YSI EXO Total Algae Sensor

The YSI EXO total algae sensor is a digital smart sensor for helping monitor, mitigate, and manage the impacts of harmful algal blooms.

Features

  • Dual channel sensor
  • Measures and outputs both chlorophyll & blue-green algae
  • Options for ug/L and RFU outputs
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YSI EXO Total Algae Sensor599102-01 EXO freshwater total algae sensor (chlorophyll & phycocyanin)
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EXO freshwater total algae sensor (chlorophyll & phycocyanin)
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EXO saltwater total algae sensor (chlorophyll & phycoerythrin)
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Questions & Answers
Which Total Algae sensor do I need for freshwater?

The YSI EXO series sondes utilize TAL-PC (total algae – phycocyanin) sensors in freshwater systems which detects chlorophyll and phycocyanin.

Why not use just a chlorophyll sensor?

The total algae sensor reads chlorophyll and either phycocyanin or phycoetherin at the same time. Both chlorophyll and blue-green algae parameters have proved useful in monitoring for harmful algae blooms, so YSI decided to integrate both parameters onto the same probe.

How do you calibrate this sensor?

There are a few different options for calibrating this sensor which are outlined in this guide: https://www.fondriest.com/pdf/ysi_exo_ta_manual.pdf

How does the total algae sensor read both chlorophyll and phycocyanin algae?

The EXO total algae sensor has two excitation beams. The first one (470 nm) directly excites the chlorophyll a molecule while the second one (590 nm) excites the phycocyanin accessory pigment found in blue-green algae. The sensor generates and outputs two independent data sets.

What is a benefit of the total algae sensor?

The total algae sensor is two sensors in one, which gives you more space for other parameters. It is also less sensitive to common interferences, has a faster response time, and a deeper depth rating.

What is the depth rating for my EXO Total Algae Sensor?

The depth range is 250m for the EXO total algae sensor.

How long will my base solution last?

A base solution (the first dilution) will last a couple of months. The second dilution should only be used for a couple of days.

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