Source: Decagon Devices, Inc.

PawKit AquaLab - portable, palm-size, battery-operated water activity meter
PawKit AquaLab - portable, palm-size, battery-operated water activity meter. PawKit measures water activity in five minutes over the entire water activity range with a two-digit accuracy. PawKit is a portable water activity kit for measurement of water activity in the field, quick production line checks, or for anywhere else where one does not have access to a laboratory instrument.


Operating Environment:

  • 5 to 50 °C (41 to 122 °F)
  • 0 to 90% relative humidity (non-condensing).

Sensor: Dielectric humidity.

Measurement Speed: 5 minutes.

Power: 2 Li (3V) cells.

Battery Life: 3 years typical.


  • 6-digit LCD with symbols.
  • 3-digit aw, 3-digit temperature display.

Accuracy: ±0.02 aw

Range: 0 to 1.0aw

Resolution: ±0.01aw

Weight: 115g (4 oz.) Case Dimensions: 3.5 x 4 inches (8.8cm x 10.1cm) (oval)

Warranty: One year—parts and labor. Extended warranty available.

Case: Stainless steel with silicone elastomer base.

Sample dish capacity: 7ml recommended (15ml full).

Calibration Standards:

  • 6.0m NaCl (0.76aw)
  • 13.41m LiCl (0.25aw)

Carrying Case: Clamp-hinge rigid shell with foam insert and external vinyl protection.

Dimensions: 9.75" x 6" x 2" (24.7cm x 15.2cm x 5cm)

Decagon Devices, Inc., 950 North East Nelson Court, Pullman, WA 99163. Tel: 509-332-2756; Fax: 509-332-5158.