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Hanna Copper Low Range Portable Photometer (Instrument Only) HI96747

Your Price: $340.00
Part Number:2848
Hanna Copper Low Range Portable Photometer HI96747

The HI96747 Low Range Copper Photometer combines accuracy and ease of use in an ergonomic, portable design. Using the HI95747-0 ready-made reagents a user can accurately determine the concentration of copper in a variety of water samples within a 0.000 to 1.500 mg/L (ppm) range. The HI96747 offers many advanced features including the exclusive CAL Check™ function used for performance verification and calibration of the meter.
  • CAL Check™ Validation and Calibration
  • Built-in Timer
  • Automatic Shut Off


    The HI96747 portable photometer is for the measurement of copper in a wide variety of water samples. Hanna's portable photometers feature an advanced optical system; the combination of a special tungsten lamp, a narrow band interference filter, and silicon photodetector ensure accurate photometric readings every time. The Hanna exclusive CAL Check feature utilizes ready-made, NIST traceable standards to verify both meter validation and calibration. The exclusive cuvette locking system ensures that the cuvette is inserted into the measurement cell in the same position every time to maintain a consistent path length.


    Features at-a-glance

    CAL Check - Allows for performance verification and calibration of the meter using a CAL Check NIST traceable secondary standard.

    GLP - Records the date of the last user calibration performed.

    Built in timer - Ensures the appropriate reaction time is used for the chemical reaction. At the end of the timer the meter will automatically take the reading. This feature ensures consistency across multiple users.

    Indexing indent on meter - The meter has an indent that allows for a lock and key fit with the cuvette cap. This ensures that the cuvette is indexed consistently (same position) in order to maintain the same path length for accurate results.

    Cooling Lamp Indicator - It is necessary to maintain a consistent temperature of the optical components in order to maintain a narrow wavelength band of light. This photometer has a cooling lamp indicator that is displayed for a short period of time before each measurement in order to allow the components to cool and obtain the highest accuracy possible.

    Error messages - Messages on display alerting to problems including no cap, over range and under range readings, and light source error.

    Auto-shut off - Automatic shut off after 10 minutes of non-use when the meter is in measurement mode. Prevents wastage of batteries in the event the meter is accidentally not turned off.

    Battery status indicator

    The instrument has a battery level indicator to display reaming life as follows:

    • 3 lines for 100 % capacity

    • 2 lines for 66 % capacity

    • 1 line for 33 % capacity

    • Battery icon blinks when the capacity is less than 10 %.

    Units of measure - Appropriate unit of measure is displayed along with reading

    The HI96747 uses an adaptation of the USEPA approved bicinchoninate method to measure copper concentrations of less than 1.500 mg/L (ppm). When the reagent is added to samples containing copper, the sample will turn a purple hue; the greater the concentration, the deeper the color. The associated color change is then colorimetrically analyzed according to the Beer-Lambert Law. This principle states that light is absorbed by a complementary color, and the emitted radiation is dependent upon concentration. For lower levels of copper, a narrow band interference filter at 560 nm (yellow-green) allows only green light to be detected by the silicon photodetector and omits all other visible light emitted from the tungsten lamp. As the change in color of the reacted sample increases, absorbance of the specific wavelength of light also increases, while transmittance decreases.

  • Due to its malleability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and corrosion resistance, copper is used in a variety of industrial and technological applications. Copper may also be present in natural water and effluents due to widespread use to control biological growths in reservoirs and distribution pipes.

  • Absorbance Specifications

    Light Sourcetungsten lamp
    Light Detectorsilicon photocell with narrow band interference filter 560 nm

    Additional Specifications

    Range0.000 to 1.500 mg/L (ppm)
    Resolution0.001 mg/L (ppm)
    Accuracy @ 25°C (77°F)±0.01 mg/L ±5% of reading
    Methodadaptation of the USEPA approved bicinchoninate method
    Auto-offafter ten minutes of non-use in measurement mode; after one hour of non-use in calibration mode; with last reading reminder
    Environment0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F); RH max 95% non-condensing
    Weight360g (12.7oz.)
    Battery Type9V battery
    Dimensions193 x 104 x 69 mm (7.6 x 4.1 x 2.7”)
    Ordering InformationHI96747 is supplied with sample cuvettes (2) with caps, 9V battery, instrument quality certificate, and instruction manual.
    Warranty2 years

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