Gigahertz-Optik Upgrades Its Light-Color-Spectral Meter with Bi-Tech Sensor

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Fully characterize any type light source including LEDs in the lab or field.

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14 Different Light-Color-Spectral Measurements

Gigahertz-Optik’s BTS256-E Light-Color-Spectral Meter has been upgraded to include scotopic illuminance measurement, scotopic to photopic illuminance ratio, EVE Equivalent Visual Efficiency Factor per IES TM-24-13. The meter now provides fourteen different light, color and spectral measurement quantities to fully qualify solid state lighting and any other type light source.

The BTS256-E has its own on-board back-lit display for stand-alone use or it can be used with supplied software under complete PC control. Plus for system integration SDK software development kits are available for National Instruments LabView, Microsoft .NET, C/C++. The software development kits make it easy for self-progammers to embed the BTS256-E Light-Color-Spectral Meter within their own software.

Unique features like time delayed measurement, illuminance distribution mapping, fast datalogger mode and user display set-up allow the meter to be configured for specific measurement tasks.

A short video presenting the BTS256-E is available at:

This innovative yet affordable new lightmeter is ideal for lighting manufacturers just starting up in SSL and LED replacement lamps as a quality control production tool and as a lab level instrument for design work. Architectural, display, transportation, entertainment and other lighting designers and engineers, field service personnel, health and safety officers will find it a highly useable field service meter.

Gigahertz-Optik is a world class manufacturer of innovative UV-VIS-NIR optical radiation measurement instrumentation for specification critical industrial, medical and research applications.

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