July 7, 2015
If you are looking for accurate, reliable, consistent results when working in the field, we always recommend selecting the best equipment available – it pays dividends in the long run. Choose an instrument that has been designed, tested and intended for fieldwork – any compromises could lead to incorrect readings, delays onsite and additional costs – not accounted for in your budget. A purchase economy could prove costly in the long-term particularly if you need to future-proof your fieldwork activity.
That’s why, at Van Walt, we are delighted with the YSI ProDSS – the latest, smartest, most innovative portable water quality multi-parameter instrument from the YSI stable. A handheld display designed specifically for rugged environments, the ProDSS measures water parameters like dissolved oxygen (optical), pH, ORP, conductivity, specific conductance, salinity, TDS, resistivity, TSS, ammonium, ammonia, chloride, nitrate, depth, temperature and, most importantly, turbidity.
The measurement of turbidity is growing in significance as more and more literature from the US surrounding low flow sampling, points to the need to measure turbidity and may, sometime soon, be part of the UK’s protocols for water quality monitoring.
This is just one of the reasons why the YSI ProDSS, that uses advanced technology from the innovative EXO series, is, in our opinion, the best field handheld available. With real-time graphs, high grade sensors with a two year warranty; higher accuracy for temperature readings and DO; faster calibration and the ability to add different sensors at any time – it’s hard to see why you might be tempted to use anything else, definitely substance or hype!
The ProDSS comes with a three year warranty and the advantage of being the creation of YSI who have led the environmental, water quality and Life Sciences markets for over 65 years.
Here are some reasons why the ProDSS is so exceptional and how it may compare to other products:
At Van Walt we rent and sell the YSI ProDSS. For more information contact Ikky on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)1428 661 660.
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