DRT-15CE Portable Turbidimeter for Turbidity Testing

Designed to provide the rugged portability needed in the field with the accuracy demanded in the laboratory, the EPA accepted DRT-15CE has become a “must have” for anyone monitoring turbidity on the go. The integral carrying case holds everything needed for field operation. With resolution of 0.01 NTU and an extended range to 1,000 NTU, the DRT-15CE is a perfect fit for both field and laboratory use.


  • Rugged portable carrying case

    Ensures durability and convenience no matter where your laboratory happens to be

  • Completly self contained
    Provides easy access to everything you need to take a measurement

  • Three user selectable ranges
    Provides accuracy in a wide variety of applications from 0 to 1000 NTU

  • 20 hour rechargeable battery
    Always be ready to go with up to 20 hours of continuous operation when fully charged

  • Made in the USA

Optional Features

  • ProCal calibration standards
    Quick and easy calibration across all ranges without the need to mix Formazin

  • Automobile adapter
    Charge and operate the DRT-15CE from the accessory plug in your automobile


Principal of operation Nephelometric -USEPA Method 180.1
Range 0 - 10 NTU, 0 - 100 NTU, 0 - 1000 NTU
Accuracy 0-10 NTU ± 1% of full scale
0-100 NTU, ±5% of full scale
0-1000 NTU, ±10% of full scale
Resolution 0.1% of selected range
Response time Immediate
Sample size 25 ml (16 ml minimum)
Operating temperature 0° to 50°C (32° to 122°F)
Battery 6V gel-cell rechargeable with 20 hours of continuous use when fully charged
Recharge time 8 hours to full charge
Dimensions 11 x 8 x 5 inches (28 x 20 x 14 cm)
Weight 5 lbs. (2.27 kg)
Safety rating UL, CSA


Literature and Specifications
Operator's Manual

Chlorine Pocket Photometer Instruments and Accessories


Model Description
19057 DRT-15CE Portable Turbidimeter, 0 - 1000 NTU, (white light 120V) includes battery charger, sample cuvette with light shield cap, 0.02 NTU reference standard, recorder output plug and instruction manual.
19058 DRT-15CE Portable Turbidimeter, 0 - 1000 NTU, (white light, 240V) includes battery charger, sample cuvette with light shield cap, 0.02 NTU reference standard, recorder output plug and instruction manual.


Model Description
19045 Auto adapter 12 volt
19975 Pour through assembly (includes the assembly, locking ring, 24" of drain tubing, cuvettes and instructions).
19981 Cuvette stand (for storing empty cuvettes as well as calibration standards; holds up to 11 cuvettes)
20115 Adapter kit, 16 mm factory installed
21084 Source lamp assembly, 2 pack
39071 ProCal Primary calibration kit (0.02, 10, 100, 1000 NTU)
39824 ProCal Primary Calibration Standard - 100 NTU
39825 ProCal Primary Calibration Standard - 10 NTU
50040 Formazin Stock Solution Kit - Primary Calibration - each kit contains: 32 onces of 4000 NTU Formazin, one gallon 0.02 NTU Reference Standard, four cuvettes with indexing light shields, three pipettes and instruction manual
50048 Cuvette 16mm 3 pack with light shields (requires adapter, catalog #20115)
50051 Cuvette 28 x 70 mm 3/pk (replaces 28 x 93 mm) use for grab sample. Includes threaded light shield caps.
50052 Cuvette 28 x 70 mm 10/pk (replaces 28 x 93 mm) use for grab sample. Includes threaded light shield caps.
60013 ProCal calibration standard 0.02 NTU (complete with indexing light shield)
70008 Rechargable battery


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