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Quest U (BRC112P-U-ST1): Preconfigured temperature-compensated miniature, 2048 element linear CCD spectrometer with SMA 905 fiber coupler for light input. Built-in 16 bit digitizer, USB 2.0/1.1 interface, USB cable is included.

Wavelength Range: 200 - 850 nm
Spectral Resolution (FWHM): 1.5 nm
Filter Type: LVF (Long)
Grating: Ruled, 600/250
Slit Width: 25um

BWSpec software included. Fiber is not included
Choose a Range & Resolution

Key Features

  • Low Stray UV Light
  • UV and UV/NIR Standard
  • < 0.4nm Spectral Resolution
  • 16-bit Digitizer
  • 1ms Minimum Integration Time
  • >2.0 MHz Readout Speed
  • Plug-and-play USB 2.0

Custom Capabilities

The Quest U is available in two standard spectral configurations; 200nm - 400nm and 200nm - 850nm. Custom configurations and RS232 communication interface are available for OEM applications.


Power Input USB @ < 0.35 Amps
Detector Type Response Enhanced Linear CCD Array
Detector Pixel Format 2048 x 1 Elements @ 14μm x 200μm Per Element
Spectrograph f/# 3.6
Spectrograph Optical Layout Czerny-Turner
Dynamic Range 1300:1 Single Acquisition
Digitizer Resolution 16-bit or 65,535:1
Readout Speed >2.0 MHz
Data Transfer Speed Up to 480 Spectra Per Second Via USB 2.0
Integration Time 1 - 65,535ms
Thermal Drift ~15 Counts/°C (~29 Counts/°C Max)
Aux Port External Trigger, Digital IOs
Operating Temperature 5°C - 35°C
Operational Relative Humidity 85% Noncondensing
Weight ~ 0.8 lbs (0.37 kg)
Dimensions 4.9in x 3.6in x 1.4in (124mm x 91mm x 35mm)
Computer Interface USB 2.0 / 1.1 and Enhanced RS232
Operating Systems Windows: XP, 7, 8, 10 (32-bit & 64-bit)


  • UV, Vis, and NIR: Spectroscopy/Spectroradiometry/Spectrophotometry
  • Wavelength Identification
  • Absorbance
  • Reflectance
  • OEM Optical Instrumentation