The Waters 2996 Photodiode Array Detector incorporates integrated software and optics innovations that deliver chromatographic and spectral sensitivity, reliability and ease of use for analytical and preparative separations. Features include Maximum Chromatographic Sensitivity which means unprecedented trace impurity detection and quantification. Optimized Spectral Sensitivity and Waters Purity Algorithms, which mean definitive compound identification and co-elution detection. Superior Linearity range defined by a fixed optical bandpass. Simplified optics are reliable and easy to maintain. Method Development and Validation are fast and straight forward with uncomplicated method development tools within Empower. Compliance-ready for the FDA Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures Rule. Start-up diagnostics that ensure detector performance prior to use.
11.5" W x 24" D x 8.13" H (29.21 x 60.96 x 20.65 cm)
31.5 lbs (14.3 kg)
190 to 800 nm
5% at 2.0 AU, propylparaben, at 256 nm
±1.5 x 10-5 AU peak-to-peak, dry, at 254 nm
1' 10-3 AU/hour at 254 nm (after warmup)
4 to 40°C (39 to 104°F), not to vary more than 1°C per hour (to prevent drift)