UV-Vis spec recommendations
j.halpern at mail.verizon.net
Thu Jun 3 22:41:46 EST 2004
Chuck Szmanda wrote:
>A relatively low cost very compact spectrometer can be bought from Ocean
I'll second that. Universities also have access to an interesting
"trade in" plan for their low end instruments
You can get a big discount by sending them your Ultrospec II.
>"Louis Hom" <lhom at OCF.Berkeley.EDU> wrote in message
>news:c9nm9p$2lji$1 at agate.berkeley.edu...
>>Our lab is in need of a new UV-Vis spec and I was wondering if there's a
>>model/brand that folks might recommend (or advise against, for that
>>matter). We need decent quality for not too much money, mostly just basic
>>absorbance readings and obtaining spectra. Very infrequent kinetics work.
>>If we need to plug into an old laptop/PC for some functions, that can
>>probably be arranged too. Our current instrument (an LKB Ultrospec II
>>from the '80s) has a carousel in it, but I don't think anyone ever uses
>>that feature. Similarly, a split beam might be handy, but would rarely
>>find use. Any suggestions would be welcome.
>>Lou Hom >K'93
>>lhom at ocf.berkeley.edu
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