Specifications — NIRONE Scanner

NIRONE Scanner has been designed for application developers for faster prototyping or final product development. With these advanced devices you can very easily finish developing your application and complete your measurements in an actual environment.

Technical Specifications

The table below contains technical specifications for NIRONE Scanner.

Table 1. NIRONE Scanner Technical Specifications



Ready-to-Scan operation

One button operation

Optical interface

Micro-reflection optics

Calibration of the device

Calibration done with White reference target.

Wavelength range

1.10 – 1.35 µm (NIRONE D1.4)

1.35 – 1.65 µm (NIRONE D1.7)

1.55 – 1.95 µm (NIRONE D2.0)

1.75 – 2.15 µm (NIRONE D2.2)

2.00 – 2.45 µm (NIRONE D2.5)

Wavelength resolution (typical, FWHM)

12 – 16 nm (D1.4) 1

13 – 17 nm (D1.7) 1

15 – 21 nm (D2.0) 1

16 – 22 nm (D2.2) 1

18 – 28 nm (D2.5) 1

Measurement time (full spectrum)

2 s

Wavelength temperature response (max.)

0.1 nm/°C

Wavelength points

Minimum step 0.1 nm, up to 512 in total

SNR (typical, w/o averaging)

> 15’000 (NIRONE 1.4) 2

> 11’000 (NIRONE 1.7) 2

> 7’500 (NIRONE 2.0 and 2.2) 2

> 1’500 (NIRONE 2.5) 2

Physical parameter


Outside dimensions

80 mm (L) x 80 mm (W) x 25 mm (H)


138 g



Surface glass


Lamp lifetime

> 40,000 hrs 3

IP rating


Electrical parameter



3.7 V, 700 mAh, rechargeable

1000 measurements on a single charge

Charging port


Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth Low Energy BLE 4.3

Wired connectivity

USB-C 2.0

Illumination source

Two tungsten vacuum lamps

Detector type

Single element InGaAs (S1.4)

Single element extended InGaAs (from S1.7 to S2.5)



Device software

Upgradeable device firmware

Downloadable software


PC software


Mobile application

NIRONE Scanner Mobile App

Android 7.0 or later, IOS 11+.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions;

  1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
  2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Maximum Power Output

In the European Union, NIRONE Scanner may operate within the following frequency band: 2.4 GHz. Maximum power output by design is indicated in parentheses: Bluetooth® (6 dBm).

Product Parts

The NIRONE Scanner product parts are depicted in the figure below:

Figure 1. Product Parts
Product Parts

The parts are:

  1. Sensor window

  2. USB-C connector

  3. LED indicator for Bluetooth / power

  4. Pairing button

  5. LED indicator for battery level / charging

  6. ON / OFF button

  7. White reference target

1 With an SMA-adapter and a fiber with 400 um core and 0.22 NA.
2 With external illumination and signal level of 75% of the maximum range.
3 Specified by lamp manufacturer for ideal laboratory conditions. Lifetime may shorten as a result of shock, vibration, and extreme temperatures. Lifetime can be extended by using a lower than 100 % drive level.