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VWR UV-1600PC

The VWR UV-1600PC UV-Vis spectrophotometer is a reliable, robust and easy-to-use spectrophotometer that features high sensitivity and wide wavelength range. Read more about the instrument compatible with NanoCuvette™ One and SpectroWorks™ here.

VWR UV-1600PC UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

The VWR UV-1600PC is a reliable, robust and easy to use spectrophotometer that features high sensitivity, wide wavelength range, powerful function, simple structure and pretty figure. In addition, the large LCD display (128×64 pixels), high precise A/D and easy to store RAM make the instrument unique. The VWR UV-1600PC is widely used in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and education. The VWR UV-1600PC is one of the most important instruments for the routine daily quality control requirements, in-process control and teaching laboratories.
  • High sensitivity and wide wavelength range

    The VWR UV-1600PC has a wavelength accuracy of 0.5 nm, and a wavelength range of 190 nm - 1100 nm, both features increasing the usability of the instrument.

  • Compatible with a variety of optional accessories

    The VWR UV-1600PC is compatible with a variety of optional accessories. The instrument can read up to eight cells automatically, when the single cell holder is replaced by the eight-cell changer.

  • PC-controllable application software

    The VWR UV-1600PC spectrophotometer is equipped with an application software that allows for PC control of the instrument. The user can download data to a PC by using a USB interface.

VWR UV-1600 with high sensitivity and wide wavelength range

The VWR UV-1600PC spectrophotometer has excellent spectroscopic skills including high sensitivity. The wavelength accuracy of 0.5 nm makes the VWR UV-1600PC ideal for high accuracy quantitative analysis and detection of low-concentration substances.
The VWR UV-1600PC has a wide wavelength range. The wavelength range of 190 nm – 1100 nm increases the usability of the instrument, because it enables the user to measure within both the ultraviolet- and visible region.

VWR UV-1600PC with a variety of optional accessories

The VWR UV-1600PC is compatible with a variety of optional accessories, including an automatic eight-cell changer. The spectrophotometer can read up to eight cells automatically, when the single cell holder is replaced by the eight-cell changer.

The wide range of different accessories available for the VWR UV-1600PC will help to adapt and adjust the units in order to meet specific needs of the user. Some accessories are supplied with the UV-1600PC, including two quartz cells, four optical glass cells, 4-position cell holder, dust cover and application software.

VWR UV-1600PC with PC-controllable application software

The VWR UV-1600PC can save up to a total of 200 results and 200 standard curves. The supplied application software allows for PC control of the spectrophotometer. The user can download data to a PC by using a USB interface.
The VWR UV-1600PC features several methods, including basic mode, wavelength scan, multi-wavelength, quantitative, DNA/protein, and kinetics. So, the application software offers all the important methods for routine measurements.

VWR UV-1600 compared to other instruments

Even though the VWR UV-1600PC maintains some features of older VWR instruments, it is still a major upgrade from previous models. The VWR UV-1600PC is more accurate than older VWR instruments, such as the VWR UV-1200PC, because the wavelength accuracy has been optimized from 2 nm to 0.5 nm.
The VWR UV-1600PC is not only a huge upgrade from previous VWR instruments, as it also beats its competitors on several parameters. The VWR UV-1600PC features a wider wavelength range than the Agilent Cary 4000 UV-Vis. Furthermore, the VWR UV-1600 is more accurate than Biochrom Libra S32PC UV/Vis.
  • VWR UV-1600PC versus Agilent Cary 4000 UV-Vis

    The VWR UV-Vis has a wider wavelength range than Agilent Cary 4000 UV-Vis.

  • VWR UV-1600PC versus Biochrom Libra S32PC UV/Vis

    The VWR UV-1600PC is more accurate than Biochrom Libra S32PC UV/Vis.