Selecting the right color measurement instrument is no simple task. One of the toughest challenges can be ensuring that the features align with your specific application needs.

 

To help your evaluation, we’ve created a table that will allow you to view our spectrophotometers side by side. Start your comparison by dragging and dropping any of the products listed at the bottom of the table into one of the three available columns.

 

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InstrumentInstrument is intended for formulationInstrument is intended for formulation and quality controlInstrument is intended for quality controlInstrument is intended for Color Matching in a Retail Paint StoreLevel of repeatability and inter-instrument agreement required throught the supply chain Reflectance or transmittance measurements requiredUV filtering requiredHigh volume, repetitive measurements of heavy samplesUniquenessDownload individual spec sheet 

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  • DC850
    DC850
  • DC800
    DC800
  • DC800V
    DC800V
  • DC550
    DC550
  • DC500
    DC500
  • DC500UV
    DC500UV
  • DC200M
    DC200M
  • DC200R
    DC200R
DC850
Highest precision with IIA less than 0.15 CIELAB Transmittance and Reflectance mode Greatest versatility: measure reflectance or transmittance
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DC800
Highest precision with IIA less than 0.15 CIELAB Reflectance onlyConventional: measure reflectance
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DC800V
Highest precision with IIA less than 0.15 CIELAB Reflectance onlyHighest throughput: vertical, down facing configuration
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DC550
High precision with IIA less than 0.30 CIELABTransmittance and Reflectance mode Greater versatility: measure either reflectance or transmittance Support UV filtering and UV calibration. Supports both solid and liquid samples
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DC500
High precision with IIA less than 0.30 CIELABReflectance onlyConventional: measure reflectance only
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DC500UV
High precision with IIA less than 0.30 CIELABReflectance onlyUV focused: measure reflectance with UV filtering and UV calibration
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DC200M
Not critical, anything less than 0.5 CIELAB
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Economical Spectro: Compact design; easy to use; self contained (all accessories in compartment)
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DC200R
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Retail Paint Expert: Compact design saves counter space Plug and play operation Easy to use with minimal training
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