The Datacolor 45 family of portable spectrophotometers offers exceptional measurement performance with excellent repeatability, even on textured samples. The low profile design, intuitive user interface, and connectivity options make the instrument easy-to-learn and easy-to-use. The built-in gloss meter on the 45G enables simultaneous measurement of color and gloss.

 

The Datacolor 45G – simultaneous measurement of color and gloss with high repeatability.

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The Datacolor 45S – highly accurate measurement of color appearance. Achieve close correlation to visual assessment.

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Designed for:

The Datacolor 45 portable instruments are ideal for inspection and control of total color appearance for retail hard goods, large appliances, and consumer electronics involving plastic parts, painted surfaces and coil coatings.

 

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Exceptional Measurement Performance

Exceptional Measurement Performance

 

The Datacolor 45 instruments use the same optical engine that is used in Datacolor’s reference grade bench top spectrophotometers. The spectrometer employs a dual 256 photo-diode array sensor coupled with holographic grating, which deliver 2-nm resolution. This means that you can reliably capture true spectral fingerprints of any color.

Datacolor 45G Family

Excellent Repeatability, Even on Textured Samples

Datacolor 45 Family Excellent Repeatability even on Textured Samples

Excellent Repeatability, Even on Textured Samples

 

The Datacolor 45’s unique illuminator uses a diamond-turned reflector positioned over a circular array of full spectrum LEDs. This optical system provides highly efficient light mixing resulting in exceptionally uniform illumination without any shadowing effects. Excellent repeatability is achieved, even on highly textured samples, while minimizing the need for additional rotational measurements.

Built-In 60° Glossmeter in Datacolor 45G

Built-In 60° Glossmeter in Datacolor 45G

 

The Datacolor 45G measures color and 60° gloss at the same time and display the results against your tolerances. This ensures quick detection of an appearance mismatch in production.

Datacolor 45 Family Built-In 60° Glossmeter in Datacolor 45G

Extensive Onboard Functionality - In Color

Datacolor 45 Family Extensive Onboard Functionality - In Color

Extensive Onboard Functionality - In Color

 

Large color LCD with an intuitive user interface makes the instrument easy-to-learn and easy-to-use:

  • 1-click continuous sample measurement.
  • Live navigation bar enables easy access to Target, Batch, Tolerance, and other settings.
  • Pass/Fail, Auto-Standard, Auto-Naming, Auto-Saving, Indices and more
Thoughtfully Designed for Optimal Use

Thoughtfully Designed for Optimal Use

 

  • Sleek design with a low-profile probe for usage in hard to access locations, e.g. a car dashboard.
  • Measure buttons on either side allow for left and right handed usage.

Datacolor 45 Family Thoughtfully Designed for Optimal Use

Bluetooth and USB Peripheral Support allows Easy Measurement in the Lab or on the Shop Floor.

  • Connect to Datacolor TOOLS® quality control software with Bluetooth or USB
  • Easy export of data to a USB flash-drive
  • Support for USB keyboards and bar code scanners

Datacolor 45G

  • 45G spectrophotometer with certificate of instrument performance
  • Aluminum carrying case
  • Precision calibration stand
  • Switching power supply with global connectors
  • USB cable
  • USB memory-stick with calibration data and user guide
  • White calibration tile
  • Gloss calibration tile
  • Black trap
  • 45G quick start guide

 

Datacolor 45S

  • 45S spectrophotometer with certificate of instrument performance
  • Aluminum carrying case
  • Precision calibration stand
  • Switching power supply with global connectors
  • USB cable
  • USB memory-stick with calibration data and user guide
  • White calibration tile
  • Black trap
  • 45S quick start guide
  • Also available bundled with Datacolor TOOLS Basic QC Software
Datacolor 45G Datacolor 45S
Instrument Type Portable Spectrophotometer Portable Spectrophotometer
Measurement Geometry 45° illumination, 0° viewing. 45° illumination, 0° viewing.
Light Source LED solid-state circumferential illumination LED solid-state circumferential illumination
Wavelength Range 400 nm – 700 nm 400 nm – 700 nm
Effective Bandwidth 10nm 10nm
Spectral Analyzer Dual 256 diode array Dual 256 diode array
20 read repeatability on white tile using double flash (CIELAB) (1) < 0.01 E*ab on white ceramic tile < 0.01 E*ab on white ceramic tile
Inter-instrument agreement: reflectance measurements (CIELAB)(1,2 &3) 0.15 E*ab avg of 12 BCRA tiles, 0.25 E*ab max on any BCRA tile 0.15 E*ab avg of 12 BCRA tiles, 0.25 E*ab max on any BCRA tile
Aperture Size MAV 11 mm target window (8 mm measurement) MAV 11 mm target window (8 mm measurement)
Functional Operating Environment (2) 10 to 40 C up to 85% RH, non-condensing 10 to 40 C up to 85% RH, non-condensing
Physical Specifications
Display Color LCD Backlit (2.8″, 240 x 320 pixels) Color LCD Backlit (2.8″, 240 x 320 pixels)
Weight 1.8 lbs (816 g) 1.8 lbs (816 g)
Power Requirements 5Vdc,3.2A (input to the 45)
100-240 VAC (input to the AC power adapter)
50/60Hz, 0.6A input
5Vdc, 3.2A (input to the 45G)
100-240 VAC (input to the AC power adapter)
50/60Hz, 0.6A input
Power Consumption 3.2A 3.2A
Statements of Note: Comes complete with: Aluminum case, Spectrophotometer with certificate of instrument performance, Switching power supply, Global connectors, USB cable, USB memory-stick with calibration data, User guide, Quick start guide, Black trap, White calibration tile, Precision Calibration Stand, Gloss calibration tile Comes complete with: Aluminum case, Spectrophotometer with certificate of instrument performance, Switching power supply, Global connectors, USB cable, USB memory-stick with calibration data, User guide, Quick start guide, Black trap, White calibration tile, Precision Calibration Stand, Gloss calibration tile.
Additional Technical Specifications
Data Interface USB, Bluetooth wireless USB, Bluetooth wireless
Spectrometer Principle Master concave holographic grating Master concave holographic grating
Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion > 2,000 measures/charge Rechargeable Li-Ion > 2,000 measures/charge
Gloss Repeatability +/- 0.1 GU from 1-10; +/- 0.2 GU from 10-100
Gloss Reproducibility +/- 0.5 GU from 1-10, +/- 1 GU from 10-100
Color Systems: CIELab, CIELch, Lab (h), XYZ, Yxy CIELab, CIELch, Lab (h), XYZ, Yxy
Color Difference: E*, E (h), E94, ECMC (2:1, 1:1, adjustable l:c), E2000 E*, E (h), E94, ECMC (2:1, 1:1, adjustable l:c), E2000
Indices Metamerism, CIE, Whiteness (CIE an E313), Yellowness (D1925 and E313) Metamerism, CIE, Whiteness (CIE an E313), Yellowness (D1925 and E313)
Illuminants D50, D55, D65, D75, A, C, U3000, Horizon, F2, F7, F11 D50, D55, D65, D75, A, C, U3000, Horizon, F2, F7, F11
Data Storage > 2,000 standards w/ Tolerances, max 10,000 batches > 2,000 standards w/ Tolerances, max 10,000 batches
Languages English, French, German, Portugues, Simplified Chines and Spanish English, French, German, Portuguese Simplified Chinese and Spanish
Gloss Absolute, Difference – (60 gloss)

 
(1) Environmental Conditions: Temperature 23°C +/- 1°C RH 50% +/- 10%
(2) For reliable color measurements, conditions must be within recommended operating conditions.
(3) Color equation is CIELab (D65/10), SAV, Specular Included, Measured on 12 BCRA Tiles