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C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer (Round 15)

C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer (Round 15)


120% Funded
120% Funded
5 Backers
5 Unit Target
Ended 2 Almost Years Ago

$219.00 26% off
+ shipping

6 reserved of 5 Minimum

Product Details

C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer
Mfr. Part #
Product Description

The Hamamatsu C12880MA is a high quality MEMS micro-spectrometer head with a CMOS image sensor that is used to detect wavelengths of light and their intensities. It has a spectral response range from visible to near infrared (340-850 nm) and a maximum resolution of 15 nm. The C12880MA is an upgrade of the popular C12666MA which has done 11 GroupGet rounds. The C12880MA has more pixels (288 vs 255) and a greater near-IR response range than the C12666MA so we recommend this sensor for future designs and experimentation. Please note that the breakout board for the C12666MA will not work with the new pinout of this C12880MA so we made an updated breakout (below) that is functionally equivalent.

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  • Dimensions: 20.1 x 12.5 x 10.1 mm (length x width x height)
  • Weight: 5 g
  • Spectral response range: 340 to 850 nm
  • Pixels: 288
  • Spectral resolution: 15 nm max
  • Supply voltage: 4.75 to 5.25 volts
  • Datasheet

Get more information on the C12880MA Product Page.

Why GroupGet?

The C12666MA and C12880MA have collectively done over 20 GroupGet rounds making it one of the most popular items on the site due to its high quality and market scarcity. Get the best price on a single quantity unit here at GroupGets.

Purchase Information

Unit Deliverable
One Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer
Unit Price
Campaign Part #
Campaign funded, scheduled end date: Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:12:10 -0700
Factory Lead Time

Two Weeks Days

Shipping Details
GroupGets will handle the shipment of orders for this product.

Options and Add-Ons

Hamamatsu C12880MA Breakout Board


This board is a refresh of our popular C12666MA breakout for the higher-resolution C12880MA and plugs directly into Arduino. Get more info at its product page.

Board Imaged

How it works

This is a group buy campaign that needs to acquire at least the stated minimum amount of pledges from backers like you before the Unit Deliverable and any Add-Ons ship. We do not charge anyone until the Progress above hits 100% or greater, otherwise there is no charge. All campaign products are vetted as existing and functional so your order will be fulfilled within the Factory Lead Time if the campaign succeeds. Please see our FAQ page for more details on our billing process.

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