The Lighttells MD-500 is a capacitance based Moisture and Density Analyzer. It supports cherry, parchment, green beans and roasted beans measurement. Compact form factor design allows you to carry it everywhere you need for measuring moisture and density.

MD-500 is necessities to coffee roasting vendors, coffee shop owners or home roasters.

± 0.5% for moisture content and 1.2g/L for density
0.20% for moisture content
Measurement Range
1 to 40% mc depends on bean types
Operating environment
5 to 40 °C
Dimensions (main unit)
212(L) * 150(W) * 202(H) mm
Dimensions (funnel)
139(D) * 90(H) mm
Weight (main unit)
1050 g or 2.3 lb
Power supply

● Power adapter: 110V/220V to 5V

● 3.7V/2300 mAh Lithium battery

Charging time(0% to 100%)
6.5 hours
Working hour
20 hours continuous working per fully charge
Sample cell
250ml Volume, 50 – 240g
Data output to PC
micro USB cable

MD-500 Documents Download

MD-500 User Manual

MD-500 使用者手冊

MD-500 LogTool Download

MD-500 PC Log Tool(V1.0.1)

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