The power of NIR in the palm of your hand!

The Flame-NIR spectrometer from Ocean Optics harnesses the power of near infrared spectroscopy in a compact, low cost instrument. The mini Flame-NIR spectrometer combines the small size of its optical bench with a high performing, uncooled InGaAs array detector for spectral response from ~900 to 1700nm.

Low cost! – Just $7500!

Spectrecology takes trade in units for the new Flame spectrometer

Modular — configurable to your application and needs within the wavelength range 1000-1650 nm

  • Compatible — works with Ocean Optics light sources, accessories and software
  • Easy to use — plug and play via the micro USB connection
  • User interchangeable slit — allows you to vary the resolution and throughput of the spectrometer on demand
  • Indicator LEDs — indicator of power and data transfer status at all times
  • Compact and lightweight  89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 34.4 mm and just 265 g
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Specifications FLAME-NIR
Optical resolution: ~12.0 nm FWHM (configuration dependent)
Signal-to-noise ratio: 9000:1 (full signal)
Integration time: 1 ms → 10 seconds
Detector: Hamamatsu G8160-03
Pixels: 128
Dimensions: 89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 31.9 mm (34.4 mm with feet)
Weight: 265 g

Download Flame NIR User Manual

FlameNIR User Manual

NIR spectroscopy is a powerful method for identifying, classifying and characterizing an extensive range of samples. NIR spectroscopy is fast, non-destructive and requires little or no sample preparation. Using this mini Flame-NIR spectrometer is as simple as plugging in the micro-USB connector. When combined with our light sources and sampling accessories, the mini Flame-NIR spectrometer is ideal for reflectance, irradiance and transmission measurements:

FLAME NIR Applications

Precision Agriculture

  • Fertilizer and Pesticide detection fro AUVs
  • Freshness and sweetness of fruits and vegetables
  • Protein, oils and water content
  • Deployment on drones and other AUVs

Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals

  • Inbound inspection of raw materials
  • Portable diagnostics

Light & Radiometry

  • Laser wavelength characterization and control
  • NIR irradiance measurements

Chemical Composition

  • Chemometric modeling of 2nd and 3rd overtones of molecular  bonds
  • Protein, water and lipid content of manufactured goods and processed food
  • Sorting and QC of plastics
  • Mineral Identification