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HI-727 Colour of Water Handheld Colorimeter, Checker®HC
HI-727 Colour of Water Handheld Colorimeter, Checker®HC

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The HI-727 Checker®HC provides a simple, accurate and cost-effective way to measure the colour of water. Used in drinking water and wastewater, the colour of water may indicate the presence of undesirable and potentially harmful material, such as organic matter.

0 to 500 PCU
Ideal for water quality

£83.20 (exc.VAT)
£99.84 (tax incl.)
Full Description Specification Manuals

True colour is caused by dissolved compounds in water. It can be natural or artificial. Dissolved and suspended solids (together) cause apparent colour.

Other harmless constituents of water such as tannins, iron and manganese, may also be present and impart colour. The HI-727 reports the colour of water from 0-500 PCU (Platinum Cobalt Units).

Ideal for

  • Water testing
  • Quick on the spot analysis
  • Water Quality, Environmental, Education

Key features

  • Accurate and easy to use
  • Diphenylcarbohydrazide method
  • Accuracy ±10 PCU ±5% of reading
  • 5 PCU resolution
  • Designed to work with Hanna reagents
  • Large easy to read digits
  • Auto shut-off
  • Fits into palm and pocket

Supplied with

  • 2 sample cuvettes with caps
  • 1 x 1.5V AAA battery
  • Instructions

Also available: Hi-727-11 Calibration Set.

Use Calibration Check set HI-727-11 with the HI-727 Colour of Water Handheld Colorimeter Checker®HC

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Range0 to 500 PCU
Resolution5 PCU
Accuracy @ 25°C±5% of reading ±10 PCU
Light SourceLED @ 470 nm
Light Detectorsilicon photocell
Environment0 to 50°C (32 to 122°F); RH max 95% non-condensing
Battery Type(1) 1.5V AAA
Auto-offAfter ten minutes of non-use
Dimensions81.5 x 61 x 37.5 mm (3.2 x 2.4 x 1.5”)
Weight64 g (2.25 oz.)
Methodadaptation of the Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 21th edition, Colorimetric Platinum Cobalt method