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Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer

Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS u-Spectrometer


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The Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS micro-spectrometer detects wavelengths of light (i.e. colors) and their intensities. Its spectral response of 340-850 nanometers lies mostly in the visible spectrum yet extends to near infrared with 15 nm of resolution. The internal CMOS image sensor and optics are hermetically sealed to increase humidity resistance.

With its small size, light weight, and relatively low power consumption, it can be integrated into compact systems to detect fluorescence responses for organic compound analysis and do basic passive color matching (LED's, paints... ). Check out Dr. Peter Jansen's Open Source Science Tricorder to see a micro-spectrometer put to portable use.

This product is only sold with minimum order quantities from the manufacturer and has long lead times. Get a head start on your experimentation by getting one of these from our store today.

Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS micro-spectrometer Specifications

  • Spectral Response: 340 to 850 nm
  • Resolution: 15 nm
  • Pixels: 288
  • Minimum VCC: 4.75 V
  • Power Consumption: 30 mW
  • Packaging: Hermetically sealed for high humidity resistance
  • Size: 20.1 × 12.5 × 10.1mm
  • Weight: 5g
  • Note that the signal to wavelength conversion factor is unique to each device. Data is provided with your purchase and listed below.

Image of Sensor inserted into board

Hamamatsu C12880MA MEMS micro-spectrometer Resources

Wavelength Conversion Factor Data Sets

These calibration constants are specific to each device serial number. For an optimum measurement , the calibration constants must be used in your application software. Note that our example Arduino sketch does not utilize the calibration constants at this time.

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🕑Lead Time🕑

Approximately 5 Weeks from when your order is placed. Your whole order will ship together.

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