Features and benefits

ASD QualitySpec® Trek is a general purpose, all-in-one, full-range, portable spectrometer measuring the visible and shortwave infrared regions (350-2500 nm). The instrument is designed for portable spectroscopy and includes an integrated internal light source, on-board GPS, voice audio recorder for expanded sample descriptions, internal white reference for hands-free optimization and calibration, lightweight rechargeable lithium ion batteries, automated internal wavelength validation, integrated computer and LCD display with easy push button navigation and a PC-based project and data management software ecosystem.

Additional ASD QualitySpec Trek features and benefits:

  • Compact and portable: Lightweight yet rugged design allows unprecedented portability in a full-range highly accurate spectrometer.
  • Fast and accurate: Enhanced spectrometer configuration builds on the trusted legacy of ASD for unparalled accuracy and performance.
  • Cable free: Remove cable management from your data collection workflow with a truly cable-free integrated spectral collection system.
  • Integrated computer and LCD: On board computing and LCD display eliminates the need for 3rd party laptops or hand held devices. Simplify your workflow and leave your PDA at home.
  • Audio voice recorder: Automate your field notes with the convenience of voice memos. The QualitySpec Trek’s audio voice recorder feature can record useful descriptive information for each data point measured.
  • Internal wavelength and white reference capability: On-board internal referencing features ensure instrument performance, high data quality, and liberates the operator from the necessity of frequent white reference measurements.
  • On-board GPS: Automatically populate accurate coordinate and elevation data for every measurement.
  • Sample clip: Each QualitySpec Trek is shipped with a second magnetic external white reference that serves as a sample clip for scanning thin samples such as parchment, foliage, or fabric.
  • Data management: Review and enlarge spectra on the device or on your laptop with the PC Manager. Laptop software allows for easy spectrum, file and project management.
  • Multiple languages: QualitySpec Trek is ready to address global markets with fully integrated English, Mandarin Chinese, and Spanish language options.

Key applications

By eliminating the need for cables and controller accessories, QualitySpec Trek offers a turnkey solution that simplifies your spectral collection work flow and is well- suited for a variety of applications including: 


  • Spectral profiling of soil horizons 
  • Spectral characteristics of man-made materials 
  • Plant physiology studies 
  • Spectral characterization of snow/ice profiles 
  • Characterization of industrial raw and finished materials 

技术指标

Spectral Range (nm)350-2500
Spectral Resolution3 nm @ 700 nm
9.8 nm @ 1400 nm
8.1 nm @ 2100 nm
Height x Width x Depthcm: 31 x 10 x 30
in: 12.3 x 4.0 x 11.7
Weight with battery2.5 kg
5.5 lbs
Weight without battery2.0 kg
4.3 lbs
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, Chinese