The Datacolor 20D is an easy-to-use, portable spectrophotometer that enables accurate color measurement on a wide variety of sample shapes and sizes – anywhere in the store or at a customer job site.


Designed for:
Retail paint and hardware stores who need accurate, portable color matching.


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Accurate Measurement Performance

Accurate Measurement Performance


  • Sphere geometry enables accurate color measurement of both flat and textured samples.
  • Gloss determination of sample sheen, combined with gloss compensation in PAINT software enables perfect visual color formulation.
  • Shares the same high accuracy SP2000 spectrometer as Datacolor’s world-renowned benchtop spectrophotometers.

Datacolor 20D Accurate measurement performance

Measurement Wherever & Whenever

Datacolor 20D Portable Color Matching

Measurement Wherever & Whenever


  • Portable design enables measurement of a wide variety of sample shapes and sizes, anywhere in the store or at a customer job site.
Precise Positioning

Precise Positioning


  • The illuminated sample alignment port enables direct view of the sample through the sphere and guarantees the most precise positioning for sample measurement.

Datacolor 20D

Easy Use

Datacolor 20D Precise Positioning

Easy Use


  • Initial instrument installation is simple with all required set-up data loaded at the factory. Just connect to your computer, start the Paint v 2.x software, calibrate and you are ready to measure.
  • Large color LCD screen with an intuitive user interface makes the instrument easy-to-use and easy-to-learn.
Flexible Connectivity

Flexible Connectivity


  • Seamlessly transfer measurement data from to the Datacolor PAINT v 2.x software using Bluetooth or USB.
  • Support for USB keyboards and bar code scanners.

Datacolor 20D Flexible Connectivity

Quick First Shot Matches with PAINT v 2.x Software

Datacolor 20D Quick first shot matches with PAINT software

Quick First Shot Matches with PAINT v 2.x Software


  • Highly accurate measurements combined with the precise algorithms of the PAINT v 2.x software, yield the best first shot match on the market, saving time and money.
  • Aluminium Carrying Case
  • USB Memory Stick with User Guide and backup copy of the white tile data
  • Wrist Strap
  • Power Supply
  • Black Trap
  • White and Green Tiles
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Certificate of Instrument Performance
Measuring Geometry d/8°
Sphere Diameter 2 inches
Light Source Pulsed xenon
Spectral Range 400 – 700nm
Effective Bandwidth 10 nm
Wavelength Resolution 2nm
Spectrometer Principle Concave holographic grating
Detector Proprietary Dual 256 element diode array
Color Repeatability(1) 0.05 CIELAB ΔE* avg on white ceramic tile
Color Inter-Instrument Agreement(1) 0.20 CIELAB ΔE* avg. of 12 BCRA tiles
Aperture Size SAV – 10mm illuminated/6.5mm measured
Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion
Operating Environment 5° to 40°C up to 85% RH, non-condensing
Interface USB, Bluetooth wireless
Observer 10 0
Gloss 60 0
Indices LRV
Color Systems CIE L*, a*,b*,
Illuminants D65, A, F2, F11
Data Storage Up to 2,000 samples
Languages English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese and Spanish.
Color Display 50.54 mm x 68.62 mm x 3.55 mm
Display Resolution 240 x 320
Weight 1.25 kg
Dimensions 235 mm x 90 mm x 99 mm
1 Environmental conditions: Temperature 22.6°C +/- 2°C RH 44% +/- 1%