Datacolor Announces Availability of New Spyder3Print SR™ for ICC Printer Profiles as Standalone Product

Significant Advancements in ICC Printer Profile Technology and New Software Algorithm Provide Fast and Accurate Measurements for Outstanding Color and Black-and-White Prints

New York, NY, October 22, 2009 - Datacolor, a global leader in color management solutions, announced today at PhotoPlus Expo 2009, it will begin shipping its new Spyder3Print SR™ (Strip Reader) spectrocolorimeter as a separate product skew to support photographers and graphic artists currently using the company's Spyder3Elite™ and Spyder3Pro™ monitor calibration systems. Initially introduced as part of Datacolor's innovative Spyder3Studio SR™ system, which offers an end-to-end calibration solution for image capture, digital desktop image manipulation, and print output. The new Spyder3Print SR is currently available at photo retail and specialty outlets and has a suggested list price of $339.00.

Spyder3Print SR is a new spectrocolorimeter that incorporates significant advancements in ICC printer profile technology and a new software algorithm ensures fast, easy and accurate measurements for outstanding color and black-and-white prints. Users at all levels of expertise will now be able to easily and quickly create ICC profiles in minutes by using Datacolor's Strip-Reading Spectrocolorimeter and SpyderGuide™. The Spyder3Print SR provides outstanding results with any combination of ink, paper, and printer. Users will see noticeable improvements in their color prints, as well as outstanding results when producing black-and-white and fine art prints.

"Datacolor's Spyder3Print SR provides photographers with the most advanced ICC printer profile technology for producing outstanding color and black-and-white prints the first time around," says Christoph Gamper, Vice President, Consumer Business Unit, Datacolor. "The option to purchase it as a standalone product gives photographers and printers the flexibility to improve their overall calibration system without the expense of purchasing an entire kit or an expensive all-in-one calibration system. The Spyder3Print SR was designed to do one thing and does it extremely well," Gamper added.

About Datacolor
Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world's leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers have been choosing Datacolor's innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for nearly 40 years. A Swiss held company, Datacolor's global presence encompasses a sales, service and support network serving customers in more than 65 countries throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia, along with 13 worldwide operation and production facilities. Industries served include apparel and textile, paint and coatings, automotive, plastics, photography, home theater and others. For more information about Datacolor and its products or services, visit http://newserver.datacolor.eu.