A newly developed low cost easy to use HPLC range, the Merit systems, expands Cecil Instruments comprehensive Adept HPLC range. The Merit range is designed to provide a completely new level of ease of use, dramatically reducing the time for software familiarization. The low cost systems are designed to be the easiest of HPLC systems to operate, at the same time offering performance of the highest specification. The fully PC controlled isocratic and binary systems with the new Merit software provide automatic integration of chromatograph peaks without operator intervention. The Merit systems are excellent for use in screening, quality checks, method development, teaching and use by novices.