MAGIC CPC Specifications

Model MAGIC200

Particle Size Range

5 nm to ~2.5 µm diameter at factory temperature settings; tested with monodisperse sucrose aerosol


Short term operation in any orientation – insensitive to tipping, shock or vibration. Upright orientation recommended for long-term operation .

Sample Flow Rate

0.3 L/min

Pump and Flow

Internal diaphragm pump with active flow monitoring for concentration calculations

Concentration Range

0.01 to 105 particles/cm3 single particle counting with live-time coincidence correction

Averaging Time

1 to 300 seconds, user selectable


Concentration measurement precision within 10% for co-located units sampling the same aerosol

Working Fluid

Water (distilled or cleaner)
Manual water charging with a wick wetting tool

Operating Time

Continuous operation >24 hrs at inlet sample RH of 50% before needing a water recharge. Operation time can be extended with optional pre-conditioning humidifier – see accessories below.

Growth Tube Temperatures
(factory settings)

Conditioner: 10oC
Initiator: 45 oC
Moderator: variable; automatically set based on inlet dew point
Optics: 40°C
Fixed temperatures are user settable and can be varied from the factory default.
Option to run in “relative temperature” mode based on inlet conditions.


¼ inch OD stainless tube


4 x 20 VFD

Data Logging

On-board non-volatile data storage. 125,000 records; approximately 1 week of 5-sec averaged data


Serial USB and RS-232 9-pin DIN; digital pulse BNC

Output Data

Timestamp, concentration, raw counts, live time, clock time, temperature readings, input T/RH, flow


100-240 VAC / 12 VDC
16 Watts
Auto-recovers after power failure


LWH 18.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 21 cm


2.1 Kg (excludes pre-conditioning humidifier, battery or power supply)
Power supply and line cord weight adds 0.4 Kg

Environmental Operating Conditions

Ambient Temperature 10- 40 oC
Cabinet Humidity – 5 to 95% RH, non-condensing
CPC must be housed in room, enclosure or weather protected environment


One year


Power supply and cord
Wick wetting tool
Instruction manual


Factory service recommended annually


Wick replacement – recommended annually


Model PCH200
Pre-Conditioning Humidifier

Nafion® tube humidifier attaches unobtrusively to CPC inlet to increase the relative humidity RH, allowing for long term operation in dry air.
Humidifier inlet: ¼ inch OD SS tube
Humidifier dimensions: LWH 7.5 cm x 2 cm x 3 cm
Humidifier water bottle and bracket add 4.5 cm to length (depth) of CPC case
Humidifier, water bottle and bracket weight (without water): 0.2 Kg

Model Batt200
External Battery

Lithium Ion, rechargeable
Battery bracket adds 4.5 cm to width of CPC case
Bracket and battery weight: 0.5 Kg

Nafion® is a registered trademark of The Chemours Company FC, LLC

Specifications are subject to change without notice.