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Raspbian DLL Interface for AvaSoft

Posted on: April 27th, 2020

The Raspbian DLL interface for AvaSoft is now available in the DLL kit available through your sales engineer or account rep. Increasingly spectrometers are being deployed into field applications ranging from Raman & LIBS to radiometry and fluorescence.  The applications are only limited by ones imagination because the hardware options to support a multitude of spectroscopy applications are available and affordable.
raspbian DLL Interface allows raspberry pi development for Avantes and Avasoft

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Avantes Compactline of spectrometers is ideally suited to field application.  At around size of a deck of cards and weighing only XX grams, the AvaSpec-Minis are ideal for the range from 200-1700 nm.

Portable computing options abound today but few systems can rival the value proposition of the Raspberry pi.  At around $35, the Pi offers huge processing power, compact size, low power consumption, powerful interface options, a huge user community   and much more.  The choice of the Raspberry Pi  for your portable project presents low risk and great upside potential.

AvaSpec-Mini Compact Spectrometer

The AvaSpec-Mini Compact Spectrometer

Raspbian DLL Interface for AvaSoft

Recognizing this, Avantes supports the Pi with a Raspbian DLL.  Our Raspbian SDK includes some sample programs in QT and Python.  In 2018 our US Engineering Intern developed a portable project based on the AvaSpec-Mini2048 and the Raspberry Pi.    For more information please contact a Sales Engineer.

Raspberry Pi Capabilities- portability project

Avantes Portability Project- proof of concept design

Request the AvaSoft Raspberry Pi DLL

Request the downloadable Raspberry Pi DLL Package with sample programs and examples

Explore Software Development for Portable Spectroscopy Systems

Raspberry Pi SDK Setup

Step-by-step setup of the Raspberry Pi SDK for Avantes AvaSoft

Raspberry Pi SDK Setup

Push Button; Collect Spectrum

Setting up a simple instrument interface with Raspberry Pi

Push Button; Collect spectrum

Creating a Python Project

Part 1 of a series on Python development startup

Creating a Python Project – Installing the AvaSoft Library