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Gilson FC-204 Fraction Collector
Gilson FC-204 Fraction Collector
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Gilson FC-204 Fraction Collector

The Gilson FC-204 Fraction Collector is a compact fraction collector with a large capacity capable of handling test tubes, vials, and up to 9 shallow or deep well microplates. The built-in keypad makes setup and operation simple and capable of interfacing with any HPLC system via contact signals. The FC-204 collects fractions by time, drop, or peak to suit all of your chromatography conditions.

All of our equipment is fully tested to perform at factory specifications before being shipped.

Includes: > Power Cord > Full 90 Day Parts and Labor Warranty

Gilson FC-204 Fraction Collector Specifications

3-Way Valves

3-port, PTFE, 114 µL internal volume, 6 µL dead volume from common port to the normally closed port, up to 200 mL/min with standard or large bore needle

Communication Interface

RS-232 or GSIOC; 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

Drop Counting

Up to 9,999 drops per fraction

maximum rate: 20 drops/sec

Event Marker

100 ms pulse

Front Panel

Two-line, 24-character display on backlit LCD. Five command, HELP, YES, NO and 0–9 numeric hard keys; four soft keys

Maximum Collection Volume/Tube

32 mL (18 x 180 mm tubes) or 25 mL (18 x 150 mm)

Maximum Fractions

Up to 768 when configured with eight 96-well, 2-mL Whatman/Polyfiltronics microplates on a Code 17 rack)

Multiple-Column Collection

Simultaneous collection from up to 18 columns with installation of optional multiple column adaptor(s)

Multiple-Cycle Operation

Repetitive collection of each sample into same set of tubes or collection of each sample into different set of tubes
3-port, PTFE, 114 mL internal volume, 6 µL dead volume from the common port to the normally closed port, up to 200 mL/min with large bore needle

Number of Racks

Holds one Code 16 or Code 16D rack, one Code 17 rack, or up to four Code 20-Series racks (all racks must be the same code)

Operating Modes

Drop, Manual, Peak + Drop, Peak + Time, Time

Peak Detection

Adaptive-slope algorithm that applies user-specified parameters to accommodate drifting baselines, negative and asymmetrical peaks, or absolute threshold level that collects all peaks above specified mV 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

Power Requirements

120V, 50/60Hz, 0.5A

Programmable Time Units

From 0.01 to 99.99 minutes per tube with a 0.01 minute limit of resolution

Time-Based Programming

Up to 10 collection windows and 10 drain steps in any mode

Tube Change Time

100—720 ms, center to center, depending on rack type

Dimensions (W x D x H)

47.9 x 46.4 x 33 cm (18.9 x 18.3 x 13 in.)

Gilson FC-204 Manual

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Gilson FC204 October 31, 2017
Reviewer: Paco  
Unit was in good shape, all the critical parts but a power cord wasn't shipped with the unit---a minor hassle.  Good communication with Marshall so overall a positive experience.

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