pH Sensors / CS526-L
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CS526-L Digital ISFET pH Probe
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Overview

The CS526 probe measures pH using state-of-the-art ISFET technology. There is no glass bulb to break, making the probe safer and more rugged. The probe is easy to clean, and can be stored dry.

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Benefits and Features

  • Innovative ISFET pH-sensing element
  • Easily cleaned
  • More rugged than the traditional glass electrode pH probes
  • Each sensor individually tested
  • Designed and manufactured under stringent quality control conditions in an ISO 9001 environment
  • CE compliant

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Detailed Description

The CS526 uses SENTRON’s high-tech, ion sensitive field effect transistor (ISFET) semiconductor as its pH-sensitive element, and includes a silver/silver chloride– potassium chloride reference system. The CS526’s design allows it to be suitable for a variety of liquid pH-monitoring applications. The electronics are safely embedded in a durable PEEK body. Elimination of the glass bulb removes the possibility of broken glass, making the CS526 more rugged and safer to use.

Note: Campbell Scientific warranty does not cover a clogged reference diaphragm or improperly cleaned or maintained ISFET chip. (See the Maintenance section in the instruction manual for more information.)

This sensor requires the 5 V output on the data logger to be powered.. 

Specifications

pH Range 2 to 12
Power Requirements 5 Vdc
Current Consumption 15 mA (maximum)
Accuracy ±0.2 pH (over 10° to 40°C)
Operating Temperature Range 10° to 40°C
Output
  • Serial TTL logic
  • 2400 bps
  • 8 data bits
  • no parity
  • 1 stop bit
24 h Drift < 0.15 pH (after 15 min. soak in pH 7 at 25°C)
Allowed Water Pressure 0 to 700 kPa (0 to 101.5 psi)
Cable Type Three-twisted pair, 24 AWG cable with Santoprene jacket
Sensor Material Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
Maximum Cable Length 100 m (328 ft)
Diameter 16 mm (0.63 in.)
Length 102 mm (4 in.)
Weight 318 g (11.2 oz) with 3.05 m (10 ft) cable

Compatibility

Please note: The following shows notable compatibility information. It is not a comprehensive list of all compatible products.

Dataloggers

Product Compatible Note
CR1000 (retired)
CR1000X
CR200X (retired)
CR206X (retired)
CR211X (retired)
CR216X (retired)
CR295X (retired)
CR300
CR3000 (retired)
CR310
CR350
CR5000 (retired)
CR6
CR800
CR850
CR9000X (retired)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to CS526-L: 1

  1. The CR300 and CR310 dataloggers do not support TTL logic, which is what the CS526-L sensor uses. A TTL to RS-232 converter (supplied by the user) could be used, however.