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Brix & Gravity Dual Refractometer w/ATC
Brix & Gravity Refractometer w/ATC
 
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Brix & Gravity Refractometer with Automatic Temperature Compensation (ATC) that features a 0-32% Brix Scale and a Specific Gravity Scale from 1.000-1.130. - Take your gravity reading with a few drops rather than filling a full test jar! Accessories include a calibration screwdriver and a pipette.
Price: $39.99

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Brix & Gravity Dual Refractometer w/ATC

Features:
  • Resolution: 0.2% Brix
  • Sharp line (blue-white)
  • Good readability
  • Adjustable eyepiece focus
  • Automatic temperature compensation between 10°C and 30°C (ATC)
Includes:
  • Refractometer
  • Microfiber Cloth
  • Protective Shipping Case (style may vary)
  • Mini Calibration Screwdriver
  • A pipette (for sample collection)
  • Detailed Usage Instructions
Dimensions:
  • Length: 7"
  • Handle Length: 3 1/2"
Operation Instructions

Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 5 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Works well, but the SG scale is off February 2, 2018
Reviewer: Shaun from Ottawa  
The Brix side of the scale is correct, but the SG side is off by about 2 points. As an example, where 13 Brix is on the scale, it lines up to 1.0505 SG. If you put 13 Brix into a calculator, it converts to 1.0526. I took hydrometer readings too and they all matched up to the Brix scale after conversion.

If you ignore the SG side of the scale, the unit works great, but what's the point of buying a dual-scale unit if one of the scales is wrong? As of the time I'm writing, this dual-scale model is on sale for $1 cheaper than the Brix only model, so I can't exactly complain. But at full price, definitely save yourself a few dollars and just get the Brix only one.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
much better that hydrometer October 11, 2017
Reviewer: Scott MacDonald from Sudbury  
This dual scale refractometer was on sale for less that the brix only unit.  Much more accurate than hydrometer and requires only a few drops.  Calibrating was easy once you get some distilled water from drug store.  I found you have to kind of move the liquid around the surface with dropper before lowering the cover so you don't get any bubbles.

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  3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
 
Pretty good little unit. September 15, 2016
Reviewer: Kirm from Edmonton, AB Canada  
My problem is that wort is too frothy to get an accurate reading. Hoping this fixes it.

Downside is the directions are in Chinglish.

"Through to provide a direct reading of the scales,..."
"After daying, it should be stored perfectly"

WHAT?!

Anyway, you can translate if you read it a few times.

You'll need distilled water to calibrate the unit. Do it, mine was out a bit. The focusing eyepiece works great, once adjusted mine was really sharp and easy to read.

The instructions claim that "moistureproof sand" is included with the kit. I assume they mean desiccant and no it isn't. But if you dry...or should I say day...it off really well you shouldn't need it. You can't rinse it underwater either. They warn water will get inside.

Also, the case shown in the picture is not included. It comes in a pleather bag with a zipper. That was a bit of a disappointment.

Overall though it was a great purchase.


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  1 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
Works well October 2, 2015
Reviewer: Derick from Fort Saskatchewan, AB  
This is a very good tool. It can get you a gravity reading anytime before pitching with minimal wort loss. I would like to have the reading in SG instead of Brix, but in the end I got used to Brix.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Works well, a must for a homebrewer June 4, 2015
Reviewer: Chris L. from Woodstock, ON  
I have picked this up recently, used it so far on a few brews. This thing is a big help when sparging and getting down to final boil OG volume. A must to add into your choice of tools, just calibrate it and understand the amount you need to multiply by to get proper readings.

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