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eXact® Smart Brew Starter KiteXact Smart Brew Starter Kit

eXact Smart Brew Starter Kit

Price £299.99


In the world of craft brewing, water is an essential ingredient to making a quality tasting beer. The new Smart Brew™ Water Testing Kits are the perfect tool to properly begin the brewing process. The Smart Brew® Kits incorporate a revolutionary photometer system that integrates 2–way wireless communication with a smart device. The multilingual app is the brain of the system which allows limitless possibilities including lab accuracy, free upgrades, mobile sharing, and more.


  • Innovative – Only handheld photometer to communicate with a smartphone
  • Customise – Only download the tests you want
  • Location – First handheld photometer system that’s GPS enabled - saving time when inputting data
  • Instant - documented results that can be e-mailed or exported via CSV file (spreadsheet)
  • Save - Results stored in app's history
  • Reliable - Time, Date & GPS location stamp results
  • Send & Share - instant results - share & email via CSV file (spreadsheet), Twitter and Facebook
  • Waterproof – IP-67 rated and it floats
  • Multi-lingual app in English, French, Spanish, Russian, German, Czech, Latvian and Chinese
  • Easy to use - the app includes detailed instructions as well as videos to show how to carry out each test
  • Flexible - each iDip can be connected to more than one smart device - allowing multiple users to use the same machine
  • With auto-calibration so there is no need to regularly calibrate the photometer
  • 2 years manufacturers warranty
  • Simple - Test procedure requires only 4 simple steps:

The simple and quick 20-second testing procedure takes the guesswork out of results. It’s like having a laboratory in the palm of your hand. The eXact iDip® app comes with 4 tests installed including pH, Free Chlorine, Combined Chlorine (Chloramines) and Total Alkalinity. Over 30 additional parameters are available for in-app purchase (from £4.95 prices do vary depending on exchange rates), so you can tailor the eXact iDip® Smart Photometer System® to suit your needs at a fraction of the cost of competing photometers.

The Smart Brew® Starter Water Testing Kit includes:

  • eXact® iDip® handheld photometer, with cleaning brush and carrying case
  • Instruction Manual in English*
  • 25 test strips each of high range Total Hardness (486656), Calcium Hardness (486629), Total Alkalinity (486641), pH-II (486639-II), Chloride III (486757), Sulfate (486608)
  • The app comes with 4 tests pre-installed including pH, DPD-1 Free Chlorine, DPD-3 Combined Chlorine and Total Alkalinity. Further tests can be downloaded via the App-Store from £4.95 each (prices do vary depending on exchange rates).
  • Over 30 additional parameters available
  • To re-order the reagents, please use the following part numbers:  Total Hardness (486656), Calcium Hardness (486629), Total Alkalinity (486641), pH-II (486639-II), Chloride III (486757), Sulfate (486608), each bottle contains 100 test strips. Alternatively, you can order the Smart Brew Refill Kit (486216).

*Each product comes with English instructions. Other languages are available on special request, this includes German, French, Spanish and Chinese.

For Residual Alkalinity, Magnesium Hardness & Sodium - The first meter designed for the craft brew market that directly calculates these values with no math or calculations required.

The eXact® iDip® provides complete wireless connectivity between the waterproof handheld and a smart device like the iPhone®, iPad®, and iPod Touch®, Android®. Data is seamlessly transferred between the two devices using Bluetooth® wireless technology that syncs and transmits test results in real time with parameter information, data storage and GPS tracking included.

To carry out a test, you need:

  • To download & install each test from the app-store £4.95 each (prices do vary depending on exchange rates). This is a one-off cost, once a test has been downloaded onto your smart device from the app-store it can be used indefinitely. The photometer comes with 4 tests pre-installed including pH, DPD-1 Free Chlorine, DPD-3 Combined Chlorine and Total Alkalinity.
  • Purchase the reagent/test strips for that test, for a complete range, please see table on this page

New tests are constantly developed - making this a testing device which can grow with your needs and requirements. It also makes it very efficient, as the user only pays for what he actually uses.

Compatible with:

  • Apple iPad® (3rd gen, 4th gen & Air)
  • Apple iPad Mini (1st gen & Retina)
  • Apple iPhone® (4S, 5, 5C & 5S)
  • Apple iPod touch® (5th gen)
  • Android®

(Please note, NOT suitable for cloudy water)


Certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 50 NSF is a product testing, inspection & certification organisation (Michigan, USA). Certified products are given an accuracy rating to one of three levels: L1, L2 or L3, with L1 being the highest accuracy rating. The EZ & iDip Photometers have L1 NSF certifications for a variety of test parameters; making them the ONLY meters in their class to achieve that distinction.
Ref: 486101-SB-K Manufactured by: eXact Digital Tester

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