Do I need to dark adapt the sample for the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer?

Document ID

Document ID TE1351

Version

Version 1.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 12/03/2017
Question
Do I need to dark adapt the sample for the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer?
Summary
Dark adapting a sample for the BW680 Ballast Water Handheld Fluorometer
Answer
The instrument does a dark adapt on the sample; the BW680 is programmed to wait 90 seconds before the measurement begins, this helps to sensitize the chlorophyll.