Orbit 3 Black Silicon

Orbit 3

Temperature and humidity sensor for ambient climate monitoring

Orbit 3 is a wireless sensor for ambient temperature and humidity monitoring. Install the Orbit 3 at a suitable location and it will wirelessly transmit temperature and humidity readings continuously.
It can be used in precast factories, in concrete laboratories, on-site – or wherever ambient climate creates value for you.

Orbit 3 Black Silicon

The hardware

Orbit 3 has a long-range wireless communication using IoT network. It is easy to install and use and has a low power consumption. It is also possible to replace the batteries with universal AA.

Orbit 3 Black and Orange Silicon

Installation process

Orbit 3 in Black Silicon

1. Position sensor

Install the Orbit 3 at a suitable location – protected from direct rain and sunlight for accurate measurements.

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2. Get data online

Access the data from anywhere using the web platform and follow the monitored data in real-time.


Temperature Measurements

Range-30 to 50 °C (-22 to 122 °F)
Tolerance±0.3 °C (±0.54 °F)
Resolution±0.1 °C (±0.18 °F)

Humidity Measurements

Range0 to 100 %RH 1
Tolerance±2 %RH
Resolution±0.5 %RH


Data Transmissions

Transmission Interval

Measurements: Once every hour 2
Downlink: Once every week
MeasurementFour readings per transmission
Tap Functionality (Manual transmission)Yes




RC1, RC2, RC7 (Sigfox Ready, Class 0)


Wireless Signal Range (using Sigfox Gateway)

Up to 3 km (1.86 mi) 3


Use and Storage


-30 to 50 °C (-22 to 122 °F)


0 to 80 %RH 1

Ideal Storage Conditions

Indoor, 20 to 30 °C (68 to 86 °F)


Mechanical Specifications

Dimensions (Ø x H)

75.3 x 24.6 mm (2.96 x 0.97 in)


52 g (1.83 oz)

MaterialsABS plastic (grey)
Battery Type

2 x AA, 1.5 V alkaline/lithium 4

LEDSingle color LED
IP RatingIP33 5




CE, Radio Equipment Directive (RED), RoHS


Compatible Software


Maturix® Precast
Sensohive App
Direct integration (hardware-only)

Download Data sheet


What is the Orbit 3 and how does it work?

The Orbit 3 is a wireless sensor to monitor temperature and relative humidity in the ambient air. 

How does the data transfer work?

The data is transferred wirelessly with the IoT network Sigfox through nearby antennas or gateways.

How can I access the data?

Just login to the web platform with any web browser – no need to download the software beforehand!

Can I set alarms?

Yes! Set up alarms and get notifications through SMS or email when a certain threshold has been reached!

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