Which DR/800 is Right for You? 

Learn more about how the NEW DR 900 Portable Colorimeter is the one instrument you need for lab quality results in the field.

DR/820

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DR/850

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DR/890

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Standard features of the DR/800 Portable Colorimeter Series:

  • Three models (20, 50, or 90 methods) with automatic wavelength selection
  • Preprogrammed: ready-to-use out of the box
  • Compact: true hand-held analysis, for use anywhere
  • Rugged: dustproof, waterproof, shockproof, worry-free (designed to meet IP67 standards)
  • Powerful: full datalogging and RS232 interface capabilities
  • Simple: menu-driven, step-by-step analysis
  • Affordable: choose the instrument you need or select a complete portable laboratory Batteries-/Accu operation possible, Real-Time-Clock, integrated Timer, Data Memory with 100 measuring values and automatic AutoOff-Function.
  • USEPA approved for drinking water and wastewater
DR820 DR850 DR890

Tests for 20+ methods

Tests for 50+ methods

Tests for 90+ methods


Parameter Range DR/820 DR/850 DR/890
Aluminum, Aluminon 0 - 0.8
Benzotriazole 0 - 16    
Bromine 0 - 4.50
Bromine (AccuVac®) 0 - 4.50
Chlorine, Free, HR 0 - 10.0
Chlorine, Free (USEPA) 0 - 2.00
Chlorine, Free (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 2.00
Chlorine, Free, TNT 0 - 5.00
Chlorine, Total, HR 0 - 10.0
Chlorine, Total (USEPA) 0 - 2.00
Chlorine, Total (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 2.00
Chlorine, Total, TNT 0 - 5.00
Chlorine Dioxide, MR 0 - 50    
Chromium, Hexavalent (USEPA) 0 - 0.60    
Chromium, Hexavalent (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 0.60    
Chromium, Total 0 - 0.60    
Color, True and Apparent 0 - 500    
Copper, Bicinchoninate (USEPA)** 0 - 5.0    
Copper, Bicinchoninate (AccuVac) (USEPA)** 0 - 5.0    
Copper, Porphyrin, LR 0 - 210 µg/L    
Cyanide 0 - 0.240  
Cyanuric Acid 7 - 55
DEHA 0 - 500 µg/L    
Detergents (Surfactants) 0 - 0.30  
Fluoride, SPADNS*** 0 - 2.0  
Fluoride, SPADNS (AccuVac)*** 0 - 2.0  
Hardness, Calcium as CaCO3 0 - 4.0
Hardness, Magnesium as CaCO3 0 - 4.0
Hydrazine 0 - 500 µg/L    
Hydrazine (AccuVac) 0 - 500 µg/L    
Iron, Ferrous 0 - 3.0
Iron, Ferrous (AccuVac) 0 - 3.0
Iron, Total, FerroMo™ 0 - 1.8  
Iron, Total, FerroVer® (USEPA)** 0 - 3.0
Iron, Total, FerroVer (AccuVac) (USEPA)** 0 - 3.0
Iron, Total, FerroZine® 0 - 1.3    
Iron, Total, TPTZ 0 - 1.8  
Iron, Total, TPTZ (AccuVac) 0 - 1.8  
Manganese, HR (USEPA)** 0 - 20
Manganese, LR 0 - 0.70    
Molybdenum, Molybdate, HR 0 - 40    
Molybdenum, Molybdate, HR (AccuVac) 0 - 40    
Molybdenum, Ternary Complex, LR 0 - 3.0  
Nickel, PAN 0 - 1.0    
Nitrate, Cadmium Reduction, HR 0 - 30
Nitrate, Cadmium Reduction, HR (AccuVac) 0 - 30
Nitrate, Cadmium Reduction, MR 0 - 5.0    
Nitrate, Cadmium Reduction, MR (AccuVac) 0 - 5.0    
Nitrate, Cadmium Reduction, LR 0 - 0.50
Nitrate, Chromotropic Acid, HR, TNT 0 - 30    
Nitrite, HR 0 - 150    
Nitrite, LR (USEPA) 0 - 0.35
Nitrite, LR (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 0.35
Nitrite, TNT 0 - 0.50
Nitrogen, Ammonia, Salicylate 0 - 0.50  
Nitrogen, Ammonia, LR, TNT 0 - 2.50  
Nitrogen, Ammonia, HR, TNT 0 - 50  
Nitrogen, Monochloramine and Free Ammonia, Salicylate 0 - 0.50  
Nitrogen, Monochloramine and Free Ammonia, Salicylate (AccuVac) 0 - 0.50  
Nitrogen, TKN with Nessler finish** 0 - 150    
Nitrogen, Total, Persulfate Digestion, TNT † 0 - 25    
Nitrogen, Total, HR, TNT † 0 - 150    
Nitrogen, Total Inorganic, TNT 0 - 25  
Oxygen, Dissolved, HR (AccuVac) 0 - 15
Oxygen, Dissolved, LR (AccuVac) 0 - 1000 µg/L  
Oxygen Demand, Chemical, LR (USEPA) † 0 - 150    
Oxygen Demand, Chemical, HR (USEPA) † 0 - 1500  
Oxygen Demand, Chemical, HR † 0 - 15,000  
Oxygen Demand, Chemical, Manganese III † 20 - 1000
Ozone, LR (AccuVac) 0 - 0.25  
Ozone, MR (AccuVac) 0 - 0.75  
Ozone, HR (AccuVac) 0 - 1.5  
pH 6.5 - 8.5 pH
Phosphonates 0 - 125  
Phosphorus, Molybdovanadate 0 - 45    
Phosphorus, Molybdovanadate (AccuVac) 0 - 45    
Phosphorus, PhosVer® 3 (USEPA) 0 - 2.5  
Phosphorus, PhosVer 3 (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 2.5  
Phosphorus, PhosVer 3, TNT (USEPA) 0 - 5.0  
Phosphorus, Total, PhosVer 3, TNT (USEPA) † 0 - 3.5  
Phosphorus, Acid Hydrolyzable, PhosVer 3, TNT 0 - 5.0  
Phosphorus, Amino Acid 0 - 30
Silica, UHR 0 - 200    
Silica, HR 0 - 75.0    
Silica, LR 0 - 1.6  
Sulfate (USEPA) 0 - 70
Sulfate (AccuVac) (USEPA) 0 - 70
Sulfide (USEPA) 0 - 0.7  
Suspended Solids 0 - 750  
Tannin and Lignin 0 - 9.0  
Tolyltriazole 0 - 15    
Total Organic Carbon, HR † 100 - 700  
Total Organic Carbon, MR † 15 - 150  
Total Organic Carbon, LR † 0 - 20.0  
ToxTrak™ Toxicity % inhibition  
Turbidity 1 - 1000 FAU
Volatile Acids 0 - 2800
Zinc (USEPA)** 0 - 3.0  
*mg/L unless noted otherwise. **Requires digestion. ***Requires distillation.
†Vial test requires digestion; order the DRB 200 reactor separately