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PC60 Premium Multiparameter (pH/EC/TDS/Salinity/Temp.) Pocket Tester Kit

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$175.00
  • Simultaneously tests pH/EC/TDS/Salinity/Temperature in a quick, accurate, and reliable manner
  • EASY-TO-INSTALL Replaceable Multi-parameter Probe with single-tap measuring mode switch
  • Auto recognition of stable values (with optional AUTO HOLD function) improves consistency so you don't have to guess when to manually hold measurement
  • LARGE CLEAR viewing angle screen with 2 backlit color (indicating 2 different modes), dual display of temp./pH/EC/TDS/Salinity, and indications of completed calibrations and stable readings
  • COMPLETE KIT with READY-TO-USE calibration solutions, calibration bottles, storage solutions, AAA batteries, and a lanyard all in a portable carrying case
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  • Meter's Technical Specs

    pH

    Range

    -2.00 to 16.00 pH

    Resolution

    0.01/0.1 pH

    Accuracy

    ±0.01 pH ±1 digit

    Calibration Points

    Automatic 1 to 3 points

    Temperature Compensation

    Auto Temperature Compensation

    0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F)

    Conductivity

    Range

    0 to 200.0 μS; 0 to 2000 μS; 0 to 20.00 mS

    Resolution

    0.1/1 μS, 0.01 mS

    Accuracy

    ±1% F.S

    Calibration Points

    Automatic 1 to 3 points

    Temperature Compensation

    Auto Temperature Compensation

    0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F)

    TDS

    Range

    0.1 ppm to 10.00 ppt

    TDS Factor

    0.40 to 1.00

    Salinity

    Range

    0 to 10.00 ppt

    Temp.

    Range

    0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F)

    Resolution

    0.1°C

    Accuracy

    ±0.5°C

    LCD

    2-Color Backlit LCD, 180° Viewing Angle

    Blue: Measurement Mode; Green: Calibration Mode;

    Reading Lock

    HOLD

    Stable Reading Indication

    Smiley Face icon

    Low-Battery Warning

    Battery icon flashing, reminder of battery replacement

    Self-Diagnosis

    Yes

    Heads-Up Function

    No

    Auto. Power-Off

    Yes, auto power-off in 8 minutes without operation

    Waterproof Rating

    IP67; Floatable

    Power

    DC3V, AAA batteries*4

    Battery Life

    Continuous operation up to 1000 hours

    Dimensions& Weight

    Tester: (40*40*178) mm/ 133g; With case: (255*210*50) mm/ 800g

    Electrode's Technical Specs

    Application

    Regular water solution testing, such as pools and spas, hydroponics, tap water, drinking water, water treatment, aquaculture, etc.

    Type of Sensor

    pH: regular glass bulb sensor;

    Conductivity: BPB (Brush-Resistant Platinum Black)

    Replaceable

    Yes

    Temperature sensor

    Yes

    Range

    pH: 0 to 14 pH; Conductivity: 0.1 μS to 20.00 mS

    Temperature Range

    0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F)

    Reviews

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    • 10/26/2021

      I like it so far

      Seems like a high quality test instrument. I'm still getting use to all the different measurements. Like, I usually just checked the EC and PH with my old meter, or the PPM to double check if I had to, but I think this meter displays different values. The Apera can tell you conductivity, salinity, and TDS. On my other meter, the reading for EC (equivalent of conductivity) was displayed as just one whole digit plus one decimal which is easy to convert to dissolved salts with either of the standard factors- 0.5 and 0.7. (The Apera can have the factor adjusted in the settings to the users preference with any number between 0.4 and 1.0), for example- if I had an EC reading of 1.5 then I knew it was 750 PPM or 1050 PPM depending on which factor the crew preferred. This Apera meter displays conductivity as microsiemens, which must be super scientific because I've never heard of such a thing. Apparently it's the reciprocal of one ohm (1/ohm) which is another value for conductivity. I'm also still getting use to the automatic switching of PPM to PPT when the TDS level gets to a high enough point. I really like the neat little kit that came with the Apera and how the probe is easily replaceable. And also, I can't forget about the automatic temperature compensation or the nice guard around the probe fitting. It was a huge selling point for me because I don't know how many times the glass bulb has broke on the other meter, which is why I got an extra one ordered for the Apera just in case even though the Apera seems to be way more protected then the other pH probes.

    • 10/26/2021

      Amazing Ph Meter

      Save your money and go with this. All in one tester kit in a durable case. Easy to read laminated instructions are included.

    • 10/26/2021

      Amazing product

      Great price for what it comes with. Precision, easy to use, and durable are the correct words to describe it.

    • 9/29/2021

      Amazing deal amazing quality!

      What a deal!! This kit is worth every penny! I love it! So convenient and insanely accurate. Must have in the grow tent!!

    • 9/29/2021

      Easy to use and to calibrate

      Very convenient to have the set with calibration buffers. Nice and easy to use. Great be they include a laminated copy of a simple how to instructions.

    • 9/26/2021

      Good pocket meter for measuring nutrient pH and concentration as well as measuring runoff.

      I bought this combo meter to replace my Hannah Instruments combo pH and EC meter. I like that the price is less and it comes with a carrying case. I've had zero issues because I read the instruction manual and troubleshooted any error codes (yes, just 2 codes but still very helpful for me.). I'm a laboratorian (med lab scientist) and I do calibrations and measurements all the time and I love this meter. I always use a colorimetric pH indicator in tandem when determining my final pH after mixing all my nutrients. I've had zero issues so far with this meter. No meter lasts forever but I like the precision and accuracy I've been getting with this combo meter. I hope it can last longer than the Hannah combo one I had. I'd buy it again if it lasts at least 2 years, my meters get some use/abuse. I prefer a good pocket meter over a bench meter because I like to measure the pH of all my runoff without having to collect and label samples.

    • 9/26/2021

      Good product

      It was a little difficult to calibrate at first, but works great

    • 9/13/2021

      Superb product so far!

      It came fast and well packaged. Upon unboxing it was clear this company did not skimp on the design. I really appreciate the hard carrying case that includes calibration liquids. The piece that I really appreciate is the directions and guidance that is on a laminated card.

    • 9/13/2021

      Apera PC60

      Once the PC60 tester is calibrated, it works as advertised. It is fast and accurate and is a pleasure to use.

    • 9/12/2021

      Great product for Aquarium testing!

      Great packaging, great product. Easy display. I appreciate that it comes in a hard-sided little case with the calibration solutions and supplies included--protecting the sensitive sensor is key. As a person with multiple aquariums to test weekly, this is great.

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    We warrant this instrument to be free from defects in material and workmanship and agree to repair or replace free of charge, at the option of APERA INSTRUMENTS, LLC, any malfunctioned or damaged product attributable to the responsibility of APERA INSTRUMENTS, LLC for a period of TWO YEARS for the instrument and SIX MONTHS for the probe from the delivery.

    This limited warranty does NOT cover any issues due to:

    • Accidental damage
    • Improper use
    • Normal wear and tear
    • Transportation
    • Storage
    • Failure to follow the product instructions
    • Unauthorized maintenance, modifications, combination or use with any products, materials, processes, systems or other matter
    • Unauthorized repair
    • External causes such as accidents, abuse, or other actions or events beyond our reasonable control.
     
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