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:
Spectrophotometers are critical instruments 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, certified for one year’s use
  • 1 Thermo-Hygrometer for precise 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
  • 1 Copy (CD) of GUARDIAN Software
Processor Pentium 4 2.5 GHz
Memory 2 GB
Free Hard Drive Capacity 120 GB
Video Resolution 1024 x 768 True Color
Video Memory 128 MB
CD/DVD Drive CD Writer
Diskette Drive 1.44 MB
Available Ports (1) RS-232 Serial, (3) USB
Printer Port Parallel or 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
  • System automatically shares test results with Datacolor Technicians, plus any selected supply chain partners
  • Easy as measuring a sample and takes only a few minutes every other week
  • Guardian Fleet Viewer software available to monitor other instruments in your Supply Chain