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Broadcom Qmini AFBR-S20M2XX compact USB spectrometer

The Qmini spectrometer offers a small design to enable tight integration to suit a large number of OEM requirements

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This is a miniature USB spectrometer with powerful on-board electronics and numerous communication interfaces for UV–VIS–NIR measurements. The Qmini spectrometer offers a small design to enable tight integration to suit a large number of OEM requirements.


Key features

  • Spectral resolution from 0.3 nm
  • Miniature size
  • Customizable wavelength range, sensitivity, and resolution
  • Powerful onboard processing and evaluation

Additional features

Within an amazingly small design, the Qmini delivers technical specifications that are unprecedented at this size. Its compact design enables tight integration in applications where space is limited, like mobile analysis devices. The Qmini includes a powerful electronics board that enables: 

  • Full processing of spectra in the device (offset, nonlinearity, dark spectrum, and spectral sensitivity)
  • Averaging and smoothing
  • Binning and buffering of spectra

The Qmini also features a replaceable entrance slit, reduced stray light, and lower power consumption.



  • Color measurement
  • Chemical analysis
  • Quality control
  • System integration
  • Counterfelt detection
  • Environmental analysis
  • Biomedical applications


Product family


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Product name

Qmini UV
Qmini VIS

Qmini NIR

Qmini Wide-UV

Qmini Wide-VIS



Wavelength range

220-400 nm


370-750 nm


730-1080 nm

225-1000 nm

225-1000 nm


480-1100 nm


Spectral resolution


0.3 nm


0.7 nm


0.7 nm

1.5 nm


1.5 nm


1.5 nm


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