Advanced Microbiological Water Quality Laboratory – POTATEST® 2

An Advanced Microbiological Water Quality Laboratory kit is suitable for testing of only bacteriologi

Product Description

An Advanced Microbiological Water Quality Laboratory kit is suitable for testing of only bacteriological parameters. Ideal choice for professionals testing drinking water for more detailed biological analysis.


  • Microbiological water analysis in-the-field or in the laboratory
  • WHO compliant microbiological water testing


  • Complete indicator organism analysis – determine both Faecal / Thermotolerant and Total Coliforms simultaneously or use a variety of Nutridiscs
  • Convenient kit format – all required items are laid out for ergonomic use and aseptic procedures
  • Electronic reporting – download incubator data and add colony counts for a complete microbiological report
Potalab®+ Incubator
Test protocols 37°C , 44°C, up to 6 user defined profiles from 20°C to 50 °C, user selectable time periods for all temperatures, automatic resuscitation period inclusion
Temperature stability ±  0.1°C
Temperature control laser-trimmed thermistor pair with automatic temperature validation. Optional Peltier cooled version
User interface on-screen and audible prompts available in English, French, Spanish and Chinese
Data log last five incubation cycles performance report
Connectivity micro-USB connection to Windows® and android devices for data download and audible prompt upload via dedicated App
Size (W x L x H) 110 x 123 x 145 mm (each)
Weight 690 g (each)
Power supply replaceable sealed lead acid battery with mains, vehicle and external charging options
Power consumption high thermal efficiency heating system, 5 full cycles from a fully charged battery
Potalab® + Kit Specification
Microbiological capacity dual Potalab® incubators with consumables for 200 tests for Thermotolerant/Faecal Coliforms or Total Coliforms. Optional Nutridisk capability for additional parameters including Faecal Streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Salmonella and E. coli
Physico-Chemical parameters includes Ammonia, Arsenic, Free Chlorine, Total Chlorine, Nitrate, Nitrite, Turbidity, pH, Conductivity. Additional parameters available.
Size (W x L x H) Two x heavy duty field cases, each 555 x 428 x 211mm
Weight 12 kg + 13 kg


Case 1: Microbiological

  • Dual incubators including petri dish racks, lead acid battery, mains charger with international adaptors, vehicle socket battery power lead and crocodile clip power leads
  • membrane filtration assembly, bronze disc, pistol grip vacuum pump with no-kink silicone tubing
  • 5 media measuring devices (MMDs)
  • 38.1 g membrane lauryl sulphate broth
  • 5 Pasteur pipettes
  • hand lens
  • forceps
  • 40 x aluminium re-usable petri dishes
  • 200 sterilised and sealed membrane filters
  • 200 absorbent pads
  • absorbent pad dispenser
  • steel sampling cup
  • sampling cable
  • 250 ml polypropylene beaker
  • quick start prompt cards
  • microbiological instruction manual
  • sterilisible integrated work surface

Case 2: Electro-chemical

  • Photometer 7 500 and light cap
  • 6 x photometer cuvettes
  • photometer reagents for 200 tests for free and total chlorine, ammonia, fluoride, nitrite and nitrate
  • Compact Turbimeter, SDBV calibration standards, 4 x Compact Turnidimeter sample cuvettes, silicone oil, cleaning / oiling cloth
  • Arsenator Digital Arsenic Test System, unique three-stage filter assembly, conical flask, consumables for 200 tests
  • Micro 800 pH / Temperature Meter and pH calibration buffers
  • Micro 800 Conductivity / TDS Meter with conductivity calibration standard
  • cuvette brush
  • 2 dilution tubes
  • crush / stir rods
  • de-ion pack
  • instructions

Additional Information

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