Advanced optical detection for HPLC analyses
The 2998 PDA Detector's uniquely integrated software and optics innovations make it the ideal detector for any lab application, from compound identification to method development.
Enhanced software control provides flexibility for simultaneous 2D and 3D operation with either Empower or MassLynx Software
High-quality spectral resolution by operating at a fixed optical resolution of 1.2 nm
Capability for determining spectral homogeneity, yielding confidence in method specificity
The perfect match for any LC system
The Waters 2998 Photodiode Array (PDA) Detector offers advanced optical detection, providing unprecedented trace impurity detection and quantitation in conjunction with spectral analysis capabilities. For routine analyses, the 2998 PDA Detector is reliable, easy-to-use, and has enhanced software control to provide flexibility for simultaneous 2D and 3D operation.
Spectral exposure optimization to maximize the signal-to-noise across the entire wavelength range with a single Deuterium lamp
Independent optimization of sampling rate and time constant provides the ability to tune the detector to each unique separation goal
Wide, linear dynamic range with constant optical bandpass
Low noise performance of <10 µAU
Simultaneous quantification of high- and low-level components within a single chromatographic separation
Flexible sampling rates for normal and fast LC separations from 1 to 80 Hz
Definitive compound identification & co-elution detection
Lamp optimization for the best s/n performance over the lifetime of a Deuterium lamp
Console software for simple control, monitoring, and diagnostics