CamSpec M508 Single Beam Basic Programmable UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

Camspec M108_M508 Spectrophotometer

Single beam UV-Vis M508 spectrophotometer with 2nm bandpass.
Easy to operate, student friendly instrument.
Wipe-clean LCD liquid crystal display and membrane keypad, ideal for laboratories that are hard to keep clean.
Built in large memory to store up to 200 test modes.
Large range of accessories for laboratory automation and specific tests.
Complies with UKCA and CE requirements for safety and ESD/EMC emission and susceptibility.
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 (when connected to and controlled by PC)
  • Kinetics (including timedrive)
  • Multi-wavelength
  • Performance Validation


Software and PC Control

  • Local control with sealed, solvent resistant keypad
  • Remote control via PC CamSpec K3 Analyst application software
  • USB output for the transfer of results



The CamSpec M508 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 M508 Technical Specifications
DisplayTwo-line, 9-digits
Light SourceTungsten Halogen and Deuterium Lamp
MonochromatorSingle beam, grating system 1200 lines/nm
DetectorsSilicon Photodiode
Wavelenth Range190-1100nm
Wavelength Accuracy±0.8nm
Wavelength Repeatability≤0.2nm
Wavelength Display1nm
Stability±0.002A/[email protected]
Sample CompartmentFits 100mm path length cuvette with optional holder
Standard Cell Holder4 position 10mm cell changer
SoftwareK3 Analyst, optional
Zero Drift<0.003A per hour after warm up
Stray Light<0.2%[email protected] and 360nm
Photometric Accuracy±0.5%T
Photometric Range0-125%T, -0.097-1.999A, 0-1999C (0-1999F)
Printer InterfaceBluetooth
Computer InterfaceUSB for PC control and USB for data export
Power Requirements90V-250V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
Instrument Dimensions (lxwxh)510x420x210
Instrument Weight14.0kg
Shipping Dimensions (lxwxh)660x550x390mm
Shipping Weight18.0kg