Digital Refractometers for Wine and Juice Applications

Hanna offers five wine refractometers to meet the various requirements throughout the wine industry. The HI96811, HI96812, HI96813, HI96814 and HI96816 Digital Wine Refractometers are rugged, lightweight and waterproof for measurements in the lab or field. 

  • Sample size as small as 2 metric drops (100 μl)
  • Sealed stainless steel well with high-grade optical prism made of flint glass
  • Fast 1.5 second response time for temperature compensated readings
  • One-point calibration - Calibrate with distilled or deionized water
  • The large LCD screen displays nD20, nD or % Brix and temperature readings simultaneously
  • Automatically compensates for temperature variations
  • Easy to clean and corrosion-resistant
  • Battery percent level remaining at startup and low battery indicator
  • Water resistant ABS plastic casing designed to perform under laboratory and field conditions
  • Conserves battery life by shutting off automatically after three minutes of inactivity
  • IP65 water resistant protection


  • Temperature Range: 0 to 80°C (32 to 176°F)
  • Temperature Resolution: ±0.1°C (0.1°F)
  • Temperature Accuracy (@25°C/77°F): ±0.3°C (±0.5°F)
  • Temperature Compensation: automatic between 10 and 40°C (50 to 104°F)
  • Measurement Time: approximately 1.5 seconds
  • Minimum Sample Volume: 100 μL (to cover prism totally)
  • Light Source: yellow LED
  • Sample Cell: stainless steel ring and flint glass prism
  • Auto-offafter three minutes of non-use
  • Enclosure Rating: IP65
  • Battery Type / Battery Life: 9V / approximately 5000 readings
  • Dimensions / Weight: 192 x 102 x 67 mm (7.6 x 4.01 x 2.6”) / 420 g (14.8 oz.)

Manufacturer : Hanna Instruments

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746-152-02Digital Refractometer for Sugar (% Brix) Analysis in Must and Juice±0.2%0 to 50% Brix0.1% BrixHI 96811$246.75 EA  
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746-152-04Digital Refractometer for Sugar (°Baume) Analysis in Wine, Must and Juice±0.1 °Baume0 to 28°Baumé0.1°BauméHI 96812$246.75 EA  
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746-152-06Digital Refractometer for % Brix and Potential Alcohol (% V/V) Analysis in Wine, Must and Juice±0.2% Brix, 0.2% V/V Potential alcohol0 to 50% Brix; 0 to 25% V/V Potential Alcohol0.1% Brix; 0.1% V/V Potential AlcoholHI 96813$246.75 EA  
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746-152-08Digital Refractometer for % Brix, °Oe and °KMW Sugar Analysis in Wine, Juice and Must±0.2% Brix, ±0.2 °KMW0 to 50% Brix; 0 to 230°Oechsle; 0 to 42°KMW0.1% Brix; 1°Oechsle 0.1°KMWHI 96814$246.75 EA  
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746-152-10Digital Refractometer for Potential Alcohol (% V/V) Analysis in Wine, Must and Juice According to EEC0.2% V/V Potential Alcohol4.9 to 56.8% V/V Potential Alcohol; (10 to 75% Brix)*0.1 %V/V Potential AlcoholHI 96816$246.75 EA  
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