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Vernier Optical DO Probe

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The Vernier Optical DO Probe makes it easy to measure the dissolved oxygen concentration in water. Perfect for the field or for the laboratory, this plug-and-play probe requires no calibration, no filling solution, no warm-up time, and no stirring.

Description

The Vernier Optical DO Probe uses luminescent technology to provide fast, easy, and accurate results, making it a terrific choice for biology, ecology, or environmental science courses. Students can measure dissolved oxygen concentration in surface water or to perform a wide variety of experiments to determine changes in dissolved oxygen levels, one of the primary indicators of the quality of an aquatic environment.

  • Plug-and-play technology–no filling solution, warm-up time, stirring, or calibration necessary
  • Built-in temperature and pressure compensation
  • Easy maintenance
  • Switch setting to measure in units of mg/L or % saturation

The Optical DO Probe cap is warranted to be free from defects for a period of ​two years​ from the date of purchase. With proper use, the lifetime of the cap may be longer than two​ year​s​.

Sample Data

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Specifications

  • Range: 0 to 20 mg/L (or ppm), 0 to 300%
  • Accuracy:
    • mg/L
      • ±0.2 mg/L below 10 mg/L
      • ±0.4 mg/L above 10 mg/L
    • %
      • ±2% below 100%
      • ±5% above 100%
  • Response Time: 90% of final reading in 40 seconds
  • Typical Resolution: 0.006 mg/L
  • Temperature Compensation: automatic from 0–50°C
  • Pressure Compensation: automatic from 228 mmHg to 1519 mmHg
  • Minimum sample flow: none
View the Vernier Optical DO Probe user manual

Experiments and Lab Ideas

Select a lab book to see a list of experiments and more information.

Lab Ideas and Innovative Uses

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Compatibility Requirements

The Vernier Optical DO Probe may require a compatible interface and software. Choose a platform below to see compatible interface and software options.

What’s Included

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Vernier Optical DO ProbeODO-BTA$299
Optional Accessories
Optical DO Probe Metal GuardODO-GRD$45
Primary Productivity KitPPK$44
Water Quality Bottles (8 bottles)WQ-BOT$28

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