Once your hardware is purchased from Farmshop Australia, Farmbot will manage your annual subscription directly.

The Farmbot monitor has two connectivity options that unlock endless opportunities enabling farmers to be connected no matter their location within Australia. Farmbot offers Duplex Satellite or Cellular (3G / 4G) monitors.

The Duplex Satellite monitor works anywhere in Australia and enables two-way communication between farm infrastructure and a mobile or computer via Inmarsat satellite connectivity. The Duplex Satellite has the capabilities to connect to Farmbot’s range of wired and wireless sensors. Plus enables farmers to take an image via the Farmbot Camera, and in the future, close a gate or turn on a pump, all without having to change locations, saving time and money.

The Cellular monitor works on Telstra’s mobile network enabling farmers to be connected if they have one or more bars of mobile coverage at the desired site. The cellular monitor connects to Farmbot’s range of wired and wireless sensors.

Technical specifications

• Duplex Satellite or Cellular (3G/4G) connectivity
• Integrates with a wide range of wired and wireless sensors
• Solar-powered device
• Large battery capacity allowing it to run without direct sunlight for over 1 week
• Designed to support multiple sensors
• Forward compatible with future sensors

Farmbot Monitor is the remote monitoring device that integrates with Farmbot’s range of wired and wireless sensors to monitor level, pressure, flow, rainfall and people movements. The Farmbot Monitor has been designed to withstand the most remote and harsh climates, and connectivity constraints, with both duplex satellite and cellular (3G/4G) options available, and is proven to work all across Australia. The Farmbot Monitor is self-installable and immediately operational with no technicians required as it is designed for use by anyone.

The MyFarmbot Dashboard reliably collects, stores and reports data from multiple monitoring locations, from anywhere, anytime. You can set up mobile and email alerts to detect faults in real-time. The MyFarmbot Dashboard can be accessed by multiple users and caters for any sized business, from small farms to large agriculture operations with multiple properties and corporates.

Whether it’s knowing how much rain has fallen, having visibility over water levels in tanks, dams and troughs or never running out of diesel again, there is a sensor that fits your needs.


Q: Can I use Farmbot monitors in remote areas with low accessibility?
A: You sure can! Our sensors use satellite or cellular (4G/LTE) communications and are guaranteed to work anywhere in Australia, 24/7/365, no matter where you are.

Q: Does Farmbot integrate with other Agtech platforms? E.g Farm management software
A: Yes, Farmbot is able to integrate with a range of platforms. To find out which platforms we currently integrate with contact us.

Q: How much money can does Farmbot save my business?
A: On average, every installed unit can save your business $2466 annually. Considering the fuel, labour and vehicle maintenance costs involved in doing water runs, you could save thousands of dollars per year. Check out our cost-savings calculator to see how much you can save by using our monitors on your farm.

Q: Are there any hidden fees or costs?
A: No just the upfront cost of the hardware and the annual subscription fee. The annual subscription fee covers all real-time alerts sent via SMS or email all year round. Ensuring that you receive real-time updates on pending problems or faults.

Q: What does the dollar a day mean?
A: Refers to the subscription fee, not inclusive of hardware. The Satellite subscription equates to $1.20 per day and the Cellular subscription equates to $1 per day. This subscription fee enables users to receive various alerts throughout the day.

Q: How easy is it to install the monitors?
A: Super easy! No technician or integrators needed. Anyone can install our Farmbot monitors within 10 – 15 minutes. All you need is a drill and Farmbot supplies all of the other equipment.

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