Simplicity and Flexibility in ‘Water’ Measurements

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Simplicity and Flexibility in ‘Water’ Measurements
LQ800 Multi Channel Controller

Simplicity and Flexibility in ‘Water’ Measurements

Where do you look? What do you need to focus on when the process calls for a ‘raft’ of analytical measurement?  You know, ‘we need to monitor the pH; the Turbidity; the DO level (and possibly the Free Chlorine) too.’  Where to start?

Enter Electro Chemical Devices (ECD).  Their LQ800 Multi Channel Controller provides a complete analytical measurement and process solution. The LQ800 Multi Channel Controller is designed to operate with up to eight digital analytical and process sensors. The measurement parameters include well over 50 unique separate liquid measurement sensors. These measurement include: pH, ORP, Conductivity, Resistivity, Dissolved Oxygen, Selective Ion, Turbidity, Flow, Level, and many others in varying configurations for a given application. A complete list can be supplied by AMS Instrument & Calibration.  The LQ800 Controllers digitally communicates with any ECD Intelligent Sensor, automatically configuring the controller’s menus and display screens to the measured parameter.

Key to any analytical system are the individual SENSORS – ECD’s DS80 Family of Intelligent Sensors facilitate two way communication with the LQ800. Each sensor stores its ‘type’, identity, serial number and calibration registers in the onboard memory. ECD’s DS80 Sensors are calibrated at the factory so they are ready to use when connected, are waterproof and submersible with all internal components epoxy encapsulated inside the housing.  And, of course, there are various process fittings and configurations.

You, your Users, Operators or Site personnel need access and amenability.  Using a large easily viewed color touchscreen the Multi-Channel Controller display and interface can be Web Enabled. This enhances remote monitoring and enables activation with personal handheld devices and computers with access to the Web.  Even if you have to stand in front of the LQ800, navigation is intuitive and accomplished using the large touchscreen display.

Wouldn‘t it be great if all you needed to do, once the LQ800 and ECD DS80 sensors were installed, was to monitor the outputs!  As we know there are regular needs around analysers.  ECD’s Sensors are designed to maximize life and minimize activity however calibration remains an essential activity.  The ECD S80 sensors come pre-calibrated from the factory. Field calibrations are easily performed with the LQ800. The Calibration menu includes the Auto Cal function, a two point calibration, the Standardize function, a single point calibration or the Manual Calibration, where previously determined Offset and Slope values are entered manually into the LQ800.  Routines and systems that are very much designed for ease of use.

ECD Sensors

ECD are adept at designing and building panel mounted, ready to use multi sensor systems.  They can take your drinking water, industrial cooling and rinse water, wastewater or other fresh water samples into a plug and play design that incorporates a flow control device, a single pH sensor, or a range of individual sensors.  Connect the sample and drain lines, connect the power and outputs and it is ready to use. The Analyzer Panels are calibrated at the factory before shipment and are ready to go when they arrive on your site.    All you need do is configure the outputs.

Analytical measurements shouldn’t send shivers up your spine!  With Electro Chemical Devices and AMS Instrumentation & Calibration they no longer will.

Isn’t time to be more Analytical!