FAQ for Digital Refractometer PR-seris.

Digital Hand-Held "Pocket" IR Brix Meter 5


Digital Hand-Held
"Pocket" IR Brix Meter
PAL-hikari5
Q Asked questions!
・What fruit can be measured?
Does skin color affect measurement? (Red and green apple)
Can measurement be taken for fruits during its growth?
I would like to measure brix of processed apple products.
What to look out for when storing.
Does fruit need to be prepared?
Battery life?
Measuring the same fruit, the value is different.
How do you calibrate?


What fruit can be measured?


Apple.


Does skin color affect measurement? (Red and green apple)


Color does not affect.


Can measurement be taken for fruits during its growth?


Measurement can be taken while the fruit is on the tree. Carefully place the sponge on the fruit not to let it fall off the branch.


I would like to measure brix of processed apple products.


Packaged sets products are available that comes with pocket brix meter (PAL-0) and pocket acidity brix meter.


What to look out for when storing.


Make sure to dry the sponge well. Take out batteries when planning to not to use for a long duration of time.


Does fruit need to be prepared?


No need to cut, strain, or squeeze fruit.


Battery life?


About 4,000 times (AAA alkaline batteries x 2).


Measuring the same fruit, the value is different.


Brix level of fruit differs depending on such factor as exposure to sunlight and area of the fruit. This unit measures the area where the sample stage is placed against. *Please reference " When measurement value does not seem to be correct"


How do you calibrate?


PAL-HIKARI Sensor is designed to require no calibration. (Equipped with offset feature.)