The world’s leading manufacturers select Datacolor’s spectrophotometers to specify, formulate and control critical color. The Datacolor® 200 Family offers affordable and easy-to-use color measurement for a wide range of applications. It features a compact, modern design with simplified installation and a Service Indicator LED for additional confidence in your color measurements. The Datacolor 200 Family color measurement data is compatible with other Datacolor sphere instruments.


Datacolor 200R offers reliable and easy to use color measurement for retail paint applications.

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Datacolor 200M is an affordable benchtop spectrophotometer that enables Textiles, Paint & Coatings, and Plastics manufacturers to meet their formulation and product quality goals by providing precise color measurements.

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Measure with Confidence


The Datacolor 200 Family utilizes Datacolor’s SP2000 technology, capturing the true spectral fingerprint of any color for either retail paint or industrial textile, paint & coatings, or plastics applications.

Datacolor 200R Lab-grade accuracy- eliminates mistints

Easy to Use, Easy to Maintain

Datacolor 200R Compact design, just plug & play

Easy to Use, Easy to Maintain


Sleek new modern design includes a compact footprint and an integrated drawer that holds the black trap, calibration tiles, and the USB memory stick.

Easy instrument installation with all required calibration data loaded at the factory.

Easy instrument installation with all required calibration data loaded at the factory.


The new Service Indicator LED alerts you to deviations in your calibration results indicating that your instrument may require service.

Datacolor 200 Significantly reduced calibration frequency

All models come with the following standard accessories:

  • Power cable
  • Secure USB cable
  • Black trap (For Calibration)
  • White tile (For Calibration)
  • Green tile (For Calibration)
  • USB Memory stick with User Guide
  • Quick Start Guide
Technical Specifications Description
Measuring Geometry Dual Beam d/8° spectrophotometer
Specular Port SCI/SCE for automatic gloss compensation
Illumination Source Pulsed Xenon filtered to approximate D65
Wavelength Range 400 nm – 700 nm
Reporting Interval 10 nm
Photometric Range 0 to 200%
Spectral Analyzer SP2000 analyzer with dual 256 element diode array
Color Repeatability 0.05 CIELAB ΔE* max on white ceramic tile
Inter-Instrument Agreement Datacolor 200R
0.2 CIELAB ΔE* avg. of 12 BCRA tiles
Datacolor 200M
0.5 CIELAB ΔE* max of 12 BCRA tiles
0.2 CIELAB ΔE* avg. of 12 BCRA tiles
Single Aperture Models LAV (22 mm), SAV (9 mm), USAV (6.5 mm)
Data Interface Secure USB or RS232 (RS232 cable optional)
Operating Environment 5° to 40°C up to 85% RH, non-condensing


Physical Specifications Description
Weight 15 lbs. (6.8 Kg)
Dimensions 6.8” Wide X 8.8” Tall X 12.9” Deep
17.2 cm x 22.3 cm x 32.7 cm

Standalone System Requirements

  • Dual Core Processor @ 2GHz or faster
  • 4GB or more RAM
  • 500GB HDD
  • Video 512 MB with 1280×768 Resolution or higher
  • DVD Drive
  • USB/Serial Port
  • Windows 7 / Windows 8.x / Windows 10