Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > ph meter feedback
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-04-2011, 05:42 PM   #1
neomantra
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Posts: 201
Liked 8 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default ph meter feedback

has anyone bought this ph meter? Waterproof pH Meter / Thermometer

If so, what are your thoughts on it? It says it includes Buffer Solutions pH4.0, pH7.0, and pH10.0. Would I need anything else to go with it?

Last but not least, are there any good guides for how best to make use of these readings? My understanding so far from what I've read is that I'm generally shooting for 5.2. Do you always use either gypsum or baking soda to adjust this if you are off? I looked a little bit at the Palmer spreadsheet too but that almost made my head explode looking at all those fields


neomantra is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 08:05 PM   #2
CidahMastah
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: , New York
Posts: 4,266
Liked 39 Times on 37 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by neomantra View Post
has anyone bought this ph meter? Waterproof pH Meter / Thermometer

If so, what are your thoughts on it? It says it includes Buffer Solutions pH4.0, pH7.0, and pH10.0. Would I need anything else to go with it?

Last but not least, are there any good guides for how best to make use of these readings? My understanding so far from what I've read is that I'm generally shooting for 5.2. Do you always use either gypsum or baking soda to adjust this if you are off? I looked a little bit at the Palmer spreadsheet too but that almost made my head explode looking at all those fields

I haven't had that one - but I bought a milwaukee one for $60 that sucked arse (needed recalibration all the time, was a pain). If I were you, I would get Hannas PHep 5 PH meter - it is awesome. There was a thread just recently about the PH meters and I wasn't th only one who has owned this meter for years (and loves it). It is about $100, but worth it to have one that is reliable and works, versus recalibrating all the time IMO.

You want a storage solution too, the 4.0 abd 7.0 solutions would be all you need for calibration.


__________________
Man,... That's a lotta hooch!
Steel rig in progress
ebuild info
CidahMastah is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-04-2011, 08:06 PM   #3
CidahMastah
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: , New York
Posts: 4,266
Liked 39 Times on 37 Posts
Likes Given: 17

Default

Here is that link:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/buyi...-meter-127062/

Check it out
__________________
Man,... That's a lotta hooch!
Steel rig in progress
ebuild info
CidahMastah is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2011, 05:07 PM   #4
neomantra
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Posts: 201
Liked 8 Times on 6 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

awesome, thanks for the info
neomantra is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ph meter.. blkandrust Equipment/Sanitation 2 09-18-2010 01:38 PM
Ph meter Hugh_Jass Equipment/Sanitation 26 01-07-2010 10:06 PM
Vin-O-Meter bkov Equipment/Sanitation 1 08-16-2008 01:38 PM
PH Meter Dark_Ale Equipment/Sanitation 6 12-19-2007 11:34 AM
Ph meter Dark_Ale Equipment/Sanitation 5 07-22-2005 03:44 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS