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Device Setup & Registration

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At Ocean Insight, we provide the applications know-how and operating support you need to optimize our products for your measurement challenges.

Use this page for easy access to device setup, useful resources and product registration. Complete documentation and manuals are available in the Support section of of our website.

Setting Up Your Ocean Insight Spectrometer

Getting started with your spectrometer and software requires a few simple steps. Please note: Install your software before connecting the spectrometer to your computer or device.

Simple Starting Steps

Don’t start connecting cables just yet. Remember, software installation comes first.

  1. From the Software Downloads page, select the version appropriate for your operating system (Windows, Linux, Mac OSX).
  2. Install OceanView software.
  3. Follow the Installation Wizard prompts.
  4. Enter your unique 28-character software product key as directed. The key was provided via email at the time of purchase and is available on your order acknowledgement.
  5. Connect your spectrometer, light source and sampling optics using optical fibers. Setups will vary depending on application.
  6. Connect any external power sources that may be required for light sources, spectrometers and other devices.
  7. Connect the spectrometer to your computer using the USB cable provided.
  8. If necessary, power on your equipment and begin collecting data.
  9. You’re now ready to use OceanView software and start unlocking your unknowns.

Having challenges getting started? Contact us via chat, phone or email, or find help online via the Knowledge Hub and FAQ sections. Consult the OceanView manual for detailed instructions.

Product Registration & Resources

Register your product now for faster service and support, to manage your Ocean Care service package, and to stay informed of product updates and promotions.

New to spectroscopy or seeking resources for your teaching or research lab? Visit the Knowledge Hub for the basics of measurement techniques and helpful technical tips.

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