Hivemind

Hivemind Hive Scale evaluation results, January 2018

Advantages:

  • Very easy to setup
  • Completely automated data collection, no need to visit the hive site and collect the data via a smartphone.
  • Satellite based communication – no need to have cellular or WiFi coverage at the apiary site.  Ideal for remote apiaries.
  • Uses standard replaceable Lithium AA batteries.
  • Hivemind customer service is responsive and helpful

Disadvantages:

  • Upfront purchase costs (requires satellite hub) are higher than other scale solutions.
  • Requires a monthly service charge for the satellite link.

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Hivemind Hive Scale