Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer

$2,100.00

The Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer is a portable ultraviolet and visible light spectrophotometer for measuring the absorbance spectra of various chemical and biochemical compounds.

ORDER CODE: VSP-UV Categories ,

The Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer is an easy and accurate instrument ideal for measuring the absorbance spectra of various chemical and biochemical compounds. An optical fiber accessory can be attached to the spectrophotometer for emission spectrum experiments. It has a USB interface allowing it to plug directly into your computer or LabQuest for data collection.

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 18.5 cm × 17.0 cm × 7.0 cm
  • Power Supply: AC adapter (included)
  • Power Consumption: 3 A start-up, 500 mA continuous
  • Light Source: deuterium (UV) and incandescent (VIS)
  • Detector: Linear CCD
  • Wavelength Range: 220–850 nm
  • Wavelength Reporting Interval: ~ 1 nm
  • Optical Resolution: 3.0 nm (as determined with 486 nm hydrogen emission spectral line FWHM)
  • Wavelength Accuracy: ± 2.0 nm (as determined with holmium oxide NIST standard)
  • Photometric Accuracy: ± 5.0% (as determined with potassium dichromate NIST standards)
  • Photometric Range (for best accuracy): 0.1–1.0
  • Typical Scan Time: ~ 2 s
  • Operating Temperature: 15–35°C

Experiments

College (8 experiments)

Free Experiment Downloads

Preview and/or edit the spectroscopy experiments for your curriculum by downloading the experiments below. The Student download includes objectives, materials, procedures, and analysis. The Instructor download includes notes, sample results and graphs, and answers.

EXPERIMENT DOWNLOAD
1 Malate Dehydrogenase Enzyme Assay Student Instructor
2 The Synthesis and Analysis of Aspirin Student Instructor
3 Nucleic Acid Quantitation Student Instructor

Requirements

Choose a platform below to see its compatibility requirements.

LabQuest 2

Full Support

The Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer is fully supported with LabQuest 2 (version 2.8.5), a standalone data logger with built-in graphing and analysis software.

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Computers
Software
InterfaceSpectral Analysis for Computers
Version 4.8
Graphical Analysis 4 for Computers
Version 4.10
Logger Pro
Version 3.16
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatibleFull support
LabQuest 2IncompatibleFull support 1Incompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
Chromebook
Software
InterfaceSpectral Analysis for Chrome
Version 4.8
Graphical Analysis 4 for Chrome
Version 4.10
LabQuest 2IncompatibleFull support 1
No interface requiredFull supportIncompatible

Compatibility Notes

  1. Connect this sensor directly to a computer or Chromebook via a USB connection and use with Spectral Analysis App for best results. Alternatively, this sensor is fully supported when used with LabQuest 2 when LabQuest 2 is connected to a computer or Chromebook via Wireless Data Sharing.
iOS
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for iOS
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for iOS
Version 4.0.6
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Android
Software
InterfaceGraphical Analysis 4 for Android
Version 4.10
Graphical Analysis GW for Android
Version 3.2
LabQuest 2Full support 1Full support 1

Compatibility Notes

  1. iOS and Android devices can only connect to LabQuest 2 via Wireless Data Sharing.
Original LabQuest
Software
InterfaceLabQuest App for Original LabQuest
Version 1.7.6
No interface requiredFull support

What's Included

  • Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
  • AC power supply
  • Two Starna quartz cuvettes
  • USB cable
  • User manual

Accessories

AccessoryOrder CodePriceQuantity
Cuvette RackCUV-RACK$9.00
Vernier Spectrophotometer Optical FiberVSP-FIBER$74.00
Mini USB-C CableCB-USB-C-MINI$9.00
Quartz CuvettesCUV-QUARTZ$199.00
Plastic Cuvettes (UV-VIS)CUV-UV$153.00

Support

Warranty

5-year limited warranty (1 year on lamp, none on consumables)

Replacement Parts

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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

* AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of and does not endorse this product.

** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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