Argus IR Spectrometer Kit, Extended Range


SKU: ARGUS1000EK. Category: .

Product Description

Thoth’s extended range Argus spectrometer covers spectral ranges 1240 to 2000 nm or 1730 to 2400 nm. Each extended range Argus spectrometer kit includes gold optics and IR optimized coatings as well as everything you need in a single kit. No need for additional optics or optical fibers, the extended range Argus comes complete with integrated foreoptics in a single unit. The complete kit is supplied with a carry case and contains all the components needed to operate the instrument and display and record spectral data out of the box. The space qualified, extended range Argus 1000 is environmentally certified for use in space and delivered with test certification.
Argus 1000EK Specification
1. Type Grating spectrometer
2.Configuration Single aperture spectrometer
3. Field of View 0.15º viewing angle around centered camera boresight with 15 mm fore-optics
4. Mass >300 g
5. Accommodation 80 mm x 45 mm x 80 mm (base x height x length)
6. Operating Temperature -20ºC to +40ºC operating temperature
7. Survival -25ºC to + 55ºC survival temperature
8. Detector 256 element InGaAs diode array with Peltier cooler (customized options available)
9. Optics Gold with IR glass and coatings. 
10. Electronics microprocessor controlled 10 bit ADC with co-adding to 13 bit, 3.6-4.2V input rail 250mA-600mA (375mA typical)
11. Operational Modes -Continuous cycle, constant integration time
-Continuous cycle, adaptive exposure
12. Data Delivery Fixed length parity striped packets of single or co-added spectra with sequence number, temperature, array temperature and operating parameters
13. Interface Prime and redundant serial interfaces (RS232 protocol)
14. Integration Time 500 μs to 4 s
15. Calibration Two-wavelength laser calibration
15. Handling Shipped by courier in ruggedized carrying case..
  • Space grade, extended range Argus certified for deployment on microsatellite and nanosatellite platforms.
  • Applications include real-time pollution and radiation monitoring at critical IR wavelengths.
  • Extended range format suitable for monitoring methane and other atmospheric gases.
  • Environmental monitoring.
  • Process monitoring and control.
  • Laboratory chemical, biological and molecular analysis.
  • Adapted to a wide range of mobile and static applications in remote sensing.
  • Ask a Thoth specialist how this device can be customized to your application.

(1) What is included in the Argus Kit?

The Argus Kit includes all the software hardware needed to operate the spectrometer in ground test. A customized netbook computer provides a visual display and allows an operator to command instrument settings.

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