Professional Foodcare Portable pH Meter Series

Hanna food quality pH meters are rugged and portable with the performance and features of a benchtop. Five models are available to measure food, milk, meat, yogurt and cheese. Each model is supplied with an application specific electrode, cleaning solutions and a durable thermoformed carrying case that holds the meters, probes and calibration buffers securely in place.. These waterproof meters comply to IP67 standards and can be easily operated with one hand. 


  • Ergonomic, rugged, waterproof (IP67) design
  • Supplied with Foodcare pH/Temperature electrode
    • See tip types and product images below
    • Open junction design that resist clogging from food solids
    • Built in temperature sensor for temperature compensated measurements
  • Five-point pH calibration with seven standard buffers and five custom buffers
  • CAL Check:
    • Alerts user to potential problems during calibration including when to clean electrode and possible buffer contamination
    • Displays overall condition of the pH electrode after calibration that is based on the offset and slope characteristics
  • Log-on-demand: Stores measurement data at the press of a button
  • AutoHold: Freezes displayed measurement reading upon stabilization
  • GLP Data storage; including date, time, pH calibration buffers, offset, and slope
  • Calibration timeout to alert the user at a defined interval when the calibration has expired
  • Multiple language selection
  • 200 hour battery life with battery level displayed on measurement screen
  • Menu driven for ease of use with virtual-key extended functionality
  • Contextual help at the press of a button
  • Backlit, graphic LCD
  • PC Connectivity



pH Range: -2.0 to 20.0 pH; -2.00 to 20.00 pH; -2.000 to 20.000 pH
pH Resolution: 0.1 pH; 0.01 pH; 0.001 pH
pH Accuracy: ±0.1; ±0.002 pH
pH Calibration: up to five point calibration, seven standard buffers available (1.68, 4.01, 6.86, 7.01, 9.18, 10.01, 12.45) + five custom buffers
mV Range: ±2000 mV
mV Resolution: 0.1 mV
mV Accuracy: ±0.2 mV
Temperature Range: -20.0 to 120.0°C (-4.0 to 248.0°F)
Temperature Resolution: 0.1°C (0.1°F)
Temperature Accuracy: ±0.4°C (±0.8°F) (excluding probe error)
Temperature Compensation: manual or automatic from -20.0 to 120.0°C (-4.0 to 248.0°F)
Slope Calibration: 80 to 110%
Input Impedance: 10¹² Ohms
Log-on-demand: 200 samples (100 pH and 100 mV range)
PC Connectivity: opto-isolated USB with optional HI 92000 software and micro USB cable
Battery Type/Life: 1.5V AA batteries (4) / approximately 200 hours of continuous use without backlight (50 hours with backlight)
Auto-off user selectable: 5, 10, 30, 60 min or can be disabled
Environment: 0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F); RH 100% (IP67)
Dimensions: 185 x 93 x 35.2 mm (7.3 x 3.6 x 1.4”)
Weight: 400 g (14.2 oz.)

Warranty: 2 years (probe 6 months)

According to HANNA, the electrode provided with 639-243-02 is not recommended for use with vinegar or mustards. 

Manufacturer : Hanna Instruments

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Foodcare pH Meter
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Cat.#ApplicationElectrode TypeMfg.#PriceQuantityEstimated Availability
639-243-02FoodConical tip, food grade PVDF plastic bodyHI98161$960.75 EA  
Ordered upon request
639-243-04MilkRefillable, food grade PVDF plastic bodyHI98162$960.75 EA  
Ordered upon request
639-243-06MeatPiercing stainless steel blade, food grade PVDF plastic bodyHI98163$960.75 EA  
Ordered upon request
639-243-08YogurtConical tip, glass bodyHI98164$960.75 EA  
Ordered upon request
639-243-10CheeseConical tip, stainless steel body (5mm diameter)HI98165$960.75 EA  
Ordered upon request


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Food Electrode

Milk pH Meter

Milk electrode

Meat pH Meter

Meat Electrode

Yogurt pH meter

Yogurt electrode

Cheese pH meter

Cheese electrode
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