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