UniLux CHLOROPHYLL

Highly sensitive compact fluorometer for Chlorophyll monitoring.

UniLux is a low cost, miniature fluorometer for monitoring Chlorophyll a. The highly sensitive sensor indicates small changes in Chlorophyll at very low concentrations. Robust ambient light and turbidity rejection ensure suitability in a wide variety of water environments.

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The UniLux CHLOROPHYLL is our highly sensitive compact fluorometer for Chlorophyll monitoring

Features & Applications

Features

  • Highly sensitive miniature chlorophyll fluorometer
  • Low cost solution for chlorophyll monitoring at low concentrations
  • Real-time data output in μg/l
  • User configurable sampling frequency from 0.1 Hz to 3 Hz
  • Robust ambient light and turbidity rejection
  • Data display and logging with Hawk and Watchkeeper accessories

Applications

  • In situ chlorophyll & algae studies
  • Monitoring within distributed sensor networks
  • Taste & odour issues
  • Environment & water quality monitoring
  • Monitoring spatial & temporal changes in algae class composition
  • Early warning of bloom detection
  • Integration within marine CTDs, water quality sondes, AUVs and towed vehicles

Specifications

Performance

Parameters Dynamic Range* Limit of Detection
Chlorophyll a 0 to 100 μg/L <0.01 μg/L
Phycoerythrin (Cyanobacteria) 0 to 100 μg/L <0.02 μg/L
Phycocyanin (Cyanobacteria) 0 to 100 μg/L <0.01 μg/L

* Configurable up to 1000 μg/L

Mechanical

Size Ø 26.5 mm x 140 mm (including connector)
Weight in air 100 g
Pressure housing Titanium
Depth rating 2000 metres
Connector MCBH-6-MP-SS

Electrical

Input voltage 11 to 25 Vdc
Data output Digital RS232 and analogue 0 to 5 Vdc (RS422, SDI-12 and 4-20 mA options available)
Power requirements <1 Watt @ 12 V

 

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