Finally! Mobile spectrometers parts are all here!
Yesterday evening, UPS finally arrived at our front door with all the molded spectrometers! All the parts are now here, and we're working to get everything assembled ASAP.
The molders ran over the timeline they set, but while we were waiting we went to work integrating ongoing research on collimation slits into the Backpack spectrometer. With this new slit I've been delighted with spectrometer's ability to pick up clear spectra even at distance.
I can't wait to get these all shipped out to you!
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A fold-up spectrometer attachment for your smartphone. Ships flat -- you cut it out and assemble it.Estimated delivery:
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A proven and tested "desktop" USB spectrometry kit which you assemble inside of a VHS box. 400-900 nanometer range and 3-10 nm resolution. (please add $10 for international shipping)Estimated delivery:
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An experimental "backpack" which clips to your Android phone's camera and turns it into a spectrometer. If more than 250 backers want this, we pledge to develop a native iPhone app as well. (please add $10 for international shipping)Estimated delivery:
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A "Classroom pack" of 6 desktop spectrometry kits for teachers and those of you who just can't get enough spectra! Please add $40 for international shipping.Estimated delivery:
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This completely egregious "steampunk" spectrometer is made from polished aluminum, brass, and finely finished, laser engraved wood. It's functionally identical to the "countertop" model, but has enough polish to make Isambard Kingdom Brunel proud. Don't back this unless you are a) feeling sooo rad or b) trying to support the Public Lab nonprofit.Estimated delivery:
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