EUTECH INSTRUMENTS WP PCD 650 Instruction manual

Instruction Manual
WP PCD 650
Waterproof Handheld pH/Cond/DO Meter
68X415307 Rev. 0 Feb 07
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Preface
This manual serves to explain the use of the Waterproof Handheld PCD 650 multi
parameter Meter. The manual functions in two ways, firstly as a step by step guide
to help the user operate the instrument. Secondly, it serves as a handy reference
guide. This instruction manual is written to cover many anticipated applications of the
PCD 650 Meter. If you have doubts in the use of the instrument, please do not
hesitate to contact the nearest Authorised Distributor.
The information presented in this manual is subject to change without notice as
improvements are made, and does not represent a commitment on part of Eutech
Instruments / Oakton Instruments.
Eutech Instruments/ Oakton Instruments cannot accept any responsibility for damage
or malfunction of the unit due to improper use of the instrument.
Copyright ©2006 All rights reserved.
Eutech Instruments Pte Ltd.
Oakton Instruments
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started ......................................................................................................1
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
About the Meter...................................................................................................................... 1
Display & Keypad ................................................................................................................... 2
1.2.1 Display Overview........................................................................................................... 2
1.2.2 Key Functions ................................................................................................................ 3
Inserting Batteries .................................................................................................................. 4
1.3.1 Inserting batteries for the first time ................................................................................ 4
1.3.2 Changing batteries subsequently .................................................................................. 5
1.3.3 Connecting DC Power adapter...................................................................................... 5
Attaching Safety Belt .............................................................................................................. 6
Connecting Peripherals.......................................................................................................... 7
1.5.1 Probes (pH/Conductivity/DO) ........................................................................................ 7
1.5.2 Protective Rubber Boot ................................................................................................. 8
1.5.3 Multi Probe Holder......................................................................................................... 8
CyberComm 600 Data Acquisition Software........................................................................ 10
1.6.1 About CyberComm 600 DAS Application.................................................................... 10
1.6.2 Installing CyberComm 600 .......................................................................................... 10
1.6.3 Starting CyberComm 600 for the first time .................................................................. 10
1.6.4 Connecting to the meter .............................................................................................. 12
2. Measurement Mode .............................................................................................15
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
2.6
2.7
About Measurement Mode................................................................................................... 15
2.1.1 Accessing functions..................................................................................................... 15
Taking Measurement............................................................................................................ 17
2.2.1 Prepare the meter for measurement ........................................................................... 17
2.2.2 Taking a reading.......................................................................................................... 17
2.2.3 Stable reading indicator............................................................................................... 17
2.2.4 Holding a reading ........................................................................................................ 17
2.2.5 Automatic Temperature Compensation (ATC) ............................................................ 18
2.2.6 Manual Temperature Compensation (MTC)................................................................ 18
2.2.7 Alarm set point (For pH/conductivity/DO).................................................................... 18
2.2.8 Calibration Due (CAL-DUE) Indicator (For pH/conductivity/DO)................................. 18
2.2.9 Resolution of pH Reading............................................................................................ 18
2.2.10 pH buffer group for calibration and auto-recognition................................................. 18
2.2.11 pH Calibration points ................................................................................................. 19
2.2.12 Conductivity Calibration mode................................................................................... 19
2.2.13 Conductivity calibration points................................................................................... 19
2.2.14 Cell constant.............................................................................................................. 19
2.2.15 Normalization Temperature (°C) ............................................................................... 19
2.2.16 Linear temperature Coefficient .................................................................................. 20
2.2.17 Pure Water Coefficient .............................................................................................. 20
2.2.18 Set Salinity................................................................................................................. 20
2.2.19 Auto Salinity Compensation ...................................................................................... 20
2.2.20 % Saturation Offset Adjustment ................................................................................ 20
2.2.21 Set barometer pressure range and barometric pressure units.................................. 20
2.2.22 Pressure compensation............................................................................................. 20
Multi Display mode .............................................................................................................. 22
pH Measurement Mode........................................................................................................ 23
2.4.1 Indicators in pH measurement screen......................................................................... 23
mV Measurement Mode....................................................................................................... 24
2.5.1 Indicators in mV measurement mode.......................................................................... 24
Ion Measurement Mode ....................................................................................................... 25
2.6.1 Changing unit of measurement ................................................................................... 25
2.6.2 Indicators in Ion measurement mode .......................................................................... 25
Conductivity Measurement Mode......................................................................................... 26
2.7.1 Indicators in Conductivity measurement screen.......................................................... 26
2.8
2.9
2.10
2.11
2.12
2.13
2.14
TDS Measurement Mode ..................................................................................................... 27
2.8.1 Indicators in TDS measurement mode........................................................................ 27
Salinity Measurement Mode................................................................................................. 28
2.9.1 Indicators in salinity measurement mode .................................................................... 28
Resistivity Measurement Mode ............................................................................................ 29
2.10.1 Indicators in Resistivity measurement mode........................................................... 29
Percentage Saturation (%) Measurement Mode................................................................. 30
2.11.1 Indicators in percentage saturation measurement mode .......................................... 30
Concentration (mg/L) (ppm) Measurement Mode................................................................ 31
2.12.1 Indicators in concentration measurement screen ..................................................... 31
Transfer Measured Data to Computer (CyberComm).......................................................... 32
2.13.1 Sending a single reading from multi measurement mode......................................... 32
2.13.2 Sending a single reading from single measurement mode ....................................... 33
2.13.3 Sending readings continuously in single and multi measurement modes ................ 34
2.13.4 Saving data................................................................................................................ 35
Working with Memory functions ........................................................................................... 36
2.14.1 Logging data automatically in meter’s memory......................................................... 36
2.14.2 Storing currently displayed reading in the memory (In IrDA and LED print mode) . 36
2.14.3 Viewing stored data ................................................................................................... 36
2.14.4 Transferring stored data to Computer (CyberComm) through IrDA.......................... 37
3. Calibration Mode .................................................................................................39
3.1
About Calibration.................................................................................................................. 39
3.1.1 About Temperature Calibration ................................................................................... 39
3.1.2 About pH Calibration ................................................................................................... 39
3.1.3 About Ion Calibration ................................................................................................... 40
3.1.4 About Conductivity/Resistivity/TDS/Salinity Calibration .............................................. 40
3.1.5 About DO(%) and DO (mg/L) Calibration .................................................................... 40
3.1.6 Prepare the Meter for Calibration ................................................................................ 41
3.1.7 Accessing Calibration mode ........................................................................................ 42
3.1.8 Accessing Calibration mode when password protection enabled ............................... 42
3.2 Temperature Calibration ...................................................................................................... 44
3.2.1 Temperature Calibration for ATC mode ...................................................................... 44
3.2.2 Temperature Calibration for MTC mode...................................................................... 45
3.3 pH Calibration....................................................................................................................... 46
3.3.1 pH Calibration with a Standard Buffer ......................................................................... 46
3.3.2 pH Calibration with a User-defined Buffer ................................................................... 47
3.3.3 Calibration Report........................................................................................................ 48
3.3.4 Average Slope Indicator of pH Probe.......................................................................... 49
3.4 mV Calibration...................................................................................................................... 51
3.4.1 mV Calibration Report ................................................................................................. 52
3.5 Ion Calibration ...................................................................................................................... 53
3.5.1 Calibration Report........................................................................................................ 54
3.6 Conductivity Calibration ....................................................................................................... 55
3.6.1 Manual Calibration....................................................................................................... 55
3.6.2 Automatic calibration (For Conductivity Calibration) ................................................... 56
3.6.3 Calibration Report........................................................................................................ 58
3.7 Resistivity Calibration ........................................................................................................... 59
3.7.1 Resistivity Calibration Report ...................................................................................... 60
3.8 Salinity Calibration................................................................................................................ 61
3.8.1 Salinity Calibration Report ........................................................................................... 62
3.9 TDS Calibration .................................................................................................................... 63
3.9.1 TDS Calibration Report ............................................................................................... 64
3.10 DO Calibration in % Saturation Mode (with ATC) ................................................................ 65
3.10.1 To calibrate 100% saturation..................................................................................... 65
3.10.2 To calibrate 0% saturation......................................................................................... 67
3.10.3 % DO Calibration Report ........................................................................................... 67
3.11 DO Calibration in mg/L or ppm Concentration Mode ........................................................... 69
3.11.1 Concentration Calibration Report .............................................................................. 70
4. Setup Mode ..........................................................................................................71
4.1
About Setup Mode................................................................................................................ 71
4.1.1 Accessing Setup mode (no password protection enabled) ......................................... 71
4.1.2 Accessing Setup mode when password protection enabled....................................... 73
4.1.3 Modifying Setup parameters........................................................................................ 74
4.2 System Setup ....................................................................................................................... 75
4.2.1 System Settings – Page 1 ........................................................................................... 75
4.2.2 System Settings – Page 2 ........................................................................................... 77
4.2.3 System Settings – Page 3 ........................................................................................... 78
4.2.4 System Settings – Page 4 ........................................................................................... 79
4.2.5 System Settings – Page 5 ........................................................................................... 80
4.2.6 System Settings – Page 6 ........................................................................................... 81
4.3 pH Setup .............................................................................................................................. 82
4.3.1 pH Settings – Page 1................................................................................................... 82
4.3.2 pH Settings – Page 2................................................................................................... 83
4.4 mV setup (no settings available) .......................................................................................... 84
4.5 Ion Setup .............................................................................................................................. 85
4.5.1 Ion Settings Page ........................................................................................................ 85
4.6 Conductivity Setup ............................................................................................................... 86
4.6.1 Conductivity Settings – Page 1.................................................................................... 86
4.6.2 Conductivity Settings – Page 2.................................................................................... 87
4.7 TDS Setup............................................................................................................................ 88
4.7.1 TDS Settings – Page 1 ................................................................................................ 88
4.7.2 TDS Settings – Page 2 ................................................................................................ 89
4.8 Salinity Setup ....................................................................................................................... 90
4.8.1 Salinity Settings – Page 1............................................................................................ 90
4.8.2 Salinity Settings – page 2 ............................................................................................ 90
4.9 Resistivity Setup................................................................................................................... 92
4.9.1 Resistivity Settings – Page 1 ....................................................................................... 92
4.9.2 Resistivity Settings – Page 2 ....................................................................................... 92
4.10 O2 % - DO Saturation Setup................................................................................................ 94
4.10.1 DO (%) – Page 1 ....................................................................................................... 94
4.10.2 DO (%) – Page 2 ....................................................................................................... 95
4.11 O2 mg/L (ppm) – DO Concentration Setup .......................................................................... 96
4.11.1 DO (mg/L) – Page 1 .................................................................................................. 96
4.11.2 DO (mg/L) – Page 2 .................................................................................................. 97
4.12 Temperature Setup .............................................................................................................. 98
4.12.1 Temperature Setting Page ........................................................................................ 98
5. Technical Specifications.....................................................................................99
6. Accessories .......................................................................................................102
6.1
6.2
Replacement Accessories.................................................................................................. 102
Optional Accessories.......................................................................................................... 102
7. APPENDIX ..........................................................................................................104
7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
Conductivity theory............................................................................................................. 104
Calculating TDS Conversion Factor................................................................................... 106
Calculating Temperature Coefficients ................................................................................ 106
Dissolved Oxygen Probe.................................................................................................... 107
7.4.1 Dissolved Oxygen Principle....................................................................................... 107
7.4.2 Probe Care ................................................................................................................ 107
7.4.3 Membrane Housing Replacement............................................................................. 108
7.4.4 Membrane/O-ring Replacement (Optional Procedure) ............................................. 108
7.4.5 Electrolyte Solution.................................................................................................... 109
8. General Information ..........................................................................................110
8.1
Warranty............................................................................................................................. 110
8.2
8.3
Return of Goods ................................................................................................................. 110
Guidelines for Returning Unit for Repair ............................................................................ 110
Instruction Manual
PCD 650
1. Getting Started
1.1 About the Meter
Thank you for purchasing the PCD 650 waterproof multi parameter portable series
meter. PCD 650 series meter are micro-controller based instruments and are
designed with many user friendly features to measure up to 10 parameters
including pH/ mV/ ISE/ Conductivity/ TDS /Salinity/ Resistivity/ DO (%)/ DO (mg/L)/
Temperature. This meter can simultaneously measure and displays up to 2
parameters along with the temperature.
PCD 650 measures pH range from -2.000 to 19.999 with accuracies up to ±0.002,
mV (up to ±2000) and Ion from 0.001 to 19900. pH calibration is capable of up to
six calibration points and up to 15 buffer options with auto-buffer recognition of
USA, DIN, NIST, and PWB standards.
This meter also measures conductivity (up to 500mS), Temperature (-10.0°C to
110.0°C) / units °C or ° F, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) ( up to 500ppt), Resistivity
(up to 20.00MΩ) or Salinity (up to 80ppt) with either a 2- or 4-electrode conductivity
cell. This meter also allows you to select cell constants, temperature coefficients,
normalised temperature, TDS factor, calibration standard, points and temperature
units.
PCD 650 also ensures accurate measurement of the Dissolved Oxygen values
through its temperature, barometric pressure and salinity compensation features.
Special Features:
• Displays and measures up to 2 parameters simultaneously.
• Automatic temperature compensation.
• Large Monochrome graphic display with 110X128 resolution and viewing
area of 68X74 mm.
• Powered by ARM7TDMI-S cored microcontroller.
• Built in memory backup to save calibration and 500 sets of measured data.
• Data logging feature date-and-time stamp to meet Good Laboratory Practice
(GLP).
• One way serial data transmission through IrDA or RS232 through LED.
• Features user-selectable ‘CAL-DUE’ and set point alarm functions.
• Power source and Battery level indicator.
• Designed to work either from mains power or battery and automatically detect
and switch to mains if available.
• Alkaline Battery can last for more than 200 Hours of continuous operation
without Backlight and Serial data transferring.
• Water proof casing.
• User configurable password protection for calibration & setup data.
Useful hints will appear throughout the
manual and on-screen to ease user during meter
operation.
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1.2 Display & Keypad
1.2.1 Display Overview
The large monochrome display shows detailed information about measurements,
various indicators, annunciators, functions and useful tips. The display consists of
3 main sections when the meter is in the measurement mode:
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Header – Displays indicators for power source, battery level, pH probe
condition, conductivity range of the probe, data transmission mode, real-time
clock, user lock/unlock etc.
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Body – Displays measurement related information.
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Footer – Displays functions available for a given mode of operation. At any
given time, up to four function names are displayed, that correspond to 4
function keys in the keypad. Left & Right arrow icons are displayed when there
are more functions available than the 4-functions shown in the display. To
access a function, press the corresponding function key (in keypad) just below
the function name. To see other available functions, press left or right
arrow key in the keypad.
Header
Body
Footer
Figure 1: Display
Indicators Used in Header Area
Power Source & Battery Level:
Battery, level 80%-90%
Conductivity range of the probe
Power Source: DC Adapter
Average slope of the pH probe
Data Transmission mode: LED
Current Time in 24 Hour format
Data Transmission mode: Infrared
Password Protection: Disable
Data Logging Mode: MEM
Password Protection: Enable
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Refer calibration mode, measurement mode & setup mode for details on
indicators shown in body & footer sections.
1.2.2 Key Functions
The keypad consists of:
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4 – Function keys (F1, F2, F3 & F4)
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4 – Navigation key
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1 – Enter key
Key
Function
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Selects the function shown (in the display) just above the
key.
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Navigates to next available functions
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Increment/decrement values in Setup & Calibration modes.
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Navigates to sub groups in Setup selection screen.
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In Setup mode, confirms selection or modified values
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In Calibration mode, confirms calibration points or modified
values
Figure 2 : Display & Keypad
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1.3 Inserting Batteries
The meter supports multi -power sources.
1. Four ‘AA’ size 1.5 V alkaline batteries (supplied) or,
2. 9V DC power adapter (Optional in some models).
Figure 3 : Battery compartment
1.3.1 Inserting batteries for the first time
1. Use a Phillips screw driver to remove four screws holding the battery cover.
2. Remove the battery cover.
3. Follow the polarity indicated in the battery compartment and insert the
batteries.
4. Replace the battery cover onto its original position using the four screws. Note
the ▲UP symbol marked on the cover.
5. The meter is ready to operate. Use ON (F4) key to switch on the meter. The
ON (F4) key has to be kept pressed until the display comes up.
6. Set the system date & time before you start operating the meter for the first
time. Refer ‘: System Settings - Page 2’ in page 77 for details on how to set
date & time.
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1.3.2 Changing batteries subsequently
The LCD has battery voltage level indicator.
Number of bars indicates the voltage level. See
Table 1 for details. When the empty battery indicator starts blinking, it is time to
change the batteries.
The system time might be automatically reset during the battery change. To prevent
that happening, always connect the DC adapter during battery change.
Alternatively, if the DC adapter is not available, switch off the meter and change the
batteries within 30 seconds to avoid resetting the clock.
Number of Bars
Approximate battery voltage (V)
4
6.0 to 5.4
3
5.4 to 4.8
2
4.8 to 4.2
1
No bars
(Empty battery blinks)
4.2 to 3.8
Below 3.8
Table 1 : Battery level indication
1.3.3 Connecting DC Power adapter
Connecting the DC adapter saves battery life. The power adapter indicator
appears in LCD when you connect the DC power adapter to the meter.
DC Power Adapter
(Note the polarity)
Figure 4 : Connecting DC power adapter
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1.4 Attaching Safety Belt
The safety belt provides secured support when you hold the meter on your palm.
To attach the safety belt:
1. Use a Phillips screw driver to remove four screws holding the battery cover.
2. Remove the battery cover.
3. Insert the safety belt through the two slots as indicated in the Figure 5.
4. Replace the battery cover onto its original position using the four screws. Note
the ▲UP symbol marked on the cover.
5. Insert your palm in between the belt and the body of the meter and adjust the
hook & loop fastener.
Note the correct side
of the belt
Battery Cover
Hook & Loop
fastener
Figure 5 : Attaching safety belt
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1.5 Connecting Peripherals
1.5.1 Probes (pH/Conductivity/DO)
Attach the probes with correct type of connectors as indicated in the figure
below.
pH Probe (BNC)
DO Probe with
built in temperature
sensor (6-pin
Connector)
Conductivity Probe
with built in
temperature sensor
(8-pin Connector)
Figure 6 : Connecting ph, Cond and DO Probes
The PCD 650 meters allows to connect a pH or ISE,
DO and a conductivity probe at the same time. Two
types of conductivity electrodes: the 2-cell
conductivity cell and the 4-cell conductivity cell can
be used with this meter and only one can be
connected at a time. The meter can also adjust cell
constant from 0.010 to 10.000. This electrode
features a built-in temperature sensor for Automatic
temperature compensation (ATC). It has a specially
designed housing that provides fast temperature response
and reduces air bubble entrapment, which makes it easy to
obtain accurate, stable readings.
Figure 7: Probe
immersion level
Proper use of electrode is essential to ensure that the optimum measurement
is taken in a short time. The removable protective plastic electrode guard on
the conductivity cell is meant for simple periodic maintenance and it must be
kept in tact during measurement and calibration. Always immerse the
electrode beyond upper steel band as shown in Figure 7. We recommend
that you do not submerge the electrode above the protective yellow cap. You
can submerge the cable for brief periods of time, but not continuously.
This meter uses a special notched 6-pin connector to attach the DO probe to
the meter. The Dissolved Oxygen Probe works on galvanic principle, that is, it
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does not require any polarizing voltage from your meter. The galvanic probe
design lets you take measurements immediately – without the typical 15
minute wait of other dissolved oxygen probes.
The DO probe comes with an in-built Temperature Compensation for the
membrane variation and consists of two parts. The upper part consists of an
anode, a cathode, and cable, and lower part consists of a membrane cap,
membrane, and electrolyte solution.
Be sure to remove the protective electrode storage bottle or rubber cap of the
pH electrode before calibration or measurement. If the electrode has been
stored dry, wet the electrode in clean water for 10 minutes before calibrating
or taking readings to saturate the pH electrode surface and to minimize drift.
1.5.2 Protective Rubber Boot
The rubber boot protects the meter and gives a good hand grip. It is ideal
when you use the meter in the field. For bench top applications, lift up the
stand at the back of the rubber boot.
Figure 8 : Inserting/removing the rubber boot
1.5.3 Multi Probe Holder
Multi probe holder provides a convenient means to hold pH, conductivity and
DO probes together. Refer ‘Figure 9: Using multi probe holder’ on page 9 to
know how to assemble electrodes (pH, conductivity and DO) into the electrode
holder.
1. Insert pH and Conductivity electrodes one at a time from outside in through the
electrode cover.
2. Clip DO electrode into the holder as shown in Figure 9.
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3. Insert the probes into the multi probe holder as shown in Figure 9. After
assembling the electrodes into the electrode holder, ensure that the electrode
top surfaces are almost level to the edges of the holder.
4. Align the markings on the holder and the cover before locking the cover onto
the holder as shown in the diagram.
5. Push up the electrodes backwards to fix the vertical position of the electrodes
into the electrode cover. Note: For pH electrode, the storage solution has to
put back after assembling the electrodes.
6. To remove the cover, hold onto the electrodes with one hand and release any
two catches from the side of the cover with the other hand as indicated in
figure.
Figure 9: Using multi probe holder
Note: All our conductivity probes have built-in ATC probes. It can also be used
for temperature readout and compensation of the pH values. Therefore, there
is no need to install a separate ATC probe for pH.
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1.6 CyberComm 600 Data Acquisition Software
1.6.1 About CyberComm 600 DAS Application
The PCD 650 series meters are shipped with a companion software
application called CyberComm 600 Data Acquisition Software (DAS). This
is a simple, easy to use, Windows® based PCD compatible software
application which lets you download your measurement data, calibration
reports & stored data from the PCD 650 series meters and save them in your
PCD in text (.txt) files. It automatically recognizes meter’s model number
once the connection is established. This software is designed to display data
for both single and multi parameter models.
CyberComm DAS communicates with the meter through wireless IrDA
connection. You need to have a PC or Notebook running Windows® 2000 or
Windows® XP with an IrDA port or with USB-IrDA dongle (not supplied)
installed into the USB port of your PCD.
1.6.2 Installing CyberComm 600
Make sure to log in to your computer with administrator user account. Insert
the supplied software CD into the CDROM drive of your computer. The
installation wizard should automatically start. Follow the screen
instructions and complete the installation.
The software installs CyberComm 600 icon on Desktop and
Start menu shortcut at ‘Start > Programs > PC Communication >
CyberComm 600’.
1.6.3 Starting CyberComm 600 for the first time
1. Double-click on the CyberComm 600 icon available in the Desktop.
2. CyberComm 600 application starts. The screen lists connection procedure.
•
Switch on the meter. Make sure that the following settings have been
configured in System Settings of the meter Setup. (Refer
Figure 71: System Settings - Page 4’ on page 79 for more details.)
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PRINT MODE : IrDA
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DATA FORMAT: CyberComm
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CURRENT DATA SET: TIMED
•
Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and pointing towards
(line-of-sight with) the IrDA port (or USB-IrDA dongle) of the computer.
•
From measurement mode, press left
see PRIN function in the display.
•
Press PRIN (F3) key. IrDA data communication icon
starts
animating as the meter sends data to computer through IrDA.
or right
arrow key until you
3. The Computer recognizes the PCD 650 series meter and you will see
‘Found New Hardware’ message in the Taskbar. (Figure 10)
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Figure 10 : Computer recognizes the meter
4. The ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’ starts automatically. Select ‘Yes, this
time only’ option for the first screen. (Figure 11) .Click Next to continue.
Figure 11 : First screen of ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’
5. In the second screen (Figure 12), select ‘Install the software
automatically (Recommended)’ and click Next to continue.
Figure 12 : First screen of ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’
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6. Once the wizard completed the installation (Figure 13), click Finish to close
the wizard.
Figure 13 : ‘Found New Hardware Wizard’ completed
7. In CyberComm 600 application screen, click Find Device button. The
screen shows a message “Finding device”. When CyberComm recognizes
the meter it shows “Instrument in Range, click Connect button to establish
connection…”
Note: If you do not see the above message, re-position the IrDA port of
the meter with IrDA port of computer so that they become close to each
other and are in-line.
8. Click Connect button. Once the connection is established, the
measurement data sent by the meter is shown in the CyberComm screen.
1.6.4 Connecting to the meter
Once you successfully established the connection between the meter and
CyberComm, for the first time, as described in the above section, the
subsequent connections will be established in a few easy steps.
Follow the steps below to connect CyberComm to the meter:
1. Start CyberComm by double-clicking on CyberComm 600 Desktop icon.
Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and pointing towards (line-ofsight with) the IrDA port (or USB-IrDA dongle) of the computer.
2. In the meter, press PRIN (F3) key. IrDA data communication icon
starts animating as the meter sends data to computer through IrDA.
3. In CyberComm, press Find Device button.
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(a)
(b)
Figure 14 : CyberComm finds the meter
4. When CyberComm recognizes the meter it shows “Instrument in Range,
click Connect button to establish connection…” Press Connect button.
(a)
(b)
Figure 15 : CyberComm establishing connection with the meter
5. The connection is established and data is transferred.
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Notes:
The communication between CyberComm and the meter is unidirectional. The connection is initiated by the meter when you press
PRIN key. Once CyberComm finds the meter, press Connect button.
Once the connection is established the data is transferred to
CyberComm and then the IrDA link is disconnected automatically. IrDA
link is disconnected after sending single set of data only if ‘SINGLE’ is
selected from System Setup (page 78).
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To re-establish the connection, you need press PRIN key of the
meter followed by Connect button from CyberComm.
For continuous transfer of measurement readings, set CURRENT DATA
SET parameter to ‘TIMED’ in System Setup (page 78).
For single transfer of measurement reading, set CURRENT DATA SET
parameter to ‘SINGLE’ in System Setup (page 78)
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2. Measurement Mode
2.1 About Measurement Mode
Following measurement modes are available in PCD 650 models:
ƒ pH measurement mode
ƒ mV measurement mode
ƒ Ion measurement mode
ƒ Conductivity measurement mode
ƒ TDS measurement mode
ƒ Salinity measurement mode
ƒ Resistivity measurement mode
ƒ O2 % - DO percentage saturation measurement mode
ƒ O2 mg/L(ppm) - DO concentration mode
When powered-on, the meter goes to any of the above measurement modes,
depending on the last selected measurement mode, before the meter was poweredoff. For instance, the meter starts with TDS measurement mode, if the meter was in
TDS measurement mode, when you last switched off the meter. Press MODE (F3)
key to switch between above measurement modes.
2.1.1 Accessing functions
There are many functions available in the measurement mode. You can use the 4function key to access them. These functions are grouped into 4 to share the
available 4-function keys. The first group appears when you enter the measurement
mode. Press left
or right arrow key to navigate to 2nd and 3rd function groups. .
1st function group
3rd function group
Figure 16 : Use Left
or Right
2nd function group
arrow keys to navigate between function groups
Function Keys available in measurement screen (1st Group):
HOLD (F1)
Holds the current reading in the display. The ‘HOLD’ indicator starts
blinking. Press HOLD key again to release the reading
CAL (F2)
Goes to corresponding calibration mode (based on the selected
measurement mode)
MODE (F3)
Switches between measurement modes
OFF (F4)
Power off the meter (press and hold this key for 3 seconds)
Switches between functions groups available in measurement mode
ENTER
(Not functional)
(Not functional)
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Function Keys available in measurement screen (2nd Group):
SETP (F1)
Goes to setup mode
MEM (F2)
Shows stored data in the memory
STOR (F3)
Stores the currently displayed reading in the memory
ESC (F4)
Shows 1st Group of functions
Function Keys available in measurement screen (3rd Group):
REPO(F2)
Shows corresponding calibration report (based on selected measurement
mode)
PRIN (F3)
Sends the currently displayed reading to the computer through IrDA. (This
key has to be pressed to establish communication with CyberComm PCD
application through IrDA). If data logging mode has been selected in
System Setup then it sends data automatically to meter’s memory.
ESC (F4)
Shows 1st Group of functions
Note: If you press a function key that is not relevant to measurement mode (for
example ENTER, , ) the meter shows ‘Invalid key!’ message in the footer area of
the screen as shown in diagram.
Figure 17: Invalid key
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2.2
PCD 650
Taking Measurement
2.2.1
Prepare the meter for measurement
Before you start measuring,
Make sure you have connected a suitable probe (pH/OPR/ISE),
Conductivity probe and DO with in-built ATC to the meter.
ƒ Make sure the probes are in good working condition & clean. If required,
clean (pH/OPR/ISE) probe with clean water, conductivity and DO probe
with de-ionized water to remove impurities. For more information on
probe’s conditioning refer page 7.
ƒ Make sure batteries have been installed or the DC adapter is connected to
the meter.
ƒ Perform calibration if you change to a new probe.
ƒ
2.2.2 Taking a reading
1. Press ON (F4) key to switch on the meter. The ON (F4) key has to be kept
pressed until the display comes up.
2. Make sure you are in the required measurement mode. Press MODE (F3) to
switch between modes.
3. Dip the appropriate probe with built in ATC probe into the sample solution.
Note: When dipping the probe into sample, the sensor or the glass bulb of the
probe must be completely immersed into the sample. Stir the probe gently in the
sample to create a homogeneous sample. Allow time for the reading to stabilize.
4. The LCD shows ‘Stable’ indicator if this feature is enabled in setup. (See
page 75).
5. Note the reading.
2.2.3 Stable reading indicator
You can configure the meter so that LCD displays a ‘Stable’ indicator when
the reading does not vary for 2 consecutive seconds. The amount of
variations allowed can be set as ‘Slow’, ‘Medium’ or ‘Fast’. (See page 75)
2.2.4 Holding a reading
In some situations, you may want to freeze (hold) the measured reading in
the LCD for a delayed observation. You can hold a reading in two different
ways.
Manual Hold – Allows you to hold the reading by pressing HOLD (F1) key at
any time you want. When you hold a reading, the ‘HOLD’ indicator starts
flashing. The readings (including temperature reading) will be held until you
press any other key again.
Auto-Hold –The meter automatically holds the reading if the reading is
‘Stable’ for 5 consecutive seconds. This feature needs to be enabled in the
setup (See page 75). Press HOLD (F1) key to release the reading.
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2.2.5 Automatic Temperature Compensation (ATC)
Connect an appropriate probe with built in ATC probe to the meter and select
‘ATC mode’ in the temperature setup (See page 98) for the
pH/conductivity/DO reading to be automatically compensated for temperature
variations.
If you select ‘ATC’ without connecting a probe to the meter, the LCD shows
‘UNDER’ for temperature reading.
Figure 18: Under range
NOTE: The factory default value for normalization temperature is 25 °C.
2.2.6 Manual Temperature Compensation (MTC)
If ATC probe is not available, you can choose to manually compensate for
temperature. This is suitable when the temperature of your sample is
sufficiently stable. Select ‘MTC mode’ in the temperature setup (see page 98).
Press CAL (F2) and then press NEXT key. Press TEMP (F1) to go to
temperature calibration. Enter the temperature value of your sample. See
page 45 for more details on temperature calibration.
2.2.7 Alarm set point (For pH/conductivity/DO)
You can set the meter to display an alarm when the
pH/conductivity/salinity/resistivity/TDS/DO(%)/DO(mg/L) reading goes higher
or lower than predefined set points. Refer Setup of respective modes to set
alarm points for pH, conductivity and DO.
Figure 19 : Hi alarm
2.2.8 Calibration Due (CAL-DUE) Indicator (For pH/conductivity/DO)
You can set a reminder to be displayed in the LCD when the next calibration
is due. Set the number of days in the pH/conductivity/DO Setup and the
meter will remind you when the days elapse from your last calibration date.
2.2.9
Resolution of pH Reading
By default, the resolution is set to 0.00. You can change the resolution in the
setup mode. pH resolution can be adjusted from 0.1 to 0.001 pH (See page
83)
2.2.10 pH buffer group for calibration and auto-recognition
This option allows you to choose buffer group from four internationally
recognized standard buffer groups namely USA, NIST, DIN & PWB. The
default buffer group is USA. Refer ‘pH Setup’ section in page 82 for
information on how to set the meter to a particular buffer group.
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2.2.11 pH Calibration points
This option allows you to calibrate up to 6 points, depending on the standard
buffer selected. Optionally, you can choose to have custom buffers with 2 to
5 points. When completely re-calibrating the meter, the first point of
calibration should be one of the following, depending on your choice of
standard buffer group. The meter automatically recognizes and calibrates to
the standard pH buffer values, which makes pH calibration faster and easier.
2.2.12 Conductivity Calibration mode
This option allows you to select automatic or manual calibration standard. In
the automatic calibration mode, the meter automatically detects and verifies
the appropriate known calibration standards solutions before accepting these
particular calibration standards as one of its calibration values in a specific
measurement range. Standard buffer values: 84.0 uS/ 1.413 mS/ 12.88
mS/ 111.8 mS
In the manual calibration, non-standard calibration values can be used for
calibration. You can manually input the appropriate values as your desired
calibration standards in each specific range. The selected calibration
standard will be displayed in the bottom of screen. Refer Figure 20.
2.2.13 Conductivity calibration points
This option allows you to select single or multi point calibration. Single point
calibration refers to calibrating one conductivity value and uses it for the
entire 5 conductivity ranges. In multi point calibration, you can calibrate one
point in each of the measuring ranges (up to 5 points). The selected
calibration point will be displayed in the bottom of screen. For example: If
single point calibration is selected it will display ‘SPC’ in the bottom of screen
as shown in diagram.
Manual calibration
standard
Single point
calibration
Figure 20 : Calibration standard & point indicator
But if a multi-point calibration option (calibration for different ranges is
indicated in the Technical Specifications table on page 99) is chosen,
calibration factors are applied only to their respective ranges.
2.2.14 Cell constant
This option lets you to adjust cell constant of the conductivity cell that you are
using. Cell constant can be adjusted from 0.010 to 10.000. Please refer table
on page 106 that lists the optimum conductivity ranges for electrodes with cell
constants of 0.1, 1, and 10.
2.2.15 Normalization Temperature (°C)
This option will allow you to select a normalized temperature that the meter
will use to normalize its conductivity measurements to a standard
temperature.
NOTE: The factory default value for normalization temperature is 25 °C.
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2.2.16 Linear temperature Coefficient
The temperature coefficient is a value that reflects the degree to which the
conductivity is affected by temperature changes. If you do not know the
temperature coefficient of your solution you can determine the correct value
using the formula on page 106 “Calculating Temperature Coefficients”.
NOTE: Your meter is factory set to a temperature coefficient of 2.1% per °C.
2.2.17 Pure Water Coefficient
Pure water coefficient will be calculated and applied automatically for ultra
pure water measurement if ‘ENABLE’ at appropriate set up pages.
For more information regarding pure water coefficient, please refer page 86.
2.2.18 Set Salinity
This option allows you to set the salinity (in ppt) for your solution, as the
dissolved salts alter the relationship between the partial pressure of oxygen
and the oxygen concentration in water. By setting the salinity, the meter will
compensate for the impact of salinity on the partial pressure/oxygen
concentration relationship of your sample. The salinity can be set from 0 to
50 ppt.
2.2.19 Auto Salinity Compensation
If auto salinity comp. is enabled, the meter will automatically compensate for
salinity for determining dissolved oxygen concentration of the sample. Auto
salinity compensation will be applicable only in multi measurement mode and
only if one of the measurement selected is conductivity related. This option
is activated only in CD650 & PCD650. Otherwise, manually set salinity
value will be applied.
2.2.20 % Saturation Offset Adjustment
This option lets you offset meter’s value when cross referenced with another
DO meter. The PCD 650 meter allows to adjust % saturation offset calibration
within +/- 10.0% offset.
Note: When a user calibration is done, the offset will be reset to zero.
2.2.21 Set barometer pressure range and barometric pressure units
The PCD 650 meter is capable of measuring barometric pressure with its
built-in pressure sensor. In the event, the pressure reading is inaccurate, you
can calibrate the value from the setup menu. For setting barometric pressure
range, please refer page 94.
2.2.22 Pressure compensation
If pressure comp. is set to ‘ENABLE’, the meter will compensate for the
barometric pressure at the location depending on the altitude.
For example, if the barometric pressure is 700 mmHg the full scale calibration
would be done at 92.1%. This is relative to the pressure at sea level.
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If the pressure comp. is set to ‘DISABLE’, then there would be no
compensation for the pressure. The calibration would be done at 100%
irrespective of the altitude.
Note: This is applicable only for the % Saturation mode. For mg/L or
ppm mode, pressure compensation would always be applicable.
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2.3
PCD 650
Multi Display mode
PCD 650 lets you view multi measurement modes at the same time. The
measurement modes available for PCD 650 are pH/ mV/
Ion/Conductivity/Salinity/Resitivity/TDS/ DO(%)/DO (mg/L). The parameters being
displayed is based on the settings set in the Display Setup. For more information on
multi mode setup, refer ‘System Settings – Page 1’ on page 75 to select modes that
you would like to appear on the first, second and third row of the display.
Besides displaying the selected range, the meter also simultaneously displays the
temperature. The user can also set the meter to display temperature in the multi
measurement screen from in-built temperature of the COND & DO probes in the
system setup screen. (Refer ‘System Settings – Page 1’ on page 75 to set
temperature display)
In multi
measurement
screen, the lower
display shows the
temperature
reading and the
measurement
mode (from where
the temperature is
selected in system
setup). To display
temperature from
available modes,
refer Page 75.
Figure 21: Multi measurement screen
Refer respective measurement modes to get detail information on the indicators and
function keys that appear on the multi measurement screen.
For directions on how to calibrate your meter:
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
See section 3.2 for Temperature calibration.
See section 3.3 for pH calibration.
See section 3.4 for mV calibration.
See section 3.5 for Ion calibration.
See section 3.6 for Conductivity calibration.
See section 3.7 for Resistivity calibration.
See section 3.8 for Salinity calibration.
See section 3.9 for TDS calibration.
See section 3.10 for DO(%) calibration.
See section 3.11 for DO (mg/L) calibration.
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2.4
PCD 650
pH Measurement Mode
2.4.1 Indicators in pH measurement screen
In pH measurement mode, the meter displays pH and temperature reading.
2
3
1
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
10
12
Figure 22 : pH measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 22.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
pH reading
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
pH HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 82
9
pH Alarm indicator
Page 18, 82
10
Calibration Due indicator
Page 18, 83
11
Response time of the pH probe
Page 75
12
Calibrated Points
Page 19, 82
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2.5 mV Measurement Mode
In mV measurement mode, the meter displays mV and temperature reading.
Depending on application, you can connect a suitable ORP probe to the meter or use
the pH probe.
2.5.1 Indicators in mV measurement mode
2
1
3
4
5
6
7
Figure 23 : mV measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 23.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
mV reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
Note: If offset is not zero, the meter displays relative mV reading of the
solution in measurement mode.
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2.6 Ion Measurement Mode
In Ion measurement mode, the meter displays Ion concentration (in ppm, molar or
mg/L) and mV reading. Depending on application, you can connect a suitable Ion
Selective Electrode (ISE) to the meter.
2.6.1 Changing unit of measurement
By default the measuring unit is ppm. You can select either molar or mg/L in
the setup mode (See page 85).
2.6.2 Indicators in Ion measurement mode
2
3
1
4
5
6
Figure 24 : Ion measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 24.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Ion reading
-
5
Units of measurement
Page 85
6
mV reading
-
Note: If ion calibration has not been done, the display shows ‘- - - ’.
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2.7 Conductivity Measurement Mode
In conductivity measurement mode, the meter displays conductivity and temperature
readings. The LCD shows related information for the conductivity measurement such
as temperature compensation mode, stable indicator, probe condition, calibration
points, response time of the conductivity probe and conductivity alarm conditions.
You can customize or enable/disable some of these indicators in the Setup mode.
2.7.1 Indicators in Conductivity measurement screen
2
Note:
Lower
display
shows
‘2Cell’ or
‘4Cell’ when
a 2-cell or
4-Cell
conductivity
probe is
connected.
1
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
12
13
Figure 25 : Conductivity measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 25.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17,75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Conductivity reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
Conductivity HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 87
9
Conductivity Alarm indicator
Page 18, 87
10
Calibration Due indicator
Page 18, 86
11
Response time of the CON probe
Page 75
12
Conductivity ranges
Page 19
13
No of calibration points and method of
calibration
Page 19, 86
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2.8 TDS Measurement Mode
In TDS measurement mode, the meter displays TDS and temperature reading.
2.8.1 Indicators in TDS measurement mode
2
Note:
Lower
display
shows
‘2Cell’ or
‘4Cell’ when
a 2-cell or
4-Cell
conductivity
probe is
connected.
3
1
4
5
6
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Figure 26 : TDS measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 26.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
TDS reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
TDS HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 18, 89
9
TDS Alarm indicator
Page 18, 89
10
Response time
Page 48
11
Calibration Due indicator
Page 18, 88
12
No of calibration points and method of
calibration
Page 19, 88
Note: The factory default setting for the TDS conversion factor is 0.50. If your solution
has a different TDS factor, you can improve calibration accuracy by setting the TDS
factor prior to calibration. After setting the correct TDS Factor, you can commence
calibration in the TDS mode. For more information regarding TDS conversion factor
determination, please refer to page 106.
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2.9 Salinity Measurement Mode
In Salinity measurement mode, the meter displays salinity and temperature reading.
2.9.1 Indicators in salinity measurement mode
2
Note:
Lower
display
shows
‘2Cell’ or
‘4Cell’ when
a 2-cell or
4-Cell
conductivity
probe is
connected.
1
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
6
11
10
12
Figure 27 : Salinity measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 27.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Salinity reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
Salinity HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 90
9
Salinity Alarm indicator
Page 18, 90
10
Response time
Page 48
11
Calibration Due indicator
Page 18, 90
12
No of calibration points and method of
calibration
Page 19, 90
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2.10 Resistivity Measurement Mode
In Resistivity measurement mode, the meter displays resistivity and temperature
reading.
2.10.1 Indicators in Resistivity measurement mode
2
Note:
Lower
display
shows
‘2Cell’ or
‘4Cell’ when
a 2-cell or
4-Cell
conductivity
probe is
connected.
1
3
4
5
6
7
9
8
6
11
10
12
Figure 28 : Resistivity measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 28.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Resistivity reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
Resistivity HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 92
9
Resistivity Alarm indicator
Page 18, 92
10
Response time
Page 48
11
Calibration Due indicator
Page 18, 92
12
No of calibration points and method of
calibration
Page 19, 92
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2.11 Percentage Saturation (%) Measurement Mode
In percentage saturation measurement mode, the meter displays % saturation and
temperature reading. The LCD shows related information for the saturation
measurement such as temperature compensation mode, stable indicator, barometric
pressure, calibration points, probe condition, response time of the DO probe and
alarm conditions. You can customize or enable/disable some of these indicators in
the Setup mode.
2.11.1 Indicators in percentage saturation measurement mode
2
3
1
4
5
6
7
8
9
11
10
Figure 29 : Percentage saturation measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 29.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Saturation reading
-
5
Units of measurement
-
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 98
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
Saturation HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 18, 95
9
Alarm indicator
Page 18, 95
10
Barometric pressure
Page 20, 94
11
Calibration points
Page 65
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2.12 Concentration (mg/L) (ppm) Measurement Mode
In concentration measurement mode, the meter displays concentration and
temperature readings. The LCD shows related information for the concentration
measurement such as temperature compensation mode, stable indicator, salinity
value, probe condition, response time of the DO probe and alarm conditions. You can
customize or enable/disable some of these indicators in the Setup mode.
2.12.1 Indicators in concentration measurement screen
2
1
3
4
5
6
7
9
8
11
10
Figure 30 : Concentration measurement screen
Refer item numbers indicated in Figure 25.
Item
Description
More Details On
1
Measurement mode indicator
-
2
Appears when the reading is stable
Page 17, 75
3
Appears when the reading is on hold
Page 17, 75
4
Concentration reading
-
5
Units of measurement
Page 96
6
Temperature reading & units
Page 18
7
Temperature compensation mode
Page 18, 98
8
HI & LO Alarm limits
Page 18, 97
9
Alarm indicator
Page 18, 97
10
ppt indicator for input of salinity value
Page 96
11
DO calibration point
-
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2.13 Transfer Measured Data to Computer (CyberComm)
2.13.1
Sending a single reading from multi measurement mode
1. Make sure that the CURRENT DATA SET parameter is set to ‘SINGLE’ in the
System Setup (Refer ‘System Settings – Page 4’ on page 79).
2. Make sure the CyberComm 600 application is up and running (page 12).
3. Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and in-line with IrDA port of
the computer.
4. From multi measurement mode, press PRIN (F3) to send data to
CyberComm.
5. In CyberComm screen, press Find Device button. CyberComm starts
finding the meter.
6. When CyberComm finds the meter, press Connect button. The IrDA link is
established. The currently displayed measurement reading is transferred to
CyberComm. (Figure 31)
7. Select Row 1 data, Row 2 data or Row 3 data from below there
respective modes for which you wish to transfer data.
8. Once the data transfer is completed, the IrDA link is disconnected
automatically.
9. To send another reading, repeat step 3, 4, 5 & 6.
Figure 31 : Transferring a single measurement data (Multi measurement mode)
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10. To stop data transfer, click Disconnect button.
11. To clear the transferred readings from the screen, select the desired row
and click Clear Data button.
2.13.2
Sending a single reading from single measurement mode
1. Make sure that the CURRENT DATA SET parameter is set to ‘SINGLE’ in the
System Setup (Refer ‘System Settings – Page 4’ on page 79).
2. Make sure the CyberComm 600 application is up and running (page 12).
3. Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and in-line with IrDA port of
the computer.
4. From Single measurement mode, press PRIN (F3) to send data to
CyberComm.
5. In CyberComm screen, press Find Device button. CyberComm starts
finding the meter.
6. When CyberComm finds the meter, press Connect button. The IrDA link is
established. The currently displayed measurement reading is transferred to
CyberComm. (Figure 32)
7. Once the data transfer is completed, the IrDA link is disconnected
automatically.
8. To send another reading, repeat step 3, 4, 5 & 6.
9. To clear the transferred readings from the screen, click Disconnect button
and click Clear Data button.
Figure 32 : Transferring a single measurement data
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2.13.3
PCD 650
Sending readings continuously in single and multi measurement
modes
1. Make sure that the CURRENT DATA SET parameter is set to ‘TIMED’ in the
System Setup. Set the time interval at which you wish to send the data to
CyberComm (Refer ‘System Settings – Page 4’ on page 79).
2. Make sure the CyberComm 600 application is up and running (page 12).
3. Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and in-line with IrDA port of
the computer.
4. From measurement mode, press PRIN (F3) to send data to CyberComm.
5. In CyberComm screen, press Find Device button.
6. When CyberComm finds the meter, press Connect button. The IrDA link is
established. The measurement readings are sent to CyberComm
continuously at the specified time interval as long as IrDA link is not
disconnected. The transferred readings are displayed in the CyberComm
screen (Figure 33).
7. To stop data transfer, click Disconnect button.
8. To clear the transferred readings in single measurement mode, click Clear
Data button. To clear data in multi measurement mode, select the desired
row and click Clear Data button.
(a) Single measurement mode
(b) Multi measurement mode
Figure 33 : Transferring measurement data continuously
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Note: IrDA link may be disconnected if you move/disorient the IrDA ports
during data transfer. Re-align the IrDA ports and press Connect button,
to re-establish the connection.
2.13.4
Saving data
You can save transferred measurement readings as a text file in your
computer. Optionally, these text files can further be analyzed by exporting to
spreadsheet application such as Microsoft® Excel.
To save data:
1. Once you transferred data to CyberComm, click Disconnect button. (if
CyberComm is still connected to the meter)
2. Click Save Data button. User Details dialog appears to capture user
information, file name and additional notes (if any). (Figure 34)
Figure 34 : User Details dialog
3. Enter your name & company name.
4. In Storage Location, specify a folder & file name with .txt extension.
ƒ
Click Browse button. Save As dialog appears. Select a folder and
specify a name for the file in File name field. Make sure you
type .txt at the end of the file name.
ƒ
If you simply type a file name (example: ‘conductivity readings.txt’) in
the Storage Location, the file is saved in the installation folder of
CyberComm.
Optionally, you may enter any notes or additional information in the Notes field.
5. Click OK button to save the data in the specified location/file.
Note: You can open and view the saved file using Windows® Notepad.
You need to exit CyberComm before you can open the saved file.
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2.14 Working with Memory functions
The PCD 650 has a memory capacity to store up to 500 sets of measurement data.
The MEM (F2) function key allows you to view stored data. Optionally, you can
transfer this data to a Computer using wireless Infrared connection.
2.14.1 Logging data automatically in meter’s memory
1. Make sure that the Print mode is set to data logging mode in the System
Setup and you can also specify the time interval in between each transfer.
(Refer: ‘System Settings – Page 4’ on page 79)
2. From measurement mode, press PRIN (F3) to start saving data
automatically in meter’s memory. The memory location of the transferred
reading is shown in the bottom-left of the screen. (Figure 35)
NOTE: This
symbol will
appear if data
logging mode
has been
selected in
“System set
up’. It will
automatically
start saving
data in meter’s
memory, when
PRIN (F3) key
is pressed.
Memory
Location
where
readings
are being
saved.
Figure 35 : Saving a reading
2.14.2 Storing currently displayed reading in the memory (In IrDA and LED print
mode)
1. Make sure you are in the measurement mode.
2. Press left or right arrow key to navigate to other available functions
until you see STOR function in the LCD.
3. Press STOR (F3) key to store the currently displayed reading. The display
briefly shows the memory location where this reading is being saved.
(Figure 35)
2.14.3
Viewing stored data
1. Make sure you are in measurement mode.
2. Press left or right arrow key to navigate to other available functions
until you see MEM function in the LCD.
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3. Press MEM (F2) key to view stored data. The last stored data entry is
shown in the display (Figure 36). The memory location of the currently
showing data entry is shown in the top-right corner of the screen. (Figure
36).
Figure 36 : Viewing stored data
4. To navigate to a particular memory location, press up or down arrow
key to select memory location you intend to navigate to and then press
ENTER key. The meter shows the stored data in the memory location you
selected.
5. Press NEXT (F3) key to return to measurement mode from where you
entered to view memory.
6. Press ESC (F4) key to return to main screen of the measurement mode.
2.14.4 Transferring stored data to Computer (CyberComm) through IrDA
1. Make sure the CyberComm 600 application is up and running (page 12).
2. Make sure the IrDA port of the meter is closer and in-line with IrDA port of
the computer.
3. Go to ‘stored data viewing’ screen as described in above section (Figure
36).
4. Press PRIN (F2). The screen appears for you to select printing options
(Figure 37).This allows you to choose either all memory locations or the
current memory location for transfer.
5. Press up or down
ENTER key.
arrow key to select your choice and then press
6. If you have selected ‘All locations’, then you can specify the time interval in
between each transfer. Press up or down arrow key to select time
interval (1 to 50 seconds) and press ENTER key.
7. In CyberComm screen, press Find Device button.
8. Once CyberComm finds the meter, click Connect button to establish
connection.
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9. The CyberComm establishes connection with meter through IrDA and
sends the data (Figure 38). The connection stops automatically once the
data is transferred.
10. You can save the transferred data to a text file. See ‘Saving data’ section in
page 35.
Figure 37 : Selecting options for printing memory locations
Figure 38 : Transfer Stored data to CyberComm
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3. Calibration Mode
3.1 About Calibration
PCD 650 series meters are factory calibrated and allows you to measure
pH/mV/ion/conductivity/resistivity/TDS/salinity/DO(%)/DO(mg/L). Calibrate to
all measurement ranges to ensure the highest accuracy throughout all
measurement range. However, it is recommended that, for higher accuracy,
you calibrate your meter before you make measurements for the first time.
Calibration should be carried out each time a new electrode is attached to the
meter or when you suspect that the meter/electrode is out of calibration.
3.1.1 About Temperature Calibration
It is important to ensure that temperature calibration is carried out prior to pH,
conductivity and DO calibration since temperature readings affect the
accuracy of pH, conductivity and DO measurements. You need to perform
temperature calibration only if the temperature value displayed on the meter
is different from that of a calibrated thermometer or if cell constant setting is
changed. A temperature offset calibration of ± 5 °C/± 9 °F from the default
reading is allowed for ATC mode.
3.1.2 About pH Calibration
When you re-calibrate your meter, previous pH calibration points are
replaced on a point by point basis. For example, if you previously calibrated
your meter at pH 4.01, 7.00, and 10.01, and you have now re-calibrated at
pH 7.00, the meter retains the old calibration data at pH 4.01 and pH 10.01.
The meter shows previously calibrated points in the display when the meter is
in pH measurement mode. To completely re-calibrate the meter, or when you
use a replacement probe, it is best to clear the previous calibration and recalibrate the meter at all points. Refer page 46 for information on how to
clear previous pH calibration.
The meter supports four internationally recognized standard buffer groups:
USA, NIST, DIN & PWB. The default buffer group is USA. Refer page 82 for
information on how to set the meter to a particular buffer group
The meter is capable of calibrating up to 6 points, depending on the standard
buffer selected. When completely re-calibrating the meter, the first point of
calibration should be one of the following, depending on your choice of
standard buffer group.
Buffer
Group
USA
NIST
DIN
PWB
First Point of Calibration
(when complete re-calibration)
pH 7.00
pH 6.86
pH 6.79
pH 6.97
Other Available Calibration Points
pH 1.68, 4.01, 10.01, and 12.45
pH 4.01, 6.86, 9.18, and 12.45
pH 1.09, 3.06, 4.65, 9.23, and 12.75
pH 4.10
Table 2: Buffer Groups and Calibration Points
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The meter automatically recognizes and calibrates to these standard pH
buffer values, which makes pH calibration faster and easier.
3.1.3 About Ion Calibration
The meter supports Ion calibration up to 8 points with minimum of 2-points.
The available 8-points are 0.001, 0.01, 0.1, 1, 10, 100, 1000 & 10000.
The meter guides your through the calibration process with on-screen
instructions and hints. If the second point and subsequent points are not
within the allowable calibration window (15mV/decade to 90mV/decade), the
meter does not accept the calibration.
When you try to re-calibrate the meter with ISE, the meter gives you 2
options:
ƒ
ƒ
Clear the previous calibration (choose this if you wish to delete all
previously calibrated points and re-calibrate with a new type of Ion)
Retain the previous calibration (choose this if you wish to retain
previously calibrated points and re-calibrate new points or overwrite
existing points with same type of Ion).
3.1.4 About Conductivity/Resistivity/TDS/Salinity Calibration
Before measuring conductivity, resistivity, TDS or salinity, you will need to
calibrate the meter with known conductivity, resistivity, TDS or salinity
values.
This meter is capable of performing either automatic or manual calibration.
In the automatic calibration mode, the meter automatically detects and
verifies the appropriate known calibration standards solutions being
calibrated before accepting these particular calibration standards as one of
its calibration values in a specific measurement range. This automatic
calibration mode frees you from cumbersome calibration procedure.
This meter can perform a single- or multi-point calibration. You will need to
set your meter to single- or multi-point calibration in the Setup mode for
conductivity, resistivity, TDS or salinity.
Refer to the setup section for the particular mode you will be measuring.
Instead of calibrating for TDS directly using TDS calibration standard
solutions, you can have TDS calibration by using the conductivity calibration
method and enter the appropriate TDS conversion factor into the meter.
For more information regarding TDS Conversion Factor determination,
please refer to page 106.
3.1.5 About DO(%) and DO (mg/L) Calibration
The calibration of % Saturation of DO will linearly affect the measurement for
DO in mg/L. The amount of oxygen dissolved in water will depend on its
temperature, atmospheric pressure and its salinity. It is therefore very
important that the temperature is calibrated if necessary prior to the DO
calibration.
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Hence calibration in % Saturation of DO should be carried out first. This is
described in the following section.
3.1.6 Prepare the Meter for Calibration
Before starting calibration, make sure the meter is in the appropriate
measurement mode.
For pH
Connect the pH probe to the BNC connector of the meter.
Be sure to remove the protective electrode storage bottle or rubber cap of the
electrode before calibration or measurement. If the electrode has been
stored dry, wet the electrode in clean water for 10 minutes before calibrating
or taking readings to saturate the pH electrode surface and minimize drift.
Wash your electrode in clean water after use, and store in electrode storage
solution. If storage solution is not available, use pH 4.01 or 7.00 buffer
solution. Do not reuse buffer solutions after calibration. Contaminants in the
solution can affect the calibration, and eventually the accuracy of the
measurements.
It is recommended that you perform at least a 2-Point Calibration using
standard buffers that adequately cover the expected measurement range,
prior to measurement.
For Ion
Connect the ISE to the BNC connector of the meter.
Remove plastic protective cap of ISE. Briefly rinse the electrode with clean
clean water to remove any residues. Rinse ISE before and after each
calibration or sample measurement to avoid cross-contamination. Ensure that
you use new or fresh standard solutions during calibration. Do not reuse Ion
standard solution as it may be contaminated and affect the calibration and
accuracy of measurements.
For Conductivity
Connect the conductivity probe with built-in temperature sensor into the 8-pin
connector of the meter.
For best results, select a standard value close to the sample value you are
measuring. Alternatively use a calibration solution value that is approximately
2/3 the full-scale value of the measurement range you plan to use. For
example, in the 0 to 2000 µS conductivity range, use a 1413 µS solution for
calibration.
Perform calibration for all measurement ranges to ensure the highest
accuracy throughout all measurement range. Calibration for different ranges
is indicated in the Technical Specifications table on page 5, calibration
factors are applied only to their respective ranges
If you are measuring in solutions with Conductivity lower than 100 µS/cm or
TDS lower than 50 ppm, calibrate the meter at least once a week to get good
accuracy. If you are measuring in the mid ranges and you wash the electrode
in de-ionized water and store it dry, calibrate the meter once a month. If you
take measurements at extreme temperatures, calibrate at least once a week.
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Ensure that you use new conductivity standard solutions or sachets during
calibration. Do not reuse standard solutions as it may be contaminated and
affect the calibration and accuracy of measurements. Use fresh calibration
solution each time you calibrate your meter. Keep solutions in a dry and cool
environment if possible.
For DO(%) and DO (mg/L) Calibration
Before starting calibration, make sure you are in the correct measurement
mode and in the correct calibration sequence. The temperature and the %
Saturation calibration must be done first before attempting to do the
mg/L (ppm) Concentration calibration.
Rinse the probe well in the de-ionized (DI) water or rinse solution and wipe
the probe carefully taking care of the membrane.
Calibrate the meter in all the modes to ensure the highest accuracy
throughout the DO measurement range. In % Saturation, the meter is able to
perform either a one point calibration or a 2 point calibration. For one point
calibration, it is recommended that you perform a 100% Saturation calibration
in saturated air. If you opt for 2 point calibration, you can calibrate for 100%
Saturation in saturated air and 0% Saturation using a zero oxygen solution.
All new calibration values will automatically override the existing data. It is
recommended to calibrate the meter periodically and or if it is suspected to
be inaccurate.
Always rinse the probe with either DI water or rinse solution before and after
each calibration/sample measurement. When calibrating in air, make sure
that any water droplets from the probe’s membrane are removed.
3.1.7 Accessing Calibration mode
From measurement mode, press CAL (F2) key. The meter goes to
corresponding calibration mode, based on the selected measurement mode.
If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter password.
(Refer the below section)
3.1.8 Accessing Calibration mode when password protection enabled
Follow the steps below to access the calibration mode, when password
protection is enabled (Refer page 80).
1. Make sure you are in measurement mode. If required, press MODE (F3) to
switch to the measurement mode for which you wish to perform calibration.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode. Login Password screen appears
(Figure 39). The meter expects the 5-digit password specified in system
setup. (Refer ’System Settings – Page 5’ in page 80)
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Figure 39 : Login password screen
Note: You can enter ‘00000’ (read-only password) if you wish to view the
calibration report of the last calibration. You are not allowed to perform
calibration when you enter ‘read-only password’.
3. Press up & down arrow keys to enter the first digit of the password
and then press NEXT (F3) key to move to the next digit.
4. The next digit is selected. Press up
second digit of the password.
& down
arrow keys to enter the
5. Similarly enter all 5-digits.
6. Press ENTER key to confirm the password.
7. When the correct password is entered, the ‘Calibration – Rinse Electrode’
screen appears (Refer Figure 48-(a)].
Note: If you enter an incorrect password, the screen shows ‘Try again’. If
an incorrect password is entered for 3 consecutive times, the meter goes
to measurement mode.
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3.2 Temperature Calibration
The built-in temperature sensor of conductivity and DO probe included with the
meter are factory calibrated. The built-in ATC probe of the conductivity cells
can be used for temperature readout and compensation of the pH values. DO
in mg/L is dependent on temperature, so it is first necessary to calibrate or verify
the temperature reading. Calibrate the probes only if you suspect temperature
errors may have occurred over a long period of time or if you have a replacement
probe. This procedure offers offset adjustment of probe to ensure more accurate
temperature measurement.
Use a thermometer which is known to be accurate to measure the temperature of
your sample.
3.2.1 Temperature Calibration for ATC mode
Make sure you have selected ‘ATC’ and required unit of measurement (ºC or ºF) in
Temperature settings. Refer ‘Temperature Setup’ section in page 98 for more
details.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48-(a)] for
few seconds and then shows the cell constant adjustment screen.
4. Press NEXT (F3) key.
5. Press TEMP (F1) to go to temperature calibration. The temperature
calibration screen appears (Figure 40).
Figure 40: Temperature calibration screen
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6. The screen shows two readings. The upper display shows the temperature
reading of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower
displays shows the temperature reading of the solution without any
calibration (default reading). Use & keys to adjust the upper display to
the temperature reading of the thermometer.
Note: The meter allows you to adjust the upper display reading up to ±5
ºC or ±9 ºF. (Calibration window)
7. Press ENTER key to confirm temperature value.
3.2.2 Temperature Calibration for MTC mode
Make sure you have selected ‘MTC’ and required unit of measurement (ºC or ºF)
in Temperature settings. Refer ‘Temperature Setup’ section in page 98 for more
details.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48-(a)] for
few seconds and then shows the cell constant adjustment screen.
4. Press NEXT (F3) key.
5. Press TEMP (F1) to go to temperature calibration. The temperature
calibration screen appears.
6. The screen shows two readings. The upper display shows the temperature
reading of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower
displays shows the temperature reading of the solution without any
calibration (default reading). Use & keys to adjust the upper display to
the temperature reading of the thermometer.
Note: The meter allows you to adjust the upper display reading to any
value within the measuring range -10.0 ºC to 110.0 ºC (14.0 ºF to 230.0 ºF).
7. Press ENTER key to confirm temperature value.
Function Keys available in temperature calibration screen:
NEXT (F3)
Goes to measurement mode from where you entered calibration
ESC (F4)
Goes to measurement mode from where you entered calibration
ENTER
Confirms calibration
Increase/decrease temperature reading
(Not functional)
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3.3 pH Calibration
3.3.1 pH Calibration with a Standard Buffer
Make sure you have selected a standard buffer with which you intend to perform pH
calibration. Refer ’pH Setup’ section in page 82 for more details of setting buffer types.
To start pH Calibration:
1. Switch on the meter and make sure the meter is in pH measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to start calibration.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 41 (a)] for
few seconds and then shows the pH calibration screen [Figure 41-(b)].
(a)
(b)
Figure 41: pH Calibration Screens
4. Rinse the electrode in clean water and prepare electrode for calibration.
Refer ‘Prepare the meter for measurement ‘section in page 40.
Note: If you wish to completely re-calibrate the meter, you need to clear
previous calibration data. Press CLR-C (F2) key to clear previous
calibration. The meter shows you confirmation screen. Press ENTER key
to confirm deleting previous calibration. Once cleared, you need to
calibrate the first point that corresponds to your selected buffer group, as
mentioned on page 39.
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5. Dip the probe in calibration buffer. The tip of the probe must be completely
immersed into the solution. Stir the probe gently to create a homogeneous
solution.
6. The display shows the pH reading. The meter scans through all the
available (un-calibrated) points for the selected buffer group until it finds a
close match within its acceptable calibration window. (Refer Specification
section in page 99 for calibration window values). Once found a match, the
display shows ‘Stable’ indicator.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration.
8. Rinse the probe with clean water.
9. Place it in the next buffer and follow the steps 5 and 7 to calibrate other
points.
Function Keys available in pH Calibration mode:
TEMP (F1)
Goes to temperature calibration
CLR-C (F2)
Clears previous calibration (if any) after ENTER key is pressed in
confirmation screen
NEXT (F3)
Shows calibration report
ESC (F4)
Exits from calibration and goes back to pH measurement mode
ENTER
Confirms the calibration
(Not functional)
3.3.2 pH Calibration with a User-defined Buffer
If you selected ‘USER’ (Custom) buffer in the pH Setup, the following screen is
shown when you enter calibration mode. You need to prepare at least 2
custom buffers of known pH values.
Note: Custom buffer solution values should be at least 1 pH unit apart
from each other. Otherwise, the meter will not accept the buffer values.
Figure 42: Calibration screen for user-defined buffer
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1. Rinse the electrode in clean water and prepare electrode for calibration.
Note: If you wish to completely re-calibrate the meter, you need to clear
previous calibration data. Press CLR-C (F2) key to clear previous
calibration. The meter shows you confirmation screen. Press ENTER key
to confirm deleting previous calibration.
2. Dip the probe in custom calibration buffer. The tip of the probe must be
completely immersed into the solution. Stir the probe gently to create a
homogeneous solution.
3. The screen shows 2 readings. The upper display shows the pH reading of
the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower display
shows the pH reading of the solution without any calibration. Use &
keys to adjust the upper display to the pH value of your custom buffer.
4. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration.
5. Rinse the probe with clean water. Place it in the next buffer and follow the
steps 2, 3 and 4 to calibrate other points.
Function Keys available in pH Calibration mode:
TEMP (F1)
Goes to temperature calibration
CLR-C (F2)
Clears previous calibration (if any) after ENTER key is pressed for the
confirmation screen
NEXT (F3)
Shows calibration report
ESC (F4)
Exits from calibration and goes back to pH measurement mode
ENTER
Confirms the calibration
Increases/decreases pH buffer reading
(Not functional)
3.3.3 Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you detailed information on calibration. It includes date
& time, buffer group, offset, temperature, number of days calibration is over
due and slope information.
To View calibration Report:
1. From pH measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to navigate
to other available functions until you see REPO function in the LCD.
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The first page of calibration report is shown in the
display.
3. Press PAGE (F1) to view the second page of the report.
4. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to computer through IrDA.
(Refer page 37 to print data).
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Figure 43: pH Calibration Report
Example: In the given pH calibration report (Refer Figure 43), 4-point calibration has
been done for USA buffer group (pH 1.68, pH 4.01, pH 7.00 & pH 12.45).
ƒ
The slope is 93 for the range enveloped from pH 1.68 to pH 4.01.
ƒ
The slope is 88 for the range enveloped from pH 4.01 to pH 7.00.
ƒ
The slope is 94 for the range enveloped from pH 7.00 to pH 12.45 where pH
10.01 calibration point has been skipped.
Function Keys available in pH calibration report screen:
PAGE (F1)
Goes to the second page of the calibration report
BACK (F1)
Goes to the first page of the calibration report
PRIN (F2)
Transfers calibration report to Computer through IrDA
NEXT (F3)
Goes to pH measurement mode
ESC (F4)
Goes to pH measurement mode
ENTER
(Not functional)
(Not functional)
3.3.4 Average Slope Indicator of pH Probe
Each time you perform pH calibration; the meter calculates the average slope of your
probe and graphically indicates it in the header section of the LCD screen.
Figure 44 : Average slope indicator
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Number of bars in the indicator shows the slope value:
Number of Bars
Average Slope of the pH Probe
4
Above 90%
3
90% to 80%
2
80% to 70%
1
Below 70%
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3.4 mV Calibration
Use a standard ORP solution of known value for calibration. You need to calibrate
only 1-point.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in mV measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 41 (a)] few
seconds and then shows the mV calibration screen [Figure 45 (a)].
(a)
(b)
Figure 45 : mV calibration screen & calibration report
4. The screen shows two readings. The upper display shows the mV reading
of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower displays
shows the absolute mV reading of the solution without any calibration
(default reading). Use & keys to adjust the upper display to the mV
value of the solution.
Note: The meter allows you to adjust the upper display reading up to
±150 mV with respect to the default reading.
5. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value.
6. The calibration is completed. The meter shows the calibration report
[(Figure 45-(b)].
7. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode. The meter shows the relative
mV reading of the solution in measurement mode, if offset is not zero.
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Note: The function of the keys available on the mV calibration/ report
screen is same as previously described in pH calibration with a userdefined buffer section (page 48).
3.4.1 mV Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you information on calibration. It includes date & time
on which the last calibration was done and the offset.
To View calibration Report:
1. From mV measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to navigate
to other available functions until you see REPO function in the LCD
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display
[(Figure 45 (b)].
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to the computer.( Refer
page 37 to print data)
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3.5 Ion Calibration
Use standard solutions of 0.001, 0.01, 0.1, 1, 10, 100, 1000 & 10000 ppm for
calibration. You need to calibrate minimum of 2-points. Follow the instruction in
‘Prepare the meter for measurement’ section in page 40.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in Ion measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 41-(a)] few
seconds and then shows the Ion calibration screen [Figure 46-(b)]
(a)
(b)
Figure 46 : Ion calibration screens
Note: If there is an existing ion calibration in the meter, you will be given
two options. [Figure 46-(a)]
ƒ Clear the previous calibration (CLR-C) – choose this if you
wish to delete all previously calibrated points and re-calibrate
with a new type of ion.
ƒ Retain the previous calibration (NEXT) – choose this if you
wish to retain previously calibrated points and re-calibrate new
points (or overwrite existing points) with same type of ion.
4. Dip the ISE in calibration solution. The tip of the probe must be completely
immersed into the solution. Stir the probe gently to create a homogeneous
solution.
5. The calibration screen displays two readings. The upper display shows the
lowest calibration point 0.001 ppm. The lower display shows the absolute
mV reading of the solution without any calibration (default reading). Use
& keys to select the required calibration point in the upper display.
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6. Allow time for the reading to stabilize. Press ENTER key to confirm the
selected point. The meter flashes the upper display to acknowledge the first
point calibration.
7. The upper display shows the next calibration point.
8. Rinse the ISE with clean water. Place it in the next calibration solution and
follow the steps 4 through 6 to calibrate other points.
Note: The meter accepts the second and subsequent points only if the mV
readings are within the calibration window (15mV/decade to 90mV/decade).
9. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode.
Note: The function of the keys available on the Ion calibration/ report
screen is same as previously described in pH calibration with a userdefined buffer section (page 48).
3.5.1 Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you detailed information on calibration. It includes date
& time, calibration points (Ion concentrations), absolute mV reading for each
point and slope.
Figure 47 : Ion calibration report
Example: In the given Ion calibration report (Refer Figure 47), calibration has
been done for 0.01, 0.1 & 10 Ion concentrations. The corresponding absolute
mV readings are 0.0mV, 56.0mV & 156mV. The slope is 56 mV/decade for the
range enveloped from 0.01 to 0.1 ppm. Similarly, the slope is 50 for the range
enveloped from 0.1 to 10ppm where 0.1 calibration point has been skipped.
To View calibration Report:
1. From mV measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to navigate
to other available functions until you see REPO function in the LCD
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display.
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to computer through IrDA.
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3.6 Conductivity Calibration
3.6.1 Manual Calibration
Make sure you have selected a standard solution with which you intend to
perform conductivity calibration, refer page 86 for more details of setting solution
types.
To start manual Calibration for conductivity:
Following is the procedure for single point calibration:
1. Switch on the meter and make sure the meter is in conductivity
measurement mode.
2. Dip the probe into the calibration standard. Immerse the probe tip beyond
the upper steel band. Stir the probe gently to create a homogeneous
sample. Allow time for the reading to stabilize.
3. Press CAL (F2) to start calibration.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
4. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48 (a)] for
few seconds to prompt user to rinse electrode with de-ionized water before
calibration (Refer ‘Prepare the meter for measurement’ section in page 40).
(a)
(b)
Figure 48 : Calibration Screens
5. The meter then shows cell constant adjustment screen [Figure 48-(b)]. The
upper display shows the cell constant of the conductivity cell & lower
display shows the measured value of the solution with adjusted cell
constant with respect to default calibration. Press & keys to adjust the
cell constant for your custom solution in upper display.
6. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration.
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Note: If you wish to
completely re-calibrate
the meter, you need to
clear previous
calibration data. Press
CLR-C (F2) key to
clear previous
calibration. The meter
shows you
confirmation screen.
Press ENTER key to
confirm deleting
previous calibration.
Figure 49 : Conductivity calibration Screen
7. The upper display shows the conductivity reading of the solution with
respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower display shows the
conductivity reading of the solution without any calibration. Use &
keys to adjust the upper display of the conductivity value of your custom
solution.
8. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration.
9. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode.
10. As for the case of multi point calibration, rinse the probe with de-ionized
water, and repeat step 1 to 7 for every calibration using the desired
calibration solutions until all points have been calibrated.
Function Keys available in Conductivity Calibration mode:
TEMP (F1)
Goes to temperature calibration
CLR-C (F2)
Clears previous calibration (if any) after ENTER key is pressed in
confirmation screen
NEXT (F3)
Shows calibration report
ESC (F4)
Exits from calibration and goes back to conductivity measurement
mode
ENTER
Confirms the calibration
Increases/decreases conductivity cell reading
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3.6.2 Automatic calibration (For Conductivity Calibration)
In the Automatic Calibration mode, the meter is capable of accepting either
single-point or up to 5 points for multi-point calibration with maximum of 1 point
per specific measurement range. Select automatic calibration mode in the
Conductivity Setup screen. See ‘Conductivity Settings – Page 1’ on page 86
for the set up procedure. Press (F2) to start calibration and the meter displays
cell adjustment screen as mentioned in the above section.
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The following screen is displayed after cell adjustment screen, if you have selected
‘Auto’ in Calibration mode and ‘MULTI’ in Calibration Point:
Figure 50 : Conductivity calibration Screen-Auto
1. Rinse the electrode in de-ionized water and prepare electrode for
calibration. Refer ‘Prepare the meter for measurement’ section in page 40.
Note: If you wish to completely re-calibrate the meter, you need to clear
previous calibration data. Press CLR-C (F2) key to clear previous
calibration. The meter shows you confirmation screen. Press ENTER key
to confirm deleting previous calibration.
2. Dip the probe into the calibration standard. Immerse the probe tip beyond
the upper steel band. Stir the probe gently to create a homogeneous
sample. Allow time for the reading to stabilize.
3. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode. The screen shows conductivity
reading. The meter scans through all the available points for the selected
solution group until it finds a close match within its acceptable calibration
window. Once found a match, the display shows ‘Stable‘ indicator.
4. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration.
5. Rinse the probe with de-ionized water. Place it in the next solution and
follow the steps 2, 3 and 4 to calibrate other points.
Function Keys available in Conductivity Calibration mode:
TEMP (F1)
Goes to temperature calibration
CLR-C (F2) Clears previous calibration (if any) after ENTER key is pressed for the
confirmation screen
NEXT (F3)
Shows calibration report
ESC (F4)
Exits from calibration and goes back to conductivity measurement mode
ENTER
Confirms the calibration
Not functional
6. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode.
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Note: If the user has selected ‘SINGLE’ point calibration and ‘AUTO’
calibration mode, the meter will go to measurement mode after step 4.
3.6.3 Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you detailed information on calibration. It includes date
& time, calibration points, range, factor and cell constant.
To View calibration Report:
1. From conductivity measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to
navigate to other available functions until you see REPO function in the
LCD.
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display.
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to computer through IrDA.
(Refer page 37 to print data).
Figure 51: Conductivity Calibration Report
Function Keys available in conductivity calibration report screen:
PRIN (F2)
Transfers calibration report to Computer through IrDA
NEXT (F3)
Goes to conductivity measurement mode
ESC (F4)
Goes to conductivity measurement mode
ENTER
(Not functional)
(Not functional)
Note: Auto calibration can also be done for electrode with cell constant 0.4 – 2.
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3.7 Resistivity Calibration
Use a standard solution of known value for calibration. Use the single-point
standardization option to measure samples that close in value and multi-point
standardization to measure wide range of samples.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in resistivity measurement
mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48-(a)] few
seconds and then shows the cell constant adjustment screen [Figure 52(a)].
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
(a)
(b)
Figure 52 : Resistivity Cell constant & resistivity calibration
4. The upper display of the resistivity cell constant screen [Figure 52-(a)]
shows the resistivity cell constant of your solution & lower display shows
the measured value of the solution with adjusted cell constant. Press &
keys to adjust the cell constant for your custom solution in upper display.
5. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value and to go to resistivity
calibration screen.
6. The screen shows two readings. The upper display shows the resistivity
reading of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower
display shows the resistivity reading of the solution without any calibration.
Use & keys to adjust the upper display of the resistivity value of your
custom solution.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value.
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Note: The function of the keys available on the resistivity cell
constant/calibration/ report screen is same as previously described in
conductivity calibration.
8. Rinse the probe with de-ionized water. Place it in the next solution and
follow the steps 2 to 7 to calibrate other points, if ‘MULTI’ point calibration
is selected.
9. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode. The meter shows the
resistivity reading of the solution in measurement mode.
3.7.1 Resistivity Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you information on calibration. It includes date &
time on which the last calibration was done and the offset.
To View resistivity Report:
1. From resistivity measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to
navigate to other available functions until you see REPO function in the
LCD
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display [Figure
53].
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to the computer.( Refer
page 37 to print data)
Figure 53 : Resistivity report screen
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3.8 Salinity Calibration
Use a standard solution of known value for calibration. Use the single-point
standardization option to measure samples that close in value and multi-point
standardization to measure wide range of samples.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in salinity measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48-(a)] few
seconds and then shows the cell constant adjustment screen [Figure 54-(a)].
(a)
(b)
Figure 54 : Salinity Cell constant & salinity calibration
4. The upper display of the cell constant adjustment screen [Figure 54-(a)] shows
the salinity cell constant of your solution & lower display shows the measured
value of the solution with adjusted cell constant. Press & keys to adjust
the cell constant for your custom solution in upper display.
5. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value and to go to salinity calibration
screen.
6. The screen shows two readings [Figure 54-(b)]. The upper display shows the
salinity reading of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) &
lower display shows the salinity reading of the solution without any calibration.
Use & keys to adjust the upper display of the salinity value of your
custom solution.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value.
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Note: The function of the keys available on the salinity cell
constant/calibration/ report screen is same as previously described in
conductivity calibration.
8. Rinse the probe with de-ionized water. Place it in the next solution and follow
the steps 2 to 7 to calibrate other points, if ‘MULTI’ point calibration is selected.
9. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode. The meter shows the salinity
reading of the solution in measurement mode.
3.8.1 Salinity Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you information on calibration. It includes date & time on
which the last calibration was done and the offset.
To View salinity Report:
1. From salinity measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to
navigate to other available functions until you see REPO function in the LCD
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display [Figure
55].
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to the computer.(Refer page
37 to print data)
Figure 55 : Salinity report screen
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3.9 TDS Calibration
You can commence calibration in the TDS mode by using the conductivity
calibration method and after setting the correct TDS factor. For more information
regarding TDS conversion factor determination, please refer to page 106. For the
rest of the calibration process, follow steps as mentioned in the section of manual
calibration on page 55. Use a standard solution of known value for calibration. Use
the single-point standardization option to measure samples that close in value and
multi-point standardization to measure wide range of samples.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in TDS measurement mode.
2. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48-(a)] few
seconds and then shows the cell constant adjustment screen for TDS [Figure
56(a)].
(a)
(b)
Figure 56 : TDS Cell constant adjustment & TDS calibration screen
4. The upper display of the TDS cell constant screen [Figure 56-(a)] shows the
TDS cell constant of your solution & lower display shows the measured value
of the solution with adjusted cell constant. Press & keys to adjust the cell
constant for your custom solution in upper display.
5. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value and to go to TDS calibration
screen.
6. The screen shows two readings [Figure 56-(b)]. The upper display shows the
TDS reading of the solution with respect to previous calibration (if any) & lower
display shows the TDS reading of the solution without any calibration. Use
& keys to adjust the upper display of the TDS value of your custom solution.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value.
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Note: The function of the keys available on the TDS cell
constant/calibration/ report screen is same as previously described in
conductivity calibration.
8. Rinse the probe with de-ionized water. Place it in the next solution and follow
the steps 2 to 7 to calibrate other points, if ‘MULTI’ point calibration is selected.
9. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode. The meter shows the TDS
reading of the solution in measurement mode.
3.9.1 TDS Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you information on calibration. It includes date & time on
which the last calibration was done and the offset.
To View TDS Report:
1. From TDS measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to navigate
to other available functions until you see REPO function in the LCD.
2. Press REPO (F2) key to go to calibration report screen (Figure 57).
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to the computer. (Refer page
37 to print data).
Figure 57 : TDS report screen
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3.10 DO Calibration in % Saturation Mode (with ATC)
The PCD 650 can be calibrated quickly and easily in air. In % Saturation, the
meter is able to perform either a one point calibration or a 2 point calibration.
For one point calibration, it is recommended that you perform a 100%
Saturation calibration in saturated air. If you opt for 2 point calibration, you
can calibrate for 100% Saturation in saturated air and 0% Saturation using a
zero oxygen solution.
The PCD 650 meter is capable of measuring barometric pressure with its
built-in pressure sensor. In the event, the pressure reading is inaccurate, you
can calibrate the value from the setup menu. For setting barometric pressure
range, please refer page 86.
3.10.1 To calibrate 100% saturation
1. Switch on the meter and make sure the meter is in % saturation mode.
2. Hold the probe in the air gently with the sensor facing down and press CAL
(F2) to start calibration.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password protection
enabled’ in page 42.
3. The meter shows ‘Dissolved O2 Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure
48-(a)] for few seconds to prompt user to rinse electrode with de-ionized
water before calibration
(a)
(b)
Figure 58: Saturation Calibration Screens
4. Rinse the probe well with de-ionized water. For best result, blot the end of
the probe dry. Do not touch the membrane.
5. The meter then shows saturation calibration screen [Figure 58-(b)]. The
primary display will show the current value of measurement. Wait for the
reading to stabilize.
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6. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration. The meter automatically
calibrates to 100% air saturation and returns to the measurement mode.
Note: If you wish to completely re-calibrate the meter, you need to clear
previous calibration data. Press CLR-C (F2) key to clear previous calibration.
The meter shows you confirmation screen. Press ENTER key to confirm
deleting previous calibration.
Figure 59 : Saturation measurement Screen
Function Keys available in saturation calibration mode:
TEMP (F1)
Goes to temperature calibration
CLR-C (F2)
Clears previous calibration (if any) after ENTER key is pressed in
confirmation screen
NEXT (F3)
Shows calibration report
ESC (F4)
Exits from calibration and goes back to saturation measurement mode
ENTER
Confirms the calibration
(Not functional)
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3.10.2 To calibrate 0% saturation
Figure 60 : 0% saturation calibration Screen
1. Press MODE key to select % Saturation mode.
2. Immerse the DO probe in 0% solution. Stir gently to create a homogenous
solution.
3. Press CAL key to calibrate the meter. The meter shows ‘Dissolved O2
Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure 48(a)] for few seconds to
prompt user to rinse electrode with de-ionized water before calibration.
4. The meter then shows saturation calibration screen [Figure 60].
5. Wait for the reading to stabilize.
6. The primary display will show the current value of measurement.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the calibration. The meter automatically
calibrates to 0% saturation and returns to the measurement mode [Figure
59].
Note: If you wish to completely re-calibrate the meter, you need to clear
previous calibration data. Press CLR-C (F2) key to clear previous
calibration. The meter shows you confirmation screen. Press ENTER key
to confirm deleting previous calibration. It will clear all the calibration
data including mg/L data.
Note: The keys that appear in 0% saturation calibration mode functions similar
to the one as described in 100% saturation mode. (Refer page 66)
3.10.3 % DO Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you detailed information for the % saturation. It
includes date & time, 0% and 100% saturation mV value, % saturation offset
calibration and barometric pressure at which the solution was measured.
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To View calibration Report:
1. From % saturation measurement mode, press left or right arrow key to
navigate to other available functions until you see REPO function in the
LCD.
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display.
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to computer through IrDA.
(Refer page 37 to print data).
Figure 61: DO Report in % saturation mode
Function Keys available in saturation report screen:
PRIN (F2)
Transfers calibration report to Computer through IrDA
NEXT (F3)
Goes to saturation measurement mode
ESC (F4)
Goes to saturation measurement mode
ENTER
(Not functional)
(Not functional)
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3.11 DO Calibration in mg/L or ppm Concentration Mode
The amount of oxygen dissolved in a liquid will depend on its temperature, pressure
and salinity. It is therefore very important to set temperature and salinity correctly
before attempting to do a calibration. The PCD 650 is capable of measuring
barometer pressure with its built-in pressure sensor. In the event, the pressure
reading is inaccurate, you can calibrate the value from the Setup menu.
1. Switch on the meter. Make sure the meter is in concentration measurement
mode.
2. Rinse the probe well with de-ionized rinse water. For best accuracy, blot
the end of the probe dry. Dip the probe into a solution whose DO values is
known. Do not touch the membrane.
3. Press CAL (F2) to go to calibration mode.
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter
a password. Refer ‘Accessing Calibration mode when password
protection enabled’ in page 42.
4. The meter shows ‘Dissolved O2 Calibration-Rinse Electrode’ screen [Figure
48-(a)] for few seconds to prompt user to rinse electrode with de-ionized
water before calibration.
(a)
(b)
Figure 62 : Concentration calibration screens
5. The meter then shows the concentration calibration screen [Figure 62(a)].
6. The upper display of the calibration screen [Figure 62(b)] will show the
current value of the measurement and the secondary display will show the
value to which the meter is going to be calibrated. Press & keys to
adjust the reading to the known oxygen concentration of the sample.
7. Press ENTER key to confirm the entered value.
8. Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode. The meter shows the
concentration reading of the solution in measurement mode (Figure 63).
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Figure 63 : Concentration calibration
Note: The function of the keys available on the concentration calibration/
report screen is same as previously described in saturation calibration.
3.11.1 Concentration Calibration Report
Calibration report gives you information on calibrated temperature and calibration at
pressure and salinity. It includes date & time on which the last calibration was done
and the offset.
To View Concentration Report:
1. From concentration measurement mode, press left or right arrow key
to navigate to other available functions until you see REPO function in the
LCD.
2. Press REPO (F2) key. The calibration report is shown in the display [Figure
53].
3. Press PRIN (F2) to transfer the calibration report to the computer. (Refer
page 37 to print data)
Figure 64 : DO report screen in mg/L mode
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4. Setup Mode
4.1
About Setup Mode
The setup mode lets you configure various parameters & settings of the meter. You
can choose to password-protect your settings, so that other users who may use the
meter will not be able to change the settings.
Setup mode consists of the following sub-groups:
ƒ
System – General settings of the meter
ƒ
pH/mV/Ion/Conductivity/TDS/Salinity/Resistivity/O2 mg/L (ppm)/ O2 (%)
– The pH/mV/Ion/Conductivity/TDS/Salinity/Resistivity’s/O2 mg/L (ppm)/ O2
(%) Setup screen presents many options to control the operating
parameters of their respective mode.
ƒ
Temperature - Temperature measurement & calibration related settings.
4.1.1 Accessing Setup mode (no password protection enabled)
1. Switch on the meter. The meter goes to measurement mode.
2. Press left or right arrow key on the keypad to navigate to other available
functions until you see SETUP function in the LCD.
3. Press SETP (F1) and Setup Key Function screen appears. This page
describes the keys functions for configuring various parameters and settings of
the meter.
Figure 65: Setup Key Function screen
Note: If the meter is password protected, you will be prompted to enter a
password before accessing Setup Key Function screen. Refer ‘Accessing
Setup mode when password protection enabled’ in page 73 for details.
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Function Keys available in setup key function screen:
To select individual setup
ENTER
To select or confirm the selection.
NEXT-P
To navigate to next page.
NEXT
To go to next parameter without saving the changed parameter.
ESC
To go back to measurement mode.
4. Press ENTER key to select Setup Selection screen.
5. Press up
or down
arrow key to go to required setup sub-group.
6. Press ENTER key to select the currently shown sub-group.
Figure 66: Setup Selection screen
Function Keys available in setup selection screen:
(F1)
(Not functional)
(F2)
(Not functional)
(F3)
(Not functional)
Goes to required setup sub-groups
ENTER
Selects the current sub-group
ESC (F4)
Goes to measurement mode from where you entered setup
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4.1.2 Accessing Setup mode when password protection enabled
Follow the steps below to access the setup mode, when password protection is
enabled.
1. Switch on the meter. The meter goes to measurement mode.
2. Press right arrow key
to navigate to other functions on the right-side of LCD.
3. Press SETP (F1) to go to Setup mode. Login password screen appears
(Figure 67). The meter expects the 5-digit password specified in system setup.
(Refer in page 80)
Figure 67: Login password screen
Note: You can enter ‘00000’ (read-only password) if you wish to view the
setup parameters. You are not allowed to modify any parameter when
you enter ‘read-only password’.
4. Press up & down arrow keys to enter the first digit of the password and
then press NEXT (F3) key to move to the next digit.
5. The next digit is selected. Press up & down
second digit of the password. Enter all 5-digits.
arrow keys to enter the
6. Press ENTER key to confirm the password.
Note: If you enter an incorrect password, the screen shows ‘Try again’. If an
incorrect password is entered for 3 consecutive times, the meter goes to
measurement mode. If you forget the password there is no way to access the
system setting and calibration.
7. When the correct password is entered, the Setup Key Function Screen
appears.( Figure 65)
8. Press Enter key to launch Setup Selection Screen. (See Figure 66)
9. Press up
or down
arrow key to go to required setup sub-group.
10. Press ENTER key to select the sub-group.
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4.1.3 Modifying Setup parameters
Follow the steps below to modify setup parameters, when you enter a setup
sub-group.
1. Press NEXT (F3) key to select individual setup parameters sequentially.
2. Press (Up) or
parameter.
(Down) arrow key to change the value of a selected
3. Once you changed a value:
•
Press ENTER key to save the change, or
•
Press NEXT (F3) key to go to the next parameter without saving the
changed parameter.
4. Press NEXT-P (F2) or PRE-P (F1) to navigate to next or previous page.
5. Press ESC (F4) to exit from setup mode.
Function Keys available in setup sub-group screens:
PRE-P (F1)
Goes to the previous page of the same sub-group
NEXT-P (F2)
Goes to the next page of the same sub-group
NEXT (F3)
Goes to the next parameter of the same sub-group
ESC (F4)
Goes to measurement mode
Modify the selected parameter value
ENTER
Confirms/saves the changes made to the currently selected parameter
and then goes to the next parameter of the same sub-group
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4.2 System Setup
System setup sub-group allows you to configure general settings of the meter. The
settings are displayed in 6 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate
through these pages.
4.2.1 System Settings – Page 1
Figure 68: System Settings - Page 1
Parameter
STABLE
Indicator
Stability
Criteria
Auto Hold
Description
ENABLE - The meter displays ‘Stable’ indicator in the
measurement screen as per the ‘STABLE CRITERIA’
defined below.
DISABLE – ‘Stable’ indicator does not appear.
SLOW – The reading is stabilized slowly and exhibits
good repeatability
MEDIUM – Reading stability is averaged between
slow & fast stability
FAST – Reading is stabilized quickly at the cost of
repeatability.
(This parameter has no effect if ‘STABLE’ parameter
is disabled)
ENABLE - The meter holds the reading in the
measurement screen, if the reading is ‘Stable’ for
consecutive 5 seconds.
If this is enabled, ‘Response time’ appears in the
measurement screen, indicating the average response
time of the probe.
DISABLE – The reading is not held
(This parameter has no effect if ‘STABLE’ parameter
is disabled. The response time may not work if the
system time has not been set as described in page
77)
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FAST
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Tem. Display
from
Allows to select temperature from pH/COND/DO
probes to display in multi measurement screen.
Display
setting:-
For PCD 650-pH/COND->DO
Allows to select multi modes that you would like to be
displayed on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd row of the
measurement screen after calibration.
1st Row :
pH/Ion/mV/Conductivity/Salinity/Resitivity/TDS/O2
mg/L (ppm)/ O2 (%)
2nd Row :
pH/Ion/mV/Conductivity/Salinity/Resitivity/TDS/O2
mg/L (ppm)/ O2 (%)
3rd Row :
pH/Ion/mV/Conductivity/Salinity/Resitivity/TDS/O2
mg/L (ppm)/ O2 (%)
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4.2.2 System Settings – Page 2
Figure 69 : System Settings - Page 2
This page allows you to set the date & time of the meter.
Parameter
Year
Month
Date
Hour
Minute
Second
Description
Sets the current year
Sets the current month
Sets the current date
Sets the hour (24 Hours) for the current time
Sets the minute for the current time
Sets the second for the current time
Factory Default
2006
Jan
01
00
00
00
Note: The battery or DC adapter must always be connected to the meter
for the system clock to run. The system time might be reset during the
battery change. To prevent that happening, always connect the DC
adapter during battery change.
Alternatively, if the DC adapter is not available, switch off the meter and
change the batteries within 30 seconds to avoid resetting the clock.
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4.2.3 System Settings – Page 3
Figure 70 : System Settings - Page 3
This page allows you to set auto-off and back light related parameters.
Parameter
Description
ENABLE – Turns off the meter automatically if no key is
pressed for the time period specified in ‘ON TIME’ below.
DISABLE – Does not turns off the meter automatically
After the last key is pressed, no. of minutes the meter
should wait before automatically shuts down the meter.
Maximum range: 30 min
(This parameter has not editable if ‘AUTO OFF’ parameter
is disabled)
ENABLE – Sets the back light always on.
DISABLE – Sets the backlight always off.
Factory Default
ENABLE
Back Light
ON with
(Key press)
ENABLE – The back light of the LCD is automatically on
when any key is pressed.
DISABLE – Does not turn on the back light automatically.
DISABLE
ON time with
(Key press)
Sets the meter to wait for specified number of minutes
before automatically turning off the back light after the last
key is pressed.
1 min
Auto OFF
ON Time
Back Light
(permanently
ON)
10 min
DISABLE
(This parameter is not editable when ‘BACK LIGHT (Key
press)’ is disabled)
(This parameter has no effect if ‘BACK LIGHT (Always)’
parameter is set to ON)
Note: The above settings may not work if the system time has not been
set as described in page 77.
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4.2.4 System Settings – Page 4
Figure 71: System Settings - Page 4
This page allows you to set wireless serial data communication related parameters.
Parameter
Print Mode
Data Format
Current Data
Set
Interval
(3 Sec Step)
Fixed Setting
Description
IrDA – Sets serial data communication protocol to
IrDA
LED – Sets serial data communication protocol to
RS232C
MEM- Logs data to meter’s memory.
CyberComm – Select this format if you use
CyberComm Data Acquisition Software (DAS)
TEXT – Select this format if you use any other method
®
(such as Windows Hyperterminal)
This parameter is used when downloading data from
the meter through IrDA
TIMED – Prints measurement data continuously at the
interval specified in ‘INTERVAL’ parameter below.
SINGLE – Prints only the currently measured reading
This parameter applies when PRIN key is pressed
from measurement mode to send the currently
measured readings to the computer.
Time interval at which the meter should send currently
measured data to the printer/CyberComm/PCD
Acceptable range : 3 sec to 600 sec (in 3 sec steps)
(This parameter is applicable when ‘CURRENT DATA
SET’ is set to ‘TIMED’ and this is not editable when
‘CURRENT DATA SET’ is set to ‘SINGLE’)
Indicates serial communication settings in the format
of ‘Baud rate, Data bits-Parity bits-Stop bits’. This
parameter is not editable.
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IrDA
CyberComm
TIMED
9 Sec
2400 8-N-1
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4.2.5 System Settings – Page 5
This page allows you to enable password protection for the setup mode &
calibration mode.
Figure 72 : System Settings - Page 5
When you enable password protection, the meter prompts to enter the password
whenever you try to access the Setup or Calibration mode. (See Figure 67: Login
password screen).The meter does not allow you to edit setup parameters or perform
a new calibration unless you enter the correct password. If an incorrect password is
entered for 3 consecutive times, the meter goes to measurement mode.
Parameter
Password
Protection
Set Pass
Word
Confirm New
Password
Description
ENABLE – Sets password protection for the setup &
calibration mode. If this is enable you need to specify
a 5-digit password in the ‘SET PASSWORD’
parameter below
DISABLE – Disable password protection of the meter
Specify your 5-digit password here. Use
(Up) &
(Down) key to select a number and then press ENTER
key to confirm and move to the next digit.
Do not set your password to ‘00000’ as this is
reserved for ‘read-only’ password.
(This parameter is not editable when ‘PASSWORD
PROTECT’ is disabled)
YES – Select this if you have made changes to the
password and you wish to confirm the changes.
NO – Select this if you wish to ignore the changes
made to the password and to store the default
password.
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DISABLE
88888
NO
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Important:
1. Please memorize the password that you have entered after enabling the
password protection because without entering password, neither you can
disable the password protection or reset the meter to factory defaults.
However, if the user forgets his password, he can contact the
nearest distributor or Eutech Instruments/Oakton Instruments to
request for meter password. This would be unique to each instrument
and would be tied to the serial number of the unit.
2. Default password ‘88888’ is valid only if it is not changed with new
password.
3. You can enter ‘00000’ (read-only password) if you wish to view the setup
parameters. You are not allowed to modify any parameter when you
enter ‘read-only password’.
4.2.6 System Settings – Page 6
Figure 73 : System Settings - Page 6
This page allows you to clear the memory and reset the meter to factory defaults.
Parameter
Clear logged
Data Memory
Factory Reset
Description
YES – Select this to clear all the stored data from the
meter’s memory
NO – Select this if you do not wish to clear the stored
data from the meter’s memory
YES – Select this if you wish to reset the meter to its
factory default settings. This includes:
ƒ Deleting your calibration data
ƒ Resetting setup parameters to factory defaults
(except date & time)
ƒ Deleting your stored data in the memory
NO – Select this if you do not wish to reset the meter.
When ‘YES’ is selected and confirmed by pressing
ENETR key, the meter is reset to factory defaults and
then the meter goes to measurement mode.
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4.3 pH Setup
pH setup sub-group allows you to configure pH measurement & calibration related
settings of the meter. The settings are displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and
PREV-P (F1) to navigate through these pages.
4.3.1 pH Settings – Page 1
Figure 74: pH Settings - Page 1
This page allows you to set pH measurement & calibration related settings of the
meter.
Parameter
Buffer
Cal points
Alarm Set
Point
Hi pH
Lo pH
Description
Select your preferred pH standard buffer group for
calibration & auto-recognition.
Available groups: USA, NIST, DIN, PWB & USER
Select ‘USER’ if you need to use a custom buffer for
calibration.
Select the number of calibration points you intend to
calibrate the meter using the selected buffer group.
Available points: depends on the selected buffer group
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO
alarm indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI
alarm value’ or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI
pH & LO pH parameters (below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the
LCD
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs
when the pH reading goes above this value
Available range: Hi pH (specified below) to 20.00
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs
when the pH reading goes below this value
Available range: 0.00 to Lo pH (specified above)
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
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USA
3
DISABLE
20.00pH
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4.3.2 pH Settings – Page 2
Figure 75: pH Settings - Page 2
Parameter
Description
pH Calibration
Due
Specify number of days for the pH calibration alarm.
The meter shows CAL DUE indicator after calibration
due days are passed from the last calibration date.
Available range: 0 to 30
pH Resolution
Sets the resolution for pH measurement
Available range:
0.1, 0.01, 0.001
Factory Default
5 Days
0.00
) Press
(Up) or (Down) arrow key to change pH measurement & calibration
related settings of the meter.
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4.4 mV setup (no settings available)
No settings are available for mV.
Figure 76: mV Setting Page
Press ESC (F4) to go to measurement mode.
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4.5 Ion Setup
Ion setup sub-group allows you to configure Ion measurement & calibration related
settings of the meter.
4.5.1 Ion Settings Page
Figure 77: Ion Settings Page
Parameter
Ion unit
) Press
Description
Sets the unit of measurement for Ion.
Available units: ppm, molar and mg/L
(Up) or
Factory Default
ppm
(Down) arrow key to change the value of a selected parameter.
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Conductivity Setup
Conductivity setup screen present many options to control the operating parameters,
which can be controlled and set from the conductivity setup screen. The settings are
displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through
these pages.
4.6.1 Conductivity Settings – Page 1
Figure 78 : Conductivity Settings - Page 1
This page allows you to set operating parameters for the conductivity measurement mode:
Parameter
Description
Factory
Default
Pure water coefficient will be calculated and applied automatically ENABLE
Pure water
Coeff.
for ultra pure water measurement if enabled.
(For more information, please refer page 87)
Lnr Temp
Coefficient
Normalization
Temp
Cell Constant
Specify temperature coefficient to measure temperature
corrected conductivity
Select a default temperature that the meter will use along with the
temperature coefficient to calculate a temperature corrected
conductivity measurement.
Select the appropriate cell constant of the conductivity cell.
Available cell constants: 0.1 to 10
2.100
25
1.000
Calibration
due
Specify number of days for the Conductivity calibration alarm. The
meter shows CAL DUE indicator after calibration date.
Available range : 0 to 30 (if enabled)
DISABLE
Calibration
points
Single - In single point calibration one calibrated conductivity
value can be used for the entire 5 conductivity ranges.
Multi - In multi point calibration, you can calibrate one point in
each of the measuring ranges (up to 5 points.)
AUTO- In the automatic calibration mode, the meter automatically
detects and verifies the appropriate known calibration standards
solutions.
Manual- In the manual calibration, you can manually input the
appropriate values as your desired calibration standards in each
specific range.
Single
Calibration
mode
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Note: 1. If pure water coefficient is ‘ENABLE’, the meter will apply pure water
compensation automatically below 2 µS and switch back to linear compensation for
above 2 µS.
2. If pure water coefficient is ‘DISABLE’, Lnr Temp Coefficient applies
throughout the measurement.
4.6.2 Conductivity Settings – Page 2
Figure 79 : Conductivity Settings - Page 2
This page allows you to set alarm limits for the conductivity measurement mode.
A visual alarm symbol will appear on the screen, if the conductivity value of the
measurement is outside of the boundaries set by the minimum and maximum
limits.
Parameter
Alarm Set
Points
Hi ms
Lo µs
Description
Set alarm limits for the conductivity measurement
mode:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO
alarm indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI
alarm value’ or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI
& LO µS parameters (below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the
LCD
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs
when the conductivity reading goes above this value
Available range: Hi µs (specified below) to 2.000 µs
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs
when the conductivity reading goes below this value
Available range:1.00 µS to Hi mS (specified above)
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
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4.7 TDS Setup
TDS setup screen present many options to control the operating parameters, which
can be controlled and set from the TDS setup screen. The settings are displayed in 2
pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through these pages.
4.7.1 TDS Settings – Page 1
Figure 80 : TDS Settings - Page 1
This page allows you to set operating parameters for TDS measurement mode:
Parameter
Description
Factory
Default
The Pure water coeff, Lnr Temp Coefficient, normalization temperature, cell constant,
calibration due, calibration points are set the same way as previously described in
Conductivity set up. See ‘Conductivity Settings – Page 1’ on page 86.
TDS factor
The TDS conversion factor is the number used by the
meter to convert from conductivity to TDS. The TDS
conversion factor automatically adjusts the reading. The
TDS conversion factor can be set from 0.40 to 1.00.
For more information on TDS refer pages 27 and 106
NOTE: The factory default setting for the TDS conversion factor is 0.50.
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4.7.2 TDS Settings – Page 2
Figure 81 : TDS Settings - Page 2
This page allows you to set alarm limits for the TDS measurement mode:
Parameter
Alarm Set
Points
Hi ppm
Lo ppt
Description
Set alarm limits for the TDS measurement mode:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO
alarm indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI
alarm value’ or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI
& LO ppm parameters (below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the
LCD
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs
when the TDS reading goes above this value
Available range: Hi ppm to 2.00 ppm
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs
when the TDS reading goes below this value
Available range: 1.00 ppt to Hi ppm (specified above)
Factory Default
DISABLE
2.00 ppm
1.00 ppt
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
) Press
(Up) or
(Down) arrow key to set high or low alarm point.
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4.8 Salinity Setup
Salinity setup screen present many options to control the operating parameters,
which can be controlled and set from the salinity setup screen. The settings are
displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through
these pages.
4.8.1 Salinity Settings – Page 1
Figure 82: Salinity Settings - Page 1
This page allows you to set operating parameters for salinity measurement. The Pure
water coeff, Lnr Temp Coefficient, normalization temperature, cell constant,
calibration due, calibration points are set the same way as previously described in
Conductivity set up. See ‘Conductivity Settings – Page 1’ on page 86.
4.8.2 Salinity Settings – page 2
Figure 83: Salinity Settings - Page 2
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This page allows you to set alarm limits for the salinity measurement mode:
Parameter
Alarm Set
Points
Hi ppm
Lo ppt
Description
Set alarm limits for the salinity measurement mode:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO
alarm indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI
alarm value’ or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI
& LO ppm parameters (below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the
LCD
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs
when the salinity reading goes above this value
Available range: Hi ppm to 2.00 ppm
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs
when the salinity reading goes below this value
Available range:1.00 to Hi ppm (specified above)
Factory Default
DISABLE
2.00 ppm
1.00 ppt
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
) Press
(Up) or
(Down) arrow key to set high or low alarm point.
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4.9 Resistivity Setup
Resistivity setup screen present many options to control the operating parameters,
which can be controlled and set from the resistivity setup screen. The settings are
displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through
these pages.
4.9.1 Resistivity Settings – Page 1
Figure 84: Resistivity Settings - Page 1
This page allows you to set operating parameters for resistivity measurement
mode. The Pure water coeff, Lnr Temp Coefficient, normalization temperature, cell
constant, calibration due, calibration points are set the same way as previously
described in Conductivity set up. See ‘Conductivity Settings – Page 1’ on page 86.
4.9.2 Resistivity Settings – Page 2
Figure 85: Resistivity Settings - Page 2
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This page allows you to select alarm limits for resistivity measurement mode.
Parameter
Alarm Set
Points
Hi Ω
Lo Ω
) Press
Description
Set alarm limits for the resistivity measurement mode:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO
alarm indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI
alarm value’ or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI
& LO Ω parameters (below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the
LCD
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs
when the resistivity reading goes above this value
Available range: Lo Ω to 20.00 MΩ ohm
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs
when the resistivity reading goes below this value
Available range:0.000 to Hi Ω
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET
POINT’ is disabled)
(Up) or
Factory Default
DISABLE
2.00 Ω
1.00 Ω
(Down) arrow key to set high or low alarm point.
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4.10 O2 % - DO Saturation Setup
DO saturation (%) setup screen present many options to control the operating
parameters, which can be controlled and set from the DO setup screen. The settings
are displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through
these pages.
4.10.1 DO (%) – Page 1
Figure 86 : DO (%) – Page 1
Parameter
Function
Offset Cal
Allows to adjust % saturation offset calibration
Calibration due
Specify number of days for the DO calibration alarm. The
meter shows CAL DUE indicator after calibration date.
Select Pressure Unit
Available range : 0 to 30
Sets the unit for barometric pressure
Available units: mmHg and kPa
Measured Pressure
Barometric pressure as measured by the instrument.
Adjusted Pressure
Pressure
Compensation
User adjusted value.
ENABLE – The meter will compensate for the barometric
pressure at the location depending on the altitude.
DISABLE – No compensation for the pressure.
Factory
Default
0.0 %
5 days
mmHg
ENABLE
(This is applicable only for the % saturation mode. For mg/L
or ppm mode pressure comp. would always be applicable)
NOTE: During measurement, the PCD 650 will automatically measure and
compensate for barometric pressure. However, if the user feels that barometric
pressure is inaccurate and needs to be calibrated, it can be adjusted in the DO setup
screen.
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4.10.2 DO (%) – Page 2
Figure 87: DO (%) - Page 2
This page allows you to set alarm limits for the DO saturation measurement mode.
A visual alarm symbol will appear on the screen, if the DO value of the
measurement is outside of the boundaries set by the minimum and maximum
limits.
Parameter
Function
DO Alarm
Set alarm limits for the DO measurement modes:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO alarm
indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI alarm value’
or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI & LO % parameters
(below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the LCD
Hi DO %
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs when the
DO reading goes above this value
Factory
Default
DISABLE
200.0 %
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET POINT’ is
disabled)
Lo DO%
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs when the
DO reading goes below this value
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET POINT’ is
disabled)
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O2 mg/L (ppm) – DO Concentration Setup
DO Concentration (mg/L) setup screen present many options to control the operating
parameters, which can be controlled and set from the DO setup screen. The settings
are displayed in 2 pages. Press NEXT-P (F2) and PREV-P (F1) to navigate through
these pages.
4.11.1 DO (mg/L) – Page 1
Figure 88 : DO (mg/L) – Page 1
This page allows you to set operating parameters for the DO Concentration
measurement mode:
Parameter
Select DO Unit
Function
Sets the unit of measurement for DO
Factory
Default
mg/L
Available units: mg/L and ppm
Auto Salinity Comp
Set Salinity
DISABLE – No automatic compensate
ENABLE – The meter will apply measured salinity for DO
concentration of your sample.
Note: This option is activated only in CD650 & PCD650.
Allows to set the salinity (in ppt) for your solution
DISABLE
0.0 ppt
Available range: 0 to 50 ppt
NOTE: Auto salinity compensation will be applicable only in multi measurement
mode and only if one of the measurement selected is conductivity related. Otherwise,
manually set salinity value will be applied.
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DO (mg/L) – Page 2
Figure 89: DO (mg/L) – Page 2
This page allows you to set alarm limits for the DO concentration mode. A visual
alarm symbol will appear on the screen, if the DO value of the measurement is
outside of the boundaries set by the minimum and maximum limits.
Parameter
Function
DO Alarm
Set alarm limits for the DO measurement modes:
ENABLE – The measurement screen shows HI or LO alarm
indicators when the meter reading is above ‘HI alarm value’
or below ‘LO alarm value’ specified in HI & LO % parameters
(below)
DISABLE – HI and LO alarms are not shown in the LCD
Hi DO mg/L
Specify Hi alarm value here. The Hi alarm occurs when the
DO reading goes above this value
Factory
Default
DISABLE
20.0 mg/L
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET POINT’ is
disabled)
Lo DO mg/L
Specify Lo alarm value here. The Lo alarm occurs when the
DO reading goes below this value
(This parameter is not editable when ‘ALARM SET POINT’ is
disabled)
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4.12 Temperature Setup
Temperature setup sub-group allows you to configure temperature measurement &
calibration related settings of the meter.
4.12.1
Temperature Setting Page
Figure 90 : Temperature Settings Page
Parameter
Unit
Mode
Description
Sets the unit of measurement for temperature.
Available units: ºC and ºF
Sets the temperature compensation mode.
ATC – Automatic Temperature Compensation
MTC – Manual Temperature Compensation
) Press
Factory Default
ºC
ATC
(Up) or (Down) arrow key to change unit of measurement and
temperature compensation mode.
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5. Technical Specifications
Model
PCD 650 meter
pH
Range
Resolution
Relative Accuracy
-2.000 to 20.000 pH
0.1/0.01/0.001 pH
± 0.002 pH + 1 LSD
1 (offset) to 6 points
15
User configurable (up to 30 days)
User configurable
Yes
USA : 1.68, 4.01, 7.00, 10.01, 12.45
NIST: 1.68, 4.01, 6.86, 9.18, 12.45
DIN : 1.09, 3.06, 4.65, 6.79, 9.23, 12.74
PWB : 4.10, 6.97
No. of Calibration points
No. of Buffer Options
Calibration due alarm
Set point alarm
Auto buffer recognition
pH buffer Groups & Calibration
Points
Calibration Window
USA
NIST
DIN
PWB
Custom buffer calibration
Slope/Offset display
± 1.5 pH (for 7.00pH), ±1 pH (for all other buffers)
± 1.35 pH (for 6.86pH), ±1 pH (for all other buffers)
± 0.8 pH (for 1.09, 3.06, 4.65pH), ±1 pH (for 9.23, 12.74pH), ±1.34 pH (for 6.79pH)
± 0.8 pH
Yes (2 to 5)
Yes (Display + Icon)
mV
Range
Resolution
Relative Accuracy
± 2000.0mV
0.1 mV
± 0.2 mV + 1 LSD
Ion
Range
Units
Resolution
Relative Accuracy
0.001 to 19900
ppm, molar, mg/L
2 or 3 digits
0.5% FS (monovalent) 1% FS (divalent)
Temperature
Range
Resolution
Relative Accuracy
Temp. Input Connector
-10.0 ºC to 110.0 ºC (14.0 ºF to 230.0 ºF)
0.1 ºC/ 0.1 ºF
± 0.5 ºC / ± 0.9 ºF
8-pin Round
Temperature Sensor
30K Thermistor
Conductivity
Range
Measuring ranges
Resolution
99
Sub range
Accuracy
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1
0.050uS to 2.000uS
0.01uS*
1% of FS
No
2
2.000uS to 9.990 uS
10.00uS to 99.99uS
100.0uS to 300.0uS
0.01uS*
0.01uS
0.1uS
1% of FS
1% of FS
1% of FS
84.00uS
3
300.0uS to 999.9uS
1.000mS to 4.000mS
0.1uS
0.001mS
1% of FS
1% of FS
1.413mS
4
4.000mS to 9.999mS
10.00mS to 40.00mS
0.001mS
0.01mS
1% of FS
1% of FS
12.88mS
40.00mS to 99.99mS
100.0mS to 500.0mS
0.01mS
0.1mS
1% of FS
1% of FS
111.8mS
5
* Display resolution is 0.001
TDS at TDS factor 1.000
Range
Measuring ranges
Resolution
Sub range Accuracy
1
0.050ppm to 2.000ppm
0.01ppm*
1% of FS
2
2.000ppm to 9.990 ppm
10.00ppm to 99.99ppm
100.0ppm to 300.0ppm
0.01ppm*
0.01ppm
0.1ppm
1% of FS
1% of FS
1% of FS
3
300.0ppm to 999.9ppm
1.000ppt to 4.000ppt
0.1ppm
0.001ppt
1% of FS
1% of FS
4
4.000ppt to 9.999ppt
10.00ppt to 40.00ppt
0.001ppt
0.01ppt
1% of FS
1% of FS
5
40.00ppt to 99.99ppt
100.0ppt to 500.0ppt
0.01ppt
0.1ppt
1% of FS
1% of FS
* Display resolution is 0.001
Salinity
Range
Measuring ranges
Resolution
Sub range Accuracy
1
0.020ppm to 0.770ppm
0.01ppm*
1% of FS
2
0.770ppm to 9.990 ppm
10.00ppm to 99.99ppm
100.0ppm to 143.3ppm
0.01ppm*
0.01ppm
0.1ppm
1% of FS
1% of FS
1% of FS
3
143.3ppm to 999.9ppm
1.000ppm to 2.138ppt
0.1ppm
0.001ppt
1% of FS
1% of FS
4
2.138ppt to 9.999ppt
10.00ppt to 23.64ppt
0.001ppt
0.01ppt
1% of FS
1% of FS
5
23.64ppt to 80.00ppt
0.01ppt
1% of FS
* Display resolution is 0.001
Resistivity
Range
5
Measuring ranges
Resolution
10.00MΩ to 20.00MΩ
1.000MΩ to 9.999MΩ
0.01MΩ
0.001MΩ
100
Sub range Accuracy
1% of FS
1% of FS
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500.0KΩ to 999.9KΩ
0.1KΩ
1% of FS
4
100.0KΩ to 500.0KΩ
10.00KΩ to 99.99KΩ
3.333KΩ to 9.999KΩ
0.1Ω
0.01Ω
0.001Ω
1% of FS
1% of FS
1% of FS
3
1.000KΩ to 3.333KΩ
250.0Ω to 999.9Ω
0.001Ω
0.1Ω
1% of FS
1% of FS
2
100.0Ω to 250.0Ω
25.00Ω to 99.99Ω
0.1Ω
0.01Ω
1% of FS
1% of FS
1
10.00Ω to 25.00Ω
2.000Ω to 9.990Ω
0.01Ω
0.01Ω*
1% of FS
1% of FS
* Display resolution is 0.001
Conductivity/ TDS / Salinity/ Resistivity
Conductivity Range
Salinity
Resistivity
TDS
0 to 500 mS
80 ppt
0 to 20.00MΩ
500 ppt
0.010 to 10.000
2 & 4 Cell
0.400 to 1.000
Linear & Pure
Yes
Yes
Yes (max-30 days)
Yes
BNC / 8 Pin Round
Conductivity Cell constant
Conductivity Cell
TDS Conversion Factor
Temperature Comp.
Cal-Auto/Manual
Cal-Single/Multi
Cal Due Alarm
Set Point Alarm
Input Conductivity
Display
Display type
Screen resolution
Viewing area
Backlit
Dot matrix LCD with backlighting
110 x 128
68 x 74 mm
Yes
Other
Data logging
Data communication
Auto Data logging (only to PC)
GLP (Good Lab Practice)
Ingress protection
Dimensions
Weight
500 data sets
IrDA / RS232C-Infrared
Yes
Yes
IP 67
95mm (W) x 185mm (L) x 58.5mm (H) - Without Rubber Boot
101mm (W) x 191mm (L) x 61mm (H) - With Rubber Boot
380g (Without Rubber Boot)
Power Input
Battery
Batter Life
Power adapter
4 x Alkaline AA size, 1.5 V
200 Hrs (without backlight & serial data transfer)
Input: 100-240V AC
Output: DC 9-12V, 6W Max
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6. Accessories
6.1
Replacement Accessories
Eutech Instruments
Product Description
Rubber Boot for 600 series meters
100-240VAC Power Adapter
6.2
Eutech Instruments Order Code
OKRUBBERBT600
01X030132
Optional Accessories
Eutech Instruments
Product Description
Eutech Instruments Order Code
8 pin connector Temperature probe (3m Cable)
ECPHWPTEM03J
8 pin connector Temperature probe (1m Cable)
ECPHWPTEM01J
General Purpose Plastic-Body, Double Junction, Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (3m Cable)
General Purpose Plastic-Body, Double Junction, Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (1m Cable)
General Purpose Plastic-Body, 3-in-1,pH/Temp Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (1m Cable)
2 Stainless Steel Rings Ultem-body Electrode with ATC (3m
cable length)
4-cell, Graphite, Epoxy-body Electrode with ATC (3m cable
length)
ECFC7252203B
Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen probe with ATC (3m cable length)
ECDOHANDYNEW
Membrane & O-ring (pack of 5)
01X241603
Assembled Membrane Cap Housing
15X241402
Membrane removal tool
15X241502
Electrode Guard Removal Tool
15X241504
DO Refilling electrolyte, 60 mL
01X211226
ECFC7252201B
ECFC7352901J
ECCONSEN9103J
ECCONSEN9203J
Oakton Instruments
Product Description
Oakton Instruments Order Code
8 pin connector Temperature probe (3m Cable)
35418-07
8 pin connector Temperature probe (1m Cable)
35418-05
General Purpose Plastic-Body, Double Junction, Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (OKFC7252203B, 3m Cable)
35816-77
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35641-51
General Purpose Plastic-Body, Double Junction, Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (1m Cable)
General Purpose Plastic-Body, 3-in-1,pH/Temp Ag/AgCl pH
electrode (1m Cable)
2-cell Electrode with ATC, cell constant K=1.0
(OKCONSEN9103J, 3m cable)
2-cell Electrode with ATC, cell constant K=1.0
35408-52
4-cell Electrode with ATC, cell constant K=0.3
35408-56
2-cell Electrode with ATC, cell constant K=10.0
35408-54
2-cell Electrode with ATC, cell constant K=0.1
35408-50
35816-71
35408-57
Oakton Instruments
Product Description (Dissolved Oxygen)
Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen probe with ATC with 10-ft cable
Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen probe with ATC 25-ft cable
Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen probe with ATC 50-ft cable
Oakton Instruments Order Code
35640-50
35640-52
Galvanic Dissolved Oxygen probe with ATC 100-ft cable
35640-56
Replacement batteries, AA. Pack of 4
09376-01
Replacement DO membranes, Pack of 5.
35640-74
Replacement DO membranes, Pack of 25.
35640-75
35640-54
Replacement membrane kit; two membrane caps and one bottle 35640-80
of electrolyte solution
Assembled Membrane Cap Housing
35640-72
Membrane removal tool
35640-79
Zero oxygen solution, 500 mL
00653-00
DO Refilling electrolyte , 500 mL
35640-71
Electrolyte DO powder (58.5 g)
Rubber Boot for 600 series meters
35640-70
35418-86
100-220VAC Power Adapter
35418-83
Carrying Case with 4 sets of empty 60 ml bottle
35632-99
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7. APPENDIX
7.1 Conductivity theory
Conductance is a quantity associated with the ability of primarily aqueous solutions
to carry an electrical current, I, between two metallic electrodes when a voltage E is
connected to them. Though water itself is a rather poor conductor of electricity, the
presence of ions in the water increases its conductance considerably, the current
being carried by the migration of the dissolved ions. This is a clear distinction from
the conduction of current through metal, which results from electron transport. The
conductance of a solution is proportional to and a good, though nonspecific indicator
of the concentration of ionic species present, as well as their charge and mobility. It
is intuitive that higher concentrations of ions in a liquid will conduct more current.
Conductance derives from Ohms law, E = IR, and is defined as the reciprocal of the
electrical resistance of a solution.
C = 1/R
C is conductance (siemens)
R is resistance (ohms)
One can combine Ohms law with the definition of conductance, and the resulting
relationship is:
C = I/E
I is current (amps)
E is potential (volts)
In practice, conductivity measurements involve determining the current through a
small portion of solution between two parallel electrode plates when an ac voltage is
applied. Conductivity values are related to the conductance (and thus the resistance)
of a solution by the physical dimensions - area and length - or the cell constant of the
measuring electrode. If the dimensions of the electrodes are such that the area of the
parallel plates is very large, it is reasonable that more ions can reside between the
plates, and more current can be measured. The physical distance between the
plates is also critical, as it affects the strength of the electric field between the plates.
If the plates are close and the electric field is strong, ions will reach the plates more
quickly than if the plates are far apart and the electric field is weak. By using cells
with defined plate areas and separation distances, it is possible to standardize or
specify conductance measurements.
Thus derives the term specific conductance or conductivity.
The relationship between conductance and specific conductivity is:
Specific Conductivity, S.C. = (Conductance) (cell constant, k) = siemens *
cm/cm2 = siemens/cm
C is the Conductance (siemens)
k is the cell constant, length/area or cm/cm2
Since the basic unit of electrical resistance is the ohm, and conductance is the
reciprocal of resistance, the basic unit of conductance was originally designated a
“mho“- ohm spelled backwards - however, this term has been replace by the term
“siemen“. Conductivity measurements are reported as Siemens/cm, since the value
is measured between opposite faces of a cell of a known cubic configuration. With
most aqueous solutions, conductivity quantities are most frequently measured in
micro Siemens per cm (µS/cm) or mill Siemens per cm (mS/cm).
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The PCD 650 series meter not only measures conductivity readings from micro or
milli Siemens but also reads resistivity (Ohms, kOhms and MOhms), TDS (ppm and
ppt), and salinity (ppt).
The salinity scale which ranges from 0 to 80 ppt is a measure of all salts, not just
sodium chloride. This scale was originally devised for seawater, and is based on
seawater at 15 degrees Centigrade has a conductivity equivalent to that of a
potassium chloride solution of a known concentration. This solution (0.44 molar) is
defined as having a salinity of 35 ppt.
Note: ppm = parts per million, ppt = parts per thousand, 1000 ppm = 1 ppt
The total dissolved solids scale approximates the ppm TDS in surface waters by
multiplying the conductivity of a sample by a factor, 0.66.
Some users prefer the use of resistivity units to describe their water, particularly
where high purity water is involved. The unit most often used to describe resistivity is
megohm•cm., which is simply the reciprocal of conductivity (µS/cm). The chart below
shows the relationship between these units.
Conductivity, µS/cm
Resistivity, megohm. cm
0.056
18.0
0.1
10.0
1.0
1.0
2.5
0.4
10.0
0.1
Conductivity and Temperature
Conductivity in aqueous solutions reflects the concentration, mobility, and charge of
the ions in solution. The conductivity of a solution will increase with increasing
temperature, as many phenomena influencing conductivity such as solution viscosity
are affected by temperature.
The relationship between conductivity and temperature is predictable and usually
expressed as relative % change per degree centigrade. This temperature coefficient
(% change per degree) depends on the composition of the solution being measured.
However, for most medium range salt concentrations in water, 2% per degree works
well. Extremely pure water exhibits a temperature coefficient of 5.2%, and
concentrated salt solutions about 1.5%.
This meter permit you to enter the temperature coefficient which best suits your
sample and use an ATC probe to automatically temperature compensate back to the
chosen reference temperature.
It is important to choose an electrode with an appropriate cell constant. The
following table lists the optimum conductivity ranges for electrodes with cell
constants of 0.1, 1, and 10.
Cell
Constant
Optimum Conductivity Range,
2-cell
Optimum Conductivity Range,
4-cell
0.1
1.0
0.5 to 200 µS/cm
Not Available
0.01 to 2 mS/cm
0.01 to 20 mS/cm
10.0
1 to 200 mS/cm
1 to 200 mS/cm
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7.2 Calculating TDS Conversion Factor
You can calibrate your meter using TDS calibration standard solutions. The
calibration standard only needs to give the TDS value at a standard temperature
such as 25 °C. To determine the conductivity-to-TDS conversion factor use the
following formula:
Factor = Actual TDS ÷ Actual Conductivity @ 25 °C
Definitions:
Actual TDS: Value from the solution bottle label or as a standard
you make using high purity water and precisely weighed salts.
Actual Conductivity: Value measured using a properly calibrated
Conductivity/Temperature meter.
Both the Actual TDS and the Actual Conductivity values must be in the same
magnitude of units. For example, if the TDS value is in ppm the conductivity value
must be in µS; if the TDS value is in ppt the conductivity value must be in mS.
Check your factor by multiplying the conductivity reading by the factor in the above
formula. The result should be in TDS value.
7.3 Calculating Temperature Coefficients
To determine the temperature coefficient of your sample solution use this formula:
Where:
tc = Temperature coefficient
25 = 25 °C
CT1 = Conductivity at Temp 1
CT2 = Conductivity at Temp 2
T1 = Temp 1
T2 = Temp 2
NOTE: A controlled temperature water bath is ideal for this procedure.
1. Immerse the probe into a sample of your solution and adjust the temperature
coefficient to 0%
2. Wait for 5 minutes. Note T1 and CT1 (conductivity at T1).
3. Condition the sample solution and probe to a temperature (T2) that is about 5 °C
to 10 °C different from T1, and note the conductivity reading CT2.
NOTE: Record your results for future reference. Ideally T1 and T2 should bracket your
measurement temperature, and should not different by more than 5 °C.
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7.4 Dissolved Oxygen Probe
7.4.1 Dissolved Oxygen Principle
The probe is a galvanic measuring element which produces an output proportional to
the oxygen present in the medium in which it is placed. The galvanic probe design
lets you take measurements immediately – without the typical 15 minute wait of other
dissolved oxygen probes.
The probe consists of two parts:
• An upper part consisting of an anode, a cathode, and cable.
• A lower part consisting of a membrane cap, membrane, and electrolyte solution.
Oxygen diffuses through the membrane onto the cathode, where it is consumed. This
process produces an electrical current which flows through the cable to the meter.
The electric current produced is proportional to the oxygen that passes through the
membrane and the layer of electrolyte. This makes it possible to measure the partial
pressure of oxygen in the sample at a given temperature.
Since the DO in the sample is consumed by the cathode it is essential that a new
sample must flow past the membrane of the probe to prevent the occurrence of false
readings. The probe uses very little oxygen for its measurement. This enables it to
function correctly with liquid movement as low as 2.5 cm/sec.
The permeability of the membrane to oxygen varies greatly with temperature.
Therefore compensation is needed for this variation. The DO probe comes with an inbuilt Temperature Compensation for the membrane variation.
7.4.2
Probe Care
Under typical operating conditions, the probe should last for several years. Proper
care and maintenance will help you receive the maximum probe life and ensure more
accurate readings.
Since any deposits on the membrane surface act as a barrier to oxygen diffusing
through the membrane, the membrane must be cleaned at regular intervals to assure
maximum reliability.
After using the probe, rinse the probe in clean water and wipe it with a soft cloth or
paper to avoid any hardening of deposits. If growth develops on the probe, use a
disinfecting chemical to clean.
NOTE: Although the membrane is strong and not easily damaged, wipe it gently
while cleaning it. If the membrane is damaged or torn, the probe will no longer
function.
There are no special probe storage requirements.
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7.4.3
PCD 650
Membrane Housing Replacement
Replacement of the membrane cap housing/ membrane is
required only when you cannot calibrate the probe, or if the
membrane is damaged.
Typical membrane damages are punctures or wrinkles caused
during measurements or cleaning.
Your new DO probe comes with replacement membrane housing.
To order more replacement membrane housing, see the
“Accessories” section page.
To replace the membrane cap (with pre-installed membrane)
1. Replacement is much easier with single membrane
housing. Unscrew the old membrane cap housing.
2. Hold the probe under hot running water and brush away
the white oxide on the cylindrical anode with a stiff plastic
brush – do not use metal cleaning material.
3. If the cathode has any deposits, remove them with a light
scouring powder. Do not polish the cathode.
4. Fill the new membrane cap housing with electrolyte
solution and inspect the bottom for leaks. If the solution
drops are leaking from the membrane, use new cap
housing.
5. If the assembly is leak-free, fill the membrane cap housing
with electrolyte to the brim.
Figure 91:
Positioning of O-ring
& membrane
6. Tap the side of the housing gently to remove any air
bubble that may be sticking to the membrane.
7. Screw the cap onto the probe. Excess electrolyte will
drain out.
8. Replace probe guard.
9. Calibrate the probe after the % saturation readings have
stabilised.
7.4.4 Membrane/O-ring Replacement (Optional Procedure)
It is recommended only experienced service personnel can
perform this procedure.
This procedure is OPTIONAL, and should only be performed if
you have new membrane and O-ring. You are also required to
have a membrane installation tool. These items are available
as optional accessories in the “Accessories” section.
Pull off the probe guard.
1. Unscrew the membrane cap from the probe.
Figure 92: Positioning
of O-ring & membrane
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2. Hold the probe under hot running water and brush away the white oxide on the
cylindrical anode with a stiff plastic brush – do not use metal cleaning material.
3. If the cathode has any deposits, remove them with a light scouring powder. Do
not polish the cathode.
4. Using the installation tool, unscrew and remove the membrane lock from the
membrane cap. See Figure 93 on the following page.
5. Remove the membrane and O-ring. Discard both.
6. Rinse the membrane cap and membrane lock in tap water.
7. Install a new O-ring inside the membrane cap.
8. Install a new membrane. Make sure the membrane covers the O-ring all
around its circumference.
9. Using the installation tool, screw the membrane lock back into the cap. Tighten
the lock firmly over the membrane and O-ring, but do not over tighten.
10. Inspect the membrane for wrinkles. If wrinkles exist,
remove the membrane and repeat steps 8 – 11.
11. Fill the membrane cap with water and inspect the bottom
for leaks. If water drops are leaking from the membrane,
re-seal the membrane on the O-ring (repeat steps 8 – 11,
for membrane replacement only).
Close
Open
Installation tool
Insert installation
tool into slots on
membrane lock.
Then unscrew
membrane lock
from membrane
cap
If the assembly is leak-free, empty the water and fill the
membrane cap with electrolyte to the brim.
12. Tap the side of the housing gently to remove any air
bubble that may be sticking to the membrane.
13. Screw the cap onto the probe. Excess electrolyte will drain
out.
Figure 93: Use Tool to take
out (or put in) membrane
14. Replace probe guard.
15. Calibrate the probe after the % saturation readings have stabilised.
Note: Membranes can only be used once. When a membrane cap is screwed onto
the probe, the membrane is stretched by the cathode. If the same O-ring and the
membrane is used a second time it will not fit perfectly onto the cathode. This will
result in erratic readings.
7.4.5 Electrolyte Solution
The electrolyte solution in your probe’s cap will deplete on usage and will need to be
replaced periodically.
Your new DO probe comes with accessories of one replacement electrolyte solution
and a spare membrane cap. The replacement electrolyte comes premixed and ready
to use. To order more electrolyte solution, see “Accessories” section.
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8. General Information
8.1 Warranty
Eutech Instruments supplies this meter with a 3-year warranty and 6-month
warranty for electrode against manufacturing defects from the date of
purchase. If repair or adjustment is necessary and has not been the result of
abuse or misuse within the designated period, please return – freight pre-paid
– and correction will be made without charge. Eutech Instruments/ Oakton
Instruments will determine if the product problem is due to deviations or
customer misuse.
Out of warranty products will be repaired on a charged basis.
Exclusions
The warranty on your instrument shall not apply to defects resulting from:
•
•
•
Improper or inadequate maintenance by customer
Unauthorized modification or misuse
Operation outside of the environment specifications of the products
8.2 Return of Goods
Before returning goods for any reason whatsoever, the Customer Service
Dept. has to be informed in advance. Items must be carefully packed to
prevent damage during shipment, and insured against possible damage or
loss. Eutech Instruments/ Oakton Instruments will not be responsible for any
damage resulting from careless or insufficient packing.
Warning: Shipping damage as a result of inadequate packaging is the
user's/distributor’s responsibility. Please follow the guidelines below before
shipment.
8.3 Guidelines for Returning Unit for Repair
Use the original packaging material if possible when shipping the unit for
repair. Otherwise wrap it with bubble pack and use a corrugated box for
additional protection. Include a brief description of any faults suspected for
the convenience of Customer Service Dept., if possible.
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Tel: (1) 888-462-5866
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