The Tensor series FTIR spectrometers are designed for use in analytical laboratories and for R&D applications. Manufacturer Bruker Optics Inc. says the spectrometers' interface is intuitive and easy to operate. The instruments include the DigiTect detector system and a permanently aligned, high-throughput RockSolid interferometer. Sampling and automation accessories are available, and the system's components can be changed for near-IR applications. Features include the online PerformanceGuard, which continuously monitors optical components, automation units and accessories, and automatic accessory- and component-recognition systems.