May 4, 2022
Spectrum unveils wireless plant growth station

Spectrum Technologies is expanding its broad product offering with the release of the WatchDog Wireless Plant Growth Station. Through the single portable station, growers can now receive real-time, crop-specific environmental data on their smartphone including temperature, relative humidity and PAR Light from any source.

WatchDog 3230 Wireless Plant Growth StationThe WatchDog 3230 Wireless Plant Growth Station measures, records and communicates the important crop growing conditions in a greenhouse. The portable station has an integrated solar power system and boasts powerful Wi-Fi or cellular radios making communication simple. Growers can also view the current environmental conditions (including DLI (Daily Light Integral)) from the convenience of a smartphone with the help of the FREE WatchDog Mobile App.

The WatchDog 3230 Wireless Plant Growth Station comes with additional sensor ports to optionally measure soil moisture, EC and temperature, or additional PAR light sensors to measure conditions at different crop heights.

“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. Growing high-quality crops consistently and profitably is the goal,” said Mike Thurow, president & CEO.

Spectrum Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. The company manufactures and distributes affordable, leading-edge, plant-measurement technology to agricultural, horticultural, environmental and turf markets throughout the world, serving more than 14,000 customers in over 80 countries. Spectrum Technologies’ brands include WatchDog, FieldScout, WaterScout, DataScout, LightScout, TruFirm and SpecConnectTM. Spectrum has won 25 AE50 Awards from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, which demonstrates the company’s commitment to innovation and quality. For more information, call 815-436-4440 or visit

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