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Datacolor - Color Matching - Select Kit

Affordable color matching solution for retail paint

Datacolor Select Kit is an affordable, yet extremely powerful color matching tool with an advanced search engine that enables identification of perfect matches from thousands of colors. Combines color measurement with fast colorimetric search and formula retrieval, customer formula storage and retrieval, color harmony advice, and label printing. Perfect for retail paint and home décor outlets.

Quick and efficient true colors

  • Best customer experience thanks to swift and efficient service. Measure any sample, quickly reference it to a physical standard, and get the exact paint your customer wants.
  • The Datacolor Spyder™ monitor calibrator guarantees true colors on screens, preventing costly mistakes.
  • A reliable solution in demanding conditions

    • The Datacolor Select Colorimeter is the most accurate instrument in its class. Full confidence in every color measurement thanks to repeatable, precise results. Vital for reliable control and brand management.
    • Datacolor Select technology has a proven track-record of dependability in demanding environmental conditions and various locations. It’s robust, impeccable, without any moving parts or delicate displays. Holds up to wear and tear without impacting accuracy.
    • All units are covered under a two-year warranty.

    Greater performance = Greater affordability

    • Outpace your largest competitors – provide same service at a very affordable price with the Datacolor SelectKIT™. No elaborate training, just ready to use.
    • An enhanced spectrocolorimeter at a lower price is an unrivaled solution. Datacolor renders a complete color matching technology affordable. Make the largest and highest volume competitors jealous.

    Win loyalty and repeat business

    • Drive additional sales with the module offering instant color harmony advice – use the Color Coordinate module in PAINT v.2.x.
    • Datacolor SelectKIT™ boosts sales associate’s confidence and productivity. Attract, impress and retain paint customers. Increase store traffic – offer the latest technology for paint matching services today.
    • Maintain repeat business. Customers’ previous paint purchases or specifications are stored in a database for future projects.
    • Become the preferred brand in the shop. Increase your market share; gain competitive advantage by providing Datacolor SelectKIT.

    Evolutive solution

    • Datacolor SelectKIT™ is a solution that grows with your retailers. When your business increases, a complete custom color matching or correcting off-shades or mistints is possible, even from your competitor’s fan decks. Easily upgrade your system without additional training or changes in workflow.

    What you get:

    • Datacolor Select™ spectrocolorimeter
    • Datacolor Paint Select™ software CD
    • Printed quick start guide


    Component Recommended
    Processor 1.6 GHz or higher
    Memory 512MB or higher*1
    Hard drive 1 GB of free disk space
    Video resolution 1024 x 768 True Color*2
    Drive CD-ROM or DVD drive
    1. For systems with Windows Vista and 7, 1GB of Memory is recommended
    2. Accurate on-screen color display requires monitor calibration and a true-color video card.

    Technical spesifications

    Measuring geometry 45º/0º Dual channel
    Light source LED array
    Measurement aperture 4 mm measured
    Color library From paint manufacturers on demand
    Warm-up time None
    Measurement time 1 second
    Short-term repeatability 0.03 CIEL*a*b* (illuminant D50, 2° Observer)
    Inter-Instrument agreement Average 0.4 DE*94, 1.0 max DE*94 On 12 BCRA tiles at 22°C
    Connection to dispensers Yes
    Output function X Y Z, CIE L*a*b*
    Illuminants/observers D50 CIE 2º 1931 standard observer
    D65 CIE 10º 1964 standard observer
    Dimensions of measuring head (W x L x H) 82.8 x 134.3 x 54.6 mm
    Weight 4.1 oz
    Environmental requirements Operating temp:+5º- +40º C
    • 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.