Filter photometer photoLab® S6 - WTW

Filter photometer photoLab® S6 - WTW

  • SKU: 250013D
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  • Description

    Simply measure!
    photoLab® S6 with reference beam optics has 6 wavelengths for quick tests with 16 round cells.
    Place cell, read result, done! Approx. 100 programs via barcode recognition. Optional photoLab® S6-A with recheargable batteries for onsite measurements.
    • Barcode recognition for 16 mm round cells
    • AQA/IQC multi-level
    • Easy to operate and maintenance-free

    The meter with self check is easy and simple to use in routine analysis. It is mainly used in water analysis, galvanics and food and beverage industries. It is particularly suitable for:
    • occasional measurements of standard parameters
    • series examinations with very big test throughput at highest speeds

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  • Specifications
    Applications / Application fields Routine measurements in waste and drinking water, field use optional
    Wavelengths 340, 445, 525, 550, 605, 690 nm
    Opticalsystem Filter/reference beam
    Custom methods no
    Cuvettes Round 16 mm


pHotoLab® S6 and S12 - Methods Update - Version 39 / 41

Update of the method data for WTW Photometers photoLab® S 6, S 12 and Spektral.

Download and installation notes:

For updating the photometers via the incorporated RS 232 interface the following accessories and programmes are required:

  • PC (Win95 or higher)
    Photometer photoLab® S 6, photoLab® S 12 or photoLab® Spektral
  • PC cable AK Labor, WTW Order No. 902 758
  • Program file "UpdateMethodData.exe"
  • 6 Method Data files " pls6md.XXX", "pls12md.XXX", "plspekmd.XXX", .....
  • File "Readme.txt"

Update Procedure:

  • Connect the serial interfaces of PC and photometer using the cable AK Labor.
  • Switch on the PC and photometer.
  • Copy all files (program file and six method data files) into a subdirectory or onto a floppy disk.
  • Start the program file UpdateMethodData.exe from this subdirectory/floppy disk.
  • Now all you have to do is to follow the instructions prompted by the program. The program automatically identifies the connected photometer and is self-explanatory in its function.
  • After approval for the update has been granted, all methods are loaded into the photometer, overwriting the old ones in the process (User-defined methods are also deleted and have to be programmed again).
  • The overall method update lasts approximately 3 minutes.

Version history – innovations

39 / 41:

New program / method #236 for Sulfate
Second method for Sulfate because of a change in raw material. Please read the instructions. Old methods still available.

pHotoLab® S6 and S12 - Software Update - V4.03

Update of instrument software for WTW filter photometers (devices with serial numbers starting with 1423xxxx).

Version history – innovations

Important Bugfixing – for some instruments, the following error may occur:

-Starting the instrument, the message “Remove cell” appears even if no cell is in the meter
-Instrument start up is frozen
-With the update version V4.03, this is fixed, updates can be performed as usual

photoLab S6 (Short instructions) (German)