Equip your lab with the accurate, easy to use Thermo Scientific™ Orion™ AquaMate 8000 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer to ensure you have the ideal instrument for water analysis and beyond. This spectrophotometer offers 260 preprogrammed methods for ion concentration from absorbance plus wavelength scanning function and standard curve function for creating custom method using so virtually any brand of colorimetric reagent can be used. Utilize 190-1100 nm selectable wavelengths, 1.8 nm spectral bandwidth and vial flexibility with the included 3-position carousel for holding round and rectangular vials.

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Pre-programmed Methods:

  • More than 260 pre-programmed methods offer easy and convenient measurements using Orion™ AQUAfast™, Merck™ or CHEMetrics™ chemistries
  • Pre-programmed methods can also be adapted for new chemistries or operators can create their own custom methods and calibration curves
  • Instruments allow a one-point adjustment on any preprogrammed method to correct for variations in batch reagent chemistries


  • Wide variety of vials sizes can be used, including 10mm square vials, 20 and 50mm rectangular vials and an adjustable round vial holder that accommodates 13, 16, and 24mm round vials
  • Three USB connections provide the options to store methods and data to a USB memory stick, transfer data to a computer, and print hard copy data to an external printer
  • System is compatible with ink jet and laser printers with HP PCL 5 or greater


  • Performance verification tests ensure wavelength accuracy and instrument functionality
  • Each verification report gives the time, date and instrument serial number in accordance with GLP and GMP
  • Built-in wavelength accuracy test is compatible with either the internal lamp or external calibrated standards
  • Built-in test methods for stray light, noise and resolution are available to validate instrument performance further


Accuracy (Photometric)          ±0.005A at 1.0A; <0.00025 at 0.0A

Compatibility                              Compatible with ink jet and laser printers with HP PCL 5 or greater

Connections                              USB type A port for USB stick (front panel), USB type B port for computer (rear panel),

                                                   USB type A port for printer (rear panel)

Description                              AquaMate 8000 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Detector Type                         Dual silicon photodiodes

Display                                      Graphical with LCD backlight—9.7 x 7.1cm

Drift                                            <0.0005A/hr

Electrical                                  100 to 240V 50/60Hz

Height (Metric)                       25cm

Includes                                    Methods on USB memory stick; 6-position cell holder; 3-position cell holder; 1-position cell holder

Keypad                                     Sealed membrane with tactile response keys

Lamp                                          Xenon flash lamp (5 years) Min.

Data Interval                           0.2; 0.5; 1.0; 2.0; 3.0; 5.0nm

Noise                                         <0.00050 at 1.0 A; <0.00080 at 2.0 A RMS at 260nm

Optical Design                         Dual beam—internal reference detector Photometric

Linearity                                     Up to 3.5A at 260nm

Range (Photometric)               -0.5 to 5.0 A ; -1.5 to 125 %T; ±9999 C

Spectral Bandwidth                 1.8nm Stray Light <0.08 %T at 220nm and 340nm; <0.1 %T at 340nm and 400nm; <1.0 %T at 198nm

Wavelength Accuracy              ±1.0nm Wavelength Range 190 to 1,100nm

Wavelength Repeatability        ±0.5nm

Wavelength Scan Speed         10 to 4,200nm/min

Wavelength Slew Speed         11,000nm/min

Weight (Metric)                         8.6kg

Width (Metric)                           30cm