Acaia Scale Comparison Table

IMG_9497.jpgFrom left to right: a Pearl Black scale, a six-cup Chemex, a Lunar White, and a Pyxis. 

Scale Information in Comparison

Curious about what makes all of our scales unique from one other?

We've gathered all the information and numbers (right down to the gram) on all of our scales below. This should make it easier for you to compare if you are planning to purchase your first Acaia scale or add more to your brewing collections.

Which Scales are Designed for What?

The Original Pearl, Pearl 2021, and Pearl Model S scales are all designed with pour-over brewing in mind. They have larger surface areas and specified modes for creating a great-tasting filter coffee. 

The Lunar and Pyxis are more aligned to espresso preparation. 

You can find our article here to see which of our scales will fit with your espresso machine. 

 

Scale Original Pearl

Pearl 2021

Pearl Model S Lunar Pyxis

 

Model

 

 

 AP001AT / AP004AT

AP007 / AP008

PS001 / PS002

AL001 / AL006 / AL007

 AC002

 

Color

 

Black /White

Black /White

Black /White

Black / Silver / White

Black (or limited edition Cinco in Silver)

Dimensions

W:160 mm

 L: 160 mm

 H: 32 mm

W: 160 mm

 L: 160 mm

 H: 32 mm

 W: 160 mm

 L: 160 mm

 H: 32 mm

W: 105 mm

 L: 105 mm

 H: 15 mm

 

W: 65 mm

 L: 65 mm

 H: 13 mm

 

Product Weight

 

500 g ± 5 g 500 g ± 5 g 620 g ± 5 g 265 g ± 5 g 70 g ± 5 g
Product Materials PC PC PC with some inner metal fixtures Aluminum, Acrylic Aluminum, Acrylic
Product Surface PC PC PC

Anodized aluminum coating
(Black / Silver)

Hydrophobic ceramic coating (White)

Anodized aluminum coating

 

Maximum Capacity

 

2000 g / 70.55 oz 2000 g / 70.55 oz 3000 g / 105.82 oz 2000 g / 70.55 oz

 

500 g / 17.63 oz

 

 

Minimum Weight

 

 

0.1 g

 

0.1 g

 

0.1 g

 

 

0.1 g

 

 

0.01 g

 

 

Measuring Unit

 

g / oz g / oz g / oz g / oz g / oz

 

Indication Limit

 

2060 g / 72.66 oz 2060 g / 72.66 oz 3090 g / 108.99 oz 2060 g / 72.66 oz 515 g / 18.16 oz

 

Readability

 

0.1 g

0.1 g

0.1 g 0.1 g 0.1 g/ 0.05 g

 

Repeatability

 

0.1 g

0.1 g

0.1 g 0.1 g 0.2 g / 0.05 g

 

Linearity

 

1 d

1 d

1 d 1 d  1 d / 2 d

 

Display

 

LED

8 Digit LED

Dot Matrix LED 8 Digit LED LED

 

Bluetooth, Power, and Battery

Model Original Pearl Pearl 2021 Pearl Model S Lunar Pyxis

 

Connectivity

 

Bluetooth 4.0

Bluetooth 4.0

Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0

 

Battery

 

 

Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.7 V 1100 mAh

Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.7 V 1100 mAh

Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.7 V 2200 mAh

Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.7 V 1100 mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 3.7 V 1100 mAh

 

 

Battery Life

 

 

Up to 25 hours

Up to 40 hours (depending on battery saving and brightness)

Up to 40 hours (depending on battery saving setting and brightness)

Up to 27 hours Up to 7 hours

 

Power Supply

 

5 V / 500 mA

5 V / 500 mA

5 V / 500 mA

5 V / 500 mA

5 V / 500 mA

 

Warranty

Model Original Pearl Pearl 2021   Pearl Model S Lunar Pyxis

 

Warranty

 

1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 2 Year 1 Year

 

Firmware and Modes 

We have listed all of the up-to-date modes that are available on each of our scales below. All of these modes can be customized to how you brew through an additional settings menu. If a mode that is listed for your scale below isn't discoverable on your scale, you may need to update your scale or turn the mode on.

To toggle any of the below modes, you can find step-by-step instructions here.

 

Click the scale names at the top to find more detailed information on all of their modes.

Model Original Pearl Pearl 2021 Pearl Model S Lunar Pyxis
Manual Modes
  • Weighing Only
  • Dual Display
  • Weighing Only
  • Dual Display (with more accurate time and weight display)
  • Weighing Only
  • Dual Display
  • Flowrate Triple Display
  • Flowrate Practise
  • Brewguide Mode
  • Weighing Only
  • Dual Display
  • Weighing Only
  • Dual Display
Auto Start Modes
  • Pour Over 
  • Auto Tare
  • Beverage
  • Pour Over
  • Portafilter
  • Beverage
  • Pour Over
  • Portafilter
  • Auto Tare
 
Espresso Auto Start Modes
  • Espresso
 
  • Espresso
  • Auto Start
  • Liquid Timer & Auto Tare
  • Cup Timer & Auto Tare
  • Espresso

 

 

  Support

Have more questions or wish to ask us directly? You can contact our team at support@acaia.co

 

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