Digital Portable Brixmeter BX-1

Digital Brixmeter BX-1
Portable Brixmeter BX-1

Be it outside in the orchard, right at the production line or in the quality control lab: The BX-1 digital portable Brixmeter provides reliable measurement values even under harsh conditions.

The BX-1 is the perfect tool for almost everybody who needs to perform quick and authentic Brix measurements.

No matter whether you need to measure bean milk or jams and jellies
Thanks to it's wide measuring range from 0 to 85% Brix the BX-1 can measure practically every type of product.

BX-1 is the ideal companion for when you are out and about
Measurements can be performed even when exposed to direct sunlight and thanks to it's waterproof housing the instrument can easily withstand adverse weather conditions.

Always at the ready
One set of batteries allows to perform up to 30'000 measurements.

Ergonomically designed housing, one button operation
The BX-1 is optimized for single-hand operation.


The easy way to accurate Brix readings

No more subjectivity associated with interpreting where a boundary line crosses tiny scale divisions: The BX-1 shows results of your Brix measurements at a keystroke within 2 seconds - clearly and unambiguously.

Digital Brixmeter BX-1: Display
Digital refractometer: Unambiguous and clear
Optical refractometer: Sometimes difficult to read

One hand, one button, three steps

Apply the sample, perform the measurement, rinse the measuring cell with tap water: BX-1 provides reliable results anywhere - quick and easy.

Measuring procedure portable brixmeter
Apply the the sample
Press the Read key to perform the measurement
Clean the measuring cell with tap water


Food and Beverage

  • Honey
  • Starch Syrup
  • Liquid Sugar
  • Isomerized Sugar
  • Glucose
  • Sweeteners
  • Beet Sugar
  • Jam, Marmalade
  • Condiments
  • Ketchup
  • Vinegar
  • Purée
  • Soy sauce
  • Seasonings
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Beer
  • Wine
  • Japanese sake
  • Whisky
  • Soft drinks
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Fruit drinks
  • Coffee drinks
  • English tea
  • Milk
  • Soy milk
  • Lactic acid drinks
  • Fruits
  • Oranges
  • Grapes
  • Pears
  • Watermelons
  • Melons
  • Lemons
  • Apples
  • Grapefruit
  • Pineapples
  • Peaches
  • Limes
  • Tomatoes

Technical Specifications

Measuring principle Detection of the angle of total reflection  
Measuring range Brix 0.0 … 85.0 %  
Limit of error Brix

±0.2 %

Resolution Brix


Temperature range sample 10 … 75°C  
Ambient conditions Temperature
10 … 40 °C
85% RH max. (no condensation)
Minimum amount of sample 0.2 mL  
Power supply

Lifespan of batteries

2xAAA (alkaline)
30'000 measurements
Dimensions  45 (W) × 32 (D) × 153 (H) mm  
Weight (without batteries) 100 g  
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