Soil analysis Compact photometer PF‑3

Soil analysis Compact photometer PF‑3

The compact photometer PF‑3 Soil is the smallest member of the MACHEREY‑NAGEL photometer family. The Soil version is especially designed for the need of soil analysis. It supports measurements of Ammonium, Nitrate, Phosphorous and Potassium. 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              365 nm / 450 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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