006560

YSI 6560 Temperature/Conductivity Sensor

YSI 6560 Temperature/Conductivity Sensor

Description

Included with virtually every 6-Series sonde, the YSI 6560 provides reliable temperature and conductivity readings.

Features

  • Titanium-encased temperature sensor
  • YSI 6560 measures conductivity via 4 pure-nickel electrodes
  • Field-replaceable
List Price
$$$$$
Your Price
Get Quote

In Stock
Shipping Information
Return Policy
Why Buy From Fondriest?

Details

Temperature
YSI utilizes a high-precision thermistor 2252 ohms at 25 C (+/-1%) for temperature measurement. Resistance changes with temperature and the 6-Series sondes convert resistance into C, F, or K automatically. Best of all, the temperature sensor is calibration and maintenance-free.

Conductivity
Four pure-nickel electrodes allow the YSI 6560 to accurately determine the conductivity of a sample. Along with conductivity, the YSI 6-series sonde can calculate specific conductance, salinity, resistivity and total dissolved solids.

Notable Specifications:
  • Range: -5 to +50 C
  • Resolution: 0.01 C
  • Accuracy: +/-0.15 C
  • Warranty: 1 year
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
YSI 6560 Temperature/Conductivity Sensor 006560 6560 temperature/conductivity sensor In Stock

In The News

Cooling water from Northeast U.S. power plants keeps rivers warmer

Rivers are a vital cooling source for power plants, but high-temperature water returned to rivers from the plants may detrimentally heat rivers and change aquatic ecosystems, according to a recent study. Scientists from the University of New Hampshire and the City College of New York gathered federal data on power plants and river systems and linked up river flow and heat transfer models to figure out just how hot rivers get in the northeastern U.S. They found that about one third of heat generated in thermoelectric power plants in the Northeast is drained into rivers via used cooling water. Just more than a third of the total heat generated at plants in the Northeast is converted directly into electricity for consumer use.

Read More

What is Conductivity?

UPDATE : Fondriest Environmental is offering their expertise in conductivity through their new online knowledge base. This resource provides an updated and comprehensive look at conductivity and why it is important to water quality. To learn more, check out: Conductivity, Salinity and TDS . Salinity and conductivity  measure the water's ability to conduct electricity, which provides a measure of what is dissolved in water. In the SWMP data, a higher conductivity value indicates that there are more chemicals dissolved in the water. Conductivity measures the water's ability to conduct electricity. It is the opposite of resistance. Pure, distilled water is a poor conductor of electricity.

Read More

Sediment and Tree Rings Reveal Details of 500 Years of Floods—and Human Interference

A 100-year flood sounds to laypeople like something that happens once each century, but the term really just refers to an extreme hydrologic event with a 100-year recurrence interval. In other words, it's a flood whose magnitude reaches a level that has a one percent chance of happening in any given year. This means they can happen more often than that—and a recent study from a team led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers has revealed that along the Mississippi River, they are happening more frequently. The work is also providing insight into why human interference in the form of projects to channelize, straighten, and bound the water with artificial levees is causing such a notable increase in both the frequency and size of extreme flood events.

Read More