Home > Chromatography >

Gilson FC 204 Fraction Collector
Gilson FC 204 Fraction Collector
Click Here to View the Technical Specs for the FC-204
Alternative Views:

Our Price: $1,555.00

Condition: Fully Refurbished and Tested to Perform at Manufacturer Specifications
Warranty: 90-Day Full Parts and Labor (Click for Info)
Typically Ships Within: 4 to 8 Business Days

Request a Formal Quote

Quantity in Stock:1
Product Code: GFC204

Refurbishment Protocol
Technical Specification Sheet (NEW)

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.

Included with the Gilson FC 204 Fraction Collector:
> Power Cord
> Operator's Manual
> 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

Click Here to View the Technical Specs for the FC-204

Why Buy From Marshall Scientific?

Every product we offer undergoes a rigorous inspection process to verify that all manufacturer specifications are met. All of the electronics and boards are tested for proper function, and any necessary preventative maintenance is performed alongside repairs by our industry trained technicians. Our primary goal is to offer products that are as close to new as possible at an affordable price.

All Lab Equipment is Fully Refurbished and Tested

Most Pieces Ship within 2 to 5 Business Days

All Products Come with a Standard Warranty

Trained Customer and Technical Support

Industry Leading Overall Customer Satisfaction

Marshall Scientific's Certified Refurbishment Protocol


Our technicians decontaminate and clean all equipment upon arrival and upon purchase to create a neutral environment for lab use.

Preliminary testing is conducted to identify potential product defects, upon completion, we replace all faulty and/or under-performing parts with original manufacturer parts that perform up to specification.

Any parts known to fail or malfunction from excessive use are removed and replaced to insure the extended lifetime of your equipment.

Any necessary preventative maintenance is performed alongside repairs, so your purchase will be ready to go as soon as it arrives.

All electronics and boards are tested for proper function and response by our industry trained technicians. Any electronic deficiencies detected are immediately repaired.

Final testing cycles ensure your instrument performs fully at manufacturer specifications, guaranteeing you receive a properly working product ready for use.

Once we finish our rigorous testing and decontamination procedures, your order will be packaged to best protect it during shipment and will include delivery insurance.

Stanford University
We love shopping at Marshall Scientific! Great products, prices, and performance. Marshall Scientific provides 'tried and true' equipment at a fraction of original purchase price. I always shop here first!
Meg W. / Stanford University
Easy to find what you need with clear specs, website ordering was simple, equipment arrived quickly, very well packaged and working as expected! I couldn't ask for more, I'll definitely use them again!
A. Bradley / Honeywell
University of Maryland
They do a very high quality job worth every penny they charge. Customer service is fantastic, they can always be reached by phone or email, and the staff are very knowledgeable and ready to help.
Igor P. / University of Maryland
Click Here to View Our Other Testimonials →

Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review »

  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Gilson FC204 February 26, 2019
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.

Was this review helpful to you?

Browse for more products in the same category as this item:

Chromatography Technique > HPLC
Chromatography Component > Fraction Collectors
Chromatography Brand > Agilent
Chromatography Technique
Chromatography Brand
Chromatography Component