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Dissolution tester is User-friendly, & complies with current BP, IP & EP & ASTM specifications.

Tablet Dissolution Tester DS 14000 (Basic)

The Labindia tablet dissolution tester DS14000 delivers proven quality with a budget in mind for simple dissolution testing. Labindia Tablet Dissolution Tester DS 14000 is designed to support USP, BP, IP ,JP specifications. The 12+2 (6+1 & 6+1) vessel configuration enables comparative studies.

This Dissolution Tester is compliant with current USP, BP, IP, EP regulations and ASTM regulation of the US FDA. The unique external water bath circulator and heater reduces the influence of vibrations and gives a constant temperature in the dissolution vessel. Parallel port for Printer and PC compatibility for data downloading.

All these and many more features gives the dissolution tester DS 14000 a perfect entry level system.

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Standard Features of Dissolution Tester DS 14000 (Basic)
  • Advanced, Micro-Controller based: User-friendly, complies with current USP, BP, IP & EP specifications.
  • Splash waterproof keyboard: Alphanumeric polyester soft keys for keyboard.
  • Moulded water bath with 12+2 (6+1 & 6+1) vessel configuration enables  comparative studies.
  • External vibration free Water Circulator: for uniform water circulation,  with audible,  low water level alarm, with indication on display  for safety.
  • Mono shaft design with automatic adjustment for 25 mm depth setting with easy changeover between Apparatus I & II eliminates routine height validation as per USP.
  • Paddles, Baskets and Vessels are laser  mark with serial numbers for  traceability.
  • Tablet dispenser - drops 12 dosage form at single instant.(Optional)
  • Low Evaporation Lids: The conical shape low evaporation recovery lids  reduces media loss during long run.
  • Integrated pre-centered lids; no manual removal or positioning of lids.  This ensures automatic vessel centering and precise positioning of  paddle/basket with shaft without any special tool as per pharmacopeia  requirements.
  • State-of-the-art design: Easy placement and locking of vessels, the Ease-align system allows the vessels to simply slide into the place (Bionet Locking). Once placed, vessels do not float even when empty.
  • Facility to monitor Vessel temp., with DTS Technology (Digital Temperature Sensor)
  • GLP Compliance:
  • Alphanumeric entries of Sample Name, Sample Number and Identification Number for authentication.
  • Built-in Real Time Clock (RTC) for date and time on display and on printout.
  • Daily Auto Incremented Run Number and factory entered CUSTOMER NAME with Instrument Serial Number on report printouts make the system foolproof.
  • Non-Volatile memory storage of 15 methods with parameters.
  • Protects Editing, Avoids invalid entries:
  • Two tier password protection - Admin and User
  • Ease in operation:
  • Dissolution RUN can be started with last run parameters.
  • Facility to view Set Parameters during RUN.
  • Auto Start facility to continue the dissolution analysis in case of short power interruption (especially useful for long duration analysis of sustained  release tablets).
  • Reports can be obtained even after Resetting  / Power off / Power failure  conditions.
  • Error indication helps user to trace the problem.
  • Alarms and Indications:
  • Audible indication for ready state of instrument.
  • Wake-up Alarm:
  • This unique feature automatically turns the bath heater ON at a predetermined time.
Regulatory Compliance
  • DS 14000 (Basic) meets all requirements relating to validation, qualification and calibration.
  • Appropriate qualification documents (I.Q. / O.Q.) can be supplied with the instrument.
Additional Features (OPTIONAL)
  • 12 bowls temperature monitoring system automatically measures and records the temperature of individual vessel at specified sample points.
  •  Built-in Validation software for RPM & Temperature.
  • Recovery Test facility to study 100% Drug Dissolution.
Typical Specification



Micro controller based (Advanced version of microprocessor).


40 x 2 line back lighted liquid crystal display (LCD)


Alphanumeric splash waterproof polyester soft keys.

Method Storage

15 programs with parameters.

Data Storage

Available with Non-Volatile memory.

Water Bath

29 litres capacity with built-in water level sensor / Front located drain tap for easy cleaning the water bath.

Bath Circulation

External vibration free water circulator

Temperature Range

20°C to 55°C

Temperature Resolution


Temperature Accuracy

up to 45°C ±0.1°C & >45°C up to 55°C ±0.2°C

Temperature Sensor

DTS - Digital Temperature Sensor

Evaporation Loss

1% (at 50 RPM / 37˚C / 1000mL / 24hrs)

Paddle/Basket Shaft Speed Range

20 to 350 RPM

RPM Speed Accuracy

20 to 300 RPM ±0.5 RPM & Above 300 RPM ± 0.8 RPM

Dissolution Vessel

option for Polycarbonate / Glass Vessels (clear, amber, peak vessels, 250, 150 & 100 ml. dissolution vessels available)

Sampling Time Selectivity

Fixed/Programmable (varying intervals)

Time Interval Selectivity

In steps of 1 minute

Maximum Number of Intervals


Dissolution Process Time

1 min. to 720 hours

6 Channel Temperature Reader

Optional - with Temperature Reader


Report Format

a) GLP & Pharmacopeia compliant

b) Program parameter report



a) Printer: Compatible for deskjet, inject and dot matrix printer

b) RS232C: For PC Connectivity

c) 21 CFR Part 11 compliance software available (Optional)


110 / 220 V AC - 50 Hz / 60 Hz



Environmental Operating Conditions

a) Operation: Indoor

b) Temperature: Ambient to 45ºC.

c) Humidity: 5 to 90% non-condensing.


115 x 60 x 70.5 cms (W x D x H)


120 kgs. approx.



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