Do samples need to be adapted to darkness when using the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer?

Document ID

Document ID TE1351

Version

Version 3.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 09/11/2018
Question
Do samples need to be adapted to darkness when using the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer?
Summary
Dark adapting a sample for the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer
Answer
The BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer (Product # 2037700) is programmed to wait 90 seconds before measurement begins to allow the sample to adapt to darkness. This step helps to sensitize the chlorophyll in the sample.

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