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YSI 6431AF Anti-Fouling Blue-Green Algae Sensor

YSI 6431AF Anti-Fouling Blue-Green Algae Sensor

Description

Copper-based parts on the YSI 6431AF Blue-Green Algae Sensor repel aquatic growth on sensors, extending deployment periods.

Features

  • YSI 6431AF BGA Sensor is designed for freshwater (phycocyanin) environments
  • Optimized for excellent sensitivity for monitoring algal populations at natural levels
  • Insensitive to potential interferences including chlorophyll, turbidity, and dissolved organics
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Blue-green algae (a. k. a. cyanobacteria) monitoring is of growing interest due to the problems some species can present through the production of toxins and compounds that deteriorate the quality of drinking water and through the formation of blooms. Blue-green algae are of interest for ecosystem studies and monitoring as well, where they may represent the most abundant primary producer. Click on the YSI 6431AF Spec Sheet above to learn more about the blue-green algae sensor methodology.

The YSI 6431AF blue-green algae sensor is fully compatible with all YSI 6-series sondes equipped with optical ports.

YSI's optical sensors use an integrated wiping system to provide anti-fouling in the most hostile environments. Durable mechanical features include a non-corroding titanium wiper shaft, replaceable wiper shaft seal, and a new switch controlled wiper parking system to prevent mis-parking.
Notable Specifications:
  • Range: ~0 to 280,000 cells/mL; 0 to 100 RFU
  • Detection Limit: ~220 cells/mL
  • Resolution: 1 cell/mL; 0.1 RFU
  • Linearity: R2> 0.9999
  • Warranty: 2 years
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Questions & Answers

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What is the range of my sensor?
The range of the 6431AF sensor is ~0 to 280,000 cells/mL and 0 to 100 RFU.
Can I use this sensor with my 6600V2-4?
Yes, the 6431AF Sensor is compatible with any 6-series sonde equipped with an optical port.

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