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Changing a Slit in an Ocean Insight Ocean HDX Miniature Spectrometer

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The photons used in spectroscopy encounter many components and undergo a variety of processes before registering as a spectrum on the screen. What happens to these photons once they enter an Ocean Insight spectrometer?

Learn how to use the collimating lenses in your setup to control the field of view, collection efficiency and spatial resolution, and to configure illumination and collection angles for sampling.

Follow these steps how to set up the OceanView software to measure successfully your lamp or light source output power

Learn key tips how to get the best reflectance results possible using Ocean Insight spectrometers and accessories.

Download the Quick Start Guide and follow easy steps how to change the slit on your spectrometer

Getting Started with Your Ocean Insight Spectrometer

In this video, we guide you through the unpacking of an Ocean Insight spectrometer, describing the items you’ll receive and explaining why installing software is always your first step.

How Does a Spectrometer Work?

In this video animation, follow the journey photons take as they encounter components within the spectrometer optical bench, undergoing various processes before becoming a spectrum.

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