DVC150 Visual Characterisation of Displays

  • Digital display characterisation system
  • Colorimetric calibration measurement set-up

Based on a compact double monochromator with photomultiplier detection and integrated picoammeter, the DVC150 offers an impressive six decades of dynamic range. Supplied with a direct view telescope with fibre bundle, the DVC150 is easy and convenient to use.

Core benefits


  • Double monochromator for superlative stray light performance
  • Photomultiplier detector (S20 photocathode)
  • Integrated picoammeter and high voltage supply
  • Direct or fibre coupled direct-view telescope
  • Fully automated operation via BenWin+ Windows control software

Reported Parameters

  • Colourimetric parameters
  • Luminance


Spectral range of operation 380-780nm
Spectral data interval 1-5nm
Spectral bandwidth (FWHM) 1-5nm
Wavelength accuracy ± 0.3nm, ± 0.05nm with software correction
Wavelength reproducibility ± 0.05nm
Resolution 0.5nm
Stray light rejection at 2.5 FWHM 10-8
Minimum working distance 25mm with macro lens
Maximum working distance 50m with TL1 lens
Bench space required 1m deep x 2.5m wide typical including working space
Services requirements 2 x 110/220V AC mains sockets, 400VA total


Lens Description Wavelength Range Focusing Range
TEL301_LENS_TL-MACRO TL macro lens 350-3000nm 25mm
TEL301_LENS_TL1-ACH-VIS TL1 VIS achromat lens Optimised for 350-800nm 1m-infinity
TEL301_LENS_TL2-ACH TL2 close-up achromat lens Optimised for 400-700nm 150mm

Computer Requirements

OS Windows 7, Windows 8 (32-/64-bit) operating systems (or newer)
Minimum hard disk space Approx. 100MB
Minimum RAM 2 GB
Interface 1 x USB 2.0 port


TEL301_DIRECT TEL301 direct-view telescope, slit mounting
TEL301_FOP_ADAPTOR Adaptor to TEL301_DIRECT for fibre bundle coupling
FOP-6-2000 Optical glass fibre bundle (350-1700nm), 2m length. 6mm diameter to 10.5 x 2.5mm

Lens Options

Lens Description
TEL301_LENS_TL-MACRO TL macro lens
TEL301_LENS_TL1-ACH-VIS TL1 VIS achromat lens
TEL301_LENS_TL2-ACH TL2 close-up achromat lens
Display spectral radiance measurement results
DVC150 display spectral radiance measurement
Measured test card
DVC150 measured test card
Display colourimetric measurement results
DVC150 display colourimetric measurement

Ordering Information

DVC150 Double monochromator solution for comprehensive characterisation of digital displays

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