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£487.30 £584.76 (Inc. VAT)

Product Description

The HI-96800 measures the refractive index in aqueous solutions. Readings can also be displayed with sucrose temperature compensation (nD20) or % Brix.

  •  2 year manufacturers’ warranty
  •  Results in less than a second




Hanna offers five sugar refractometers to meet the requirements of the food industry. The HI-96800 Refractive Index/Brix, HI-96801 % Brix (sucrose), HI-96802 Fructose, Hi-96803 Glucose, and HI-96804 Invert Sugar digital refractometers are rugged, portable and water-resistant for measurements in the lab or field.

The HI-96800 measures the refractive index to determine the % Brix of sugar in aqueous solutions.

Quick and easy to use it is ideal for analysing the sugar content in a wide range of food products including fruit, energy drinks, puddings, tofu, jams, honey, soups and sauces.

Product uses

  • Fruit growers and importers
  • Fruit juice & drink manufacturers
  • Production of jams, preserves & sauces

Key features

  • White, water resistant, casing
  • Easy clean sample well
  • Zero using pure water
  • Battery operated with auto shut-off

Main benefits

  • 1.5 second measurement time
  • Direct readout in % volume or freezing point
  • 0.1% resolution with 0.3% accuracy
  • Automatic temperature compensation
  • Clear LCD display




Technical Specifications


pH Range -2.000 to 20.000 pH
Range – Sugar Content 1.3300 to 1.5080 nD; 1.3330 to 1.5040 nD; 0.0 to 85% Brix
 Temperature 0.0 to 80.0°C
Resolution – Sugar Content 0.0001 nD; 0.1% Brix
 Temperature 0.1°C
Accuracy – Sugar Content ±0.0005 nD; ±0.2% Brix
Temperature ±0.3°C
Automatic Temperature Compensation between 10 and 40°C
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
Case Material ABS
Enclosure Rating IP65
Battery Type / Life (1) 9V / 5000 readings
Auto-Off After 3 minutes of non-use
Dimensions 19.2(W) x 10.2(D) x 6.7 (H)cm
Weight 420g
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