Hand held portable refractometer for high Brix or wine applications.



  • ATC to 20 °C solutions
  • Automatic shut off
  • Measurements in 2 seconds
  • Prism temperature check

Portable Refractometers Product Description

The DR range of hand held portable refractometers was brought to market in 2011 to work in a few specific applications that the OPTi portable refractometers could not.  The hand held portable refractometer’s digital display of °Brix and the refractive index (RI) scale, are temperature compensated in accordance with the International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis (ICUMSA).  The portable refractometers were designed to be used as a laboratory instrument, in the field, or in a factory environment.  The easy to clean prism dish makes the portable refractometer user friendly.  The portable refractometer’s case is chemical resistant and sealed against moisture ingress.  The portable refractometers have a 2 second reading time and can take over 150000 readings on one standard AA battery.  Use the included soft carrying case to protect your hand held portable refractometer during travel or storage.

DR “HiBrix” Portable Refractometers
Two different DR “HiBrix” portable refractometers are currently available providing you with temperature compensated sugar measurement for samples above 54 °Brix such as jam, marmalade, sugar syrups and honey.  HiBrix portable refractometers have an additional scale offering the additional ability to express results in the refractive index scale with ATC based on sugar.

DR portable refractometers are fully inspected prior to shipment and all models carry a one year warranty. All portable refractometers are supplied with instruction manual, soft carrying case and Certificate of Conformity.

Portable Refractometers Specifications


ATC*: To 68 °F (20 °C)
Working Temperature Range: 41 to 104 °F (5 to 40 °C)
Measurement Time: <0.5 seconds
Battery: 9V (MN1604, 6LR61 or PP3)
Dimensions (LxDxH): 7.2×2.2×1.8 inches (183x55x46 mm)
* % weight sucrose in water

Portable Refractometers Options

DR112 Portable Refractometer (PN# 44-904)
Digital portable refractometer for lab or field use.  Includes soft plastic pouch for easy transportation.

DR122 Portable Refractometer (PN# 44-905)
Digital portable refractometer for lab or field use.  Includes soft plastic pouch for easy transportation.


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