Photometric testers

- using technology to test the water qualityTrutest Photometric Tester

Technology moves along at a cracking pace and that's good news for pool-owners! A few years ago only a Pool Professional would be likely to have a test meter in the toolbox, because they cost a lot of money, but now inexpensive Photometric* meters are available to the backyard-pool owner

Harnessing photocopier technology, Photometric pool-testers measure the pH, Chlorine/Bromine level and this one even measures Total Alkalinity 

We have found this to be an excellent meter


AquaChek TruTest - Simple - Fast - Easy!

The new AquaChek TruTest test strip reader is the first meter of its kind - specifically developed for the pool and spa market

  • Unique, quick, easy way to keep water healthy
  • Results for Free Chlorine/Bromine, pH and Total Alkalinity in few easy steps
  • Spend less time testing water and more time enjoying it
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD screen for indoor/outdoor use
  • Water resistant
  • Stores the last 9 sets of results so you can see a 'history' of pH/Cl/Br and TA levels

Directions for use

  • Trutest Meter GraphicTurn the unit on by pressing the power button.  The display will read 'On'


  • Press the start button and dip a test-strip into the pool at the same time


  • Remove the test strip from the water immediately, then shake excess water from the pool with a simple flick of the wrist


  • Place the tip of the test-strip in the back end of the meter channel
  • DO NOT SLIDE THE TEST-STRIP ACROSS THE GLASS IN THE CHANNEL as this could mix the different chemistries together and you may get inaccurate results


  • Lay the test-strip flat, pad side down


  • Let go of the strip and wait a few seconds for the results


  • The display will flash 'On' during testing


Please watch a how-to video herehere and another herehere - (both videos by Dr. H. Toowoh)

*Photometry is defined as 'The science of the measurement of light'


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