Available from Vigo System SA is an IR detector/preamplifier module for OEM applications, including noncontact temperature measurement, free-space optical communications, laser detection, gas analysis and Fourier spectroscopy. The detector is integrated with an AC- or DC-coupled transimpedance or voltage preamplifier. The company says that the instrument is compact and easy to use and that it produces a high signal-to-noise ratio. Bandwidth is up to 250 MHz. The module is supplied with an uncooled or a thermoelectrically cooled detector.