GUARDIAN is a comprehensive, service & support product, giving peace of mind at a very affordable price. Datacolor GUARDIAN is the ultimate remote instrument monitoring solution;
a unique predictive maintenance program for Datacolor’s spectrophotometers that employs periodic diagnostic testing and review by trained Instrument Experts.


Designed for:
Businesses where spectrophotometers are critical instruments, like for Material Producers and Supply Chain Managers.


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Complete Measurement Confidence

Complete Measurement Confidence


The unique predictive measurement monitoring service ensures optimal performance of your spectrophotometer. Straightforward, trusted sample measurement. Higher reliability means greater customer & employee satisfaction.

Datacolor GUARDIAN Complete Measurement Confidence

Economical Precision

Datacolor GUARDIAN Economical Precision

Economical Precision


Correlate your instruments with the Datacolor Master using cost effective, reference grade, and disposable ceramic tiles. Eliminate or reduce production errors, save money & time.

Easy-to-Use Fleet Management

Easy-to-Use Fleet Management


Simple, easy-to-use interface enables comprehensive management of the entire fleet of instruments. Correlate to Datacolor Master instrument to meet supply chain requirements. Contact operators in just one click with efficient communication tools.

Datacolor GUARDIAN Easy-to-use Fleet Management

GUARDIAN is available as an annual Software license. Each year upon renewal, the customer will receive an updated GUARDIAN Software Kit.


  • 1 set of Disposable Reference-Grade Diagnostic Tiles, good for one year’s use
  • 1 Thermo-Hygrometer for measurement of environmental conditions
  • 1 set of instructions for tile care and proper measuring procedures
  • 1 Mini CD with Spectral characterization data for the enclosed tile set on USB Thumb Drive
  • 1 Copy of GUARDIAN Software on USB Thumb Drive
Processor Minimum Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
Memory Minimum 2 GB
Free Hard Drive Capacity 120 GB
Video Resolution 1024 x 768 True Color
Video Memory 128 MB
Diskette Drive 1.44 MB
Available Ports (1) RS-232 Serial, (3) USB
Operating System Windows® XP Pro, SP 2
  • Predictive maintenance feature means that expert technicians can diagnose problems before they occur
  • Reference-grade diagnostic tiles, certified for one year’s use
  • Easy as measuring a sample and takes only a few minutes every other week