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Checker HC Handheld Colorimeter - Phosphate

Item #: HI71-
Manufacturer: Hanna Instruments

Product Description

The Checker HC (Handheld Colorimeter) provides a simple, accurate and cost effective way to measure phosphate. Phosphate is a common food additive that enhances flavor and acts as a buffering agent. Important for growth and development of plant roots, phosphate is also present in fertilizers. However, high concentrations of phosphates are detrimental to the environment; for this reason, it is closely monitored in both natural and municipal water systems. Designed as a more accurate alternative to chemical test kits.

Features

  • Easier to use and more accurate than chemical test kits
  • Dedicated to a single parameter
  • Small size, big convenience
  • Ideal for: Aquaculture, natural, waste, drinking waters and agriculture

Specifications

Resolution 0.1 ppm
Light Source LED @ 525 nm
Light Detector Silicon photocell
Method Adaptation of the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 18th edition, Heteropolymolybdenum Blue method
Environment 0 to 50C (32 to 122F); RH max 95% non-condensing
Battery Type (1) 1.5V AAA
Auto-off After ten minutes of non-use
Dimensions 81.5mm x 61mm x 37.5mm (3.2" x 2.4" x 1.5)
Weight 64 g (2.25 oz.)