DRX 500


This narrow bore 11.7 tesla instrument is equipped with three channels, and a 5 mm probe with 2H/1H/BB channels. 

  • 11.7 tesla/500MHz, narrow bore
  • Pulse field gradient probe, capable of tuning to nuclei from 15N - 19F
  • Due to manual tuning, probe is typically tuned to 13C. Please contact us for other nuclei or request training on an autotuning instrument.
  • Used for routine 1H/13C characterization experiments and organic chemistry majors lab.

The DRX-500 console was acquired in 1998 for the 1989 Oxford magnet. It was moved from BBMB to Gilman Hall in May 2014, and re-energized in November 2014. 

The instrument is located in 1708 Gilman Hall.  Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Sarah Cady or Dr. Shu Xu. Phone 515-294-5975 (Hach office/NMR lab), 515-294-4057 (Gilman NMR lab).

Rates FY'21

This instrument is intended to be used by students and other researchers. Staff will provide training and some initial methods development assistance, and will configure the instrument and assist with special projects as required.  The hourly rates are listed below.  NOTE:  There is a minimum billable increment of twelve minutes.

User Category FY '21 Hourly Rates
(First 3 Hrs/After 3 Hrs)
Staff Assistance
ISU researchers $13.50 / $5.30 $30.00
Non-ISU academic users $20.25 / $7.95 $45.00
Non-academic users $40.50 / $15.90 $90.00


DRX-500 Resources