Broadcom AFBR-S20W2xx Compact USB Spectrometers

Broadcom Qwave AFBR-S20W2xx Compact USB Spectrometers with a high-resolution 3648-pixel linear CCD detector are packaged in a compact 89.5mm × 68.0mm × 19.5mm package. Combined with the smart spectrometer software Waves and various communication interfaces, the Qwave AFBR-S20W2xx is the ideal spectroscopic instrument to be integrated into high-performance applications.

The Broadcom Qwave AFBR-S20W2xx Compact USB Spectrometers are supported by the complimentary Waves software, developed for general purpose spectroscopy applications. Waves greatly simplifies data acquisition and spectra evaluation by using advanced algorithms. By featuring a clean and intuitive interface, the software allows an easy-to-use platform.


  • Spectral resolution from 0.3nm
  • High optical sensitivity
  • Exceptional thermal stability
  • Smart and easy integration


  • Light analysis
  • Chemical research
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Forensic analysis
  • System integration
  • Process control and monitoring
  • Biomedical applications
  • Quality control
  • Environmental measurements


  • 75mm Focal length
  • 600lines/mm Grating
  • 20μm (changeable) Entrance slit
  • 1500:1 Dynamic range
  • 0.10 Numerical aperture
  • <0.1% Stray light
  • 3μs to 17min. Exposure time range
  • 3648-pixel Linear CCD detector
  • 16-bit A/D converter
  • Wavelength, sensitivity, nonlinearity, and multiple dark spectra stored within device calibration
  • 32MB (>3000 spectra) Internal memory
  • USB 2.0 High-speed transfer speed to PC
  • SMA connector optical interface
  • USB 2.0 with type-C connector, SPI, UART digital interfaces
  • 89.5mm × 68.0mm × 19.5mm Dimensions
  • Weight of 155g
  • -15°C to 60°C (non-condensing) Operating temperature
  • -25°C to 70°C Storage temperature
  • 5V DC, 200mA (supplied via USB) Power consumption
  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP PC operating system

Spec Chart

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Gepubliceerd op: 2020-10-23 | Bijgewerkt op: 2022-03-11