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I emailed the fellow the seller said would send me the software, but nothing back from him yet, might need to get it from one of you guys.
Here you go. Might as well just post this here so I don't have to keep sending it via PM. Hopefully we can get some work done on calibrating these things. I wouldn't even know where to begin to do any sort of calibration with the included software.


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Thank you, I kept staring at your post and thought; but there is nothing there, no link. Then i put my curser over the "Here you go" words and saw it was a link Appreciate!
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I was able to get the seller to agree to ship for "free" if I bought five of them at a time, which I did. So the shipment coming to Paul, as well as the shipments to me in Alaska and Iraq were also sent to me for 199 USD with free shipping. My assumption is they were not selling many at such a high shipping rate and it was worth it to them to start selling them in bulk. I believe they are selling them much faster now, well..... partly because I've been their best customer in awhile having purchased a large number of them..

I'm very happy to see a few members moving forward at getting both the DPSS units and the spectrometer working, at this rate, sharing what you have found will make my getting them working a snap - I emailed the fellow the seller said would send me the software, but nothing back from him yet, might need to get it from one of you guys.

That's not so bad then!

Is it the same software that we have just now? The software Brad sent me is very minimal. It'll do the job but it's very basic. I could probably write that software in a few hours and I'm not much of a programmer. It's only 40KB in size.

As for the 473 DPSS, I've had one of them before and there's plenty of information out there on them already so getting that going isn't particularly difficult, last time was a breeze, hardest part was making the connector and I used an avionics DB9 connector, where you have to insert the pins manually with a special tool.



All you really need is the power connector pinout and a DB9 connector, can't remember if it's male or female, but pretty straight forward either way.

The crystal set is one "unit", aligned from the factory, same as any CNI lab lasers us hobby folk have had so alignment is fairly straightforward too. My 500mW 532nm from CNI had pretty much the exact same setup as the B&W 473s, there really isn't much to them.



The Vanadate/LBO/Mirrors are all contained within that plastic housing, aligned from the factory. There should be no need to adjust the alignment of those components, you should only ever need to adjust the whole housing to align with the pump beam. If you need to do more than that then the laser has had a pretty rough life.
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Yep, that is the same software I received from the seller and sent both you and another member. Figured I would make it a little easier to find vs having to PM all over for it.
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Again, thanks! I edited in a 5th Youtube video to post #5 in the first page of the thread from a guy who bought five of these units. One unit he removed the crystals to produce just 808 nm out, on another he removed the 473 nm crystal assembly and inserted a YVO4 and KTP crystal to produce 532 nm green.
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I haven't loaded it yet as I can't use it until I get the RS232 converter. Sounds a little sparse for the BWSpec software. Will need it to calibrate these as you need to be able to link a pixel number to a specific spectral line. Should use at least six lines, but eight is better. Once that is done, you need to solve for a third order regression to obtain the four variables needed to plug into the spectro's memory. That is how my Ocean Optics spectro was calibrated.
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Paul, looking forward to seeing what we can do, the 785 nm wavelength is a bit shy of the 812 nm top I want to be able to reach with it, but from what I gather, the accuracy is going to be limited to 1 nm. Do you think this spectrometer can be biased to go to a longer wavelength? If so, maybe I could use one with the normal range and another setup to measure at longer wavelengths? I have no knowledge of these things to know anything, so I'm probably asking a very newbie question on this subject, but enquiring minds want to know!

Diachi, thanks for additional information and photo, is that a picture of one used without the prisms and focusing lenses? I hope i get some with them in it, was this an earlier version without them and they added them later?

I bought a bunch of them because I've been collecting crystals to build some higher power DPSS 532 nm lasers, maybe I can use one of these boxes, anamorphic prism pairs and lenses for either that, or the 589 nm project I want to build too.
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Paul, looking forward to seeing what we can do, the 785 nm wavelength is a bit shy of the 812 nm top I want to be able to reach with it, but from what I gather, the accuracy is going to be limited to 1 nm. Do you think this spectrometer can be biased to go to a longer wavelength? If so, maybe I could use one with the normal range and another setup to measure at longer wavelengths? I have no knowledge of these things to know anything, so I'm probably asking a very newbie question on this subject, but enquiring minds want to know!

Diachi, thanks for additional information and photo, is that a picture of one used without the prisms and focusing lenses? I hope i get some with them in it, was this an earlier version without them and they added them later?

I bought a bunch of them because I've been collecting crystals to build some higher power DPSS 532 nm lasers, maybe I can use one of these boxes, anamorphic prism pairs and lenses for either that, or the 589 nm project I want to build too.
Mine was manufactured in late 2003 and has the pump shaping optics in it. I believe the NEWER units were the ones without the pump shaping optics. And now I need to do some homework on turning it into a reasonably powered 532 seeing as I don't have a need for a low output 473 or IR labby.


As for calibration, I have a feeling we are missing a config file seeing as these spectrometers have what appears to be a calibration code on the top of them and I bet when new, these came with individualized software specific to each unit that was calibrated.
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If I manage to get one I'll take a look at the code and see how it's calibrated. If needed we can change that.
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Paul, looking forward to seeing what we can do, the 785 nm wavelength is a bit shy of the 812 nm top I want to be able to reach with it, but from what I gather, the accuracy is going to be limited to 1 nm. Do you think this spectrometer can be biased to go to a longer wavelength? If so, maybe I could use one with the normal range and another setup to measure at longer wavelengths? I have no knowledge of these things to know anything, so I'm probably asking a very newbie question on this subject, but enquiring minds want to know!

Diachi, thanks for additional information and photo, is that a picture of one used without the prisms and focusing lenses? I hope i get some with them in it, was this an earlier version without them and they added them later?

I bought a bunch of them because I've been collecting crystals to build some higher power DPSS 532 nm lasers, maybe I can use one of these boxes, anamorphic prism pairs and lenses for either that, or the 589 nm project I want to build too.
Sure, it can be done, but probably will require realignment, which is tedious and difficult to get right the first time. Maybe, just maybe, the 812nm limit you are looking for is close enough to the 785nm limit that it can be captured without realignment, but I wouldn't count on it. I'll know more when I get to calibration of these things.
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OK, thanks CBrad and Paul. Paul, when you get yours I'd be relieved if they have the prism pairs and correction optics in the DPSS units, keeping my fingers crossed mine will.
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I did pull the cover off the laser head and this one does have the corrective optics. It came to me through jnrpop. He wants the spectro, but the rest is mine.
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After having tried to source the original BW-Spec software, this included software is most certainly not even close to that software. Would be fantastic If we could get ahold of that software but unless someone here has an account with BW Tek that is active within a year, good luck. Or unless someone can be very persuasive/sell their soul and get a copy from them or somewhere else that uses it.
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Actually, it's quite simple to get. You just pay for it. It is a one time fee and you have it for life. If there's a password, and there usually is.....then it could be shared.
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Actually, it's quite simple to get. You just pay for it. It is a one time fee and you have it for life. If there's a password, and there usually is.....then it could be shared.
Looking into an alternative along these lines. Emailed a small company that sells unaligned or aligned spectro kits using these spectros to see what I can do about getting better software for it. They wrote their own and their kits with a spectro and their software are a lot cheaper than the price BW-tek wants for their software alone. Maybe I will get really lucky and just get given a download link or a cheap fee for this software instead of bwspec. Not willing to pay $500 for a piece of software for a dirt cheap spectro.

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That would be awesome, if we can get software which will work on these, I will eventually be offering a dozen or more spectrometers to members at cost. If we get enough members interested we could recover the cost of the software, if permitted to share.
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