The eXact iDip® Professional Test Kit is one of the most underrated Photometer/Digital Test Kits on the market today. The concept is a bit complicated and I can see why most pool pros and homeowners pass on it. After using it and testing the kit I can say it is extremely easy to use and very accurate. So accurate that it is EPA approved for the Free and Total Chlorine Tests. The Professional Test Kit would be perfect for Commercial Pool use as well as Residential Pool use.
Let me try to take the mystery out of the eXact iDip Kits. It is a photometer that reads the color released on the pre-measured test strip. Other photometers use reagents or pills but the concept is the same. The photometer will read the light spectrum and give you a digital readout of the test factor you are doing at that moment. The eXact iDip is very accurate when done correctly.
It also links via Bluetooth with the downloadable app and you do all the testing from the app on your phone or device. The test results can be saved and also emailed to yourself or your customer. The one negative and the aspect that leads to confusion is that only the Chlorine, Alkalinity and pH test comes free included in the app. Additional test parameters will need to be purchased and downloaded in-app at $4.99 each or as a bundle (Pool Bundle) for $8.99. This is a onetime purchase so if you want to test for the CYA or Calcium Hardness you would need to purchase those test parameters for the app. There are over 40 test parameters available.
Once you purchase the test parameter for say, Copper, you would then need to order the Copper test strips. Now the eXact iDip can test for Copper going forward as long as you have the test strips. Once the test parameter is purchased you have unlimited use of it. Should the test parameters all be free? I think that would help sell the product but it is the decision of the parent company Industrial Test Systems and not mine. You would purchase the test parameters and test strips that you need and truthfully you don’t need all 40 plus. Besides Copper, I would suggest Iron, Phosphates, and Nitrates give yourself a well-rounded tester.
The pH+ is a pretty nice digital water tester. It can do pH, Conductivity, TDS, Salinity and water temperature. If you purchase the optional ORP probe you can swap out the pH probe and also record the ORP. It is a very versatile and accurate digital tester and together with the eXact iDip it makes the Pro-Test Kit a real winner. The number of test factors that these two testers can do will take your water testing to a new level.
The coolest feature is that with the reading from the iDip and pH+ the app will give you the Langelier Saturation Index (LSI) reading by extracting the results from the test factors recorded from your water sample. This is a great way to check to see if the water is corrosive or scale forming. This alone makes this test kit by far the most comprehensive one on the market today.
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Here is more about the eXact iDip from the manufacturer:
“The eXact iDip® Professional Test Kit is the latest generation test kit that combines two state of the art water quality test instruments. The first is the revolutionary Level 1 NSF/ANSI-50 Certified eXact iDip® Smart Photometer System which integrates patented 2–way wireless communication with any compatible iOS or Android smart device and has the potential to test over 40 water parameters. The second is the NEW eXact® pH+ Smart Meter system which capitalizes on electrochemistry technology combined with Bluetooth connectivity.
Pre-configured kit comes with exactly what is needed to start testing (excluding app software). Packed in a rugged and durable plastic case with secure fasteners and padded compartments. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with the minimum iOS system version 9.0 and Android version 5.0 with Bluetooth® 4.0.
Standard navy blue plastic carrying case w/ Foam included
eXact iDip® 525 Photometer
eXact pH+ Smart Meter System
pH 4 & pH 7 buffer solution pouches
Acrylic Calibration Key
25 tests of each
Total Alkalinity, pH, Free Chlorine (DPD-1), Combined/Total Chlorine (DPD-3), Calcium Hardness, Cyanuric Acid, Conductivity, TDS, Salinity, and Temperature
Free downloadable app with pre-installed tests: pH, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, Total Alkalinity. Additional test parameters will need to be purchased and downloaded in-app at at $4.99 each or as a bundle (Pool Bundle) for $8.99”
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