PHYTO-PAM - Specifications



General design: Metal housing for PHYTO-PAM-II Power-and-Control-Unit including all opto-electronic components as well as the measuring chamber for 15 mm Ø quartz cuvette WATER-K.

Chip-on-board multi-wavelength measuring light LED emitter: 440, 480, 540, 590, and 625 nm for pulse-modulated measuring light; 2 intensity settings; 8 settings of pulse frequency and 3 settings of auto MF-high pulse frequency

Chip-on-board multi-wavelength actinic LED array: 440, 480, 540, 590, 625 and 420-640 nm (white) for continuous actinic illumination, up to 1500 µmol m-2 s-1 PAR; fast kinetic flashes up to 7000 µmol m-2 s-1 PAR; saturation pulse up to 5000 µmol m-2 s-1 PAR,

Far-Red LED: peak wavelength 725 nm

Signal detection: Photomultiplier detector based on Photosensor Module H-10720 (Hamamatsu)

Standard detector filter: long-pass filter > 650 nm

Sockets: charge socket for Battery Charger MINI-PAM/L, input socket for US-SQS/WB Spherical Micro Quantum Sensor, USB socket

Communication: USB 1.1, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 compatible

User interface: Windows computer with PhytoWin-3 software

Power supply: Rechargeable sealed lead-acid battery 12 V/2 Ah; Battery Charger MINI-PAM/L (100 to 240 V AC)

Dimensions: 29 cm x 30 cm x 20.5 cm (l x w x h), aluminum housing with carrying handle and cuvette cover

Power consumption: Basic operation 1.5 W, ML +AL at maximum output 4.5 W. Saturation Pulse at maximum intensity, 7 W

Weight: 4.8 kg (including battery)

Operating temperature: -5 to +40 °C

Battery Charger MINI-PAM/L

Input: 90 to 264 V AC, 47 to 63 Hz

Output: 19 V DC, 3.7 A

Operating temperature: 0 to 40 °C

Dimensions: 15 cm x 6 cm x 3 cm (l x w x h)

Weight: 300 g

Spherical Micro Quantum Sensor US-SQS/WB

Design: 3.7 mm diffusing Plexiglas sphere coupled to integrated PAR-sensor via 2 mm fiber, compact amplifier unit and special holder for mounting on sample cuvette;

Connects to: PHYTO-PAM-II LIGHT SENSOR connector

Cable length: 3 m + 0.5 m

Size: Sensor: diameter 1 cm, length: 11 cm; 15.2 mm spacer ring for light sensor positioning; Hood: 3.4 cm diameter, 3.2 cm height; Amplifier: 5 cm x 5 cm x 5 cm (w x l x h)

Weight: 175 g

Transport Box PHYTO-T

Design: Aluminum box with custom foam packing for PHYTO-PAM-II and accessories

Dimensions: 60 cm x 40 cm x 34 cm (l x w x h)

Weight: 5 kg


Stirring Device WATER-S

Design: Miniature stirring motor in plastic housing with adapter to mount on top of the PHYTO-PAM-II/ED cuvette; equipped with disposable Perspex stirring paddle; self-contained unit featuring long-life 3 V Lithium Battery; potentiometer for adjustment of stirring rate

Dimensions: 50 mm x 80 mm x 30 mm (w x l x h)

Weight: 95 g (incl. battery)

PHYTO-II/FT Flow-Through Cuvette

Design: Cuvette holder from black polyoxymethylene plastic (POM) with in-/out water tubing connectors (4 mm inner Ø and M 5 screw), to be mounted with two knurled-head screws to PHYTO-PAM-II compact version instruments. Delivery package includes a POM mounting device for light sensor US-SQS/WB.

Dimensions: Ø 49 mm, with connectors and cuvette 64 mm x 74 mm

Weight: 150 g

PHYTO-II/FT/I 0-10 V Universal Pump Control

Design: Pump interface box. USB- analog 0-10 V converter for PhytoWin-3 controlled operation of a peristaltic pump.

Dimensions: metal housing: 8 cm x 4 cm x 2 cm, cable 100 cm 0- 10V out, USB-device cable: 1.5 m

Weight: 380 g