The i-Lab palm-size series for visible and NIR spectral measurements has been unveiled by microSpectral Sensors LLC. Both models, the S560 and the S860 for visible and NIR ranges, respectively, feature a disposable integrated sampler system and path lengths that range from 5 to 50 mm. The base unit is a fully functional microspectral measurement system with capability comparable to a benchtop system. Powered by three AA batteries, the devices feature a programmable microprocessor that performs advanced data processing. Results are displayed on a dedicated LCD and can be transmitted to a PC or laptop via a USB connection. Each model weighs 8.2 oz.