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Milwaukee MW700 PRO Lux Light Meter

The Milwaukee Instruments MW700 PRO is a portable Lux meter designed to perform light measurements from 0 to 50000 Lux. This handy and ergonomically designed Lux meter is ideal for anyone looking for fast and reliable light measurements.

$148.99 CAD + applicable taxes.

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MW700 PRO Lux Light Meter

by Milwaukee Instruments

The Milwaukee Instruments MW700 PRO Lux Light Meter is a portable Lux meter designed to perform light measurements from 0 to 50000 Lux. This handy and ergonomically designed Lux meter is ideal for anyone looking for fast and reliable light measurements. This meter is suitable for a wide range of applications, such as Aquarium and Aquaculture, Hydroponic, Agriculture, Horticulture, and Environmental analysis.

The waterproof light sensor is attached to a 1.3 m (4.4′) cable and is suitable to verify light intensity in a grow environment.

Average indoor lighting ranges from 100 to 1000 Lux and average outdoor sun lights about 50000 Lux. Lux is a unit that indicates the density of light that falls on a surface.

The human eye is sensitive only to blue, green, and red light, so in calculating the Lux falling on an object, only the light that the human eye sees is counted. When only infrared light falls on an object, the Lux is counted as zero since our eyes see nothing. Mathematically, a spectral weighting function becomes convolved with the actual illumination spectrum to calculate Lux exactly.

This is the formal definition of Lux and it makes Lux an unusual unit of measure. Still, Lux can be thought of as a way of measuring light in terms of what our eyes perceive. The metric unit of measure for luminance of a surface. One Lux is equal to one Lumen per square meter. One Lux equals 0.0929 foot-candles.

Milwaukee MW700 Manual

Design features

  • Fast, easy-to-read results with large digital LED readout
  • Waterproof silicon photo-diode sensor attached to a 4.4′ cable
  • Three resolution settings – ±1, ±10, and ±100 Lux
  • Accuracy to ±6% of reading ±1 digit
  • Lightweight and portable
  • 150 hours of battery life with continuous use (battery included) with low battery warning

 

 

Measuring LUX:

mw700 aquarium lux 01Put the light sensor on a stable surface, and hold the meter at a proper distance to avoid any interference or disturb to the sensor illumination.
mw700 aquarium lux 03Turn the meter on by pressing the ON/OFF key. Press one of the three “Range keys” to select the proper scale according to the intensity of the light. 2000-19000 is recommended for measuring LUX in aquarium.
mw700 aquarium lux 04Wait for about 1 second for the reading to stabilize.

Brand

Milwaukee Instruments

Upgrade to Milwaukee Instruments for quick, accurate digital testing.For 30 years Milwaukee Instruments has been dedicated to helping hydroponics and greenhouse growers, winemakers, brewers, pool service technicians, reefers, educators and others raise their standards. We've made it possible for hundreds of thousands of professionals, enthusiasts, and beginners around the world move from difficult and inaccurate visual testing to accurate and precise digital analysis. Our instruments are manufactured in Europe.See how easy measurement can be with Milwaukee Instruments.
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  • Weight:
    2 lbs
  • Dimensions:
    6 × 8 × 7 in
  • Range:

    0.000 to 1999 Lux; 2000 to 19999 Lux; 20000 to 50000 Lux

  • Resolution:

    0.000 to 1999 Lux: ±1 Lux; 2000 to 19999 Lux – ±10 Lux; 20000 to 50000 Lux – ±100 Lux

  • Peak Wavelength:

    560 (nm)

  • Environment:

    0 to 50°C / 32 to 122°F; max RH 95%

  • 9V Battery Life:

    Approx. 150 hours of continuous use

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