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How to change scales on the OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer

Bellingham + Stanley’s new OPTi® Digital Handheld Refractometer offers users versatile measurement of total dissolved solids and blend ratios of liquids in a highly reliable, premium quality instrument.

OPTi digital handheld refractometer
The OPTi shakes up the way in which digital handheld refractometers are supplied and purchased, giving customers access to an onboard library of 50 common scales including 0-95 °Brix, Refractive Index, °Baumé, Butyro, Colostrum Quality, Ethylene Glycol and many more. Up to three active scales are easily accessible by the user; with the onboard scale library just a few button presses away.

Our new video talks users through the initial setup of the OPTi for first time use. Topics shown include: 

  • Turning on
  • Setting scales
  • Enabling PIN protection
  • Changing temperature display
  • Taking a reading
  • Calibration

Before changing the scales on your OPTi digital refractometer it is worth downloading our scale list for reference. For a full list of scales available on the OPTi please click here.

The OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer can be used for a wide variety of applications across a range of different industries. It can be used for measuring fruit ripeness, fruit juices and concentrates, carbonated beverages, alcohol content and grape must, confectionery and jams, sugar and many other food applications. Industrial applications include the measurement of soluble oils, quenchants, glycols, antifreeze, air-conditioning and heat transfer fluids, aviation fuel inhibitors, aeroplane wing de-icing surfactants, starch, textile surfactants and more.

Want to know more? Take a look at the OPTi homepage to discover why the OPTi Digital Handheld Refractometer is the perfect tool for taking measurements on-the-go. Read more here

Bellingham + Stanley is part of Xylem Analytics. Xylem Analytics’ global brands have been leaders in the laboratory instrumentation market for decades, and are relied upon every day across more than 150 countries.


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