CamSpec M501 Single Beam Scanning Spectrophotometer

Single beam UV-Vis M501 spectrophotometer designed for research and routine use.
Models available with either 2nm or 4nm bandpass.
Local or remote control via PC software and USB interface for transfer of results.
Complies with UKCA and CE requirements for safety and ESD/EMC emission and susceptibility.
Exceptional sensitivity, resolution, stray light, noise and drift specifications.
Large range of accessories for laboratory automation and specific tests.
Calibrated in the UK by qualified engineers using international standards for wavelength, absorbance, resolution and stray light.

Operating Modes

  • Basic Mode (Abs, %T, Conc)
  • Quantitative (concentration calibration curves)
  • Wavelength Scanning
  • Kinetics (including timedrive)
  • DNA/Protein
  • Multi-Wavelength
  • Performance Validation


Software and PC Control

  • Local control with wipe-clean membrane keypad
  • Remote control via PC CamSpec UV-Vis Analyst application software
  • USB output for the transfer of results



The CamSpec M501 passes the following pharmacopoeia tests:

  • Potassium Chloride stray light test
  • Toluene in Hexane resolution test
  • Holmium Perchlorate solution wavelength test
  • Potassium Dichromate absorbance test


CamSpec M501 Technical Specifications
DisplayGraphic LED Module
Light SourceTungsten-Halogen and Deuterium
MonochromatorSingle beam, grating 1200 lines/mm
DetectorsSilicon Photodiode
Wavelenth Range190-1100nm
Wavelength Accuracy±1.0nm
Wavelength Repeatability≤0.2nm
Wavelength Resolution±0.2nm
Sample CompartmentFits 100mm path length cuvette with optional holder
Standard Cell Holder4 position 10mm cell changer
SoftwareUV-Vis Analyst, optional
Zero Drift<0.003A per hour after warm up
Bandpass2nm or 4nm
Stray Light<0.1% @ 220nm&340nm
Photometric Accuracy±0.5%
Photometric Range0-200%T,-0.3-.2.8A
Printer InterfaceBluetooth
Computer InterfaceUSB for PC control and USB for data export
Power Requirements100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
Instrument Dimensions (lxwxh)420x550x270
Instrument Weight18.0kg
Shipping Dimensions (lxwxh)660x550x390mm
Shipping Weight19.3kg