Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Ocean Optics Red Tide UV-VIS Spectrometer

Red Tide UV-VIS Spectrometer product image

The Red Tide UV-VIS range spectrometer connects directly to your computer with a standard USB cable. It is a fully functioning spectrophotometer that gives precise measurements instantly over a range of 200–850 nm.


  • Dimensions: 14.2 cm × 8.7 cm × 3.0 cm
  • Power Supply: AC adapter (included)
  • Light Source: deuterium (UV) and tungsten (VIS)
  • 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: ± 1.5 nm (as determined with holmium oxide NIST standard)
  • Photometric Accuracy: ± 4.0% (as determined with potassium dichromate NIST standards)
Download the user manual for full specifications

Spectrometer Requirements

This spectrometer requires a LabQuest 2 interface, LabQuest interface, or Logger Pro 3 software to collect data. Interface and software sold separately.

To use this spectrometer with a computer, you will need Logger Pro 3.5 or newer. Download free Logger Pro 3 update »

To use this spectrometer with an original LabQuest, you will need LabQuest App 1.1 or newer. Download free LabQuest software update »

What’s Included

  • Spectrometer
  • Light source and cuvette holder
  • USB cable
  • (15) UV-VIS cuvettes with lids
  • Power supply
  • User manual

Ordering Information

We no longer carry this product. Please consider the Vernier UV-VIS Spectrophotometer.


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

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