Does anyone out there know what a Myron L DS meter is used for sampling?

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  1. TheHoleStory profile image78
    TheHoleStoryposted 4 years ago

    Does anyone out there know what a Myron L DS meter is used for sampling?

    I found it in an old box of junk, and I really don't know what it's purpose is. The meter was manufactured by the Myron L Company, which is located at 6115 Corte Del Cedro, Carlsbad, California 92009

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  2. junkseller profile image84
    junksellerposted 4 years ago

    DS stands for dissolved solids. They are used to measure solids in a water sample (basically the amount of tiny gunk floating around in them). The more solids in a sample, the greater its ability to conduct an electrical current which is how this meter operates.

    Brand new these things run just above $200 I think. Here is the manufacturer page: http://www.myronl.com/products/DS_pDS.htm

    1. TheHoleStory profile image78
      TheHoleStoryposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Your answer was helpful. I put a new 9 volt battery in it & on the scale water registered at 80, pure rubbing alcohol registered at zero, and beer registered at the top of the scale over 500. Other than that I don't know what to do with the meter

    2. junkseller profile image84
      junksellerposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Drink the beer, not the other stuff. Something will come to you. Or stick it on Ebay, get some money for it, buy more beer.

 
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