Now available for shipping – Infrared Sensor and Rod Spacer accessories for the TDR Soil Moisture Meters.

Spectrum Technologies, Inc., the leading manufacturer of plant measurement technology, has announced that shipments have begun for the Infrared Temperature Sensor and Rod Spacer – new accessories for the FieldScout® TDR.

The new IR Temperature Sensor validates when to employ preventative cooling strategies to lower turf canopy temperatures. It easily attaches to your TDR350 or TDR150 and instantly gives you these critical temperature readings for better turf, irrigation, salinity, and disease management. View, store and map all the data points in real time by using the meter in conjunction with the FieldScout® Mobile App and the improved SpecConnect FieldScout® Pro.

The Rod Spacer, along with the latest firmware, allows for accurate soil moisture measurements at 0.5” (1.3 cm) or 1” (2.5 cm) depths when used in conjunction with a standard set of 1.5” (3.81cm) rods. Rod Spacers are a user-friendly and versatile, designed to attach and detach from any Spectrum TDR meter including 350/150 or 300/100 models.

Contact your Spectrum dealer or visit to learn more or place an order!

Spectrum Technologies was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, USA. Spectrum is a leader in providing advanced Agriculture, Horticulture, and Turf technologies to customers worldwide. Spectrum Technologies brands include: WatchDog®, FieldScout®, WaterScout®, DataScout®, LightScout®, TruFirm® and SpecConnect™. Spectrum has 24 AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, which demonstrates the company’s deep commitment to innovation and quality. For more information, call 815-436-4440 or visit online at

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