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Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester

11.00 LBS
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I plan to take part in the Trade-In Promotion**. (See terms and conditions below):
  • Product Description

    Trade in Your Old Moisture Tester for a New Perten AM 5800!**
    Has your old moisture tester seen better days? For a limited time, Shore Measuring Systems can help you trade up to a new Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester and get a $250 trade-in value for your old tester. All moisture testers in any condition, working or non-working, are eligible to use as trade-ins for a new Perten AM 5800! Simply send us your used moisture tester with a copy of the invoice. See special terms and conditions below for more information.**

    This promotion ends December 31, 2017, at midnight Eastern Standard Time.


    Perten AM 5800 Grain Moisture Tester* Features:
    The Perten AM 5800 is a fast, portable and easy-to-use moisture tester that provides highly accurate, repeatable results. In fact, it features the same 150 MHz technology, UGMA algorithm and calibrations used by commercial grain buyers. The unit is lightweight and designed for long battery life on just two AA batteries. Additionally, it can connect to smartphones and tablets using Bluetooth® technology and AM5800 Link app, allowing users to view results, update calibrations, access the user’s manual and more with their mobile devices.

    The Perten AM 5800 features:

    • Uses highly accurate 150 MHz technology and UGMA (Unified Grain Moisture Algorithm) to closely match grain elevator moisture tester results.
    • No sample weighing or volume measurement is required — just fill the hopper and pull the handle to begin analysis.
    • Excellent repeatability.
    • Results available in less than 20 seconds for room-temperature corn.
    • Able to test hot corn up to 160° F.
    • Portable design weighing only 11 pounds (5 kg).
    • Powered by two AA batteries.
    • Easy-to-use touch-screen.
    • Smartphones, tablets or PC can connect to the AM 5800 via Bluetooth® technology to view results, update calibrations, access the user’s manual and more.



    • Products: Grains, oilseeds, pulses, lentils and more
    • A list of 32 grain calibrations are programmed into the AM 5800 tester
    • Analysis Time: ~ 15 seconds
    • Display: 3.4-inch (86 mm) touch-screen
    • Connectivity: Bluetooth and Android, IOS, Win App for use on smartphones and tablets
    • Measurement Technique: RF dielectric constant at 150 MHz
    • Sample Temperature: -18° to 70° C / 0° to 160° F (moisture < 18%); 0° to 70° C / 32° to 160° F (moisture > 18%)
    • Sample Size: 700 ml (2/3 quart)
    • Power Requirement: 2 AA Alkaline batteries
    • Dimensions (HxWxD): 13.3 x 10.8 x 11.4 in. (338 x 274 x 290 mm)
    • Net Weight: 11 pounds (5 kg)


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    15 lbs./7 kg shipping weight

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    The Perten and Bluetooth trademarks are not owned or licensed by CTB.
    *This moisture tester is not approved by the National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) for use in commercial grain transactions.

    **This trade-in offer is valid only with the purchase of a new Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester from Shore Measuring Systems’ e-commerce website ( between November 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. Only one trade-in moisture tester will be accepted for each Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester unit ordered. Quantities may be limited and promotion terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. This offer is not valid for use on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash. Not combinable with other offers or discounts. Taxes may apply. Normal shipping charges apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Other restrictions and exclusions may apply. The $250 credit for the trade-in moisture tester unit will be applied to the credit card used for the purchase of the new Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester. To qualify for this trade-in offer, orders for the Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester must be placed by December 31, 2017, at midnight Eastern Standard Time. The trade-in moisture tester unit must be accompanied by the required copy of the invoice for the new Perten AM 5800 Moisture Tester and both must be received by Shore at their Attica, Indiana, location, no later than January 26, 2018, at midnight Eastern Standard Time.

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