SpectraStar™ XT-3 Benchtop NIR

SpectraStar™ XT-3 Benchtop NIR

Moisture, Protein, and/or Oil Analysis in 30 Seconds

Trusted by thousands of quality assurance experts around the world, the Unity® Scientific SpectraStar™ XT-3 offers accurate and reliable measurements of moisture, protein, and/or oil (fat) for both laboratory and at-line applications in less than a minute. As our entry-level analyzer, the SpectraStar XT-3 offers exceptional value to monitor critical parameters for process control.

All SpectraStar™ XT analyzers are operated by UScan™, a software package incorporating an intuitive graphical interface and a reliable SQL database for data management. Designed for ease of use, routine operators can be completely trained in 15 minutes to deliver accurate, operator-independent results.

As our entry-level analyzer, the SpectraStar™ XT-3 offers exceptional value to monitor three critical parameters for process control.


  • Stand-alone design with built-in computer for easy implementation
  • Sealed case for use at-line in production environments
  • Designed for ease-of-use; only minimal training required for routine operators
  • Advanced sample management and reporting features makes the analyzer quality lab-ready
  • Sealed case with 17” touch screen monitor for easy operation in laboratories or at-line on the production floor
  • Windows®10 Professional computer with SSD provides easy integration into computer networks


  • Obtain vital quality parameter data in about 30 seconds, enabling quick response for quality control
  • Analyze fibers, sugars, fatty acids, starch, and other difficult constituents, as well as moisture, protein, and fat
  • Easy-to-use with graphical interface and modular configuration, requiring minimal training for routine operators
  • Minimal sample preparation required
  • Environmentally friendly; requires minimal energy use with no hazardous chemicals or waste
  • Save costs and reduce waste, which improves your company’s bottom line


Quickly Determine Moisture Level, Oil Content, and Protein Analysis

Whether you are analyzing ingredient quality and supporting claims, ensuring proper batch or continuous processing conditions, or verifying a final product for quality, label, or specification claims, the SpectraStar™ XT-3 NIR Analyzer will do the job. Each SpectraStar™ XT-3 is a stand-alone unit in a small form factor for easy placement in nearly any quality lab or production setting.

SpectraStar™ XT-3 NIR Analyzer customers use the system to measure moisture, oil, and/or fat in a variety of products, including:

Food Products

  • Chocolate Products
  • Dairy products (cheese, butter, dairy powders, yogurt)
  • Meat
  • Wheat and grain (rice, canola, mustard, soybeans, corn, oats, peas etc.)
  • Snack foods (moisture & oil analysis)
  • Olives and olive oil