Milwaukee - MW102 - pH/Temperature Meter

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Post by Bob K » Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:14

Hi Phil-
Took the plunge, eh :grin:

After calibrating the unit (make sure you use the CFM button):
http://www.milwaukeeinst.com/site/techn ... eo-manuals

Emulsify the mince with a hand mixer or fork in water, insert temp and Ph electrode.
http://www.milwaukeeinstruments.com/phinmeat/

Clean well after use but never touch the electrode (bulb)

Keep a sample of your sausage mince in a small bowl or plastic baggie and keep it in the same area and temp you are fermenting the sausage at.
Check Ph before fermenting.
Check periodically during fermentation process, until desired ph is reached.
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Post by Shuswap » Thu Mar 24, 2016 13:44

Bob K wrote:Keep a sample of your sausage mince in a small bowl or plastic baggie and keep it in the same area and temp you are fermenting the sausage at.
Thanks BobK, that was the tip I was missing :shock:
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Post by LOUSANTELLO » Fri Mar 25, 2016 04:18

You will love the meter. It's very accurate and removes all the guesswork. I bought the extra probe which you can always add if you don't want to mince the meat for testing. When I bought the unit, I did not know what to expect and I thought the meat probe would just be easier. Now that I know how often you really use it, it probably wouldn't have been such a big deal to mince it and use the stock probe. Enjoy. Make sure you calibrate it. If you ever doubt the probe, Milwaukee told me to dip in vinegar. The meter should immediately go to 2.5 PH
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Post by Shuswap » Fri Mar 25, 2016 04:33

Thanks for the tips, I find it interesting what we find on these forums that manufacturers have volunteered that is not in their publications. Pays to stay tuned!
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Post by muxmun » Thu Sep 22, 2016 23:51

Hello and Thanks.
I plan on purchasing the Milwaukee PH meter with the MA920 meat probe. My questions are this.

1. Should I by the large bottles of calibrating solution?
2. Are the 20 mL packets meant for 1 time use?
3. What would be the shelf life of the calibrating solutions?
4. Should I get the cleaning solution or is there another answer?

I'm not sure of the mechanics of all of this so any info would be appreciated.

Thanks for your time.

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Post by Bob K » Fri Sep 23, 2016 00:03

1. Should I by the large bottles of calibrating solution? Definitely easier to use
2. Are the 20 mL packets meant for 1 time use? No but you will need to store in a glass container
3. What would be the shelf life of the calibrating solutions? Until they get contaminated
4. Should I get the cleaning solution or is there another answer? Cleaning solution is just acetone

Also get the storage solution Important
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