Product Discontinued: Photometer 8000

  • Benchtop Kit (PT800)
  • Engineers' Kit (PT800CASE)

Please note the Photometer 8000 has been discontinued from January 1st 2018. From this date the product will no longer be available but will continue to be supported for a period of five years.

The Photometer 7500 includes the same range of tests as the Photometer 8000, with software that can be upgraded and the functionality to add further tests via its USB interface. Our most popular photometer, it has been designed with simplicity in mind; making the process of testing and managing water quality data both quick and easy.

Product Discontinued: Photometer 8000


Instrument Type Split beam colorimeter offering direct-reading of pre-programmed test calibrations, Absorbance and Transmittance
Peak Wavelengths 450 nm, 500 nm, 550 nm, 570 nm, 600 nm and 650 nm
Accuracy ± 0.8% T
Display 320 x 240 pixel LCD with touch screen and optional backlight
User Interface On screen prompts available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German
Size (W x L x H) and Weight 290 x 240 x 90 mm, 1.65 kg
Power Supply 9V adaptor (supplied) or 8x 1.5V AA batteries
Connectivity RS232 or USB connection
User Defined Methods Up to 50 additional methods
Memory Capacity Up to 1000 data sets including date, time, sample ID, method and units. Selective recall by User, Sample ID, Method or Date. Export of data in CSV format
Test Cuvettes Automatic centering for cylindrical cuvettes from 13 to 20 mm OD


Select a consumable type to view details and download the related instruction and safety sheet documents for consumables


Photometer Check Standards

PT804 - Photometer 7100/7500, Pooltest 10/25 PT802 - Photometer 8000

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Additional Information

PT800 Photometer 8000 Benchtop kit PT800CASE Photometer 8000 Engineers' kit
Photometer 8000+ light cap


Cuvette rack

20 ml syringe

Fliter paper
Dilution tube 2
Cuvette brush
Crush/stir rod
RS 232-USB lead
USB lead
Power adaptor
De-Ion pack
Transport carton
IP67 carry case

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Multiparameter Photometer Brochure

Download the Brochure to view the full range of Photometers in this product line, together with the list of compatible reagents and accessories.


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