VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer-2024

$699.00 - $1,099.00
previously $879.00 - $1,675.00

VST LAB Coffee III 4th Generation Refractometer

Bundled  with VST CoffeeTools™ Software & Accessories


Official Sponsor of the 2012 -2022

World Brewers Cup, World Cup Tasters & World Barista Championship

VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer w/ VST CoffeeTools Software & 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                                             

Windows or macOS for desktop or notebook computers-Included at no additional cost (New Windows v4 or macOS version)

Optional - Mobile versions are sold separately

- VST CoffeeTools PRO for iPhone/iPad available from iTunes APPs store

Search APPs store for VST CoffeeTools™ PRO for iPhone;

VST CoffeeTools™ for iPad



  • VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer w/integrated auto-ranging Coffee & Espresso TDS Scales - Coffee-Espresso: 0.00-20.00%
  • VST CoffeeTools Software for Windows or macOS
  • 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)

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- Now Included at N/C

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

VST Webshop

United Kingdom

Has Bean Coffee


Dutch Barista


Blossom Valley International LTD

Hong Kong

Hazel & Hershey Coffee Roasters


bombora supplies


Caffé Crema


MQ Coffee LAB

Blossom Valley International LTD

       Suzhou Lv Xiao & Company Coffee Trading Co., Ltd. 

Czech Republic:





          Brewing Gadgets INDIA

United Arab Emirates       

         Brewing Gadgets UAE




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