Fish aqua Water analysis Compact photometer PF‑3

The compact photometer PF‑3 Fish is the smallest member of the MACHEREY‑NAGEL photometer family. The Fish version is especially designed for the need of aqua culture water analysis. It supports measurements of Ammonium, Chlorine, Iron, Silica, Copper, Nitrate, Nitrite, pH, Phosphate and Oxygen. The handy and compact but strong design makes this lightweight an ideal companion for mobile analysis.


Type                        LED photometer with microprocessor control, self-test and auto calibration

Light source          LED

Optical system      LED + interference filters

Wavelength           450 nm / 530 nm / 660 nm

Wavelength accuracy               ±2 nm, bandwidth at half transmission 10 nm–12 nm

Preprogrammed tests              NANOCOLOR tube tests, VISOCOLOR ECO tests and Powder Pillows

Cuvette slot                                Round tubes 16 mm OD

External light                             Insensitive to external light, fast measurements without cuvette slot cover

Data memory                             50 measurements

Display                                        Backlit graphic display, 128 x 64 pixel

Auto off                                       Inactive or automatic shutdown after 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 20 min

Internal quality                         Control With NANOCONTROL NANOCHECK 2.0

Operation                                   Self-explanatory menu guidance, plastic foil keypad, test selection via parameter lists

Language                                    DE / EN / FR / ES / IT / HU / PL / PT / TR

Interfaces                                    Mini-USB

Update                                         Free via internet / PC

Availability: 100 in stock

Other Features

    • Simple

      • Intuitive operation with only four keys
      • Flat menu structure
      • Bright display for safe readings


      • Glass fiber reinforced housing for extreme durability
      • Water- and dustproof according to IP 68
      • Shock-resistant optics


      • Various case solutions including reagents
      • Additional parameters available f.o.c.
      • Compatible with VISOCOLOR ECO tests, VISOCOLOR Powder Pillows and NANOCOLOR tests



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