Rapid Analysis with the

Phoenix 5000 NIR Analyzer

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The Phoenix 5000 NIR Analyzer offers research institutions, contract laboratories, and seed breeders fast, reliable results for a multitude of agricultural and food products, 

In 30 seconds, the Phoenix 5000 can simultaneously test for multiple parameters including: 

Moisture, Fat, Protein, Starch, Fiber, Ash, Sugar and more


Simply pack/pour a sample into the sample cup and then press the scan button located on the touch screen display.


The sample cup automatically rotates to take multiple measurements of the sample. Results are displayed in 30 seconds or less and can be exported into a variety of formats including, excel, LIMS and PLC.

For operators with high throughput labs, the Phoenix 5000 can be configured as a side loading instrument that reads ISI cups. This side loading configuration is compatible with our 30 and 50 cup autosamplers. See below for more.

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Innovative Sample Handling

The Phoenix 5000's innovative sample handling ensure you scan more than 85% of the sample cup. Compare this to 25% with other NIR instruments - the Phoenix 5000 will produce more repeatable and consistent results.

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Easy to Access Lamp

The Phoenix 5000 requires little maintenance and has few annual consumables. The light source is an 8W, low power halogen lamp that is rated for 10,000 hours. Most users only change it once per year. The lamp housing is easy to access via 4 phillips head screws on the exterior of the unit and the lamp can be replaced in under 5 minutes..

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Built for Transferability

The Phoenix 5000 has configurable wavelength resolutions of 0.5, 1 and 2 nm. This allows us to transfer customer legacy databases from other NIR instruments to the Phoenix 5000 in minutes.

IP 62 Rated

The Phoenix 5000 is IP62 rated for protection from dust and waterdrops. The instrument assembly is sealed and requires no air filter, fan or radiator fluid.

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Made in USA

Every Phoenix 5000 instrument is manufactured at our company headquarters in Jessup, MD.

30 or 50 Cup Autosampler


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with 30 cup autosampler

The Phoenix 5000 can be configured as a side loading instrument with a 30 or 50 position autosampler to streamline testing and reduce operator time.



Sample cups can be scanned in with an RFID reader. The instruments reads the RFID tag before scanning records and manages the results.

This ensures your results are never mixed up and samples can be added at will to pre-programmed run.


See the video for a full overview.

Powered by BlueScan

The Phoenix 5000 is powered by BlueScan. BlueScan is designed to simplify routine analysis and is packed with features making it ideal for monitoring quality and optimizing production.


BlueScan’s tab design ensures your information is just a click away. You can easily view results, historical data, spectra, generate reports and run diagnostics with the press of a button.

Users can be set up with varying levels of permissions to protect company data and ensure ease of use.

Blue Sun Guarantee

All Blue Sun instruments come standard with the Blue Sun Guarantee. This one of a kind program ensure you start up quickly avoid downtime, and maximize the benefits of your NIR instrument. The Blue Sun Guarantee includes free:

Phone Support
Remote Support
(1 Year)
on Parts
(1 Year)

Request More Information

If you would like more inforamtion on the Phoenix 5000 instrument or if you have questions about a specific application, please fill out the form below and a solutions manager will reply to you shortly.