7890A GC System

Adding an exciting new chapter to a 40-year history of GC leadership, Agilents 7890A GC gives you everything you need to take your lab to the next level of GC and GC/MS performance, including advanced separation capabilities, powerful new productivity enhancements and real-time self-monitoring instrument intelligence.

Faster oven cool-down and backflushing let you get more done in less time, at a lower cost per sample. 5th-generation Electronic Pneumatics Control (EPC) and digital electronics set a new benchmark for pressure setpoint and retention time locking precision (0.001 psi) and help make the 7890A our most dependable GC ever.

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Average Rating: 4.1

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Rating: 2.3
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  • Review date:03 Jul 2013

  • Application Area:Volatile Organic Compounds

  • 7890A GC System

"Overall, the separation of 18 aldehydes in human serum is excellent with the 7890. We have had trouble with early eluting compounds shifting retention times up to a minute and have not been able to resolve this issue. I would have like to known this problem existed before purchasing this instrument."
Rating: 3.7
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4 out of 5
  • Review date:26 Jun 2013

  • Application Area:BIOCHEMISTRY

  • 7890A GC System

"It’s a very good product and easy to use, reliable and easy to handle. The maintenance is easy and I would recommend it to a colleague."
Rating: 5.0
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5 out of 5
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Value for money
5 out of 5
  • Review date:03 Jun 2013

  • Application Area:contaminants in food

  • 7890A GC System

"Very good. Easy to use, robust. Used for different applications - pesticides, environmental contaminants in food samples."
Rating: 4.3
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5 out of 5
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4 out of 5
  • Review date:28 May 2013

  • Application Area:VOCs

  • 7890A GC System

"For the most part I am satisfied with our system however we were having trouble getting the systems (on Windows 7) to connect to the network and GC (more than one NIC card). We were told they didn't support dual NIC card use but found that after some trial and error we were able to get the systems running successfully with two NIC cards. It took a while and we received very little support from Agilent, which was frustrating."
Rating: 4.0
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4 out of 5
  • Review date:28 May 2013

  • Application Area:Analytical silica

  • 7890A GC System

"Great company and easy to use equipment. I LOVE the new capabilities with this new system. We have two and they are so versatile with different software and autosamplers."
Rating: 4.0
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4 out of 5
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4 out of 5
  • Review date:28 May 2013

  • Application Area:teaching lab/undergrad research

  • 7890A GC System

"It's easy to operate for students to carry out different research projects. Our old system was messed up and we bought this one. Instruments for teaching lab usually require more attention because students may not follow GLP. The GC system is easy to clean, baking the column only takes place once every two or three weeks and it works fine."
Rating: 5.0
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Value for money
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  • Review date:28 May 2013

  • Application Area:petroleum product

  • 7890A GC System

"We have 3 of these Agilent 7890 GC systems. Easy to use and I am very happy with the service I have received. The technicians and engineers are very friendly."
Rating: 3.7
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  • Review date:23 May 2013

  • Application Area:Volatile Organic Compounds

  • 7890A GC System

"This is an undergraduate friendly system. Column changing and method development is simple and straight forward. The auto sampler is very helpful in getting accurate measurements. I would recommend this to any of my colleagues to use because of the simplicity and the amount of data collected in a short amount of time."
Rating: 4.7
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Value for money
5 out of 5
  • Review date:22 May 2013

  • Application Area:wine volatiles

  • 7890A GC System

"I love this instrument! I would greatly recommend this product to my colleagues because of the ease of use and the incredible help that Agilent provides. All staff are knowledgeable and helpful. The best thing to know is that an autosampler is a must, but manual injection works well too. It works for all types of sampling and great for SPME application."
Rating: 4.7
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Value for money
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  • Review date:22 May 2013

  • Application Area:air analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"Excellent instrument, paired with a Markes thermal desportion system, provides very low level detections of VOCs and semi-VOCs"
Rating: 4.7
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Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:20 May 2013

  • Application Area:Hydrocarbon Analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"Easy to use and operate, software is straightforward and not confusing. Analysis time is quick with good results, 10-15 minutes for lighter hydrocarbons and a little under an hour for heavier hydrocarbons like tetradecane and such. Issues like peak tailing and resolution are all easily corrected in the operating parameters with no inherent machine issues. The machine is a little pricy, but will yield good results."
Rating: 4.7
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  • Review date:15 May 2013

  • Application Area:Drug Chemistry

  • 7890A GC System

"The instrument is extremely easy to use. I have equipped it with a mass spectrometer, a flame ionization detector, and a nitrogen phosphorous detector, so it is extremely versatile. The installation of these devices was simple as well. The information packet provided a step by step guide on maintenance but the instrument performs well enough that little maintenance is required."
Rating: 5.0
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5 out of 5
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Value for money
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  • Review date:15 May 2013

  • Application Area:EPA Method 625

  • 7890A GC System

"Easy to use and robust GC system. Lab repairs are simple enough to do in house, saving time and money. Great all around system!"
Rating: 4.3
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  • Review date:20 Mar 2013

  • Application Area:Enviro analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"We were perfectly satisfied by its performance until recently we ran into some trouble trying to use the solvent vent mode of PTV inlet. Its reproducibility seems to be poor. Firmware that drives the injection tower is not able to maintain the demanded delays precisely as they are set in the method and even though Agilent is aware of this trouble, according to local distributor they were unable to fix it yet. This is the only setback we have found so far."
Rating: 4.3
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Value for money
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  • Review date:18 Mar 2013

  • Application Area:Petroleum testing

  • 7890A GC System

"This equipment was required to detect aromatics in gasoline by ASTM D7649.The Agilent 7890 is easy to use. The GC MS is working fine."
Rating: 5.0
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  • Review date:21 May 2012

  • 7890A GC System

"Excellent tool to analyze low levels of volatile analytes. Good value for the busy lab. I feel it is the right price for the performance. Easy to use for both complex and problem solving and standard tests."
Rating: 3.0
Ease of use
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Value for money
3 out of 5
  • Review date:21 May 2012

  • Application Area:Petroleum

  • 7890A GC System

"Used for gasoline, diesel analysis and total sulphur analysis. Fast analysis of aromatics in gasoline."
Rating: 3.3
Ease of use
3 out of 5
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Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:16 May 2012

  • Application Area:Refinery gas analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"We were looking for a complete plug and play system and we have found that this instrument is fit for that purpose."
Rating: 5.0
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Value for money
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  • Review date:25 Apr 2012

  • Application Area:Gas Analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"We haven't experienced a single failure from over 200 machines. They have worked 24/7 for over 5 years and can easily be operated remotely."
Rating: 5.0
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  • Review date:20 Apr 2012

  • Application Area:Forensic Chemistry & Analytical

  • 7890A GC System

"Service has been handled quickly and efficiently. The instrument is easy to use but the software buttons (to run GC-MS) are not self-explanatory and take some time to get used to. The injection liner is easy to change and works easily in both automated and manual injection ports."
Rating: 4.6
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  • Review date:26 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Environmental analysis and geochemistry

  • 7890A GC System

"A fine GC system with excellent performance. The technical service is good. It's a good investment for laboratories dedicated to organic geochemistry."
Rating: 4.3
Ease of use
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Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:26 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Education

  • 7890A GC System

"Very rugged instrument. Software could be more user friendly- it takers a while to learn. In my opinion this system is a little too pricey."
Rating: 4.0
Ease of use
4 out of 5
After sales service
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Value for money
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  • Review date:26 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Volatile organic compounds

  • 7890A GC System

"Excellent performance, results are accurate and reliable. Low repair requirement in 2 years since purchase. Technical experts respond to email inquiries promptly (less than two days)."
Rating: 5.0
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  • Review date:23 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Chemical warfare analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"Easy to use and provides reproducible results. Very few mechanical failures resulting in long term use. Very flexible during method development. Allows for use of multiple valves and can switch for different methods."
Rating: 4.3
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5 out of 5
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Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:23 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Water methods

  • 7890A GC System

"This system helps us to analyze 60 to 70 compounds in a sample. It is easy to maintain and software, Chemstation, is user friendly."
Rating: 4.6
Ease of use
4 out of 5
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Value for money
5 out of 5
  • Review date:23 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Hydrocarbon Analysis

  • 7890A GC System

"It's great for showing the percentage composition of C5-C60. Sometimes the peaks are off a little bit but it's easy to reprocess them."
Rating: 4.0
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Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:21 Mar 2012

  • Application Area:Headspace analysis, monomers, additives

  • 7890A GC System

"Very reliable, excellent reproducibility. Easy to use but the software could be better. Low maintenance. I have actually just purchased another."
Rating: 2.0
Ease of use
2 out of 5
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2 out of 5
  • Review date:01 Jul 2011

  • 7890A GC System

"Unstable software, very often system shutdown during sequences. Not state of the art, very inconvenient to handle especially with large data and sim scan traces."
Rating: 4.0
Ease of use
3 out of 5
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5 out of 5
Value for money
4 out of 5
  • Review date:22 Jul 2009

  • 7890A GC System

"I have had excellent after sales service. I would like to see some additional software improvements such as the ability to add to a series of samples rather than having to wait until the previous batch is completed. Also, without the LEAP robotics, the sample injection would be difficult but, then again, I'm a clutz! : )"

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Adding an exciting new chapter to a 40-year history of GC leadership, Agilents 7890A GC gives you everything you need to take your lab to the next level of GC and GC/MS performance, including advanced separation capabilities, powerful new productivity enhancements and real-time self-monitoring instrument intelligence.

Faster oven cool-down and backflushing let you get more done in less time, at a lower cost per sample. 5th-generation Electronic Pneumatics Control (EPC) and digital electronics set a new benchmark for pressure setpoint and retention time locking precision (0.001 psi) and help make the 7890A our most dependable GC ever.

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7890A GC System

by Agilent Technologies

4.1/5.0 (59 reviews)
Ease of use
4 out of 5
After sales service
4 out of 5
Value for money
4 out of 5






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