Maintain ideal dissolved oxygen levels for healthy pond fish and efficient biological filtration. American Marine Pinpoint Oxygen Monitor for Ponds provides a quick and accurate way to measure oxygen levels in pond water. Low or insufficient oxygen levels are detrimental to koi and other pond fish and can compromise efficient biological filtration vital to the overall health of your pond.
American Marine Pinpoint Oxygen Monitor for Ponds accurately reads dissolved oxygen levels from 0 - 20 ppm with a digital readout for dissolved oxygen in either % oxygen or ppm saturation. If low oxygen levels are detected, use an aeration device to aerate and increase dissolved oxygen level in pond water.
Includes probe with 5 ft cord, extra replacement membranes and probe electrolyte. No calibration fluid needed. Operates for about 150 hrs. Runs on a 9V battery (not included).
Electrodes, Adapter Kit, and Calibration Packets also available.
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American Marine is proud to introduce PINPOINT™ II Dissolved Oxygen Monitor. The only truly affordable and accurate DO monitoring system. Powered by a 9-volt battery (not included). PINPOINT II will monitor for approximately 150 total hours before battery replacement is visually indicated on the display as "LOBAT." A 9-volt battery should be utilized for field or intermittent use. For continuous monitoring, the PINPOINT™ AC Adapter Kit should be installed. The battery cover is located on the back of the meter toward the bottom.
NOTE: The Oxygen Monitor unit is NOT waterproof and must be operated on a dry surface. Liquid contact on the printed circuit board will cause corrosion and void warrant
- Slide the bottom switch #3-3 to the CAL position (toward the right).
- With the probe NOT CONNECTED turn the zero adjust screw #3-4 until the display reads 00.0
- Fill Membrane Cap with Electrolyte Fluid and screw onto probe body (finger tight only). Remove the dark blue silicone rubber cap at the end of the Membrane Cap.
- Connect the probe to the meter by carefully lining up the pins on the plug to the input on the meter. Be sure to fully insert the connector.
- Wait several minutes for the probe to polarize and stabilize on the meter.
- Turn the O2 calibration screw #3-5 so that the display will read 20.9. This is the percentage of Oxygen in our atmosphere and is widely considered to be a highly accurate calibration procedure.
- Slide the bottom switch #3-3 to the DO position (toward the left). The monitor is now ready for use.
Replacement of the membrane cap and liquid electrolyte
The PINPOINT II Oxygen Monitor utilizes a very high performance polarographic electrode. This Membrane Cap at the end of the probe should be changed frequently to ensure optimum performance. Additional Membrane Caps are available. Please refer to the probe diagram below:
Important Points to Remember
- Unscrew the Membrane Cap as from the probe body. This is 1-3/8" from the end of the probe.
- Fill a new Membrane Cap with electrolyte fluid. Screw the Membrane Cap onto the probe body (finger tight). A small amount of electrolyte fluid may leak out.
- A dark blue protective silicone rubber cap is installed over the tip of the Membrane Cap. This will protect the clear Teflon® Membrane surface during storage. This dark blue cap must be removed for both calibration and sample measurement. Reinstall the dark blue cap during storage.
- PINPOINT II Oxygen Monitor utilizes a high performance polarographic probe. This probe is epoxy sealed and can be totally submerged if desired.
- PINPOINT II Oxygen Meter is NOT waterproof and must be operated on a dry surface. Liquid contact with the printed circuit board will cause corrosion and void warranty.
- Always wait a minute or two for the automatic temperature compensation to take place before recording any readings.
- Probe should be inserted about 1 inch into the liquid to be measured. Probe may be totally submerged if desired.
- While taking a reading you should "swirl" the probe or confirm that there is adequate flow in the sample fluid to insure an accurate reading.
- The clear Teflon® Membrane tip should be moistened with fresh water when taking readings in air and during the regular calibration procedure.
- It is important that the probe be given a few minutes to polarize during the calibration procedure. This helps to stabilize the readings.
- The PINPOINT II polarographic oxygen probe contains an internal temperature thermistor and is automatically temperature compensated for the range of 32°F to 122°F (0° to 50°C). Therefore, the displayed value is already compensated and correct.
- The silver metal sleeve located on the probe tip under the membrane cap should be gently cleaned with steel wool every few months to prevent glazing.