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 accurate 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 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 higher 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 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%