Unveiling the Cutting-Edge 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter: A Comprehensive Guide

11, Feb 2024

In the realm of water quality assessment, precision and reliability are non-negotiable. LaMotte Company introduces the 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter, a revolutionary device engineered to redefine water quality analysis. Let’s embark on a journey to explore the features, applications, and specifications of this state-of-the-art instrument.

General Information

The 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter arrives with meticulous attention to packaging, ensuring optimal protection against transportation hazards. LaMotte Company’s experienced packaging personnel guarantee the safety of your shipment until it reaches your doorstep. However, any damage claims post-shipment fall under the responsibility of the transportation company.

General Precautions

Before diving into setup or operation, it’s imperative to peruse the instruction manual diligently. Neglecting this crucial step not only risks personal injury but also jeopardizes the integrity of the meter. Furthermore, it’s advised to refrain from using or storing the meter in wet or corrosive environments to prevent potential damage.

Limits of Liability

LaMotte Company prioritizes customer safety; however, it’s essential to note that they bear no liability for losses incurred due to the misuse of their products. Understanding and adhering to safety protocols outlined in the manual is paramount to mitigate risks effectively.

Statistical & Technical Definitions

The 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter boasts an array of statistical and technical definitions crucial for accurate analysis. From Method Detection Limit (MDL) to Accuracy, Resolution, Repeatability, Reproducibility, and Detection Limit (DL), each parameter contributes to the precision of the results obtained.

Regulatory Compliance

This cutting-edge meter complies with stringent regulatory standards, including EPA design specifications for NPDWR and NPDES turbidity monitoring programs as well as ISO criteria for quantitative methods of turbidity assessment. Additionally, it holds the European CE Mark and UKCA Mark of Compliance, ensuring electromagnetic compatibility and safety.

Device and Computer Connection

Facilitating seamless integration, the meter supports connections to Windows-based PCs via USB. Moreover, Bluetooth Low Energy technology enables communication between the meter and the BLE Mobile Printer, enhancing efficiency in data transfer.

WaterLink Connect 2

The 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter can be interfaced with any Windows-based 64-bit computer using the LaMotte WaterLink Connect 2 program and a USB cable. This program facilitates data storage, analysis, and exportation to CSV files, streamlining workflow processes.

Firmware Updates and Battery Operation

Periodic firmware updates are essential for optimizing the meter’s performance. Additionally, the meter can be operated on battery power using a USB wall adapter or computer connection. Proper battery charging and maintenance procedures are outlined to ensure longevity and optimal performance.


In conclusion, the 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter stands as a beacon of innovation in the field of water quality analysis. Its advanced features, meticulous design, and regulatory compliance make it an indispensable tool for professionals across various industries. With LaMotte Company’s commitment to excellence, the 2020i Portable Turbidity Meter heralds a new era of precision and reliability in water quality assessment.