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Perkin Elmer PE 1600 FTIR

Perkin Elmer PE 1600 FTIR

GMI SKU#: 8287-30-0001
  • Single beam scanning Michelson Interferometer
  • Computer and software available
  • Microscope available

For more information or to place an offline order call 1-800-745-2710


The Perkin Elmer PE 1600 is a sturdy and reliable laboratory spectrophotometer. This FT-IR unit is equipped with a built-in microprocessor, keyboard and cathode ray tube (CRT) display. PC and data station as well as a Perkin Elmer's (PE) Spectrum Windows Software can be configured on this model for added productivity.

The integrated interface utilized by the PE 1600 FT-IR spectrophotometer makes operation easier and enhances user experience. In addition, the Perkin Elmer spectrophotometer is fitted with features that increase performance including immediate access to system functions and the continuous display of both status and method parameters.

Call us today to learn more about the Perkin Elmer PE 1600!


Perkin Elmer PE 1600 FTIR Specifications

PrincipleSingle-beam scanning Michelson interferometer
OpticsSealed and desiccated optics with GE-coated KBr beamsplitter
SourceTemperature—stabilized heated wire source operating at 1300 K
DetectorsLiTaO3 (lithium tantalate)
Temperature-stabilized FR-DTGS (fast recovery deuterated triglycine sulfate) detector
Beam size at focus8 mm
Abscissa range7800 to 350 cm
Abscissa accuracy0.01 cm using HeNe laser referene
Ordinate precisionBetter than 0.1% T, typically limited by the noise level
Signal-to-noiseTypically better than 0.1% T (LiTaO3 detector) and 0.0375%T (DTGS detector) peak-to-peak for 1 minute data acquisition at 4-cm resolution
Resolution2 cm to 16 cm
Scan timeFrom 4 sec at 4 cm
ApodizationBeer-Norton (2) or Boxcar
Sample compartment size19 cm (7.5 in.) wide; 22 cm (9 in.); 12 cm (5 in.) deep
OutputsRS-232C (2), Centronics
External requirements100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Size80 cm (31.5 in.) wide; 42 cm (17 in.) high; 62 cm (24 in.) deep
Weight43 kg (94 lb)
Data handlingMotorola 68010-based dedicated controller with built-in 9-in. CRT card membrane keyboard
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