"Soil moisture sensor"

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Introduction

This Plugin in currently only available in the latest build on github, but should in the next official release

The ESP module can read a soil Moisture sensor using the I2C protocol.

The sensor needs to be connected to a the I2C pins on the ESP module. These pins can be configured on the hardware tab.

Hardware

This Plugin works only for this soil moisture sensor: Tindie

Soilmoisturesensor.jpg


The soil moisture sensor can be connected directly to an ESP module by using the two pins SDA and SCL.

Software

The plugin is heavily based on the work of this Arduino library

Custom Sketch

ESP Easy

Use the device tab on the ESP Easy webinterface and create a new task by editing one of the available tasks. Select "Moisture & Temperature & Light I2C Soil moisture sensor" from the dropdown box.

Enter the i2c address of you sensor, default value 0x20

Soilmoisture task settings.png

Optional settings

Use of formulas

Use of value names