Reichert Technologies - AR200

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AR200 Digital Handheld Refractometer

The Reichert AR200 is the first digital hand-held refractometer that performs as well as most laboratory-grade automatic Abbe refractometers with the ease-of-use and price of a hand-held. It is designed to automatically read your samples with precision comparable to high-end automatic refractometers. Operator interpretation of unclear shadowlines is no longer necessary. It is ideal for a wide variety of industries including food and beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and chemical. It can be used for checking fruit ripeness, solids levels, quality standards, raw material and solvent purity, concentration/mix ratios, and many other applications.

It offers direct reading of percent solids (Brix), refractive index (nD), temperature compensated percent solids (Brix-TC), temperature compensated refractive index (nD-TC) and temperature. It may also be programmed to read out in user-defined units such as ppm, specific gravity, freeze point, etc.

The Reichert AR200 is the only handheld refractometer with the full range in one instrument — 0-95% Brix and 1.3300-1.5600 nD. With the accuracy of a benchtop refractometer and the price of a handheld refractometer, there is no need for several different units to cover your range of samples. One unit does it all.
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Features of AR200
  • Wide reading range: 1.3300 to 1.5600 refractive index and 0-95% Brix, all in one portable, light weight, instrument
  • Exacting accuracy to +/-0.0001nD or +/-0.1% Brix (default scale) or solids in custom scales
  • Up to 3 custom scales may be programmed such as those found in our TS Meter or Salinity Meter, or choose from hundreds of others
  • IR Communication Docking Station available
General Specifications
Refractometer Type Handheld Digital
RI Range1.33 to 1.56 nD
RI Accuracy0.0001 nD
Brix Range 0 to 95 %
Brix Accuracy0.1 %
Temperature Measurement Range 15 to 40 °C
Depth 7 in
Height1.37 in
Width 3.75 in
Power Requirements Power 4 - AAA Alkaline Batteries
Weight410 g
Additional Specifications

Scales: Refractive Index, Brix, Up to 3 User Definable
Prism Assembly: Hardened Glass Prism Sealed with Epoxy to a 416 Grade Stainless Steel Sample Well
User Interface: Simple, Effective 3-Button Operation
I/O: IR Docking Station via RS-232-C Serial Port

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