YSI ProSolo Digital Water Quality Meter

An evolution of the Professional Series water quality meters, the ProSolo DIGITAL handheld replaces the ProODO as YSI’s most advanced optical dissolved oxygen field meter. Paired with the latest optical DO and temperature (ODO/T) probe, the ProSolo benefits from years of expertise in cutting-edge dissolved oxygen technology.

The ProSolo handheld is the direct replacement to the ProODO Optical Dissolved Oxygen handheld, and is fully compatible with ProODO cables and ProOBOD probes.  The ProODO handheld will be discontinued on Dec. 31, 2018.

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Featuring expanded measurement capabilities with ODO/T, ODO/CT, and turbidity* probe options, the ProSolo is ideal for a variety of applications including aquaculture, coastal, estuary, and wetland sampling.
*Turbidity probe to be released in 2019. Not compatible with ProDSS 4-Port cables.


ProDIGITAL Platform for Enhanced Versatility

Connect any ProDIGITAL integrated probe/cable assembly the ProSolo to form a complete sampling system. Probe assemblies are user-replaceable with cable lengths ranging from 1- to 100-meters.

ODO® Sensor Technology

Dissolved oxygen measurement technology has advanced from electrochemical sensors, such as polarographic and galvanic, to luminescent-based, optical sensors. YSI optical DO sensors are non-consumptive, meaning oxygen is not consumed during the measurement. As a result, there is no flow dependence or stirring required with ODO, allowing for the most accurate readings in the field.

Advantages over electrochemical sensors include:

  • Higher accuracy with no stir dependence
  • Less drift over time; holds calibration longer
  • Less maintenance; no membranes or electrolyte

ProDIGITAL Smart Sensors

In addition to utilizing the most advanced DO sensing technology, the ProSolo incorporates smart sensor technology that enables sensors to be automatically recognized by the handheld. Additionally, DIGITAL sensors store calibration data, so probe assemblies can be swapped between handhelds without the need for re-calibration.

EPA Approved Methodology

The optical BOD (OBOD) sensor utilizes EPA approved methodology for wastewater compliance reporting of BOD and CBOD, while ODO/T probe assemblies utilize EPA approved methodology for compliance reporting of Dissolved Oxygen.

Provides Years of Sampling for All Field Conditions

The ProSolo handheld meets the demands of true field work with a rugged, waterproof case (IP-67 rated) and a military-spec (MS) cable connector. Rigorously drop tested from all angles, the handheld features a 3-year warranty, while a 2-year warranty is included with the probe assembly and ODO Cap.

Advanced Data Management

ProSolo includes KorDSS Software, a powerful data management program for easy 2-way communication between the meter and a PC. A unique data backup feature allows for the export of data to a USB flash drive (included) in csv format without having to connect to a computer.

Convenient Sampling Experience

  • Ergonomic handheld for a comfortable grip
  • Easy-to-read color display and backlit keypad
  • Large onboard memory with storage capacity for over 100,000 data sets
  • Site ID and Data ID tag capabilities for data organization
  • Data export directly to USB flash drive (included)
  • Single cable design for probe assembly lengths ranging from 1- to 100-meters
  • Long-life rechargeable lithium-ion battery that is user-replaceable
  • Simple and quick calibration procedures

Specifications
Calibration 400 detailed calibration records can be stored and are available to view, download, and print
Certifications CEC, CE; RoHS; IP-67; WEEE; FCC; UN Part III, Section 38.3, Test methods for lithium-ion batteries (Class 9)
Data Management 100 user-defined sites and 100 user-defined data ID tags; site pictures can be sent to the handheld via KorDSS
Display Color, LCD graphic display; 3.9 cm width x 6.5 cm height
Languages English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Korean, Thai
Logging Capabilities Single point or continuous with autostable feature
Memory > 100,000 data sets
Operating Temparature 0 to 50 °C (32 to 122 °F)
Power Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack provides ~48 hours with the handheld only; battery recharge time is ~9 hours with the AC power adapter; the instrument can also be powered via AC or external power pack through the USB port
Size 8.3 cm width x 21.6 cm length x 5.6 cm depth (3.27 in x 8.5 in x 2.21 in)
Storage Temperature 0 to 45 °C (32 to 113 °F) with battery installed; 0 to 60 °C (32 to 140 °F) without battery installed
USB Built-in micro USB On-The-Go port for PC connection, recharging/powering the handheld and connecting directly to a USB stick
Warranty 3-year handheld warranty
Weight 567 grams (1.25 lbs) with battery

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