Algal Command Software

Powerful, intuitive, open-source.

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  • Software Features

    Algal Command software (included with PBR101 purchase) enables remote, programmable adjustment of key parameters of the culture’s environment:

    • Variable light intensity up to full sunlight (>3000 μmol photons m-2 s-1)
    • Ability to control and adjust light and temperature over diurnal cycles
    • Ability to control and measure pH
    • Mixing by magnetic stirrer or bubbling (sparging)
    • Ability to control CO2 and other gasses
    • Continuous measurement of turbidity to estimate growth rates
    • Ability to vary conditions in complex ways by user customized scripting
    • Customizable with specialized probes/configurations
  • System Requirements

    Minimum PC requirements:

    • Windows XP/Windows 7 compatible computer, OR
    • Mac OS 10.4, OR
    • Linux, minimum 2 GB memory
    • CD-ROM
    • Ethernet
    • Super VGA display with a minimum 800 X 600 resolution and 256 colors