Perfect multiprobes for spot checking. Use with SVR4A®, NX8R and NX10 handheld displays.
Measures up to seven parameters simultaneously:
Most common questions and answers:
Q: Does the Compact MS use the same communication protocol as the Minisonde®?
A: Yes. The Compact MS uses the same firmware as the Minisonde® with all its features.
Q: Does the compact MS replace the standard Minisonde®?
A: No. The compact MS is specially design for spot checking and use with a datalogger.
Q: Can I use the Hydras 3 LT software to communicate with the Compact MS?
Q: Can I use the Hydras 3L Pocket software with the Compact MS?
Q: Can I use my existing Hydrolab® cables to connect to the Compact MS?
A: Yes. The standard Compact MS comes with the standard Hydrolab® 6 pin bulkhead connector.
Q: I do not like the standard Hydrolab® 6 pin bulkhead connector, can the Compact MS be fitted with a YSI® type connector?
A: Yes. The "Compact MS" can be fitted with an optional YSI® type bulkhead connector with recessed pins for maximum ruggedness and it will work with your existing YSI® cables.
Q: Does the Compact MS have internal memory?
A: Yes, it has enough internal memory for 120,000 measurements.
Q: Can the Compact MS be fitted with an internal battery pack?
A: No. If batteries are needed you should consider the "Compact DS"
B. The Compact DS is equipped with a 8 AA internal battery pack. The final length is 21.5" x 2.6" in diameter.
Q: Does the Compact MS require external battery power when used with the SVR4A®?
A: No, the Compact MS does not require external battery power when used with the SVR4® display.
Q: Does the Compact MS require external battery power when used with the NX8?
A: No, the Compact MS does not require an external battery power when used with the NX8.
Q: Does the Compact MS require external battery power when used with a computer ?
A: When used with a computer, the Compact MS does require external power.
Q: When connected to a Datalogger, can the Compact MS still log data internally ?
A: Yes. The Compact MS can perform all the following tasks simultaneously:
Communicate with a PC or Handheld unit via RS232 or RS422
Communicate to a datalogger via SDI-12 or RS232
Log data to its internal memory up to 4 files at a time, even with overlapping dates
Q: What sensors configuration can I have on the Compact MS?
A: The Compact MS unit comes standard with temperature and conductivity/Salinity/TDS sensors and you can add any combination of the following sensors:
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