Bioreactor controllers use manufacturer-specific electrical connectors for pH and dissolved oxygen. Hamilton offers a variety of adapter cables to connect sensors directly to the controller. The bioreactor cable guide is a filterable reference table for many well-known brands of bioreactors on the market.
Not familiar with the types of electrical connectors used by bioreactors or sensors? Consult the Resource Articles and FAQs at the bottom of the page for more information.
Don't see your particular bioreactor listed? Consult Hamilton Technical for more options.
What is the -XX designation at the end of the cable part number?Powered cables have a -XX designation which defines the plug type for different regions of the world. 01 for the European Union, 02 for Switzerland, 03 for the United States, 04 for the United Kingdom, 05 for Australia / New Zealand.
Where can I find documentation and certificates for my sensors?Paper copies sensor information such as manuals, declarations of quality, and material certificates ship with the product. Hamilton also has several website resources to find related information. Click on the FAQ to learn more.
What is the Arc USB Power Cable?The Arc USB Power Cable allows direct connection of Arc sensors to a PC or laptop running ArcAir Software. The cable comes with two sensor connectors - VP for direct connection to the sensor and M12 8-pole for connection to sensors with Wi 2G BT Wireless Adapters. The Arc USB Power Cable is not compatible with VisiFerm mA, VisiTrace mA, and VisiPro sensors.
Connecting Arc pH / ORP Sensors to the BioreactorThere are several methods for connecting Arc pH and ORP sensors to the bioreactor. This article explores your options.
What type of electrical connector does my sensor have?There are multiple styles of electrical connectors used with sensors. See each style of connector and learn where they are used to decide which one fits your needs.
Powered vs. non-powered cablesSome sensors require standard cables while other sensors require power. Which cable should you use? This quick guide helps better answer these questions.
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