AGROSTA Analog Texture Analyzer (ATA) has been designed in order to provide a cheap and accurate solution in terms of texture analysis for researchers having a low buget and making only a few tests per day.
You want to test precisely the skin breaking force of a blueberry, or the firmness of a raspberry for research, you make only a few trials per day - The instrument is for you. It is adapted as well for any food, and can perform tests on gelatins and gels (Bloom test) for example, or test bread or meat firmness - It is fully manual, and not connected to any electrical source.
It has a very high accuracy (Up to 0.05 Newtons and 0.01 mm resolution)
It is proposed for a price of 860 € including transport and all you need (Even a specific tip and table for your application)