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Suzanne Herold suzannea at u.washington.edu
Fri Mar 10 17:20:00 EST 1995

The new LiCor is an open system, but whether it is right for you depends 
upon what work you plan to do.

It is very expensive -- $25K
It is HUGE and BULKY -- over 20lbs of square box with the same clunky 
LiCor handle.
All the important equipment is in the cuvette -- one good knock and it's 
AND they have no plans to make a conifer chamber (only an issue for a 
select number of us users -- obviously there aren't enough of us out 

I recently looked into buying a ps machine.
I polled many users of different systems before deciding.
If you or anyone you know may benefit from my findings, e-mail me -- I'm 
willing to share.

Suzanne Herold
College of Forest Resources
University of WA

"Hot fudge fills deep needs."  ---  Susan Isaacs

On Sun, 5 Mar 1995, Mark A. Hunt wrote:

> Doesn't the new Li-Cor 6400 use an open system? I was very impressed by a demo 
> at a conference recently. Cheers.

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