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Lightwave 3+ CT UV/VIS Spectrophotometer


The Lightwave 3+ Colour Touch is truly an allencompassing
UV/Visible Spectrophotometer.
Features :
  • UV/Vis Spectrophotometer covering 190-1100nm
  • 3nm bandwidth
  • 5 inch colour touch screen with zoom and track function
  • Accepts 10, 20 and 40mm pathlength cuvettes
  • Compact, and excellent value for money compared to conventional systems.
  • Wavelength scanning, kinetics and concentration functionality with full graphics display
  • 2 year warranty

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Compact and low maintenance
Designed originally for water analysis, the Biochrom WPA Lightwave 3+ CT combines ease of use with flexibility making it perfect for a multitude of industrial, chemistry or life science applications. The novel optics require no lid or moving parts and use a Xenon source for high energy performance with longer lamp lifetime and the compact footprint saves valuable bench space. This instrument has a 2 year warranty and the Xenon lamp has a 3 year warranty.

Powerful and flexible
The instrument includes a large wide view display and in-built software providing flash scan, fixed wavelength measurements, kinetics and concentration with comprehensive graphics capability plus the ability to store up to 90 methods. On peak confirmation is also a feature of the flexible software. Concentration may be measured using either a factor, single point calibration, multi-standard curves or alternatively there is a multi-wavelength mode where equations using absorbance values may be used for ratio calculations. Samples may be measured in 10, 20 or 40mm pathlength cells (glass, quartz or disposable).

Flexible Data Viewing and Export Options
The 5 inch colour touch screen allows users to distinguish multiple samples by colour on graph overlays and the zoom and trach functions gives the ability to focus on areas of interest.

All instruments have a USB port to download result data to a flash drive. Alternatively, results may be printed to an optional integrated graphical printer for a permanent record or exported via a USB cable connection to a suitable PC running Print Via Computer (PVC) software for advanced reporting and data storage or the optional wireless Bluetooth® accessory.


Wavelength Range 190 to 1100 nm
Monochromator Flat grating
Wavelength Calibration Automatic upon switch on
Beam Height 15 mm
Spectral Bandwidth3 nm
Wavelength Accuracy±2 nm
Wavelength Reproducibility ±1 nm
Light SourceXenon flash lamp
Detector Twin CMOS array
Photometric Range -0.300 to 2.500 A, 0.3 to 199 %T
Photometric Linearity ±1.3 % or ±0.008 A whichever is greater at 546 nm
Photometric Reproducibility ±0.002 A to 0.5 A at 546 nm
Stray Light <0.5 %T 340 nm
Stability ±0.01 A/h at 340 nm
Noise ±0.005 peak to peak ±0.002 RMS
Dimensions 260 × 390 × 100 mm
Weight 3.00 kg3.00 kg


Lightwave 3+ CT

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