Academics & Research

From classroom, to office, to laboratory 

Handheld Spectrometers are for University professors, teachers, lab assistants who need a versatile, all-purpose tool providing teaching visuals,  research data collection facilities and a full range of application features and metrics.

MK350S Premium Spectrometer

Teaching Light – Getting concepts across

Light is amorphous, subjective and difficult to measure.  It’s steeped in science and physics, and it’s a hard topic for students to grasp.  Traditional spectral instrumentation (integrating sphere) may be ok for the laboratory, but it’s impractical for a number of teaching reasons (bulky, immobile and slow).

Academics are turning to handheld spectrometers for help.

Many university academics are using UPRtek spectrometers as a teaching and research tool, not only for it’s versatility and mobility, but also for its lab-level measurement accuracy.   It uses a diffraction grating capable of distinguishing up to 400 colors, as opposed to simple 3-color RGB colorimeters.

It’s backed with industry certifications, complies with important standards, and provides a rich set of lighting metrics.  Now you can hand carry your entire light teaching and research tool from office, to classroom, to laboratory. 

Classroom visuals and demos.

UPRtek spectrometers can cable connect to PCs/laptops using the uSpectrum PC software.  This allows teachers full operations of the UPRtek device from the PC. It also allows you to display full screen view on large classroom screens by connecting the PC up to projectors or large classroom monitors.

In-class demos are easy to setup and you can easily recall previous graphical and numerical data for review.

Lighting and Research

UPRtek spectrometers are equipped with full data storage facilities, including SD card storage and export capabilities.  All information including numerical and graphics are stored as seen on the device screen and are easily recalled.

Information is easily exportable as excel ready data.

The MK350S product is research ready with the most feature rich set of all of our products:

  • Agricultural Lighting Metrics
  • Flicker, Blue Light Hazard
  • Human Centric Lighting
  • CIE 1931/1976
  • CCT, LUX

 Viable Teaching and Research Tool.

Teaching about light concepts are difficult

Handbook Series

The Flicker Handbook

A comprehensive look at Flicker, why we have it, what problems it presents, how you can measure it and what you can do to avoid it.

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About UPRtek

United Power Research and Technology

UPRtek (est. 2010) is a manufacturer of portable, high-precision light measurement instruments; Handheld Spectrometers, PAR meters and Spectroradiometers.

UPRtek HQ, R&D and manufacturing are all based out of Taiwan, with Worldwide representation through our certified Global Resellers.

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UPRtek's partner in China, Quelighting Optoelectronics Co., Ltd, and Plant Growth Chamber Manufacturer Ningbo Jiangnan Instrument Factory will attend the 30th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR ) which is being held on June 16-21 at Huazhong Agricultural University in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.

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