Specifications

Version LactoScope C3+: (fat, protein, and total solids)
Version LactoScope C4+: (fat, protein, lactose, and total solids)
Standard parameters: Fat, protein, lactose, and total solids
Additional parameters: Solids, nonfat; freezing-point depression (FPD)
Measuring speed: 120 to 150 samples per hour
Measuring range for undiluted samples: Fat 0%-55%, Protein 0%-15%, Lactose 0%-20%, Total solids 0%-60%, Solids, nonfat 0% to 20%, FPD 450 m°C to 550 m°C*
Repeatabilityin general (CV**): ≤ 0.25%
 Accuracy typically (CV**): ≤ 1% (bulk samples from cow milk)
Sample volume: Typical 8 mL
Sample temperature: 2°C to +42°C (36°F to +108°F)
System dimensions: 43 cm D x 67 cm W x 51 cm H, (16.93" x 26.38" x 20.08")
Weight: 42 kg (92.59 lb)
Power supply: 110 V-240V, 50 to 60 Hz, 650 VA incl. PC
Compliant: EMC directive 89/336/EC, Low-voltage directive 73/23/EC, IDF 141 C

*After Koops et al.
** CV, Coefficient of Variation is equal to the standard deviation divided by the average of the sample tested, times 100. Rose-Gottlieb for fat, Kjelldahl for protein, HPCL for lactose, and oven method for total solids.