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    Elos | Colorimeter

    Sick of trying to interpret your hobbyist test kits? It may be time to ditch them. Elos has come up with a new Colorimeter for easy and, more importantly, accurate testing of your aquarium’s parameters. A Colorimeter is an instrument that compares the amount of light that passes through a solution with the amount that […]

    Sick of trying to interpret your hobbyist test kits? It may be time to ditch them. Elos has come up with a new Colorimeter for easy and, more importantly, accurate testing of your aquarium’s parameters.

    A Colorimeter is an instrument that compares the amount of light that passes through a solution with the amount that passes through the pure “solvent”. The Elos unit is simple to use: Zero it out, add the reagent, and the Colorimeter will pass light through and provide the given measurement for the respective test. 

    It also looks to have an ergonomic design for easy handling… we wouldn’t expect anything less from those crafty Italians.

    Elos Colorimeter 

     It should be available  mid-August for under $500.

     

    One Trackback

    1. September 13, 2008 at 11:26 AM

      […] However, do not think this is the answer to your parameter woes. In order to ensure they are accurate many need to be calibrated (by a professional) on an annual basis. Add this cost, plus additional reagents and it quickly grows in price. Also, many photometers also have complications when used in seawater and generally only offer low range Po4 and No3.  If you are set on a colorimeter, you may want to wait. Elos has also be created their own that should be available soon… More details here. […]

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