UniLux Fluorometer (for Chlorophyll, Fluoroscein, Rhodamine WT, Phycoerythrin Cyanobacteria, Phycocyanin Cyanobacteria, Turbidity monitoring)

Unilux Algae Sensor to monitor Chlorophyll a, Phycocyanin, Phycoerythrin, TurbidityChelsea Technologies Group’s UniLux is a low cost, miniaturised sensor capable of monitoring  Chlorophyll, Fluoroscein, Rhodamine WT, Phycoerythrin Cyanobacteria, Phycocyanin Cyanobacteria & Turbidity.

 

There are a number of configurations available:

  • UniLux Chlorophyll a
  • UniLux Phycocyanin
  • UniLux Phycoerythrin
  • UniLux Turbidity
  • UniLux Dye Tracing

 

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Features

  • Highly sensitive fluorescence probe
  • Real-time results of Chlorophyll a in µg/L
  • Available with CTG data acquisition software
  • Multiple data output options
  • Compatible with the CTG Hawk and Watchkeeper logging devices
  • Biofouling and ambient light rejection tools available

Applications

  • In situ chlorophyll & algae class studies
  • Monitoring within water treatment plants
  • Taste & odour issues
  • Environment & water quality monitoring
  • Monitoring spatial & temporal changes in algae clas composition
  • Early warning of bloom detection
  • Dye tracing
  • Particulate studies
  • Process control
  • Integration within marine CTDs, AUVs and towed vehicles

Background

UniLux is a low cost, miniaturised sensor capable of monitoring  Chlorophyll, Fluoroscein, Rhodamine WT, Phycoerythrin Cyanobacteria, Phycocyanin Cyanobacteria & Turbidity.

 

There are a number of configurations available:

  • UniLux Chlorophyll a
  • UniLux Phycocyanin
  • UniLux Phycoerythrin
  • UniLux Turbidity
  • UniLux Dye Tracing

 

UniLux can be combined with the CTG Hawk handheld display and logging unit to form the portable ALGAE-Wader system. It can also be combined with the Watchkeeper wall mounted display and logging unit to form the permanently installed ALGAE-Station system. UniLux is suitable for a number of different applications including monitoring within water treatment plants and for integration within marine CTDs, AUVs and towed vehicles.

Specification

Performance

Paramaters Dynamic range* Limit of detection 
Chlorophyll a 0 to 100μg/L  <0.01 μg/L 
Phycoerythrin (Cyanobacteria)  0 to 100μg/L <0.02 μg/L 
Phycocyanin (Cyanobacteria)  0 to 100μg/L  <0.01 μg/L 
Turbidity 0 to 100FTU <0.02FTU

* Configurable up to 500μg/L

 

Mechanical

Size

Ø 26.5 mm x105 mm (140 mm including connector)

Weight in air 100 g
Pressure housing Acetal C
Depth rating 600 meters
Connector MCBH-6-MP-SS

 

Electrical

Input voltage 11 to 25 Vdc
Data output

Digital RS232 and analogue 0 to 5 Vdc (or RS422,SDI-12 and 4-20mA options)

Power requirement <1Watt @ 12volt

In view of our continual improvement, the designs and specifications of our products may vary from those described.