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VST LAB Cof/Esp II Bundle

VST LAB Cof/Esp II Bundle



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World Brewers Cup, World Cup Tasters & World Barista Championship

VST LAB Coffee II Refractometer with Coffee/Espresso Scales, Soft Case, Accessories & VST CoffeeTools™ Software (Windows or OSX)

Updated LAB II version with improved precision, accuracy and double the battery life. 

VST LAB Coffee Refractometer Brochure                                             

Compatible with all versions of VST CoffeeTools™ software:

•Windows or Mac OSX (included)

•VST CoffeeTools™ for iPhone (not included)

VST CoffeeTools™ for iPad (not included)

VST CoffeeTools™ for ANDROID (not included, Available NOW!)


  • VST LAB Coffee II Refractometer w/integrated auto-ranging Coffee & Espresso TDS Scales - Coffee: 0.00-9.99%,  Espresso: 0.00-20.00%
  • VST CoffeeTools™ Software - Windows or Mac OSX version (Select option from Title drop down menu)
  • Pipettes and Cleaning Pads Kit (10 ea)
  • Syringe Filter Kit (50 espresso filters/5 syringes) Syringe Filter User Instructions 
  • Rubberized silicone armor jacket (Gray only)

Recommended: (See Refractometer Accessories)

  • Optional Hard Case Insulated, Water & Dust Resistant, Foam Insert, Cutouts for spare batteries, Protects your investment (Recommended)
  • Extra Syringe Filters and Syringes-for espresso or coffee brewed with metallic mesh or perforated filters (Available in bulk)
  • Extra Pipettes (Available in bulk)

VST LAB Coffee/Espresso II Refractometer Features include:

  • Improved precision +/- 0.01%, improved accuracy +/- 0.03% in coffee range, +/- 0.05% in espresso range
  • Automatically averages multiple measurements and displays the resulting % TDS 
  • 1024 element detector array and sapphire optics
  • Includes both Coffee/Espresso % TDS Scales
  • Evaporation cover and ambient light shield
  • Easy-clean stainless steel sample well
  • Temperature stability function 
  • 24-character back-lit display
  • Smart Zero-Set Software
  • Silicone armor jacket
  • Five languages

VST CoffeeTools™ Software Features include:

    • Independent PREFs for all Batch Slurry (Infusion/Immersion) and Drip Methods, CO2 and Moisture inputs
    • Modes: Coffee, Espresso, Cupping (plus Bypass and Iced coffee concentrates in Windows version)
    • Second License KEY, install on up to two (2) Computers
    • VST Universal Brewing Control Charts

• Custom Region of Interest for Charting Preferences w/Notes

• Multiple Point Plots in Coffee, Cupping, and Bypass Modes (Windows version)

See VST Software for full description & operating system requirements

Distributed Worldwide

Orders received by 3:00PM Ship Same Day, otherwise Next Business Day.

Shipping Rate includes insurance for full replacement value and a Signature is Required at the Delivery Address.


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