UV-2600i, UV-2700i UV-Vis Spectrophotometers

UV2600, UV2700 UV-Vis Spectrophotometers

The UV-2600i and UV-2700i double-beam spectrophotometers are true research-grade instruments for a wide variety of applications. The high-absorbance measurement capability and sub-nanometer bandwidths make them perfect for analysis of band gap, optical coatings and thin films, biological samples like DNA and proteins, as well as for any routine work expected of a UV-Vis spectrophotometer.

The UV-2600i and UV-2700i are equipped with Shimadzu’s propriety Lo-Ray-Ligh® diffraction gratings that deliver low stray light levels in order to obtain very accurate measurements of samples, including very high absorbing and reflecting samples encountered in the materials science field. These research-grade instruments are suitable for materials characterization in a variety of markets, including electronics and optics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, life sciences, environmental, textiles and food. Shimadzu's LabSolutions UV-Vis control software is included with the instrument and measurement modes include photometric, spectrum, quantitation, kinetics, time course and bio-methods.

With LabSolutions UV-Vis software, users can get the most out of the instrument in terms of data acquisition, analysis, data integrity and user administration. With the proper software compliance package, the UV-2600i/UV-2700i and the software setup can provide total data integrity, user administration and audit trails to fully comply with FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance.

UV-2600i and UV-2700i Features

  • UV-2600i: Double-beam, Single monochromator

    - Focused Application: Solid sample reflectance measurement with the Integrating Sphere and/or the optional large sample compartment
    - All routine applications that are expected of a high-end UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • UV-2700i: Double-beam, Double monochromator

    - Focused Application: Measurement of high-absorbing liquid samples (up to 8 abs units)
    - All routine applications that are expected of a high-end UV-Vis spectrophotometer
  • Selectable bandwidths to comply with requirements of regulated laboratories and high-end research, from sub-nanometers to 5nm and includes low stray light option for a larger bandwidth
  • Measurements up to 8 abs units on UV-2700i and up to 5 abs units on UV-2600i
  • Wavelength region expandable to the near-IR region using the Integrating sphere (ISR-2600Plus) on UV-2600i
  • Advanced Regulatory Compliance – Full support for Pharmacopeia (JP, USP and EP), GLP/GMP, FDA 21 CFR Part 11 and other regulations with the appropriate software package
  • Enhanced security functions to provide audit trails and various user authority levels (“Administrator”, “Developer” and “Operator”)
  • A diversity of measurement modes: photometric, spectrum, quantitation, kinetics, time course and bio-methods
  • Advanced software add-ons for Film Thickness Measurement, Color Measurement, UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) Calculation and Daylight Transmission Measurement
  • Autosamplers, multi-cell changer, film holder, temperature-controlled measurement options, integrating spheres, reflectance accessories and an external light source emission measurement accessory are available
  • Instrument Validation Software is included as standard to check the performance of the spectrophotometer

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