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A truly portable, field hardened absorption spectrometer. The wide spectral range from 350 nm to 2,500 nm captures signature absorption patterns spanning the ultraviolet (UV) through the near infra-red (NIR). The spectral range allows for a wider variety of minerals and compounds to be identified, including critical minerals in clay mineralogy, sulfates, carbonates, REE’s and many more.   
The Navigator is both highly mobile and globally connected. It’s engine is a Mil-spec 810g rated Tablet useable in virtually any environment. The Tablet easily disconnects from the analyzer, offering easy results viewing and off-line analysis while travelling with the instrument in storage. The Navigator’s software engine is Java, yielding exceptional compatibility for exporting data. It features instant connectivity to the cloud via wireless and broadband. Data collected in the field can be instantly uploaded to off-site analysis stations. Data from multiple instruments are easily uploaded for comparison and logging, for analyzers used at multiple geographic locations.
Depth 14.5 in
Height 7.5 in
Width 13.5 in
Power Requirements 100 240 Vac 50/60Hz
Weight 17.5 lbs
Additional Specifications Spectral Range (nm)   
350 - 2500   
Resolution (nm)   
3.9 nm @ 435 nm   
4.8 nm @ 1530 nm   
12 nm @ 2100 nm   
Weight (incl Tablet, excl batteries, probe)   
17.95 lbs   
Battery weight   
1.9 lbs   
Battery life   
6.5 hrs   
AC Power   
100 – 240 VAC 50/60Hz   
14.5” X 13.5” X 7.5”   
Tablet OS   
Windows 8   
WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, USB


  • Highly portable analyzer featuring UV/Vis/NIR absorption spectroscopy.   
  • Field-ruggedized unit for virtually any climate or field conditions.   
  • Tablet and JAVA driven for fast, easy analysis. Instant connectivity and data upload from anywhere.   
  • Extensive, user-customizable libraries for minerals or compounds.   
  • Field Geologists: Compatible with TSG and Specmin
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