The ASM-5216 is the OEM version of Avantes BV’s AS-5216 spectrometer board. With industrial interfaces and a size reduced by more than 25%, it is designed for integrated OEM systems and supports the company’s USB 2.0 optical benches with a wide range of new detectors and high-speed communication. Based on a 5216 Coldfire processor running at 64 MHz, it features a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter and USB 2.0 and RS-232 interfaces. Various detector types can be connected to the electronics board, including Taos photodiode arrays, Sony and Toshiba CCD detectors, Hamamatsu back-thinned CCD detectors, and Hamamatsu and Sensors Unlimited InGaAs near-infrared detectors. The board is equipped with a Samtec 60-pin Card edge connector with 12 programmable input/output ports, and two analog out ports and two analog in ports.