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Hitachi U-2900 UV-Vis Double Beam Spectrophotometer

A UV-Visible double-beam spectroscopy system for biotechnological applications measuring small sample volumes.


The U-2900 is a double-beam spectrophotometer offering high performance, ease of use, and reliability. This system can be used in many applications from routine to research. The U-2900 is equipped with a Large 10.4" Color LCD Display and best stability and noise specs in its class. A PC-control-only model, the U-2910, is also available. The U-2900 and U-2910 offer innovative memory stick compatibility and large data storage capabilities.

For biotechnological applications, measurements on small sample volumes can be made using optional 50µL, 25µL and 5µL micro-volume cells.


  • Large 10.4" Color LCD for clear data display

UV Wavelength Scan

  • Data storage at external USB Flash disk

External USB Flash Disk

  • High resolution satisfying European Pharmacopoeia (Band pass: 1.5nm)
  • Validation function as standard enables user to check performance
  • Optional PC-control using UV Solutions® software running on Windows XP/2000
  • Optional accessories and software to meet your requirements
  • Your choice of local control or PC control versions


U-2900/2910 Double-Beam Spectrophotometer Specifications
Wavelength range 190 to 1,100 nm
Band pass 1.5 nm
Scan speed 10, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1200, 2400, 3600 nm/min
Detector Silicon photodiode
Dimensions 500 mm (W) x 605 mm (D) x 283 mm (H)
20 in (W) x 24 in (D) x 11.5 in (H)
(with LCD folded flat)
Weight Approx. 31 Kg (68 lbs)
Power requirements 100, 120, 220, 230, or 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 300 VA



UV Solutions software is used to control Hitachi's UV-Vis and NIR spectrophotometers, providing an easy-to-use interface for measurement, data processing, and reporting.