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SOC710 Series®


Designed to eliminate the need for scanning stages during lab and field research, the SOC710 Series® is the most user friendly, versatile hyperspectral imager yet.


Unique Internal Scanning Mechanism for Unrivaled Versatility and Portability

Traditional line scanning hyperspectral imaging systems (or “push broom” systems) require a translation stage to move target samples in front of the camera, which necessitates multiple stages or additional hardware to perform varied lab and field experimental setups.

With the SOC710-VP the sensor moves behind the lens and the scanning speed or translation rate is intimately tied into the exposure and gain parameters of the system. External scanning systems require the operator to calculate this manually in order to properly set the rate of the stage to obtain optimal results.

Built-in scanning makes the 710-VP extremely versatile. By eliminating the restrictions of external translation stages the SOC710-VP can, as a single package, operate from any standard tripod, C-Mount microscope, remote sensing tower, or simply be placed on a bench in the lab.

The SOC710-VP’s small footprint and lack of external stage hardware makes it very portable and the best choice for applications benefited by in-situ field data
collection. The precision mechanism of the SOC710- VP’s internal scanner ensures that multiple cubes measured of the same target are in perfect registration.


Eliminates need for translation stage or sample stage

Preview camera provides live video for scene framing and focusing

Precision scanning mechanism of the 710-VP allows for high dynamic range experiments with two scans of the same scene at different gain settings

Excellent post-sale support

Can be operated in traditional line scanning or internal scanning modes. Switch between acquisition modes with a simple software toggle

Data recorded in open format binary compatible with third-party analysis software such as ENVI or MATLAB


Brandon Russell
PhD, University of Connecticut

Research on endemic camouflage strategies in floating mats of the macroalgae Sargassum. Specifically, how well animals match the colors and patterns of their background, through the visual systems of different predator classes under changing light and water conditions.


Spectral Coverage 400-1000 400-1000 900-1700nm
Spectral Resolution (nm) 4.69 2.31 2.77nm
Spectral Channels 128 260 288
Spatial Channels 1040/520 (selectable) 1392/696 (selectable) 640
Dynamic Range 12/16-Bit 12-Bit 14-Bit
Cube Rate (max / nominal) 23.2 seconds 23.2 seconds 20 seconds
Weight 2.95 Kg (6.5 lbs) 3.85 Kg (8.5 lbs) 4.53 Kg (10 lbs)
Dimensions 9.5 x 16.8 x 22 cm 12.7 x 20.3 x 28 cm 12.7 x 20.3 x 28 cm

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