Project Description


The single beam scanning UV-VIS spectrometer for advanced applications

The spectrometer for advanced analysis in industry and academia

The CamSpec M501 single beam spectrometer has quickly proven to be the UV-Vis spectrophotometer of choice in commercial and academic laboratories all over Europe. The popular UV-Vis spectrophotometer with single beam scanning has an integrated LCD display and keypad for local control without a PC. Its high-performance optics, excellent accuracy and cost-effective consumables are qualities that have won over our european customers.

All measurement modes including performance validation can be done with the local software. An optional comprehensive application Software by Camspec for control with a PC as well as small software packages for dedicated tasks are available.

Some of the functions of the M501 at a glance:

  • local control without PC with all modes
  • Includes basic mode, wavelength scanning, kinetics mode, multi-wavelength, performance validation, DNA/Protein and quantitative measurements
  • Wavelength range 190 – 1100nm
  • Bandwidth 4 nm (optional 2 nm)
  • Low stray light (< 0.05%T)
  • Optional software for PC control
  • GLP compliance possible

Type: Spectrophotometer for uv & visible light

Spectral range: 190 – 1100 nm

Wavelength Accuracy: ± 1 nm

Wavelength Repeatability: ± 0.05 nm

Bandpass: 4 nm (optional 2 nm)

Baseline Flatness: < 0.005 (after 1h warm up 200-1100 nm)

Zero Drift: < 0.003A/h after warm up

Stray Light: <0.05%T at 220 nm and 340 nm

Photometric Range: -0.7 – 3 A, 0-200%T

Photometric Accuracy: better than 1%

Photometric Repeatability: ±0.002 Abs

Light source: Tungsten-Halogen & Deuterium

Detector: Silicon Photodiode

Monochromator: 1200 lines/mm grating

Connectivity: 2 x USB, Centronic parallel for printers

User Interface: Keypad & LCD or Camspec Software via PC

Size: 550 mm x 420 mm cm x 270 mm (packed 645 mm x 535 mm x 370 mm)

Weight: 18 kg (packed 24 kg)

The M501 includes the following articles:

  • M501 (4 nm Bandpass) UVVIS-Spectrophotometer
  • 4 Position 10 mm cell changer
  • 4 x glass cells
  • 2 x silica cells
  • dust cover & user manual

Options (Hardware):

  • M501 (2 nm Bandpass) UVVIS-Spectrophotometer
  • M501 Chroma – Camspec Integrated colour determination according to ISO11664/CIE15M501 (2nm Bandpass)
  • M501 CHROMA – Spectrophotometer compatible with ILIS software

Options (Software):

  • Chroma Spectrum Edition
  • Chroma Colour Edition
  • Chroma Glass Edition
  • Parallel Kinetics Software Package
  • Repeat Scans Software Package


  • Test tube v-type holder (for 100 mm long tubes with 8-25 mm diameter)
  • Pre-Aligned Deuterium Lamp
  • Adjustable micro-cell holder
  • Automatic 8-Position Cell Changer
  • Thermostatted Auto 8-Cell Changer (requires water bath)
  • 4 cell holder for 5-50 mm cells
  • 4 cell holder for 100 mm cells
  • Holder for 1 x 100 mm cylindrical cell
  • Thermostatted 10 mm cell holder (requires water bath)
  • Processor controlled sipper (requires flow cell)
  • Peltier system for 10 mm cells (15-40 °C)
  • Cell stirrer for 10 mm cells
  • Printer (Bluetooth)
  • Specular Reflectance Accessory (5° incident angle)
  • PC Application Software Package – control & measurement software (plain software or preinstalled on a PC)
Brochure M501

Brochure Chroma Software Package & M501

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