The PAL-1 is a top of the line handheld, digital refractometer



  • Compact size allows for portability and use indoors or outdoors. Weighing only 100g, it can be easily placed in a pocket
  • Measurements are easily made with one hand
  • The speedy performance of the PAL-1 is amazing. Simply put a drop of a sample on the prism and press the START key. The Brix value will be displayed in just 3 seconds
  • Wide measurement range (Brix 0.0 to 53.0%) allows it to work in measuring almost any fruit juice, food, or drink, such as soup, sauce, ketchup, tomato sauce, low-sugar jam, or marmalade.
  • Protection class of IP65. You can rinse off the sample by running the unit under water
  • Automatic Temperature Compensation
  • Temperature of the sample stage displayed with Brix reading
  • The PAL-1 can measure high temperature samples during the heating or cooking process (the measured Brix value will stabilize after taking a few repeated measurements)



  • Ranges:
    • Brix: 0.0 to 53.0%
    • Temperature: 9.0°C to 99.9°C
  • Resolution: 0.1% / 0.1°C
  • Accuracy: ±0.2% / ±1°C
  • Temperature Compensation: 10°C to 100°C
  • Ambient Temperature: 10°C to 40°C
  • Sample Volume: 0.3 mL
  • Measurement Time: 3 seconds
  • Power: Two AAA Batteries
  • Protection: IP65; dust-tight and protected against water jets
  • Dimensions: 55 x 31 x 109 mm
  • Weight: 100 grams