Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N Soil Temperature Meter Review

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Before adding fertilizer to your garden’s soil, it is imperative to know what your soil’s pH and TDS levels are. After learning what your soil is lacking, you will know what steps you need to take to improve its quality and overall health. A professional grade soil meter will provide information regarding the specifics of your soil, which will assist you in choosing the best fertilizer.



The ideal test kit will also inform you as to which types of plants will best grow in the soil you do have. Depending on the climate of the geographic region that you live in, your location and soil may be suitable only for a select number of plants. With this information at hand, you won’t have to worry about wasting money or time raising plants that won’t thrive in your soil.



The Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N pH/EC/TDS Temperature Meter Clean and Calibration Checker is one of the most scientifically advanced soil meters on the market today. Read on to find out more about what it has to offer!

PROS

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    This water-resistant meter will test for electroconductivity, pH balance, and the presence of dissolved solids in the soil.
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    The meter is simple to adjust and offers precise readings.
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    Its simple to use design makes it suitable all types of hydroponic gardening.

CONS

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    Compared to other types of soil meters, this model is particularly expensive.

KEY FEATURES

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    This model offers on-screen tutorials on how to calibrate the meter.
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    A special prevention system alerts the user when a low battery could potentially affect the accuracy of readings.
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    Parameters may be changed with the flick of a switch.
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    Internal controls automatically adjust the temperature based on conductivity and pH balance.
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    The battery percentage is displayed upon startup.

PRODUCT REVIEW

Founded in 1978, Hanna Instruments has an excellent reputation for the design and production of a wide range of scientific instruments and supplies, including buffer solutions, pH meters, and chemical reagents.

The Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N pH/EC/TDS Temperature Meter Clean and Calibration Checker is a water-resistant, versatile, and portable multiparameter meter that is specifically designed for use in nurseries, greenhouses, and hydroponics, as well as for farming applications. The oversized LCD is easy to read, and it clearly displays which parameter is being measured, also any calibration instructions that may be required. Calibrating the meter is quick and straightforward. The calibration knobs are located on the front of the meter.

The HI 9813-6N accurately measures pH, ppm, mS/cm, and temperature on the Celsius scale. It proudly boasts the inclusion of the Cal Check system in its design. This unique system enables the user to update the probe calibration status at any time simply. This model is equipped with HI 1285 series temperature/TDS/EC/pH probe. The probe boasts a gel electrolyte and fiber junction that makes it ideal for fertilizer applications.
Included with purchase of this testing kit are the meter itself, the gel probe, calibration solution, cleaning sachets, and a carrying case. It consists of a well written and easy to follow user’s manual. A single 9V battery, which powers the unit, is also included.

Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N Waterproof pH/EC/TDS Temperature Meter Clean and Calibration Check for Growers, 0 to 50 Degree C, 9V Battery
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Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N Waterproof pH/EC/TDS Temperature Meter Clean and Calibration Check for Growers, 0 to 50 Degree C, 9V Battery
  • Starter set with portable, water-resistant meter for testing pH, electroconductivity, and total...
  • Calibration check function to validate instrument performance
  • Automatic temperature compensation (ATC) to eliminate the need for extra calculations
  • Alert system when low battery and potential measurement error

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The Hanna Instruments HI 9813-6N pH/EC/TDS Temperature Meter Clean and Calibration Checker has, by and large fared well in professional and consumer written reviews. Although it is suitable for use in almost any gardening application, this meter would be overkill for a simple residential garden. The primary complaint against the unit has been its price; however, for what it has to offer, most users feel that it is a fair bargain.

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