Programmable  UV-Vis spectrophotometer

The  Camspec M508 is a single beam Programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer it includes a 4 line x 20 character LCD display with a 9 button keypad. Stepper motors are used for control of  wavelength and filters.  It can store up to 200 methods and results for big analytical projects.  Data output includes method number/name, wavelength, date/time, %T, Abs, concentration, unit selectable wavelength calibration and dark current measurement.

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Programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer

This Programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer incorporates a 200 - 1000nm wavelength range and 5nm bandwidth with low stray light (0.1%T at 220nm and 340nm).  Also it comes complete with a manual 4-cell changer with 2 x 10mm UV cells and 4 x 10mm glass cells.  PC Application Software is an option for concentration curves, timescan and wavelength scanning.
View the PDF below to see a selection of the many accessories that may be used with the M508.  Please enquire if your requirements are not listed.

Main Features of the Programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer

  • Stepper motors for wavelength and filters
  • Stores up to 200 methods/results
  • Concentration calibration: up to 8 standards and up to 3 replicates, linear or linear through zero
  • Selectable wavelength calibration and dark current measurement
  • 200 - 1000nm wavelength range
  • 5nm bandwidth
  • Low stray light (0.1%T at 220nm and 340nm)
  • Large sample compartment (up to 100mm pathlength cells)
  • 2 x 10mm UV cells and 4 x 10mm glass cells included
  • Large selection of accessories including a manual 4 cell changer 
  • PC Application Software option for wavelength scanning, concentration curves and timescan.

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Specification of the Camspec M508 Programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer

Display4 lines x 20 character LCD LCD
Light sourcesTungsten-Halogen and Deuterium
Monochromator1200 lines/mm grating
DetectorsSilicon Photodiode
Wavelength Range200 - 1000nm
Wavelength Accuracy± 2 nm
Wavelength Repeatability± 1 nm
Noise< 0.001A @ 500nm 0A
Zero Drift< 0.003A per hour after warm-up
Bandpass5 nm
Stray Light<0.1%T @ 220nm and 340 nm
Photometric Accuracy+/- 1% 0-2 A
Photometric Range-1 to 2.5A, 0-125%T and -9999C and +9999C
Printer InterfaceRS 232 for printer
Computer InterfaceUSB for PC control
Power Requirements110/120V, 220/230V, 50/60 Hz, 135VA
Dimensions510 x 420 x 210 packed 645 x 535 x 370
Weight14Kg packed 17Kg

User Interface

The user interface of the Camspec M508 programmable UV-Vis spectrophotometer includes Basic Mode (Abs, %T, Conc), Quantitative (concentration calibration curves), Wavelength Scanning, Kinetics (including timedrive), DNA/Protein, Multi-wavelength and Performance Validation.  In Basic Mode, the result is continuously displayed (no need to “press to read”)

PC Control

Our M508 has a USB output for the transfer of results to a PC, and another USB for PC control of the M508.  Comprehensive Camspec Application Software is available, together with small PC programs, dedicated to specialist tasks.

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