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Multi Water Sampler MWS 12

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Water Sampling System for Oceanography and Limnology

 

About

The approved Multi Water Sampler MWS 12 is an instrument designed for the collection of water samples in successive water layers. Only one operation for 12 different samples! The sturdy stainless steel array is equipped with twelve racks to which Plastic Water Samplers or Free Flow Samplers with capacities from 1.7 to 10 litres capacity can be mounted. The MWS 12 is equipped with a motor-driven release device with an integrated Depth Meter (measuring range according to customers’ requirements). The water samplers are sequentially closed in the succession of their mounting to the array (i.e. No. 1, 2, 3, …, 10, 11 and 12).

The state-of-the-art electronics, optimised in power consumption, are designed for ambient temperatures from – 40°C up to +85°C. The maximum operational water depth is 3000 metres. A special version for operational depths down to 6000 metres is available upon request. The MWS 12 is generally delivered for combined Online/Offline use and is therefore the ideal all-purpose rosette system for use on any research vessel worldwide.

 

Online

The water samplers are actuated via push-button control by the mains operated Deck Command Unit. The commands for actuation of the water samplers are given via a single or multi-conductor cable between the Underwater Unit and the Deck Command Unit or PC. The Deck Command Unit is equipped with a serial port for data transfer to PC.

 

Offline

In case that a conducting cable is not available on board, the required sampling depth can be pre-programmed via personal computer. The actuation of the water samplers is then carried out automatically according to the pre-selected depth intervals. All measuring data are stored inside the internal data memory (16MB) during the operation and can be read out by a PC when the system is back on board.

OEM Versions

All Multi Water Sampler are available as OEM versions for the control by third-party devices that are equipped with an extra serial RS-232 port. Protocol available on request.

 

Accessories

CT-Set

Together with the optional CT-Set the system offers the full capability of a state-of-the-art oceanographic CTD probe. The CT-Set consists of one conductivity sensor, one temperature sensor and an additional electronics board which are completely integrated into the Motor Unit of the MWS 12. From the CTD data the system computes salinity, density and sound velocity according to UNESCO formulas.

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Product Description

features
  • Combined online/offline use
  • Bi-directional communication
  • Standard depth range 3000 m
  • Long distance FSK-telemetry (> 10000m)
  • Low power consumption
  • Battery operated Underwater Unit, max. voltage of 5 V at the conductor cable
  • Electronics operate from -40°C up to +85°C
  • EC-conformity (CE) EN 50081-1, EN 50082-1
options
  • Variant array sizes for 24 water samplers are available upon request
  • Additional sensors of various parameter
  • Special version for operational depths down to 6000 metres
  • OEM Multi Water Sampler Array for 12 Water Sampler
    of 1.7, 2.5, 5l or 10l
Accessories

Automatic Fluid Injection Sampler AFIS

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Plastic Water Sampler PWS

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Free Flow Water Sampler

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Additional Information

Capacity

10 l, 1 l, 5 l

CT-Set for MultiNet/Multi Water Sampler

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Additional electronics board,
Conductivity sensor: 0 … 65 ± 0.01 mS/cm
Temperature sensor: -2 … +32 ± 0.005°C
Data rate: 1 Hz (1 data set per second)

TECHNICAL DATA
Dimensions1.7 - 5 L: Ø 110 x 125 cm (dia. x h);
10 L: Ø 110 x 140 cm (dia. x h)
Empty Weight1.7 - 5 L: approx. 75 kg;
10 L: approx. 85 kg
Operational Depthmax. 3000 metres
Arraymade of stainless steel
Motor Unitmade of titanium, battery powered (3 x DL 123A/3V)
Deck Command Unitmetal housing for use in 19" -rack or as table housing, not for use on deck; push-button control for closing of water samplers,
indication of sampler no., pressure, battery status, optional CTD data.
LCD-display with LED backlight, interface for Personal Computer (RS-232), power supply: 85 - 260 V AC
Data Memory16 MByte
Pressure Sensor
(Depth Meter)
0.0 ... 3000.0 dbar ± 0.1% f.s. (standard)
ORDERING INFORMATION
Product
436 912Multi Water Sampler MWS 12 for
12 Plastic Water Samplers of Free Flow water Samplers
of 1.7 to 5 l capacity
436 913Multi Water Sampler MWS 12 for
12 Plastic Water Samplers of Free Flow water Samplers
of 10 l capacity
Accessories
436 300Plastic Water Sampler PWS
Capacity: 1,7; 2,5; 5 or 10 l
436 340Free Flow Water Sampler
Capacity: 1; 5 or 10 l
436 430Automatic Fluid Injection
Sampler AFIS
450 500CT-Set for Multi Water Sampler
Additional electronics board,
Conductivity sensor:
0 ... 65 ± 0.01 mS/cm
Temperature sensor:
-2 ... +32 ± 0.005°C
Data rate:
1 Hz (1 data set per second)
436 812OEM Multi Water Sampler Array for 12 Water Sampler
of 1.7, 2.5 or 5l
436 813OEM Multi Water Sampler Array for 12 Water Sampler
of 10l

Please note: The Multi Water Sampler MWS 12 is delivered without Water Samplers, they have to be ordered separately!