The MISCO Palm Abbe™ Refractometer is the Toughest, Most Precise Digital Refractometer Anywhere! Nowhere else will you find a refractometer that matches the mechanical strength, structural integrity, and operational muscle! Rugged and Precise in one package.
High Def Optical Engine
The OPTICAL-ENGINE® powers every MISCO Digital Refractometer. At its core lurks a powerful detector array, with 1,024 high-definition elements, not the usual 128 element low-definition array commonly found in other brands.
The Power of Resolution
The MISCO Digital Refractometer boasts 87% more detector elements for more than 8x the resolution. The difference is similar to a 2.5-megapixel camera vs. a 20-megapixel camera. The net result is 2x to 3x the measurement precision of competing refractometers.
Second, only to diamond, sapphire optics provide a virtually scratch-proof measuring surface. With 4x the thermal conductivity of ordinary glass prisms, sapphire also improves the speed and accuracy of temperature correction. So why do competing refractometers use glass prisms?
Stainless Steel Well
The shallow sample well is constructed from polished stainless steel, not aluminum or plastic, like others. No other refractometer is as easy-to-clean. A protective evaporation cover prevents evaporation and protects the measuring surface.
Large Easy-to-Read Display
A large, easy-to-read 24-character by two-line backlit LCD shows both the unit of measure and the reading value for each measurement. Compare this to the typical three “digit” unlit display on competing refractometers.
Never Used a Refractometer?
It's Ridiculously Easy. Place a drop or two of fluid in the stainless steel well, close the evaporation cover, and press the <GO> button. Within seconds, the refractometer displays your measurement in your selected unit of measure. Nonlinear temperature correction is automatic and ensures accurate readings.
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Light from beneath is focused on your fluid. Depending on the refractive index of the liquid, some of the light is lost into the fluid, and some is reflected towards the high-definition detector array. The position of a shadow-line projected onto the detector array is directly related to the refractive index.
Extensive Scale Library
The MISCO digital handheld refractometer can be factory programmed with tens of thousands of scale combinations from the most extensive refractometer scale library on the planet. What is a scale? Think of it as a unique program that converts refractive index into your measurement units of choice for your particular fluid.
Easy Order: Here are a few of the most popular Scale Combinations and Refractometer Models. If you require different programming, you can mix and match scales through the Flexible Custom Programming section below, or call customer service for assistance: