The Soil Measurement Systems’ Tensimeter is a handheld, battery-operated meter, which includes a needle probe and a digital display. To operate the Tensimeter simply place the needle probe over a tensiometer.


The needle penetrates the septum stopper on top of the tensiometer. The tension inside the tensiometer is measured and displayed in easy to read digits.





Simple to operate

Lower cost tensiometers

Records tension or pressure

Read out in bar, m/H2O, in/H2O, kg/cm square and 4 other units




Size of read-out: 18 x 8 x 3 cm

Inside diameter probe: 22 mm

Weight (read-out & probe): 390 g

Range: -1.0 to 2.0 bar

Sensitivity:  0.001 bar or 1 mbar

Linearity: + 0.5% FS

Nine volt battery



Replacement Parts

Septum Stopper by Soil Measurement Systems

Septum Stoppers

Tensimeter Needles



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