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100 x LabRat pH Strips 0-14 pH, .5 pH Intervals – $6.49 + free shipping

pH Test Strips, Universal Application (pH 0.0-14.0, 0.5 pH Intervals), 100 Strips

pH Test Strips, Universal Application (pH 0.0-14.0, 0.5 pH Intervals), 100 Strips


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Sold as One Case of 100 Plastic pH Strips
  • pH 0.0-14.0 Full Range Test Strips
  • pH Color Chart Intervals: 0.0, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0, 9.5, 10.0, 10.5, 11.0, 11.5, 12.0, 12.5, 13.0, 13.5, 14.0
  • Laboratory and Diagnostic grade pH test strips
  • Case includes color chart for quick and accurate testing

11/6/18 11 PM Central: These are selling for $6.49. Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

pH Test Strips, Universal Application (pH 0.0-14.0, 0.5 pH Intervals), 100 Strips


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Digital pH Meter + 6 pH Buffer Powders… $7.77

HealthyWiser Digital pH Meter + Free Extra Set of pH buffer powder, pH Pen Tests Water, Aquarium, Pool, Hydroponics, Auto Calibration Button, with ATC, 0.00-14.00 pH Measurement Range, Purple

Digital pH Meter.  Auto calibration button.  ATC.  0.00-14.00 pH Measurement Range.  + Includes pH buffer powder.

You can use a pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.

11/6/18 12 AM Central: This has dropped to $7.77. That’s the best historical third party Amazon price I found. Shipping is also free to many US addresses with Prime Membership [Try Prime for Free] or a qualifying order. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability. Also: Recent Amazon Finds and Amazon Fillers Resource Page

Digital pH Meter – Pocket SIZE – pH Pen Tests Household Drinking Water, Aquarium, Swimming Pools, Hydroponics, Water Quality, with ATC, 0-14 pH Measuring Range with 6x pH Buffer Powders. Purple


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pH Meter & TDS Meter Combo

Water Quality Test Meter Pancellent TDS PH EC Temperature 4 in 1 Set

Water Quality Test Meter Pancellent TDS PH EC Temperature 4 in 1 Set

Includes pH Meter and TDS Meter

Use the pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.  The TDS meter could come in handy for checking your RO filter [See: Review – Portable Reverse Osmosis Water System] or for checking purchased distilled or RO water.  Some water processors add minerals back for flavor.  A TDS meter will allow you to make sure you’re getting what you want.

Water Quality Test Meter Pancellent TDS PH EC Temperature 4 in 1 Set


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TDS Meter with ATC

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • High Accuracy With premium quality titanium alloy probe and ACT(Automatic Temperature Compensation) function, the water quality tester reads accurately at various temperatures.
  • 3 in 1 Function This TDS meter can test TDS,EC and temperature. Its measuring range of TDS is 0-9999 ppm with accuracy: ± 2%, while the EC range 0-9999 us/cm and the temp range is 32.0-212°F- 0-99.0°C with accuracy ±0.1℃.
  • Auto Hold and Turn Off The reading result will be auto-locked on LCD in seconds. To safe the power supply, the water tester will shut down automatically after 2 minutes stand by.
  • Upgrade LCD Backlit Display Unlike traditional screen, the water tester designed with advance LCD backlit display, which is easier and clearer to be read. Govee product includes 1 year warranty.

TDS meters are handy for checking your RO filter [See: Review – Portable Reverse Osmosis Water System] or for checking purchased distilled or RO water.  Some water processors add minerals back for flavor.  A TDS meter will allow you to make sure you’re getting what you want.

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit


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Apera Instruments PH-60 Waterproof pH Meter – $71.78 w/instant coupon

Apera Instruments AI311 PH60 Premium Waterproof pH Pocket Tester, Replaceable Probe, ±0.01 pH Accuracy, -2.00-16.00 pH Range

Apera PH60 Premium Waterproof pH Meter.  Reads -2 to 16 pH Range.  Accuracy .001 pH.


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Accuracy: 0.01 pH; range: -2.00 to 16.00 pH, 32 to 122˚F (0 to 50˚C)
  • Easy 1-3 points auto. calibration, recognizes 5 types of solutions (1.68, 4.00, 7.00, 10.01, 12.46); Auto Temp. Compensation (ATC) ensures accuracy in various temperatures (32-122˚F)
  • High quality replaceable glass pH probe, suitable for regular water solutions e.g. pools&spas, hydroponics, environmental monitoring, cooling towers, beverage, etc.
  • Large LCD with 3 backlit colors (indicating different modes), dual display of temp./pH, and reminders of completed calibrations and stable readings
  • The smiley icon indicates stable readings so you won’t have to guess when is the right time to record the measurements
  • COMPLETE KIT with READY-TO-USE calibration solutions, calibration bottles, storage solutions, AAA batteries, and a lanyard all in a rugged portable case

You can use a pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.

10/27/18 3:30 PM Central: This is selling for $79.75.  Check “Save an extra 10% when you apply this coupon” and the price drops to $71.78.  Shipping is also free to many US addresses. Prices, shipping and availability can change quickly. Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this this post was published; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon. Check the product page for current price, description and availability.

Apera Instruments PH60 Premium Waterproof pH Pocket Tester, Replaceable Probe, ±0.01 pH Accuracy, -2.00-16.00 pH Range


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TDS Meter with ATC

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • High Accuracy With premium quality titanium alloy probe and ACT(Automatic Temperature Compensation) function, the water quality tester reads accurately at various temperatures.
  • 3 in 1 Function This TDS meter can test TDS,EC and temperature. Its measuring range of TDS is 0-9999 ppm with accuracy: ± 2%, while the EC range 0-9999 us/cm and the temp range is 32.0-212°F- 0-99.0°C with accuracy ±0.1℃.
  • Auto Hold and Turn Off The reading result will be auto-locked on LCD in seconds. To safe the power supply, the water tester will shut down automatically after 2 minutes stand by.
  • Upgrade LCD Backlit Display Unlike traditional screen, the water tester designed with advance LCD backlit display, which is easier and clearer to be read. Govee product includes 1 year warranty.

TDS meters are handy for checking your RO filter [See: Review – Portable Reverse Osmosis Water System] or for checking purchased distilled or RO water.  Some water processors add minerals back for flavor.  A TDS meter will allow you to make sure you’re getting what you want.

3 in 1 TDS Meter, Govee Accurate Water Quality Tester with Backlit Screen, TDS, EC and Temperature Between 0-9999 ppm Portable Water Tester with ATC for Drinking Water, Aquariums, Water Test Kit


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100 x Micro Essential Labs Hydrion Pro Ph Strips (Ph 0.0 To 6.0) + What’s the Shelf Life of Star San?

Micro Essential Labs Hydrion Pro Ph Strips (Ph 0.0 To 6.0) Item 9200 100 Strips

Micro Essential Labs Hydrion Pro Ph Strips (Ph 0.0 To 6.0) Item 9200 100 Strips


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Conveniently packed in flip-top vials, these premium quality, wide-range plastic strips offer clear, bright single color matches at every 0.5 interval from pH 0.0-6.0.
  • The color chart has pH matches at [0.0][0.5][1.0][1.5][2.0][2.5][3.0][3.5][4.0][4.5][5.0][5.5][6.0]
  • Each vial contains 100 strips Dip the strip into the test solution, then instantly compare the resulting color with the matching pH color chart.

pH range: 0.0 to 6.0; sensitivity: 0.5. Plastic pH strips indicate pH with unique colors for exact matches of pH. Colors align easily for matching. Flexible, easy-to-handle plastic strips are more durable than paper strips if needed for later reference. Conveniently packaged in flip-top vial of 100 strips.


I find these particularly useful for testing diluted Star San mixture.  See: What’s the Shelf Life of Star San? – Testing Star San’s Effectiveness

Micro Essential Labs Hydrion Pro Ph Strips (Ph 0.0 To 6.0) Item 9200 100 Strips


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pH Meter & TDS Meter Combo

Molop Digital PH Meter TDS Meter, Water Quality Tester, Auto Calibration


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

  • Ease of Use:TDS meter will lock the measure result when you press the “HOLD”button and automatically turn off after several minutes of non-use. PH meter has auto calibration function and you can quickly get readout
  • Accurate and Reliable: PH resolution is 0.01pH,accuracy ±0.01pH.TDS meter rangs 0~9999ppm,Conductivity 0~9999 us/cm,accuracy ±2%. TDS 0~9999ppm
  • Lasted Design:The TDS meter and PH meter are portable to carry to anywhere. with the handhold size, you can read it easily while use them
  • Wide Range Application: Extensive use in many places, such as swimming pools,drinking water, aquariums; Very good for water filters, food and drink quality monitoring
  • Package Includes: Comes with PH meter x 1, TDS EC temperature meter x 1, carrying case x 2, buffer powder x 3

Use the pH meter to check the pH of your water, mash, [test Star San effectiveness] and finished beer.  The TDS meter could come in handy for checking your RO filter [See: Review – Portable Reverse Osmosis Water System] or for checking purchased distilled or RO water.  Some water processors add minerals back for flavor.  A TDS meter will allow you to make sure you’re getting what you want.

Molop Digital PH Meter TDS Meter, Water Quality Tester, Auto Calibration, Ideal kit Aquarium, Swimming Pool, Drinking Water


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Beverage Doctor pH Meter – $44.99, Save $5 via William’s Brewing

Beverage Doctor pH Meter via William’s Brewing


From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability:

A quality, water resistant pH meter with triple point calibration, affordable replaceable electrode, automatic temperature compensation, and a water proof cap with a unique sponge storage solution retainer.

Digital Triple Point Calibration

Most pH meters only have single or double point calibration. This means they can only be calibrated at 4.0 and 7.0 pH. This meter has triple point calibration, which means it can also be calibrated at 5.5 pH for greater midrange accuracy. No manual calibration -just put the PH meter into the buffer solution that comes with it andthen hit the calibration button.

Affordable Replaceable Electrode

Home brewing puts a lot of stress on the electrode, and electrodes only last for a few years. Especially if you are testing hot wort directly from your mash tun. If you know anything about PH meters you will know that the electrodes are not difficult to damage in a brewing environment and have a tendency to fail over time. Why spend all this money on a good quality pH meter if you can’t replace the electrode? Unlike other units, the replacement electrode does not cost almost as much as the meter.

Includes Calibrating Buffer Solution

This includes 3 packs dry concentrate buffer solution, for calibrating at 4.0 pH, 6.86 pH, and 9.18 pH. Just add deionized or distilled water and store in a glass jar and the solution will last 3 months. We also recommend you purchase Storage Solution (not included, you will be given a chance to buy this when you put this in your cart).

Automatic Temperature Compensation (ATC)

Any good quality PH meter you get will include ATC. This additional feature means the probe needs to have a small temp probe at the end so it can compensate for high or low temperatures. Lets face it, you are not going to wait for your wort sample to cool down to 68° F.

Water Proof Cap

The main reason why PH meters fail over time is because the electrode dries out. If your PH meter is left with a dry probe the storage solution evaporates through the glass membrane. Unlike most meters, the cap on this meter has an o-ring and is water tight. In addition, it has a small sponge on the bottom to hold Storage Solution. To keep your electrode in best possible solution we recommend you clean with water then store in Storage Solution inside the cap . This will keep your readings accurate for several years.


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Beverage Doctor pH Meter

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100 EMD ColorpHast Precision pH Strips – $24.99, w/Comparison & Tip

COLORPHAST PH STRIPS 4-7 - 100 PACK

EMD colorpHast 4 -7 precision pH strips.  These are more accurate and easier to read than most pH test strips.  Use these to check the pH of your mash and of your finished beer.  These offer the same advantages of a pH meter [See: pH tag for past meters] without the cost and maintenance that goes along with a meter.

Tip… Cut these in half the long way.  You’ve saved 50% and they are still easy to read.

As of this posting, these are selling for $24.99 for a 100 pack. Compare: at MoreBeerPrice and availability can change quickly.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

COLORPHAST PH STRIPS 4-7 – 100 PACK – $24.99 – 12.5 cents per strip when you cut them in half

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