FieldScout CM 1000 Chlorophyll Meter

“Point-and-shoot” technology to instantly measure relative chlorophyll content
  • Detects stress earlier than visual monitoring
  • Technology based on an exclusive patent license from NASA
  • Laser guides outline the edges of the measured sample area
  • Calculates and displays a running average for multiple readings
  • Connects to any GPS receiver that has a serial output option*
  • Equipped with internal data logger and RS-232 port
  • Records 3,250 measurements (1,350 with added GPS/DGPS option)
  • Configure and download meter with FieldScout® software (not included)**
  • Compatible with SpecConnect
  • Includes hard carrying case and batteries
Measurement Sample Plant leaves, turf grass canopy
Measurement System Reflectance; Ambient and reflected 700 nm and 840 nm light are used to calculate the relative chlorophyll index
Measurement Area Conical viewing area between 12 and 72 in
Minimum Distance 12 in (30.5 cm) from lens
Maximum Distance Accuracy is unknown beyond 72 in from lens
Receptor (4) photodiodes; (2) for ambient light and (2) for reflected light from the sample (leaf)
Measurement Interval 2 seconds per measurement
Measurement Units Index of relative chlorophyll content; 0 to 999
Repeatability ±5% of reading
Data Logger Requires software and PC interface cable; Capacity:1,350 measurements with GPS/DGPS; 3,250 measurements without GPS/DGPS; nonvolatile memory
Battery/Life 2 AAA batteries (included); approx. 3,000 measurements