Advantages

  • Only a small volume of sample is required for measurement

  • Digital display leads prevents misreading results/human error

  • Short measurement time

  • Low running cost 

  • Easy-to-use and easy-to-clean for all operators

  • Compliance with national standards in most countries

  • Easy to transfer results to your PC

  • Samples of all colors are measurable

  • Highly viscous samples are measurable   

Disadvantages

  • Initial cost is higher compared to traditional hydrometers

  • Power supply is required (as opposed to older "analogue" options)