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Miniature Flame-NIR Spectrometer

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Product Details

A powerful combination of the compact Flame optical bench and an uncooled InGaAs detector, the Flame-NIR+ is a versatile, affordable instrument for shortwave NIR spectroscopy from 970-1700 nm. With its NIR responsivity and ultra-low power consumption needs, the Flame-NIR+ is an attractive option for integration into handheld and portable systems.

New Features! The Flame-NIR+ has better sensitivity and a wider spectral range (at higher wavelengths) than our original model. This allows users to detect weaker levels of NIR light at lower limits of detection and with shorter integration times. Increased sensitivity is important in diffuse reflectance and other applications, while the extended range (especially between 1650-1700 nm) makes it possible to measure samples comprising C-H hydrocarbons.

The Flame-NIR+ offers all the advantages of the Flame product line, including interchangeable slits and low unit to unit variability. The Flame-NIR+ is an ideal choice for applications including moisture measurement in grain and feed, measurement of fats and oils, detection of hydrocarbons, and pharmaceutical ingredients blending.

Product Overview

  • New with Flame-NIR+!
    Extended wavelength range
    — shortwave NIR response from 970-1700 nm

  • New with Flame-NIR+!
    Enhanced sensitivity
     — design improvements enable lower limits of detection and shorter integration times

  • Compatible — works with Ocean Insight light sources, accessories and software

  • Easy to use — plug and play via the micro USB connection

  • User interchangeable slit — vary the resolution and throughput of the spectrometer on demand

  • Indicator LEDs — indicator of power and data transfer status at all times

  • Compact and lightweight  89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 31.9 mm and just 265 g

Quick tip: A spectrometer wavelength calibration source can be a useful tool for your lab. For NIR applications, your options include Mercury Argon (HG-2, 253-1700 nm), Argon (AR-2, 696-1704 nm) and Xenon (XE-2, 916-1984 nm) emission sources.

Flame-NIR+ in the literature: Check out this assessment of NIR spectrometers for identifying adulterated coriander seeds

Need a custom configured spectrometer?

Flexibility in the selection of gratings, slits and other components
allows users to customize solutions for specific measurement challenges.

Contact us to find out how a spectrometer can be configured.

Key Feature Benefits

Example Applications

Small yet Rugged Design Its small size – just 89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 31.9 mm – makes Flame-NIR+ ideal for integrating into portable and handheld systems. With no moving parts, the spectrometer holds up well in demanding industrial process control environments.

Identification of types and colors of plastics in recycling

Analysis of freshness and sweetness in fruits and vegetables

High Sensitivity Flame-NIR+ has up to 6x increased sensitivity compared with earlier models, offering lower limits of detection and allowing for shorter integration times.               

Chemical and commodity manufacturing

Identification of pharmaceutical ingredients

Low Unit to Unit Variation Precision alignment and assembly techniques have reduced unit to unit variance in almost every aspect, including uncalibrated sensitivity.

OEM manufacturing of analytical instrumentation

Product integration

QC engineering in large-scale manufacturing operations

Low Power Drawing <250 mA at 5V, Flame-NIR+ can be powered almost anywhere –and integrated into other devices and industrial process control environments.

Process control monitoring

In-line QC analysis


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Wavelength Range:
970nm - 1.7μm
Optical Resolution:
10.00 nm FWHM (typical)
Integration Time:
1ms - 65s
Dynamic Range:
Input Fiber Connector:
SMA 905
Signal to Noise Ratio:
6000:1 (full signal)


Entrance slit:
25 µm
Detector Collection Lens:




89.1 mm x 63.3 mm x 31.9 mm (34.4 mm with feet)
265 g

Measurement techniques