6800-18 Aquatic Chamber

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The 6800-18 Aquatic Chamber is used to measure steady-state carbon assimilation and chlorophyll a fluorescence from an algal suspension using the LI-6800 Portable Photosynthesis System, the preferred photosynthesis system for terrestrial plant research.

6800-18 Aquatic Chamber Specifications

Sample Cuvette:

  • Wetted Materials: 316 stainless, float glass, Viton, PTFE, silicone, acetal
  • Cuvette Working Volume: 0 – 20 mL, 15 mL recommended sample volume

CO2 Gas Analyzer:

  • Operating Principle: Non-dispersive Infrared (NDIR)
  • Measurement Range: 0 – 3100 µmol mol-1
  • Precision (1-sigma) @ 4 Second Averaging @ 400 µmol mol-1: < 0.1 µmol mol-1
  • Accuracy: 1% of reading at > 200 µmol mol-1, +/- 2 µmol mol-1 at < 200 µmol mol-1

CO2 Control:

  • Range: 0-2,000 µmol mol-1
  • Support for custom gas blends through external fittings on the air supply

Fluorometer (6800-01A):

  • Red/Blue Actinic Light Output: 0 – 3000 µmol m-2 s-1
  • Far-red Light Output: 0 – 20 µmol m-2 s-1
  • Saturation Flash Intensity: 0 – 16,000 µmol m-2 s-1
  • Red Actinic Peak Wavelength: 625 nm
  • Blue Actinic Peak Wavelength: 475 nm
  • Far-red Peak Wavelength: 735 nm


  • Operating Temperature: 0 to 50 °C with no solar load (non-freezing)
  • Storage Temperature: -20 to 60 °C with chamber clean and dry
  • Temperature Control: User provided water bath. #10-32 threaded connections to chamber.

Operating Fluid Environment:

  • Temperature: non-freezing to 50 °C
  • Salinity: 0 – 35 %

Auxiliary Ports:

  • pH (probe not included): 12 mm diameter O-ring sealed port and integrated amplifier. Passive glass-electrode based pH probe, with BNC connector (nominal -59 mV/pH slope, user calibrated).
  • Septa: Silicone-PTFE septa
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