Clarus 580 GC with SoftLINK

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SoftLINK® provides a fast, economical way of instrument control and data handling of multiple Clarus™ 580 GCs from a single workstation.

A cost-effective alternative to the Integral LINK or LINK Box options for Clarus 580 GC users, SoftLINK is a software application that allows full control of up to four Clarus 580 GCs with data buffering in the computer.

SoftLINK meets the needs of budget-conscious modern laboratories in the petrochemical, chemicals, food & beverage, semi-conductor, academic institutions, and a variety of other industries utilizing gas chromatography.

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Economical Alternative

SoftLINK brings a more cost-effective, less complicated way of instrument control and data handling of multiple GCs from a single workstation.

Functional features available on SoftLINK include:

  • Instrument control of Clarus 580 GC
  • Data buffering in the computer
  • Error handling
  • Operating Status indicators

PerkinElmer continues to offer external data-buffering capabilities through the Integral LINK and LINK box options.


The SoftLINK option includes the following functional features:

  • Controls up to four Clarus 580 GCs
  • Supplied on CD-ROM
  • Runs on TotalChrom® 6.2.1 running on Windows® 2000 SP3

SoftLINK is compatible with Clarus 580 GCs running in the TotalChrom Workstation environment.

Key Benefits

  • Supports up to four Clarus 500 GCs in a single workstation
  • Lower cost
  • GCs can be connected to the computer via RS 232 or USB computer ports
  • No intermediary interface box or card is required
  • Built-in system status indicators

PerkinElmer recognizes the importance of proper training to ensure that our customers benefit fully from the capabilities of our instruments.Our Training Academy offers many training options; such as web based training, classroom or customized courses, to help you get the most out of your time in the lab.

Topics range from theory to techniques relating to specific methodology, optimization, and familiarization with instrumentation and related software. Courses are offered at various locations throughout the Americas, as well as Seer Green, England and Turku, Finland.

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