LaMotte 2020we Portable Turbidity Meter - 1970-EPA

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This turbidity meter provides precise measurements with a range of 0-4000 NTU/FTU. It is hand-held and portable and is great for use in the field or the lab. Requires a small sample for testing.

LaMotte 2020we Portable Turbidity Meter - 1970-EPA


  • Waterproof to IP67
  • Lithium rechargeable batteries
  • USB port
  • 7 languages
  • Backlit display
  • Complies with USEPA 180.1 Standard
  • Industry-leading precision, sensitivity and dependability
  • Hand-held meter is great for use in the field or the lab
  • Kit is supplied with:
    • 0, 1 and 10 NTU standard
    • Sample bottle
    • 6 sample tubes
    • USB cable
    • USB computer/wall adapter
    • Waterproof carrying case

This meter is ideal for testing water samples from households, lakes, brooks and even the ocean. It can determine precise turbidity measurements that comply with USEPA 180.1 Standard.

2020we1This portable turbidity meter is designed to test water samples for the cloudiness or haziness caused by individual particles, or suspended solids. These particles are usually invisible to the naked eye but with this meter the reading becomes clear. The measurement of turbidity is a key test of water quality as the suspended solid matter can often be toxic or contain bacteria.

Turbidity can be caused by many things such as the growth of phytoplankton in the water and human activities such as construction, mining and agriculture. This meter can be used to monitor and measure possible water contaminants.


Unit of Measure:

2020we: NTU, AU, ASBC, EBC
2020wi: FNU, FAU, ASBC, EBC


0-4000 NTU/FNU, 0-10,500 ASBC, 0-150 EBC


0.01 NTU/FNU 10.00-10.99
0.1 NTU/FNU 11.00-109.9
1 NTU/FNU 110-4000


From 0-2.5 NTU the accuracy is ±0.05 NTU
From 2.5-100 NTU the accuracy is ±2%
From 100 NTU the accuracy is ±3%

Detection Limit:

0.05 NTU/FNU

Range Selection:



0.02 NTU/FNU or 1%

Light Source:

Tungsten (EPA) complies with EPA 180.1 Standard
860 LED (ISO) complies with ISO 7027

*Over 600 NTU/FNU units expressed as AU/FAU

Meter Operational Features:

Signal Averaging:

Disabled, 2, 5, 10


USB computer/wall adapter or Lithium ion rechargeable battery, 3.7V, 2.5" x .75", 1.7 oz

Data Logging:

500 points

Auto Shut-Off:

Disabled, 5, 10, 30 minutes

Optional Software:

SmartLink 3


English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese

Response Time:





7.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 inches; 19.05 x 8.84 x 6.35 cm


13 oz


6-line LCD with backlit display

Unit Ship Weight: 4 lbs

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