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Gilson FC204 HPLC Fraction Collector

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Gilson FC204 HPLC Fraction Collector

Gilson FC204 HPLC Fraction Collector

Cambridge Scientific ID #: 21036



  • 3-way valve: Three-port, PTFE, 67 µL internal volume. 3,5 µL dead volume from the common port to the normally closed port, up to 20 mL/min with large bore needle OR Three-port, PTFE, 114 µL internal volume. 6 µL dead volume from the common port to the normally closed port, up to 200 mL/min with large bore needle.


  • Contact control


    • Contact closure inputs for start/advance and end/home
    • Event mark output
    • One programmable output for control of peripheral devices
  • Data acquisition: An input channel for analog-to-digital conversion; digital data is transmitted on the GSIOC
  • Detector input: ±100 mV full scale
  • Display: two lines of 24 alphanumeric characters; backlit LCD
  • Drop counting: Up to 9999 drops per fraction. Maximum rate: 20 drops per second


  • Environmental conditions


    • Indoor use only
    • Up to 2000 meters altitude
    • 5° - 40°C temperature range
    • 75 - 105 kPa air pressure
    • Pollution degree 1 or 2 in accordance with IEC 66
    • Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperatures up to 31°, decreasing linearly to 50% relative humidity at 40°C.
  • Event marker: 100 ms pulse (contact closure)
  • Maximum collection volume/tube: 32 mL (18 x 180 mm tube) or 25 mL (18 x 150 mm tube)
  • Maximum fractions: up to 768 fractions when configured with eight 96-well, 2 mL Whatman/Plyfiltronics microplates on a Code 17 rack
  • Multi-cycle operation: repetitive collection of each sample into same set of tubes or collection each sample into different set of tubes
  • Multiple column collection: simultaneous collection from up to 18 columns with installation of optimal multiple column adapter(s).
  • Number of racks: One Code 16 or 16D rack, one Code 17 rack, or up to four Code 20-Series racks (all racks must be same code)
  • Operating modes: Time, drop, peak + time, peak + drop, and manual


  • Peak detection


    • Adaptive slope algorithm that applies use-specified parameters to accommodate drifting baselines, negative peaks, and asymmetrical peaks or absolute threshold level that collects all peaks above specified millivolt value
    • Peak Parameters: peak height or level, in mV, and peak width at half-height, in minutes
    • Minimum peak height for fractionation: 0.1 mV full scale
    • Detector-collector delay: 0.01 minute increments
  • Physical space requirement: 47.9 x 46.4 x 33.0 cm (18.9 x 18.3 x 13.0 in.)


  • Power requirements


    • Frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
    • Voltage: 100 - 120V or 220 - 240V, mains voltage fluctuations not to exceed ±10% of the nominal voltage
    • Current rating: 0.5A for 100 - 120V or 0.25A for 220 - 240V
  • Programmable time units (min.): from 0.01 to 99.99 minutes per tube, with 0.01 minute limit of resolution
  • Software control: Via Gilson Serial Input/Output CHannel (GSIOC) or by contact closure
  • Time based programming: Up to ten collection windows and ten drain steps in any mode
  • Tube change time: 100-720ms. Center-to-center, depending on rack type
  • Weight: 10.9 kg (24 lbs)
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Our used lab equipment is fully refurbished, guaranteed to work up to manufacturers specifications and are delivered to our customers in as close to new condition as possible. Typical turnaround for refurbishing of used lab equipment is 2-4 weeks. They also come with our standard 6 Month parts and labor warranty. Prices do not include S/H unless otherwise indicated. Pictures enclosed and the actual unit may vary unless specified.


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