Atago 3261 RX-5000a (alpha) Automatic Digital Bench-Top Refractometers, Refractive index (nD) : 1.32700 to 1.58000, Brix : 0.000 to 100.00% Measurement Range

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The RX-5000α (alpha) is an automatic digital refractometer which has a thermo-module to control temperature, a constant temperature water bath is not necessary.It displays the top-and-bottom-limit-bar for your set control range.This product comes standard with a two (2) year limited warranty against manufacturer’s defects from the date of the original purchase. The warranty period can be extended to three (3) years if the product is registered with ATAGO.FDA 21 CFR Part 11 Software Included in Standard Delivery. 


RangeRefractive index (nD) : 1.32700 to 1.58000
Brix : 0.000 to 100.00%
ResolutionRefractive index (nD) : 0.00001
Brix : 0.01%
Temperature: 0.01°C
AccuracyRefractive index (nD) : ±0.00004
Brix : ±0.03%
Temperature control range5.00 to 60.00°C
Dimensions & Weight37×26×14cm, 6.4kg
Output terminals• Printer (for ATAGO digital printers)
• Computer - RS-232C
Connection to a USB port requires a USB to RS-232 adapter (optional)
Warranty2 years standard (3 years with product registration)

  • Calibration Certificate
  • Printer paper (regular) for Thermal printer : RE-8412
  • Printer paper (long-term storage) for Thermal printer : RE-8414
  • Printer paper for Dot matrix printer : RE-89403
  • Ribbon cassette : RE-89402
  • Fan Filter Replacement : RE-58001

  • £13000.00
  • £10400.00
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RX-α series

World's Highest Standard of Accuracy

The RX series are the most accurate of ATAGO refractometers programmed with a trusted and advanced algorithm. The epitome of which boasts the accuracy of ±0.000010 nD and ±0.005% Brix.

Ergonomically Designed Layout

The RX- a series was designed with ease of use in mind. Extensive research was performed in the design phase to ensure an ergonomic interface that made operation easy while maximizing efficiency.

4 Measurement Mode Options

For maximum accuracy

Displays the measurement value once the sample reaches the target temperature.

For no temperature control

Provides an option to turn the thermo-module off. Without temperature control, the measurement value is displayed in 4 seconds after the START key is pressed.

For fast results

Measures refractive index and temperature at fixed intervals and displays the estimated measurement value at the target temperature.

For emulsion samples

Displays the measurement value once a certain level of sample stability is achieved.


Digital Refractometers RX-α series Measurement Method

4 easy steps

Place a sample on the prism.

Press the START key to start a measurement.

The measurement value is Displayed.

Wipe off the sample to clean.

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  • Measurement Range
    Refractive index (nD) : 1.32700 to 1.58000, Brix : 0.000 to 100.00%
  • Measurement Accuracy
    Refractive index (nD) : ±0.00004, Brix : ±0.03%
  • Measurement Scales
    Brix, Refractive Index
  • Manufacturer
    Atago Co Ltd
  • Country of Origin