Platemeter overview and comparison

Unsure on what Platemeter is best suited for you? the information below will help you decide.

Our electronic rising Platemeters provide an easy, reliable and precise way to measure pasture growth and health. Used by the dairy industry for years and proven time after time to be strong, accurate and dependable.

Platemeter models


This is a great starting model. Results need to be written down after each paddock. Gives dry matter per hectare or average height.  Audio alarm at 30 plonks (samples) will continue to average out any further plonks Buy now...


For the person who hates to write - no more pad and paper. Storage of up to 100 paddocks in simple format. Uploads the farm walk directly into P-Plus software via USB. Buy now...


This fully automated Platemeter has customisable paddock names and stores up to 250 paddocks. Last walk data available in the field. Auto calibration. Upload and download data between the platemeter and P-Plus software via USB. Buy now...

G1000 Bluetooth Platemeter

Top of the line fully automated. Customizable paddock names and stores up to 250 paddocks. Last walk data available in the field. Auto calibration. View and share data on your phone in real time with the app. Buy now...

Platemeters Model Comparison F200 F300 F400 G1000
Can record covers manually Y Y Y Y
Display average cover in kgs/ha or lbs/acre Y Y Y Y
Reset button - at the start of each paddock Y Y Y Y
Average height Y Y Y Y
Number of plonks Y Y Y Y
Customised formulas Y Y Y Y
Undo feature Y Y Y Y
Remembers reading if switched off Y Y Y Y
Beep to show reading is taken Y Y Y Y
Electronic display Y Y Y Y
Rechargeable battery Y Y Y Y
Low battery alarm Y Y Y Y
Pasture covers software Y Y Y -
USB download/upload - Y Y -
Downloads to PPlus and mapping software - Y Y -
Pre-load paddock walk order numbers - - Y Y
Previous walk history - - Y Y
Turn off alter - - Y Y
Auto zero - - Y Y
Bluetooth - - - Y

Automatic formula recommendations and regional 


- - - Y
Shows walk and displays reading on farm map - - - Y
Change in kg DM/ha since the previous reading - - - Y
Edit previous walk history - - - Y
Restore deleted data - - - Y