MiniHEM has attactive appearance. The housing is built from chemically stable plastic. The face panel is laminated by waterproof film, which is easily accessible for standard sanitary cleaning. LCD indicates data in a thee-digit decimal code. Photometric cell has protective cover. The battery compartment is posed in bottom of the housing and contains three cells. The size of a hemoglobinometer is 178x128x43 mm, the weight without batteries is less than 300 grammes. Despite of the small sizes and weight the device is reliably fixed on a desktop due to rubber legs. Measuring is being perfomed in glass photometric cuvettes with length of an optical way of 10 mm. Use of plastic cuvettes and glass tube with 12 mm round is also available. On the back of device there is a socket for AC/DC adapter.