Water Quality

Turner Designs


The AquaFlash is a highly portable Fluorometer specifically designed for the quick and accurate estimation of total chlorophyll and photosynthetic efficiency “health” of algae using in vivo fluorescence detection.

Simply insert a 10x10mm square glass or quartz cuvette with your sample and press READ.  Results will be displayed in less than 15 seconds.

Results are displayed and automatically logged to be viewed or downloaded at a later time.

The AquaFlash has a total data storage capacity of 1,000 measurements which include raw fluorescence values along with calculated estimates for user reference.

  • Fast
  • Results in <15 seconds
  •      º Total Chlorophyll (µg/L)
  •      º Photosynthetic Efficiency (yield)
  • Quick Calibration Check
  • Portable
  • Handheld, Battery Powered
  • Highly Durable Case
  • Internal Data Logging
  • >10,000 measurements per AA battery set

AquaFlash Handheld Active Fluorometer Specifications
 MDL  0.3 µg/L
 Linear Range  0.3 – 100 µg/L
 Linearity 0.99R2
 Weight in Air 0.4 kg
 Size 4.45 cm x 8.9 cm x 18.4 cm
 Warm-up Time  5 seconds
 Case IP 67 standard; dustproof/waterproof
Temperature  5-40°C
 Power  4 AAA batteries (standard or rechargeable)
 Max Data Capacity 1,000 measurements
 Data Output  ASCII

AquaFlash limits were determined using using P. micans and
Tetraselmis sp.; limits may vary for other algal species


Available models include:

  • AquaFlash Portable Fluorometer
    Product number# 8600-000
Aquaflash Brochure - AUS

Aquaflash Brochure - AUS

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Aquaflash User Manual

Aquaflash User Manual

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Additional files
Aquaflash Quick Start Guide

Aquaflash Quick Start Guide

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Optional Accessories
  • AquaFlash Portable Fluorometer: Wrist Strap
    Product number# 030-8500
  • AquaFlash Portable Fluorometer: Replacement Download Cable
    Product number# 021-0850
  • AquaFlash Portable Fluorometer: Replacement Storage Pouch
    Product number# 142-8000
  • What is Active Fluorescence?
  • AquaFlash Package & Accessories
  • Factory Calibration Check
  • Resetting Factory Calibration
  • How to Measure a Sample
  • Data Downloading

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