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Refractometer - Dual Scale w/ ATC
MT700

Refractometer - Dual Scale w/ ATC

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Description

A refractometer is used to measure the density of a solution.


Measure the brix level (sugar level) in your grapes with just one drop! The perfect vineyard tool for monitoring ripening grapes. We also use them after the crush to get an exact brix reading. A refractometer cannot be directly used after fermentation has taken place as alcohol distorts the reading, however a conversion calculator (MS Excel based) is available from MoreWine! on request.

Refractometer Statistics: Our refractometer is hand held with a metal body, flexible eye piece and rubber grip. It features a 0 to 32% Brix scale with .2% resolution and ATC (Automatic Temperature Compensation). Traditional refractometers without ATC are calibrated to work at 68 degrees Fahrenheit. The ATC function allows you to use the refractometer in an ambient temperature range of 50-86 degrees Fahrenheit (10-30 Celsius.) Because your sample is just one drop, and will quickly adjust to the temperature of the refractometer, the temperature of the sample is irrelevant. Our unit also comes with a manual calibration knob that is secured with a lock nut. To calibrate place one drop of water (distilled water is preferred, but not required) on the testing platform and adjust to zero if necessary.
 

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Item # MT700
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 0.78 LBS
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I'm starting all grain brewing
Emery V Doughty J on Dec 10, 2019
Have used this refractometer for years of flawless use. This one's a gift
William M. Reuss I on Sep 11, 2019
I'm starting all grain brewing
Emery V Doughty J on Dec 10, 2019
my last one is broken :)
Chris H on Sep 27, 2019
Have used this refractometer for years of flawless use. This one's a gift
William M. Reuss I on Sep 11, 2019
Easier OG readings
Sam H on Aug 28, 2019
To simplify brew day readings.
Refactored on Jul 29, 2019
Better way to read Gravity
Horacio V G on Jul 20, 2019
I'm looking to simplify my gravity readings during the brew process. Using a standard hydrometer can be an issue due to wort temperature. I'm hoping the refractometer will allow me to take simple, fast, and accurate gravity readings pre and post boil.
Ryan B on Jul 8, 2019
Only available
Juan L on Apr 27, 2019
price
Jerett T on Feb 1, 2019
Tired of using hydrometer
Sean J on Jan 31, 2019
The MT706 was hard to read. Hoping this model is better.
Jeffrey D L on Jan 25, 2019
To check Brix reading on wine samples; currently using SG.
Pat S on Jan 19, 2019
My son-in-law(I turned into a homebrewer) was wanting a way to check gravity at any temp, so I figured this was the perfect gift.
Dale A K on Dec 22, 2018
Dual Scale and price
Bill V on Sep 11, 2018
upgrade from a hydrometer
Anthony Lagotta J on Aug 23, 2018
My husband told me to get it.
Tonya M on Aug 16, 2018
Seems like good quality at a reasonable price
Eric C on Aug 7, 2018
functional and inexpensive
Valued C on Aug 4, 2018
Good value
Randall H on Jul 6, 2018
Accuracy
Arthur D. L on Jun 11, 2018
Found a friend's unit extremely easy and accurate
Ian P on Jun 5, 2018
To get more accurate reading without waste. Also I like gizmos.
Todd M on Jun 4, 2018
need one and deal of the day
Daniel Ivan S on Jun 4, 2018
Deal
Andrew g on Jun 4, 2018
Deal of the day
Valued C on Jun 4, 2018
Want to get better readings before boil ends.
Douglas C W on Jun 4, 2018
Upgrading from Brix only to Dual Scale
Ryan Gibson on Jun 3, 2018
I am tired of breaking hygrometers
Henry F K on Jun 2, 2018
I want to test beer gravity without wasting beer volume.
Gary A J on May 21, 2018
Friend Recommendation
Alex Davit on May 19, 2018
A friend has this and likes it.
mfricovsky on Apr 18, 2018
fast
Russell S on Mar 30, 2018
Good reviews
Craig T on Mar 26, 2018
Dual scale non linear brix to sg scale not offered anywhere else I've seen
Timothy Treadwell on Jan 23, 2018
my last one is broken :)
Chris H on Sep 27, 2019
Easier OG readings
Sam H on Aug 28, 2019
Does this come with a dropper (eye dropper) for extracting wort?
Stephen Miller on Aug 22, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hello Stephen, no it does not.
Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Simplifies readings on brew day
This unit was super easy to calibrate and is amazingly easy to use. It has simplified my brew day as readings don't require thieving nearly as much liquid.
September 20, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Upgrade over a hydrometer
Easy to use, accurate, doesn't waste your beer.
February 22, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Low Volume Gravity Measurement
Picked this up after trying to use a thief and hydrometer for gravity measurements. This is so much easier, I can imagine using my hydrometer over it ever again. Requires just a few drops to get a measurement, and since it is such a small volume, the temperature of the sample will cool to room temperature very quickly. The dual scale is very easy to read and comes in handy to know both Brix and SG for the OG and to make corrections for EtOH during/after fermentation. Easy to calibrate with a set screw on the unit and a few drops of distilled water.
February 21, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
The price was right and I like the dual scale feature.
October 2, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Refactromoter
Great. Easy to use. Easy to clean
August 31, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Works!
Works as expected, very easy to use.
July 30, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Works as promised
Great deal on a nice refractometer. Only takes a few drops of wort vs a 1/2 cup or so with a hydrometer. Same reading as with the hydrometer, but much easier and faster.
June 17, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Easy to read.
Works great. Lines are easier to read than my old refractometer. Love the SG scale is independent of the brix one.
May 8, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Seems to function well but difficult for wearer of strong glasses.
Seems to work well. Just recently got it so it’s accuracy hasn’t been repeatedly tested against my hydrometer. It gets 4 stars instead of 5 because although it focuses well I wear glasses & with the distance from my eye only a portion of the lens is clearly focused- blurry around the edges, making it difficult to read the numbers. And without my glasses, with the instrument right up to my eye, the adjustment doesn’t turn far enough to bring it into focus. It is still usable but this is a big drawback for someone reliant on glasses with strong corrective lenses.
April 18, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Works great and easy to keep clean
Easy to read with proper lighting. I like the dual scale with both brix and gravity saves me from having to calculate one or the other.
January 30, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago