Futura pico

Our multi-use sensors have typically been placed in vessels from 1 litre upwards through to large scale stainless steel vessels of over 250,000 litres.

With the exciting introduction of the Futura pico system, Aber sensor technology is now available in even smaller bioreactors, as used in R&D, pilot scale and parallel mini bioreactor systems typically used for DOE.

Futural Pico head amplifier

Futural Pico head amplifier

Part No.Description
5310-00Futura pico Head Amplifier

Technical specifications

Frequency Range: 50KHz to 20MHz
Measuring Ranges: Capacitance: 0.0 to 400 pF/cm
Conductivity: 1.0 to 40 mS/cm
Cell Concentration Range: Depends on cell sizes but typically:
Yeast (6 μm): 106 cells/ml to 1010 Cells/ml
Bacteria (1 μm): 109 cells/ml to 1013 Cells/ml
Animal Cell (12 μm): 105 cells/ml to 109 Cells/ml
Plant Cell (50 μm): 103 cells/ml to 107 Cells/ml
Resolution: Resolution: 0.1 pF/cm. 9
Bacteria typically 0.2g/L dry weight or 2×10 Cells/ml for E. Coli.
Yeast or Animal Cells 0.05g/L or 1 x105 Cells/ml
The relationship of these capacitance values to biomass levels depends upon the cell type and cell line.
Accuracy: Better than ± 3% or ± 2% of the reading
Stability: Better than ± 0.2 pF/cm at constant temperature with standard conductivity solu- tion of ~12 mS/cm
Linearity: Better than ± 1% over 100 pF/cm
Precision: <± 0.5 pF/cm, no filter active.
Power Supply: 24V DC power is typically supplied by an Aber Hub running on 110V AC to 240V AC mains.
Weight: 225g

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