LabSpec 4 Hi-Res Analytical Instrument

Superior spectral resolution for sharp feature recognition

The LabSpec 4 Hi-Res analytical spectrometer is designed for analysis of materials that are characterized by sharp spectral features that may require more resolute spectral data for accurate detection and identification.

The 3 nm VNIR, 6 nm SWIR spectral resolution of the LabSpec 4 Hi-Res analytical instrument provides superior performance across the 350-2500 nm spectral range. The enhanced spectral resolution in the SWIR range (1001- 2500 nm) is particularly useful for detecting and identifying compounds with narrow spectral features in these longer wavelengths such as soil mineralogy, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, plastics and petrochemicals.

Spectral data with 6 nm SWIR resolution provides a strong foundation for building accurate chemometric calibration models for quantitative and qualitative materials analysis. The spectrometer configuration delivers superior signal throughput and is compatible with all ASD bifurcated probes and lighted accessories.

Optional integrated fiber optic light source

The LabSpec 4 Hi-Res i model includes an internal broad-spectrum halogen light source that eliminates the need for an external fiber optic light source, which is required for bifurcated probes and some accessories.

Wavelength range                                                
350-2500 nm
Resolution                      3 nm @ 700 nm
6 nm @ 1400/2100 nm
Scanning time                   100 milliseconds

Signal-to-noise ratio            
  • VNIR
9,000:1 @ 700 nm
  • SWIR 1
9,000:1 @ 1400 nm
  • SWIR 2
4,000:1 @ 2100 nm

Photometric noise
  • VNIR
4.8 x 10-5 AU or 48 μAU@ 700 nm
  • SWIR 1
4.8 x 10-5 AU or 48 μAU@ 1400 nm
  • SWIR 2
1.1 x 10-4 AU or 110 μAU@ 2100 nm
VNIR detector (350-1000 nm) 512 element silicon array
SWIR 1 & 2 detectors (1001-1800 nm) & (1801-2500 nm)
Graded Index InGaAs Photodiode,
TE Cooled
CE certified EN61010-1:2001 2nd Edition
EU Directive 2006/95/EC, 2004/108/EC
NIST traceable calibration
21 CFR, Part 11
Installed per customer request
USP 1119 Installed per customer request and
purchase of applicable USP Standards
  • Wired
10/100 Base T Ethernet port with Ethernet cross-over cable                      
  • Wireless
802.11g/n wireless card
Dimensions (H X W X D) 12.7 x 36.8 x 29.2 cm (5 x 14.5 x 11.5 in)
Weight 5.44 kg (12 lbs)
Input power AC/DC switching power supply or a sealed lead-acid gel battery
AC input 90-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
DC input 12 VDC, 60 W
Auxiliary port power Output, +12 VDC, 27 Watt (max)
Software compatibility  Indico® Pro, GRAMS spectroscopy software suite by Thermo Scientific, The Unscrambler® by Camo Software
Portability     Rugged instrument transportation case
Warranty       One year full warranty including expert customer support
Computer   Windows® 7 64-bit laptop
(instrument controller)


LabSpec® 4 Hi-Res i (optional)


Integral light source Lamp 10 VDC, 18.6 W

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