Aquafast AQ3170 Colorimeter
Aquafast AQ3170 Colorimeter

The AQUAfast™ AQ3170 colorimeter is one of the latest additions to the extensive AQUAfast™ range and has been designed with portability and easy of use in mind.

The AQUAfast™ AQ3170 colorimeter has a rugged and waterproof design to provide accurate chlorine measurements whether testing in the laboratory or the field. This colorimeter is designed to improve the user experience by including a large, backlit display, a real time clock and automatic data logging. The AQUAfast AQ3170 colorimeter is used in markets such as drinking water, wastewater, food & beverage, aquaculture, and agriculture.

Technical Specification

Instrument single wavelength, direct reading colorimeter
Light source LED, interference filter (IF) and photosensor in transparent cell chamber. Wavelength specifications of the IF: 530 nm Δ λ = 5 nm
Wavelength accuracy ± 1 nm
Photometric accuracy* 3% FS (T = 20° C – 25° C)
Photometric resolution 0.01 A
Power supply 4 batteries (AAA/LR 03)
Operating time 17hr operating time or 5000 test measurements in continuous mode when display backlight is of
Auto-OFF automatic switch off 10 minutes after last keypress
Display backlit LCD (on keypress)
Storage internal ring memory for 16 data sets
Time real time clock and date
Calibration user and factory calibration resetting to factory calibration possible
Dimensions 155 x 75 x 35 mm (LxWxH)
Weight approx. 260 g (incl. batteries)
Ambient conditions temperature: 5– 40°C rel. humidity: 30–90% (non-condensing)
Waterproof as defined in IP 67
CECertificate for Declaration of CE-Conformity

*measure with standard solutions

To ensure maximum accuracy of test results, always use the reagent systems supplied by the instrument manufacturer.


Page reviewed: 18th December 2017