The tabletop texture analyzer from Shimadzu provides a way to obtain objective numerical results that can supplement sensory testing in food development and quality control applications. This system features high-speed data sampling of 1,000 data/second as well as ± 0.5% accuracy with a wide guaranteed range from 1/500 to 1/1 of load capacity. Though compact, it offers a wide testing area while an adjustable controller offers finger-tip control. Specialized software features a refined user interface for easy operation.