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NEW...VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer (unbundled)

NEW...VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer (unbundled)


INTRODUCING the VST LAB Coffee III 4th Generation Refractometer

Available unbundled or with discounted VST CoffeeTools™ Software & Accessories


Official Sponsor of the 2012 -2020

World Brewers Cup, World Cup Tasters & World Barista Championship

VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer with Coffee-Espresso Scale & FREE Soft Case

Updated LAB III version with improved temperature resolution, precision, accuracy and battery life. See full specifications in updated product brochure.

Final Quality Assurance Certificate with NIST Traceable Reference Standards Measurements Included (at no additional cost).

VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer Brochure                                             

Compatible with all versions of VST CoffeeTools™ software (optional):

Windows or macOS for desktop or notebook computers

(Windows & macOS versions are discounted -$100 when ordered with the LAB Coffee Refractometer, select using drop-down option/pricing menues, above)

Mobile versions are sold separately

- VST CoffeeTools for iPhone/iPad available from iTunes APPs store
- VST CoffeeTools for Android available from GooglePlay Apps store

•VST CoffeeTools™ and VST CoffeeTools™ PRO for iPhone

VST CoffeeTools™ for iPad

VST CoffeeTools™ for ANDROID


  • VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer w/integrated auto-ranging Coffee & Espresso TDS Scales - Coffee-Espresso: 0.00-20.00%
  • Rubberized silicone armor jacket (Gray or Orange)
  • Pipettes and Cleaning Pads Kit (10 ea)

Optional: (Add during checkout for significant discounts or see Refractometer Accessories)

    • VST CoffeeTools™ Software - Windows or mac OS version (Select option from Title drop down menu)
    • Syringe Filter Kit -for filtering espresso or coffee brewed with metallic mesh or perforated filters prior to measurement (Available in bulk) Syringe Filter User Instructions 

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 III 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 in 2-3 seconds
      • Advanced optical engine with 1024 element detector array and sapphire optics
      • Includes auto-ranging Coffee-Espresso % TDS Scale
      • 24-character easy to read back-lit display
      • Evaporation cover & ambient light shield
      • Easy-clean stainless steel sample well
      • Temperature stability function 
      • Smart Zero-Set Software
      • Silicone armor jacket
      • Five languages

VST CoffeeTools™ Software

See VST Software for full description & operating system requirements

Distributed Worldwide

Orders received by 11:00AM EST Ship Same Day, otherwise Next Business Day. Non U.S. orders may take 24-hrs to clear credit-card payment gateway.

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



United States

United Kingdom



Hong Kong

Hazel & Hershey Coffee Roasters

South Korea

Giesen Korea - Contact


bombora supplies


Caffé Crema


MQ Coffee LAB

Blossom Valley International LTD

Czech Republic:







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