors with the click of a button in its free, downloadable Windows® software known as SnapView . This software allows a user to easily configure reading intervals for up to ten SDI-12 sensors. It will also work with a wide range of third-party SDI-12 sensors. It supports up to five data points per sensor (using the SDI-12 M! command). The software can synchronize data from multiple DataSnaps down to a Windows® PC through a USB connection with the Solar DataSnap. Data is easily exported for use in the form of CSV files which are are automatically generated and downloaded to a micro-USB thumb drive.

Key Features

  • Accommodates up to 10 SDI-12 sensors
  • Requires no SDI-12 programming knowledge
  • Includes SnapView for Windows® PCs
  • USB to SDI-12 bridge
  • Short circuit protection
  • Data logging of the first five data points with SDI-12 M! command
  • Lithium-ion 18650 battery recharges with
    solar power
  • Long-lasting rechargeable battery (3500 mAh, 3.7v)
  • Battery power monitoring feature from SnapView
  • Battery power low warning flash on power-up
    (green LED then red LED)
  • Total memory capacity supports over 59,000
    scans with each scan storing up to five data points
  • SDI-12 sensor compatibility
  • Compatible with terminal software applications, like HyperTerminal or PuTTy
  • NEMA 4 rated weather-UV resistant enclosure
  • Operating temperature range: -20 C to +50
  • 1.25 lbs. 6.5″x 6.5″x 3.7″ without conduit


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