MOXAR Respirometry System

The Moxar Respirometry System provides everything you need to accurately measure energy metabolism by indirect calorimetry and is perfect for studies on insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and humans. The system is available for single and multi-channel applications.

  • S-3A/I Oxygen Analyzer
  • CD-3A Carbon Dioxide Analyzer
  • Mass Flowmeter Measurement System
  • Sample Pump and Flow Controller
  • Windows Software and Interface Package
  • 2 Channels for external analog instruments (0 – 10 Volts DC)
  • Efficient Nafion-based desiccant box with molecular sieve & silica gel indicator
  • Real time continuous Temperature, Humidity & Pressure Monitoring
  • Laptop Computer or Desktop Computer with Monitor
  • Color Ink Jet Printer
  • System setup, calibration, and training
  • MOXAR Software and Interface Box available for users with their own AEI analyzers
  • Alcohol Burn Validation Kit Available
  • Extended Warranties Available
  • Multi Channel Chamber Capability
  • Calibration Gases: Two tanks with regulators of primary laboratory standard gases

Specifications for the S-3A/I Oxygen Analyzer

  • Speed of Response: to 90% of final value in less than 100 milliseconds for a step change in O2 concentration
  • Accuracy: ± 0.01% O2
  • Repeatability: ± 0.01% O2
  • Sensitivity: ± 0.001% O2
  • Resolution: Digital Display ± 0.01 % O2
  • Operating Range: 0 – 100% O2
  • Analog Output: 0 to 10 Volts buffered for 0 – 100% O2
  • Ambient Temperature: 0 – 40°C
  • Sample Flow Rate: 10 – 500 ml/min, 50 – 200 ml/min recommended for most applications
  • Voltage: 120 VAC or 240 VAC

Specifications for the CD-3A Carbon Dioxide Analyzer

  • Speed of Response: to 90% of final value in less than 25 milliseconds for a step change in CO2 concentration
  • Accuracy: ± 0.02% CO2 0 – 7% CO2 range; 1% of the reading >7 – 15% CO2 range
  • Repeatability: ± 0.01% CO2
  • Sensitivity: ± 0.001% CO2
  • Resolution: Digital Display ± 0.01% of CO2
  • Operating Range: 0 – 15% CO2
  • Analog Output: 0 to 7.5 Volts buffered for 0 – 15% CO2
  • Ambient Temperature: 0 – 40°C
  • Sample Flow Rate: 10 – 500 ml/min
  • Display: Continuous display of CO2 concentration or End Tidal CO2 for each breath
  • Voltage: 120 VAC or 240 VAC

Specifications for the Mass Flowmeter Flow Measurement 

  • Flow Range: 0 to 20 liters/minute
  • Flow Accuracy:  ± 2.0% of reading

Specifications for the Calibration Gases

  • E Size Cylinder, Primary Standard, 4% CO2 , 16% O2 ,Bal. N2; accuracy: ± 0.02% CO2 absolute, ± 0.02% O2 absolute
  • E Size Cylinder, Primary Standard, 0.03% CO2 , 21% O2 , Bal. N2; accuracy: ± 10% of CO2 component, ± 0.02% O2 absolute