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SpectraPen LM 500

SpectraPen LM 500 is a handheld spectroradiometer that is pre-configured and pre-calibrated to measure spectral characteristics and to calculate key parameters like Lux, Lumen, PAR and Watt values. LM 500 is especially useful for rapid measurements of light intensity and of spectral light quality in the lab, greenhouse or field. It is also well-suited for wide scope of environmental, agricultural and ecological applications such as monitoring of artificial lighting used in horticulture industry or light source testing.

SpectraPen LM 500 is a complete system with integrated touch screen display, GPS and cosine corrector; it is powered by a Li-Ion rechargeable battery. Measured data - light spectrum, intensity readings in user defined range, CIE chromacity diagram, correlated color temperature and many more parameters - are instantly displayed on the SpectraPen display and all recorded data are automatically stored into the device internal memory. Comprehensive software package and USB connectivity provide full system control, data acquisition and easy data post-processing in a PC. LM 500 comes with a handy carrying case.

SpectraPen LM 500 is available in two versions that differ in spectral range:
- LM 500-UVIS: spectral response range 340 to 780 nm
- LM 500-NIR: spectral response range 640 to 1050 nm

and two versions that differ in the position of the cosine corrector:
- LM 500-H: cosine corrector facing up (for limited space measurements)
- LM 500-V: cosine corrector facing front (for field measurements and tripod mount)

  • Handheld compact system measuring light intensity and light characteristics in various parameters
  • Precise radiometric calibration
  • Wide spectral response range: UV/VIS 340-780 nm; NIR: 640-1050 nm
  • Integrated cosine corrector
  • Integrated GPS module
  • Data processing
  • Light parameter calculation
  • Fast spectra recording
  • SpectraPen LM 500
  • Complete system - no PC or other bulky accessory needed
  • Durable and lightweight device with cost-effective price
  • Programmable via intuitive touch-screen
  • Both lab and field use
  • Battery-powered
  • USB connectivity to a PC for data collection and analysis
  • SpectraPen LM 500
  • SpectraPen LM 500-H:
    - Cosine corrector facing up
    - Limited space measurement
    - In UV/VIS or NIR spectral range (340-780 nm or 640-1050 nm)
  • SpectraPen LM 500-V:
    - Cosine corrector facing up
    - Field measurement
    - Tripod mount
    - In UV/VIS or NIR spectral range (340-780 nm or 640-1050 nm)
  • SpectraPen LM-500-H
    SpectraPen LM 500-H
  • SpectraPen LM-500-V
    SpectraPen LM 500-V
  • Light radiation monitoring
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Artificial lighting measurements
  • Light source testing and quality control
  • Ecology
  • Agriculture and horticulture
  • Color measurement
  • SpectraPen LM-500
  • Irradiance spectrum [µW/cm2/nm]
  • Photon flux density spectrum [µmol/m2/s/nm]
  • Irradiance [W/m2] in user defined range
  • Photon flux density [µmol/m2/s/nm] in user defined range
  • Illuminance [lux] *
  • PAR [µmol/m2/s] *
  • Chromacity diagram CIE1931 *
  • CIE color coordinates *
  • Correlated color temperature *
  • Color rendering index *
  • User defined formulas in PC software
* Parameter can be measured only with the UV/VIS device version
  • Different operation modes: scope, absorbance, transmittance
  • Different tools: zoom, marker, auto scale, curve smoothing
  • Automatic sensitivity adjustment
  • Data browsing and averaging
  • GPS mapping plug-in
  • Four Lights - Scope Measuring
  • Data downloading
  • Data analysis
  • User defined calculations
  • Export to Excel
  • Free firmware update
  • Four Lights - Scope Measuring
  • Optical Entrance:
    Cosine corrector
  • FWHM Bandwidth:
    7 nm
  • Spectral Response Range:
    UV/VIS version: 340 nm - 780 nm
    NIR version: 640 nm - 1050 nm
  • Spectral Response Half Width: *
    9
  • Spectral Straylight: **
    -30 dB
  • Wavelength Reproducibility:
    +/- 0.5 nm
  • Integration Time:
    Automatic; 5 ms to 10 s
  • Number of Pixel:
    256
  • Dimension of Pixel:
    0.5 x 15.8 mm
  • Touch Screen:
    240 x 320 pixel; 65535 colors
  • Memory Capacity:
    16 Mbit (up to 4000 measurements)
  • System Data:
    16 bit AD conversion
  • Noise:
    15 LSB RMS
  • Communication:
    USB
  • Dimension:
    18 x 7.5 x 4 cm
  • Weight:
    300 g
  • Case:
    Splash-proof
  • Battery:
    Li-ion; rechargeable via USB port of a PC
  • Battery Life:
    48 hours (continuous operation)
  • Operating Temperature:
    0 to +50 ºC
  • Storage Temperature:
    -20 to +70 ºC
  • Warranty:
    1 year parts and labor
* Depends on the slit opening.
** When monochromatic light of Λ = 550 nm or Λ = 850 nm is input, spectral stray light is defined as the ratio of the count measured at the input wavelength, to the count measured at a wavelength 40 nm longer or shorter than the input wavelength.

Pricing

  • Orders and Payments
  • SpectraPen LM 500-H/UVIS
    3.990,- €
  • SpectraPen LM 500-H/NIR
    3.990,- €
  • SpectraPen LM 500-V/UVIS
    3.990,- €
  • SpectraPen LM 500-V/NIR
    3.990,- €
  • Mini-Computer *
    390,- €
  • Standard Tripod *
    39,- €

SpectraPen Versions

SpectraPen LM 500-H/UVIS
Spectral response range: 340 to 780 nm; cosine corrector facing up. Valuable for limited space measurements.


SpectraPen LM 500-H/NIR
Spectral response range: 640 to 1050 nm; cosine corrector facing up. Valuable for limited space measurements.


SpectraPen LM 500-V/UVIS
Spectral response range: 340 to 780 nm; cosine corrector facing front. Advantageous for field measurements; with possibility of tripod mount.


SpectraPen LM 500-V/NIR
Spectral response range: 640 to 1050 nm; cosine corrector facing front. Advantageous for field measurements; with possibility of tripod mount.

Optional Features and Accessories

Mini-Computer
Small, portable notebook (type according to current availability on the market).


Standard Tripod
Tripod holder providing with the flexibility to pick the ideal location for SpectraPen readings in a field or greenhouse. Used as an accessory for the device version SpectraPen LM-500-V.

Download

Software
FluorPen 1.0
OS: Windows 2000 / Windows XP / Windows 7 (32bit, 64bit) / Windows 8 (32 bit, 64bit)/ Windows 10 (32 bit, 64bit),
Language: English
Size: 11.1 MB


SpectraPen_PolyPen 1.0.0.7
OS: Windows 7 (32bit, 64bit) and higher
Language: English
Size: 901 KB


SpectraPen Installer
OS: Windows 7 (32bit, 64bit) and higher
Language: English
Size: 795 KB


USB Driver for Pen Devices
OS: Windows
Language: English
Size: 2.3 MB


Documents
FluorPen Series Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 4.7 MB


FluorPen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 904 KB


FluorPen Explain
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 2.8 MB


SpectraPen SP 100 Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 1.4 MB


SpectraPen SP 100 - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 131 KB


SpectraPen LM 500 Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 2.9 MB


PolyPen Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 2.2 MB


PolyPen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size:


AquaPen Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 4.1 MB


AquaPen Manual (Czech)
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 4.0 MB


AquaPen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: Czech
Size: 1.1 MB


LaiPen Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 2.0 MB


LaiPen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 135 KB


N-Pen Brief Guide
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 104 KB


N-Pen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size:


PlantPen NDVI-PRI Operation Manual
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 2.7 MB


PlantPen - List of References
Type: PDF
Language: English
Size: 181 KB


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