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re:test kits- lovely reader meter made
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Schenck, Lyndle
> Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 11:01 AM
> To: 'Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com'
> Subject: Test kits --Lovely Reader Meter Made
> There are several companies that market general purpose
> "field" spectrophotometers and colorimeters.
> LaMotte has a "SMART Spectro" for around $1,600 plus
> another $350 for essential extras and a "SMART Colorimeter"
> for $900 plus another $285 for the extras. Both use LaMotte
> reagent kits that cost from $13.50 (high range Phosphate) to
> $146 (Ozone) with around $30 for the mean.
> Both sets, of course, have far greater precision and accuracy
> that even the most fanatical of us could possibly need.
> However, If I won the lottery......
> I wonder if there would be a market for a much cheaper colorimeter
> if the trade offs in precision, accuracy, etc were acceptable?
> >Hach makes a nice spectrophotometer for only about $4,000.00. Start saving
> >your pennies now, or get chummy with a buddy in a local college or
> >university. You can get nitrate accurate to the nearest tenth of a part
> >per million. For those of you who want to pinch pennies, Hach makes
> >portable model for only around $2,000.00. What are you waiting for?
Boy, and some people on the list get grief because they opt to spend $100 on
a pH Controller for their CO2 system!!!!! hehehehehehe!
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