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Avantes is the leading innovator in the development of fibre-optic spectroscopy instruments and systems with nearly 30 years of experience developing customer-defined spectrometer configurations.

With a long history of consulting with clients across diverse industries and applications, Avantes is an experienced partner, equipped to guide customers who want a solution tailored to their application and research needs. By building best-in-class spectrometers and providing second-to-none customer service, Avantes offers customers the peace of mind that the Avantes solutions they purchase will meet, and exceed, their expectations.

Curious how spectroscopy can help you reveal answers by measuring all kind of materials, in-line, at your production facility, in a lab or even in the field? Browse through our products or contact us for advice and guidance. We are happy to help you!

The AvaSpec-Mini-NIR is a compact device and only the size of a deck of cards. This spectrometer is USB powered, which makes it easy to integrate into other devices and handheld applications. It’s a suitable instrument for various applications like food analysis and recycling. Since the AvaSpec-Mini-NIR has no moving parts, it is very robust and can be used in virtually any environment. The AvaSpec-Mini-NIR works seamlessly with our AvaSoft software and the Windows and Linux libraries we have available.


Compact, versatile NIR spectrometer
Easy to integrate into other devices

USB powered
256 pixels

Specifications (see datasheet for total):

Wavelength range:900-1750 nm
Stray light:1%
Dynamic range HS/LN:4750:1 / 7500:1
Integration time HS/LN:10 μs – 300 ms / 10 μs – 5 seconds
Signal/noise HS/LN:1900:1 / 5000:1
Detector:InGaAs array, 256 pixels
Sample speed with store to RAM:0.53 ms/scan
Data transfer speed:1.2 ms/scan
Dimensions, weight:98 x 68 x 20 mm, 185 g
Temperature range:0 – 55°C

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