Agilent 5973N G2579A GC Mass Selective Detector

5973N G2579A GC/MSD from Agilent

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12 month On-Site Warranty (UK)


£ 19,995

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This Agilent 5973N EI MSD system has been completely re-conditioned and fully configured at our lab here in Kent, and comes with a 12 month warranty and UK installation as standard.
Comes complete with a virtually new 7890A gas chromatograph.
Note:The 5973 cover shows a Hewlett Packard logo. The instrument is actually a full Agilent 5973N model.

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System Details

Download Calibration Data for Agilent 5973 GC-MSDDownload GC-MSD Tuning & Calibration Data:

Please take a look at the images above which include tune data - for full chromatograms and fragmentation data (tetradecane, pentadecane and hexadecane) download the pdf file.

Complete with an Agilent 7890A GC with split splitless back injector, Agilent G4513A 7890 autosampler tower and EI source installed.

MSD Specifications

Operating modes

Mass range
1.6-800 amu in 0.1 amu steps; any subset of this range may be selected by the user.

Scan speed
Instrument provides scan rates up to 5,200 amu/second with 0.1 amu scan step size, with eight sampling rates. (Typical analyses require one scan/second, which is approximately 800 amu/second.)

Dynamic range
Total ADC (analog/digital converter) dynamic range is 106. Linear calibration curves for individual compounds will vary depending on sample, target analyte, experimental conditions, and chromatographic performance.

SIM (single ion monitoring) capability
Up to 50 groups of masses, with 30 masses per group, may be switched automatically within an analysis by time-programming during acquisition.

Ionization current
Filament emission current is user-selectable over the range 0-315 μA in all modes of operation. Some combinations of low ionization energy and high emission current are not allowed to avoid damage to the instrument.

Ion source temperature
Temperature of the independently heated ion source can
be controlled up to 250°C (EI).

Quadrupole temperature
Temperature of the independently heated quadrupole can be controlled up to 200°C.

Interface temperature
Temperature of the interface (an auxiliary zone of the GC) can be controlled up to 350°C.

High Vacuum Pump Specification
Performance Turbo, Optimal Gas Flow Rate for GC/MS: 4 mL/min

Environmental conditions Temperature
Operating environment: 15 to 35°C at constant temperature (constant temperature: ±2°C per hour)
Non-operating storage temperature: -20 to 70°C

Operating: 25% to 50% RH
Non-operating: 10% to 95% RH, (non-condensing)

System Includes:

  • Agilent G2579A 5973N GC-MSD
  • Agilent G3440A 7890A Gas Chromatograph
  • Agilent G4513A Autosampler and Tray
  • SmartCard 3 offering SIM Scan
  • Independently heated electron-ionization ion source
  • Independently heated hyperbolic quadrupole mass filter
  • High-energy dynode (HED) electron multiplier detector
  • Independently heated GC/MSD interface
  • GC control panel for local monitoring / operation
  • Network ready
  • New HP PC, TFT & ChemStation featuring full control and data acquisition
  • New Samsung printer
  • Edwards 1.5 Roughing pump
  • 230V Operating voltage
  • UK Installation (please enquire outside of mainland UK)
  • 12 month on-site warranty

Optional Extras:

  • Agilent 59864B Ionization Gauge Controller
  • Pressure Regulator (for helium feed)
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Servicing & Maintenance

As a continually expanding company Jaytee have a great deal to offer, from service agreements to total instrument portfolio management. Since each client has different requirements, we are able to provide tailored service agreements, whether it be on the instruments you purchase from us, or your own equipment.


Jaytee has developed its calibration policy in line with the marketplace and offers a wide range of calibration services. Our clients often require instrument PQ/validation, so we offer a unique approach to this, providing our own calibration package that is specific to your needs.

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Contact Information

Jaytee Biosciences Ltd,
Altira Business Park,
Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 6GZ.

Phone: +44 (0) 1227 265333

Email: Mailto sales jaytee

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Your MS options are far reaching, so why use Jaytee Biosciences? Unlike other providers of used MS equipment, we have the ability to completely:

This is because we employ both skilled engineers and experienced scientists, which allows us to provide a value added solution.

When we acquire an MS system, we are not simply re-listing for sale with a mark-up. We service,test and run the system, producing chromatographic and mass spectral data before we advertise. When our clients ask us whether a particular system is suitable for their application, we provide detailed information, and offer a pre-visit service whereby you send us your sample, which we run and prove for your benefit. Why? Because we can, and because it helps you make the right choices.

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Finally, this is at no added cost, since our pricing policy is flexible, and therefore competitive - a win/win!

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