Your BEEP base includes

  • 1 x BEEP base (including PCB)
  • 1 x microphone
  • 1 x temperature sensor
  • 8 x imbus bolts + tool to attach the steel legs
  • 16 x buffer feet
  • 4 x metal clamp to secure the BEEP base to wooden bottom frame or board
  • 8 x frame bracket to secure the hive to the BEEP base
  • 2 x AAA batteries
  • 1 x activation magnet
  • 1 x round water level
  • 1 x assembly manual


What else do you need

BEEP account

Register in the free BEEP webapp to access your measurements

Mobile phone

For calibration; use the BEEP base app for Android or iOS

Queen cage
To protect the microphone 
Philips head screwdriverTo open the PCB box on the BEEP base to remove the plastic circuit breaker so the batteries can make contact.
Person scale and/or known weight
For weigh calibration you need a known weight of at least 20 kg, preferably more. Use your own body weight or e.g. boxes of sugar dough for bees
LoRa coverage
To send the measurement data to your BEEP app. More information on LoRa is available here (note: you do not need LoRa for the installation but you will need it to receive the measurement data).


Turn on BEEP base

When you want to turn on your BEEP base, you first need to remove the plastic circuit breaker from the PCB box on the BEEP base. Open the box, remove the plastic circuit breaker, and use the magnet to turn on the BEEP base and make a connection with Bluetooth. More information on the usage of the magnet is available here


Next step

Android:    How to install your BEEP base - (2 for Android phone) weight calibration, temperature and microphone settings and LoRa connection 

iPhone:     How to install your BEEP base - (2 for iPhone) weight calibration, temperature and microphone settings and LoRa connection