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Old 11/24/2007, 12:12 AM
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free TDS meter readings?

i finally got my free meter today. my RO/DI water measured at 012, and 017 on the two sepurate tests i did. is that ok ? what readings are the rest of you getting? my tap water reads at 148 to 157.
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Old 11/24/2007, 12:35 AM
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I tested distilled water and got 001, water from the fridge was 149, and tap was 354.
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Old 11/24/2007, 12:40 AM
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my ro water is zero and it read 002 a few times. tap water was 016 and arrowhead bottled water was a hundred something.
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Old 11/24/2007, 01:12 AM
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maybe i should test mine right out of the filter rather than out of the jug that its been sitting in a couple of days.
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:36 AM
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Mine measured 86 at the tap, 08 at the ro water, and 01 at the ro/di
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Old 11/24/2007, 08:47 AM
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I was suprised that my tap water measured 097. I expected it much higher. I guess something else makes it taste so bad.
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:08 AM
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Wow, I must have some toxic tap water. Then again I am from NJ...
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:13 AM
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my ro tested 10 with the free meter and my tap tested 100. The tap water reading surprised me! I am wondering if anyone here has a the free one and also a proven accurate one to compare the readings.. anyone?
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:13 AM
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my ro tested 10 with the free meter and my tap tested 100. The tap water reading surprised me! I am wondering if anyone here has a the free one and also a proven accurate one to compare the readings.. anyone?
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:15 AM
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I got my free tds meter in yesterday. Tap water from the well 454 and ro was 006
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:24 AM
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Sounds like they are off. Either the ones that are testing from the DI needs to be changed are they arent right on. As soon asmy TDS on my RO/DI reads 001 I change the DI resign.
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Old 11/24/2007, 10:34 AM
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My filters are way past due for changing I think the meter is accurate
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Old 11/24/2007, 02:52 PM
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I have done two separate tests on two different days and both were very close together, I did not write down the measurments, though, so these are from memory:

Test 1:
Tap - mid 500 TDS
RO - mid 20 TDS
RO/DI - 000 TDS

Test 2:
Tap - high 400 TDS
RO - mid 20 TDS
RO/DI - 000 TDS

So I am happy with the accuracy.
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Old 11/24/2007, 03:32 PM
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I just got mine today (arrived in the mail on Fri though). The batteries were dead in the unit but worked when replacing them w/ the ones it came with. My reading off the tap was 150ish and my ro/di was 002. I'll test again after the unit has had a chance to warm up (it's been sitting outside in less than 10 degree weather.
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Old 11/24/2007, 05:23 PM
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I have one I got last week, the batteries were dead too. My DI out reads 15 with it, my in line meter reads 2. Going over to a friends for dinner and check it out on his water.
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:08 PM
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ZRC didn't know you could drink the water in Jersey. I truck into there had to say it. By the way where you all getting the free meter i want one ?
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:14 PM
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they were at buy.com, they're all sold out though
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:18 PM
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they were at buy.com, they're all sold out though
Cant be sold out when they werent for sell. Dont you me they are all given out.
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:27 PM
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Yeah that too! Well, actually they were sold for $10.. it was google that then made them free! So I guess I was 50% correct.
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Old 11/24/2007, 06:47 PM
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make sure you are testing the water accurately. It needs to be at the correct temp to get a true reading....
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Old 11/25/2007, 09:00 AM
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My friend inline meter wes reading 0, when I used this meter on the water it was reading 7. So I guess it is time to get some calibration fluid.
Bob
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