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DLP® NIRscan™ Evaluation Module



The DLP® NIRscan™ evaluation module includes the key features highlighted below. For mobile sensing, check out the DLP NIRscan Nano evaluation module. The table compares the key specifications of both evaluation modules.

 High Performance EVMMobileSensing EVM
Key FeaturesDLP NIRscanDLP NIRscan Nano
Evaluation Module (EVM) UsageBenchtop/PortableBattery
Featured Digital Micromirror DeviceDLP4500NIRDLP2010NIR
Micromirror Array Size (pixels)912 x 1140854 x 480
Micromirror Pixel Pitch (µm)7.65.4
Micromirror Tilt Angle (degrees)+/-12+/-17
EVM Wavelength Range1350 - 2490 nm900 - 1700 nm
EVM Spectral Resolution12 nm10 nm
EVM Max Scan Speed (kHz)42.88
EVM Signal-to-Noise Ratio30,000:1
(transmissive head)
(reflective head)


DLP NIRscan EVM AM335x Software: This software bundle includes the executable, source, and install files for the AM335x software which runs on the embedded processor in the DLP NIRscan EVM. This software implements the NIRscan spectrometer functionality. Version 2.0 is recommended as it adds the Slew Scan and Hadamard capabilities to the existing v1.0 feature set.


DescriptionStatusVersionVersion DateDownload
  DLP NIRscan Software Bundle for Linux    Obsolete    1.0.0    04/11/2014    Download  
  DLP NIRscan Software Bundle for Linux    Active    2.0.0    8/15/14    Download  
  DLP NIRscan MicroSD Image for Windows    Active    2.0.0    8/15/14    Download  
  AM335x Sitara ARM SDK    Active    6.0     Download  

Texas Instruments  DLPNIRSCANEVM


The DLP NIRscan is a complete evaluation module (EVM) to design a high performance, affordable near-infrared spectrometer.  This flexible tool contains everything a designer needs to start developing a DLP-based spectrometer right out of the box.  The EVM features the DLP 0.45 WXGA NIR chipset - the first ever DLP chipset optimized for use with near-infrared (NIR) light.  With DLP technology, spectrometers for use in the food, pharmaceutical, oil/gas and other emerging industries will be able to deliver lab performance levels in the factory and the field. Learn more about Spectroscopy.

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