Agilent 1260 Series – G7162A HPLC Refractive Index Detector

Cambridge Scientific ID: 27917 Category: Tag:


The Standard Optical (G7162A) detector is designed for highest optical performance, GLP compliance, and easy maintenance. They include the following features:

  • Advanced temperature controlled detector optics ready to use within two hours of installation,
  • Automatic zero and automatic purge combined with a recycle valve for automatic solvent recycling allow uninterrupted operation,
  • Durable tungsten lamp with a life expectancy of 40000 hours, 
  • Automatic light intensity control circuit to ensure the the optimum performance of the optics, 
  • Integrated diagnostics for efficient troubleshooting, 
  • Built-in refractive index calibration,
  • Built-in refractive index calibration,
  • Front access to valves and capillaries for easy maintenance


  • Detection type: Refractive Index 
  • Refractive Index Range: 1.00 – 1.75 RIU, calibrated
  • Measurement range: ±600·10-6  RIU
  • Optical zeroing: Digitally via software, manually via set screw
  • Optics temperature control: 5° C above ambient to 55°C
  • Sample cell:
  • Volume: 8 µL
  • Maximum pressure: 5 bar (0.5 MPa)
  • Maximum flow rate: 5 mL/min
  • Valves: Automatic purge and automatic solvent recycle 
  • Volumes: 
      • Inlet port to sample cell 62 µL
      • Inlet port to outlet port 590 µL
  • Liquid contact materials: 316 stainless steel, PTFE, and quartz glass
  • pH range: 2.3-9.5
  • Performance specifications: 
  • Short term nouse: <± 1.25·10-9 RIU
  • Drift: <  200·10-9 RIU/hr
  • Time programmable parameters: Polarity, peak width
  • Maximum data rate: 74 Hz
  • Detector zero: Automatic zero before analysis
  • Instrument Control:
      • Lab Advisor B.02.07 or above
      • LC and CE Drivers A.02.12 or above
  • Analog outputs: Recorder/integrator: 100 mV or 1 V, putput range selectable, one output
  • Communication: LAN, Controller Area Network (CAN), Extended Remote Interface(ERI): ready, start, stop and shut-down signals

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