Electronic gold testing kits allow you to test gold without the need for expensive equipment or harmful chemicals. They have a number of other advantages as well, including:
- Speed – Usually much quicker than manual kits, allowing the user to test their gold in under 15 seconds.
- Accuracy – Results are usually presented on an accurate digital LED reading.
- Non-destructive – this method usually won’t damage your precious metal, unlike manual testing which may cause some corrosion.
Electronic gold testing kit prices
The most popular and affordable brand of electronic gold testing is RS Mizar, manufactured by the Oris Nelson Enterprise in the USA. This equipment is used commonly by both amateur and professional gold testers. Prices range between £60 and £200 and you can see a video of one of these kits in action below: