Lighttells MD-500 Moisture Density Analyzer

The Lighttells MD-500 is a simple to use, portable moisture analyzer with unique calibration to get accurate density results.

Price
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$1,600.00

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Lighttells MD-500
Coffee Moisture-Density Analyzer

 

The Lighttells MD-500 is a capacitance-based analyzer, capable of measuring moisture and density of cherry, parchment, green beans, and roasted beans. Its compact design makes it easily transportable, enabling measurement wherever necessary.

 

APPLICATION
Analyze moisture density in coffee

FEATURES
• Instant results in 3 seconds
• Portable compact design
• Easy to use
• Long battery life
• Data can be uploaded to a computer
• Unique weights for calibration

ELECTRICAL
Li-ion 3.7V/2300mAh Battery with power adapter

MANUFACTURED
Taiwan

MANUFACTURER LEAD TIME
1 week

MANUFACTURER WARRANTY
One year

OPTIONS
None

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AVAILABLE BELOW


DM-500 FEATURES

• Instant – Click and get results in 3 seconds
• Portable – Compact design with aesthetic outlook and light weight for carry
• Easy to Use – Power On, load beans, click button, then you get the result.
• Data to PC – Supports historical record upload to PC
• Calibration – Standard Weights helps you get better density result


SPECIFICATIONS
Accuracy:
± 0.5% for moisture content and 1.2g/L for density
Repeatability: 0.20% for moisture content
Measurement Range: 1 to 40% mc depends on bean types
Operating environment: 5 to 40 °C
Dimensions (main unit): 212(L) * 150(W) * 202(H) mm
Dimensions (funnel): 139(D) * 90(H) mm
Weight (main unit): 1050 g or 2.3 lb
Power supply:
Power adapter: 110V/220V to 5V
3.7V/2300 mAh Lithium battery
Charging time (0% to 100%): 6.5 hours
Working hours: 20 hours continuous working per fully charge
Sample cell: 250ml Volume, 50 – 240g
Data output to PC: micro USB cable


Frequently Asked Questions

Why do you need a Coffee Moisture and Density Analyzer?

Moisture analyzer saves you money by determining the amount of moisture in a green bean. The Density analyzer tells you the hardness of coffee bean.

Knowing the moisture level in green coffee before roasting gives you a better idea of how to roast the coffee and how much shrinkage to expect.

Bottom line, moisture influences the cupping quality.

What does it mean if a bean loses moisture?

If the green bean has lost moisture during storage, your storage environment is too dry and some of the flavor of the green bean has been lost.

What does it mean if a bean gains moisture?

If the green bean has gained moisture and the storage environment is too humid and
the bean may have unexpected flavors from the added moisture.

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