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Datacolor - Portable Retail Color Matching - 20D

Portable retail color matching: wherever, whenever

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.

What you get:

  • 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
  • Specifications

    Technical specifications

    Measuring geometry d/8°
    Sphere diameter 2 inches
    Light source Pulsed xenon
    Spectral range 400 – 700nm
    Effective bandwidth 10nm
    Wavelength resolution 2nm
    Spectrometer principle Concave holographic grating
    Detector Proprietary dual 256 element diode array
    Color repeatability 0.05 CIELAB ΔE* avg on white ceramic tile
    Color inter-instrument agreement 0.20 CIELAB ΔE* avg. of 12 BCRA tiles
    Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion
    Operating environment 5° to 40°C up to 85% RH, non-condensing

    Functional data

    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.

    Physical specifications

    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

    Key features

    • 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.
    • Portable design enables measurement of a wide variety of sample shapes and sizes, anywhere in the store or at a customer job site.
    • The illuminated sample alignment port enables direct view of the sample through the sphere and guarantees the most precise positioning for sample measurement.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Powders & Pigments / Coating
    DatacolorFor more than 45 years, Datacolor mission is to empower our customers to make objective, cost-effective and smart color decisions that perfectly suit individual workflows. Over a million customers working in textile and apparel, paint and coatings, plastics, photography, design and many other industries trust Datacolor solutions. Over 80 of the top 100 textile and apparel brands selected Datacolor solutions, more than 10,000 business customers rely on Datacolor instruments and software daily and over one million photographers and creative specialists use Datacolor Spyder products.