The DS5 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

The DS5 UV-Vis Spectrophotometer is a high-performance instrument that quantifies absorption and transmission as a function of wavelength and is perfect for several analytical applications where accuracy and precision measurements are key to the final outcomes.

DS5 Dual Beam UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

  • Variable bandpass options at 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, or 4.0 nm over the range 190 nm to 1100 nm
  • Modern touchscreen interface comes with intuitive menus and functions to guarantee user-friendliness for independent control
  • Quick scanning – Up to 6,000 nm/minute to help with sample analysis throughput
  • Optional Visacle® software available for PC control
  • Automatic accessory recognition linked to the DS5
  • SD card, USB, and internal data storage for comfortable recovery of methods and outcomes

Product Description

DS5 Dual Beam UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Video Credit: Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

The DS5 has been developed and manufactured in the UK and offers a sophisticated, user-friendly, and precise UV-Vis spectrophotometer for an extensive range of sample types and measurements.

By making use of a dual lamp and Czerny-Turner configuration monochromator, the DS5 features a small, trustworthy, and high throughput optical system guaranteeing impressive spectral performance. Extra advantages include baseline flatness, stray light, wavelength, and photometric precision and reproducibility.

Technical Specifications

Source: Edinburgh Instruments Ltd

Parameter Description
Optics Czerny-Turner, Dual Beam Monochromator
Wavelength Range 190 nm – 1100 nm
Spectral Bandwidth 0.5 nm, 1 nm, 1.5 nm, 2 nm and 4 nm
Stray Light ≤0.10% (220 nm NaI, 340 nm NaNO2)
Wavelength Accuracy ±0.1 nm
Wavelength Repeatability ±0.1 nm
Photometric Range Absorbance: -3.4 to +3.4, %T: 0 to 300, Concentration: 0,000 to 9,999
Photometric Accuracy ±0.002 Abs (0 – 0.5 Abs), ±0.004 Abs (0.5 – 1.0 Abs), ±0.008 Abs (1.0 – 2.0 Abs)
Photometric Reproducibility ±0.0003 Abs (0-0.5 Abs), ±0.0005 Abs (0.5-1 Abs), ±0.001 Abs (1.0-2 Abs)
Wavelength Scan Speed 10, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1200, 2400, 3600, 6000 nm/minute
RMS Noise ≤0.00003 Abs (0 Abs, 500 nm)
Baseline Stability 0.0002 Abs/hour (500 nm, 2-hour lamp warm-up period)
Baseline Flatness ±0.0006 Abs (200 nm – 950 nm)
Light Source Tungsten-Halogen and Deuterium Lamps
Light Source Switching Automatic switching selectable for 325 nm – 370 nm range
Detector Silicon Photodiode
Display 7” Touchscreen
Software Touchscreen operation, PC-controlled software or CFR compliant PC-controlled software
Dimensions 500 mm (W) × 475 mm (D) × 250 mm (H)
Net Weight 20 Kg (approx)
Power Supply 100 – 240 V, 50/60 Hz, 150 VA
Ambient Temperature 10 °C – 35 °C
Output Device USB flash drive, SD card
Interface USB PC interface

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