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Datacolor - Portable Colorimetric and Near-Infrared Measurement - 45IR

Portable quality control and formulation for secure documents

The Datacolor 45IR provides a unique 3 in 1 solution for the formulation and quality control of security inks and secure documents. A world class, portable spectrophotometer, a VIS-NIR spectroscopic sensor and a densitometer; the Datacolor 45IR offers a powerful combination of performance and value.

Increased confidence and efficiency in paint selectionWhat you get:

  • Datacolor 45IR Spectrophotometer – NIR – Densitometer
  • Calibration Certificate
  • USB Mini to USB Cable
  • Charging console with white standard
  • Datacolor Users Guide
  • USB Drive with software service
  • Electrical/environmental requirements

    • Power 100 – 240 VAC
    • 47 to 63 Hz 60 VA

    Absolute operating environment RS232

    • 0º to 40º C
    • 20-85% RH, non-condensing

    Software requirements*:

    • TOOLS Plus v2.0.8
    • MATCH Pigment Plus v3.0
    • MATCH Pigment Plus W/S v3.0

    *Sold separately

    Technical specifications

    Measuring geometry 0°:45°x to DIN 5033
    Light source Tungsten
    Spectral range 380 to 1100 nm
    Effective bandwidth 10nm
    Wavelength resolution 3.3nm
    Spectrometer principle Monolithic, compact spectrometer with imaging grating
    Detector 256 pixel diode array
    Repeatability: Density 0.01 D
    Repeatability: Colorimetric 0.03 CIELAB ΔE*ab
    Battery Rechargeable NiMH > 10,000 measurements/charge
    Storage 0 to 40°C

    Key features

    3 in 1 Colorimetric, NIR and Densitometric functionality

    • Printing industry standard 3mm aperture and 0/45 geometry
    • Spectral range of 380-1100nm

    Powerful hardware & software performance

    • State-of-the-art repeatability and inter-instrument agreement ensuring total confidence in your results.
    • Industry leading quality control with Datacolor TOOLS or formulation with MATCH Pigment software.

    Thoughtful design for ergonomic use

    • Lightweight (480g), portable design guarantees easy usage and handling.
    • Patented measuring head for exact positioning.

    Extensive onboard functionality – In color

    • 320×240 pixel, Liquid Crystal color backlit display
    • On board functionality including: CIE L*C*h*ab, CIE L*u*v*, CIE L*C*h*uv, CIE xyY, DIN Lab99, ΔE*cmc, ΔE*CIE94, ΔE*CIE2000 Metamerism index; whiteness; yellowness Pass-/fail tolerance averaging

    Efficient power management

    • Ensures long lasting reliability.
    • Battery allows ~10,000 measurements per charge.
    • NiMH powered battery provides stable voltage discharge ensuring reliable measurements.

    Datacolor 45IR

    • Automotive
    • Cosmetics & Personal Care
    • Paper & Wood
    • Polymers, Plastics and Rubbers
    • Powders & Pigments / Coating
    • Textile
    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.