PCA 400 Combustion & Emissions Analyzer

Hand-held, 4-gas Combustion & Emissions Analyzer for CO, O2, NO, NO2, & SO2

Bacharach’s PCA 400 combustion & emissions analyzer offers everything technicians need to commission, tune, maintain and certify any boiler.

  • Versatile analyzer for many commercial and industrial applications with up to 4 gas sensors (O2, CO, NO, NO2 and SO2)
  • Optional active sample conditioner provides superior accuracy for low NOx and SOx applications
  • Real-time PC software allows technicians to view and save live data for easy compliance reporting
  • Combustion App allows users to remotely operate the analyzer and create custom reports with comments which can be sent via email (available for Android & iOS)
  • Long life O2 sensor with 5 year warranty reduces maintenance costs and downtime
  • Automatic dilution mode and sensor protection helps technicians protect the analyzer in harsh environments, extending sensor life
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Description

Bacharach’s PCA® 400 combustion & emissions analyzer offers everything you and your technicians need to commission, tune, maintain and certify any boiler. It is perfect for spot-checking and tuning your engines with the high-range CO sensor and available sample conditioner. Whether it’s boiler combustion or emissions testing of your natural gas, stationary genset or mobile fleet vehicles, monitoring your emissions is fast, easy and accurate.


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Sensors: Up to 4
Measuring Range: 0 to 20.9%, 0 to 10,000 ppm, 0 to 40,000 ppm, 0 to 3,000 ppm, 0 to 500 ppm, 0 to 5,000 ppm
Stack Temperature: -4 to 2192°F (-20 to 1200°C)
Draft / Differential Pressure: ± 72 inH2O (± 179 mB)
User Interface: Color touch panel LCD
Display Size: 4.3 in. (10.9 cm)
Power: Rechargable Li-Ion battery pack, 4 × Alkaline Batteries, Wall Adapter (5V USB)
Run Time: 12 to 14 Hours (Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery Pack)
Warm-Up Time: 60 seconds
Digital Communications: USB 2.0 (micro-B), IrDA, Bluetooth®
Ambient Temperature: 32 to 113°F (0 to 45°C)
Humidity: 15 to 90% RH (non-condensing)
Altitude: 1 ATM ± 10%
Product Dimensions (L×W×H): 10" × 3.8" × 2.5" (25.4 × 9.7 × 6.4 cm)
Product Weight: 1.5 lb. (0.68 kg) w/ Li-Ion battery pack
Fuel Equations: Natural gas, coal, oil 2/4/6, propane, wood/biofuel, kerosene, bagasse, digester gas, B5, pellets, KOKS, LEG, LPG, butane, wood chips
Sample Flow Rate: 0.6 to 0.7 L/min (standard), 1.0 L/min (high flow mode)
Approvals: CE, EN 50379-1, EN 50379-2
Internal Memory: 500 Records
Warranty: Instrument: 2 Years, O2 Sensor: 5 Years
Printer: IrDA + Bluetooth Printer (Optional)
Country of Origin: United States

Firmware / Software

PCA 400 Firmware V1.17.4594

Latest firmware update for the PCA 400 combustion and emissions analyzer. To perform a firmware update, connect your analyzer to your PC via the USB port and power on the instrument, open the PCA Reporting Software, click “Update Instrument” on the right side of the window, and then select this .pkg file.

PCA Reporting Software

PC reporting software for the PCA 400.

Combustion App – (iOS)

Combustion App – (Android)

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Common Configurations

Description Part Number
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. standard tubing and standard case 2410-1110
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. standard tubing and standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2410-1112
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. standard tubing and standard case 2411-1110
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. standard tubing and standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2411-1112
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, NO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing and standard case 2412-1310
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, NO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing, standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2412-1312
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, SO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing and standard case 2413-1310
PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, NO, SO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing, standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2413-1312
 PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, SO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing and standard case 2414-1310
 PCA 400 w/ O2, COHIGH, 7.5 ft. standard tubing and standard case 2420-1110
 PCA 400 w/ O2, CO, SO2, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. Viton™ tubing, standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2414-1312
 PCA 400 w/ O2, COHIGH, 12 in. probe with 7.5 ft. standard tubing, standard case and Bluetooth® printer 2420-1112

Generate Custom Reports with the Combustion App

Bacharach’s Combustion app, the companion app to Bacharach combustion analyzers, provides technicians the ability to generate and send customizable combustion reports from their smartphone / tablet.

Features of the Combustion App:

  • QR Code Scanner (Intech & Insight Plus only): Scan a QR code generated on the analyzer display screen for immediate creation and transmission of combustion reports
  • Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity (PCA 400 only): View real-time combustion data from your device, simultaneously save data to the mobile app and to the analyzer memory, and remotely start / stop the analyzer sampling pump
  • Set up customer profiles with facility and equipment information
  • Save and view records of test data
  • Generate reports in PDF, CSV, or XML format using saved records
  • Send or share a report file as an email attachment or to a cloud storage service
  • Include up to 10 data records in a single report
  • Insert comments for each data record in a report

Description Part Number
North American sample conditioner kit. Includes sample conditioner, replacement filters (3 pk.) and North American outlet power supply. 0024-8558
Bluetooth® + IrDA Printer Kit 0024-1680
IrDA Printer Kit 0024-1400
Printer Paper (5 rolls) 0024-1310
True Spot® Smoke Kit 0021-7006
Thermocouple (10 ft., for combustion air temperature) 0104-1797
Thermocouple (1 in., for ambient air temperature) 0104-1798
Calibration Kit (includes on-demand regulator, fittings and tubing) 0024-7059
Small Pressure Plug Kit 0024-1747
Differential Pressure and Temperature Kit 0024-8242
Differential Temperature Kit 0024-8258
Differential Pressure Kit 0024-8259
High temperature particulate filter 0024-3150

Calibration Gas

Description Part Number
500 ppm CO in air 0024-0492
1,000 / 1,000 ppm CO/H2 in N2 0024-0794
100 ppm NO in N2 0024-1697
100 ppm NO2 in N2 0024-1157
100 ppm SO2 in N2 0024-1158
Small Pressure Plug Kit 0024-1747
Differential Pressure and Temperature Kit 0024-8242
Differential Temperature Kit 0024-8258
Differential Pressure Kit 0024-8259
High temperature particulate filter 0024-3150

Probe and Hose Assemblies

Description Part Number
Probe handle assembly with 12 in. probe tube 0024-3231
Probe handle assembly with 24 in. probe tube 0024-3232
Probe handle assembly with 36 in. probe tube 0024-3233
Hose assembly, standard tubing, 7.5 ft. 0024-3234
Extended hose assembly, standard tubing, 15 ft. 0024-3235
Hose assembly, Viton™, 7.5 ft. 0024-3236
Extended hose assembly, Viton™, 15 ft. 0024-3237

Replacement Sensors

Description Part Number
CO sensor (0 – 10,000 ppm) uncalibrated 0024-1660
CO sensor (0 – 10,000 ppm) pre-calibrated 0024-1687
Sensor Exchange Program (3 years, 1 Sensor every 9 months)
CO sensor (0 – 10,000 ppm)
0024-3080
CO High sensor (0 – 40,000 ppm) uncalibrated 0024-0997
CO High sensor (0 – 40,000 ppm) pre-calibrated 0024-1542
Sensor Exchange Program (3 years, 1 Sensor every 9 months)
CO High sensor (0 – 40,000 ppm)
0024-3062
NO sensor (0 – 3,000 ppm) uncalibrated 0024-0881
NO sensor (0 – 3,000 ppm) pre-ncalibrated 0024-1691
Sensor Exchange Program (3 years, 1 Sensor every 9 months)
NO sensor (0 – 3,000 ppm)
0024-3084
NO2 sensor (0 – 500 ppm) uncalibrated 0024-1027
NO2 sensor (0 – 500 ppm) pre-calibrated 0024-1544
Sensor Exchange Program (3 years, 1 Sensor every 9 months)
NO2 sensor (0 – 500 ppm)
0024-3064
SO2 sensor (0 – 5,000 ppm) uncalibrated 0024-0998
SO2 sensor (0 – 5,000 ppm) pre-calibrated 0024-1543
SO2 sensor (0 – 5,000 ppm) 0024-3065
O2 sensor (5 to 7 Years) (0 – 20.9%) uncalibrated 0024-1652