Portable Soil Resistivity Meter


The S-298 Soil Resistivity Meter is a battery operated, solid state device to evaluate ground conductivity as well as a tool for performing shallow subsurface surveys. Useful in many field studies such as geotechnical site characterization, soil conductivity for corrosion potential and groundwater depth or extent of contamination. Range from 0.01 ohm to 1.1 megohm in 8 ranges with 10% overlap on all ranges. Can be used with 4-, 3-, or 2-pin methods. Single 100 division dial balance for easy readability.

Portable Soil Resistivity Meter


Rugged, weatherproof case protects instrument that weighs 7.5 lb and measures 9 (L) x 6 (W) x 8 (D) in. Powered by one 12-V lantern battery.

The S-298 Soil Resistivity Meter includes

  • Instrument in rugged carrying case with shoulder strap
  • four electrode rods
  • cable storage reel
  • four lengths of cable (5, 25, 45, or 65 ft).

The S-297 Soil Moisture Box is made of plexiglass. Inside dimensions are 1.5 in W x 8.75 in L x 1.5 in deep.

S-298Soil Resistivity Meter Set, with Nilsson 400, cable, reel, and 4 electrodes.
RNTL-NEL400Monthly Rental for FR-400
Replacement Parts
S-29801Set of 4 electrodes
S-29802Cable Reel with cable
Accessory Items
S-297Soil Moisture Box