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X-Rite Portable Spectrophotometers

Portable spectrophotometers are the ideal solution for color professionals on the go. Spot check color anywhere in your operation with devices that are rugged, accurate, and fit comfortably in your hand or pocket. Be sure to browse for the solution that best measures your key materials and surface geometries.

eXact

For Print & Packaging

The new eXact combines industry-leading functionality with an easy-to-use interface to deliver the best solution yet for controlling, managing, and communicating color across the entire color workflow.

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Benefits

Setting the Standard for Color Management

The X-Rite eXact handheld spectrophotometer takes color measurement and management to the next level. It is a scalable platform that can be field upgraded as needs change, from a simple densitometer to a highly advanced spectral measurement instrument. eXact enables printers and packaging converters to truly understand, control, manage, and communicate color through all facets of production , avoiding unwanted reprint and rework.

    • Best in Spot Color Support

Fully integrated Pantone spectral data, support of the PantoneLIVE color digital workflow, and ink key adjustment recommendations for spot colors and CMYK make eXact best-in-class for handling spot colors.

    • Accurate and Consistent

The combination of the advanced spectral engine and integrated white calibration ensures the highest accuracy and consistency with other instruments – all the time. When used with NetProfiler, customers can ensure accuracy and consistency across multiple measurement devices within a single facility or across geographies.

    • Configurable

eXact allows the user to easily configure and control the instrument to the specific standards of a selected job.

    • Efficient

eXact is built to bring efficiency to your operation with its ability to do simultaneous polarized and unpolarized measurements (M0, M2 and M3).

    • Expandable

With a comprehensive portfolio of products, the eXact family integrates with many of X-Rite solutions to ensure color consistency.

By deploying X-Rite eXact spectrophotometers, print and packaging operations can significantly reduce makeready times, improve quality, reduce substrate and ink waste and enjoy a more efficient workforce. It is the first instrument in the marketplace to combine unique hardware and software into a single integrated, scalable solution that helps operations get color right the first time – every time.

MA-T Family

The MA-T family sets a new industry standard for measurement of effect finishes, capturing color, sparkle and coarseness with greater repeatability, reproducibility, and ease of use than ever before.

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MA-T12

MA-T6

AutoQC

MA-T Multi-Angle Spectrophotometer Family

The most advanced range of multi-angle spectrophotometers available today, the MA-T family combines color imaging with multi-angle measurement to deliver the most complete characterization of color, sparkle, and coarseness. Users can specify and measure effect finishes across a variety of applications, from automotive paint to plastics and metals, with more precision than ever possible. AutoQC cloud-based software simplifies the process of communicating tolerances and measurement methods across distributed supply chains. New visual tools enable real-time performance monitoring and deliver actionable insights for troubleshooting to reduce downtime, waste, and rework.

The New Industry Standard for Multi-Angle Handheld Spectrophotometers

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MA-T12 delivers the industry’s most repeatable and reproducible measurement of color, sparkle, and coarseness. It defines and evaluates effect finishes against rigorous standards with greater ease of use than ever before.

Featuring an RGB color camera coupled with 12 angles of measurement, the MA-T12 is the unrivaled choice for establishing the strictest color standards, and ensuring consistent achievement of these specifications. A new ergonomic design features a centrally located aperture and positioning pins to ensure stable measurement. Modern touch screen navigation and live camera measurement previews make the MA-T12 simple and intuitive to use.

AutoQC, a software package included with the MA-T12, is a cloud-based solution that simplifies the process of defining, communicating, and ensuring conformance with standards and measurement procedures for color, sparkle, and coarseness across distributed supply chains. AutoQC’s new visual tools, including performance trend charts and stored images of specific measurements, enable real-time performance monitoring and provide actionable insights that speed up the process of troubleshooting out-of-tolerance product.

Benefits:

    • Precise readings of colored sparkle and coarseness make repeatability and reproducibility more than twice as good as that of other devices on the market, minimizing waste and re-work across the production process
    • Fully characterize and measure effect finishes across a variety of applications, from automotive paint to plastics and metals, with 12 angles of measurement to increase speed-to-market
    • Results you expect — measurements that more closely approximate the way the eye perceives color — streamline approval processes
    • Intuitive interface reduces the learning curve and increases measurement efficiency
    • Backwards compatibility ensures a smooth transition from other devices, with no loss of legacy data
    • The ability to set and digitally communicate global tolerances and measurement procedures for color, sparkle, and coarseness across the supply chain improves ongoing conformance
    • Real-time monitoring of color harmony across the supply chain enables quick adjustments to improve operating efficiencies
    • New visual tools enable quick analysis and resolution for non-compliant product

Enhance Your Ability to Measure and Control Color of Effect Materials

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MA-T6 delivers a new level of repeatability and reproducibility to the measurement of color, sparkle, and coarseness. Measuring against rigorous standards for effect finishes has never been easier.

A new design featuring an RGB color camera and 6 angles of measurement makes the MA-T6 a significant upgrade that will deliver more precise measurements and ensure your conformance with even the tightest tolerances. An ergonomic design features a centrally located aperture and positioning pins to ensure stable measurement. Modern touch screen navigation and live camera measurement previews make the MA-T6 simple and intuitive to use.

AutoQC, a software package included with the MA-T6, is a cloud-based solution that simplifies the process of defining, communicating, and ensuring conformance with standards and measurement procedures for color, sparkle, and coarseness across distributed supply chains. AutoQC’s new visual tools, including performance trend charts and stored images of specific measurements, enable real-time performance monitoring and provide actionable insights that speed up the process of troubleshooting out-of-tolerance product.

Benefits:

  • Precise readings of colored sparkle and coarseness make repeatability and reproducibility more than twice as good as that of other devices on the market, minimizing waste and re-work across the production process
  • Ability to characterize effect finishes across a variety of applications, from automotive paint to plastics and metals through 6 angles of measurement
  • Results you expect — measurements that more closely approximate the way the eye perceives color — streamline approval process
  • Intuitive interface reduces the learning curve and increases measurement efficiency
  • Backwards compatibility ensures a smooth transition from other devices, with no loss of legacy data
  • The ability to set and digitally communicate global tolerances and measurement procedures for color, sparkle, and coarseness across the supply chain improves ongoing conformance
  • Real-time monitoring of color harmony across the supply chain enables quick adjustments to improve operating efficiencies
  • New visual tools enable quick analysis and resolution for non-compliant product

More Precisely Define and Control Effect Finishes

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Color is a decisive buying factor when it comes to the purchase of new products – from cars, to consumer electronics and household appliances. Consistency of color across different components of a product strongly influences a customer’s perception of quality. In today’s competitive marketplace, manufacturers in the automotive, plastics, coatings and cosmetics industries are increasingly use extreme effect finishes to differentiate themselves.

AutoQC, a cloud-based software solution included with X-Rite’s new MA-T6 and MA-T12 multi-angle spectrophotometers, simplifies the process of defining, communicating and ensuring conformance with standards and measurement procedures for color, sparkle and coarseness across distributed supply chains. The new visual tools, including performance trend charts and stored images of specific measurements, enable real-time performance monitoring and provide actionable insights that speed up the process of troubleshooting out-of-tolerance product.

Benefits:

  • The ability to set and digitally communicate global tolerances and measurement procedures for color, sparkle, and coarseness across the supply chain improves ongoing conformance
  • Real-time monitoring of color harmony across the supply chain enables quick adjustments to improve operating efficiencies
  • New visual tools enable quick analysis and resolution for non-compliant product
  • Incorporates reusable digital assets, such as standards, tolerances, jobs and more, as well as job templates and standardized procedures that make measurement and data analysis easier and more intuitive.
  • Customized reporting facilitates communication of specifications across the entire workflow.

X-Rite Pantone has a long history of leadership in the art and science of color as well as involvement with standards bodies. Auto QC, a software package included with with the MA-T6 and MA-T12 multi-angle spectrophotometers, provides professionals in a variety of industries with innovative tools to measure, monitor and manage color, sparkle and coarseness for even the most sophisticated materials and effect finishes.

Ci64

Multi-Purpose Measurement

The Ci64, X-Rite’s most precise handheld sphere spectrophotometer, is available in three models with simultaneous SPIN/SPEX, correlated gloss and a UV option.

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Consistent Color for Improved Profitability

Consistent color improves profitability. Inconsistencies can occur between customer specification and final production as well as from batch to batch. Customers demand consistent color, yet to establish a more compelling presence in a crowded marketplace, they are using more metallics, special effect finishes and textures to help their products stand out. These materials and finishes add value to products and packaging. But they are also more expensive, making consistent color management and an effective quality control program a must in order to reduce waste and rework.

The Ci64’s large high-resolution color screen, Graphical Jobs™ interface* and configurable menus make it fast and easy for users to understand color measurement procedures, bring consistency to measurement processes and quickly view measurement data. The Ci64’s flip shoe mechanism adds flexibility and makes it easy to measure difficult-to-reach areas. And a simple lock button ensures that mistakes are not made during quality checks. Add the UV option if samples include optical brightening agents.

  • Accurately measure reflective or uneven surfaces or materials including optical brightening agents for a wide variety of products and packaging types.
  • Ensure a color quality audit trail across multiple devices and locations to ensure consistent color and brand integrity in a supply chain.
  • Access up to 4,000 reference samples stored in the device for fast access to existing data.
  • Increase instrument up-time with optional dual-bay charging to use the Ci64 while charging the second battery.
  • Remotely ascertain and optimize with NetProfiler -With NetProfiler, users can apply corrections to improve measurement performance, with or without a PC connection.

The Ci64 is available in three models. All three support simultaneous SPIN/SPEX output and Correlated Gloss measurements and have embedded NetProfiler support. Choose from:

  • The Ci64 with switchable 4mm and 8mm measurement apertures;
  • The Ci64L, featuring a 14mm measurement aperture for measuring larger samples; or
  • The Ci64UV, with switchable 4mm and 8mm measurement apertures and both Tungsten and UV LED illumination

A remote measurement trigger allows operators to initiate hands-free measurement. USB and Bluetooth** connectivity are available.

Capsure Family

The CAPSURE Family of color matching tools packs color power into a convenient, pocket-sized instrument you can carry with you anywhere for inspiration, quality control and more.

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CAPSURE™ Cosmetic

CAPSUREme

Capsure Family

CAPSURE is a revolutionary handheld color-matching instrument that provides a powerful, versatile way to find an exact color match for any sample. CAPSURE accurately measures color on smooth, textured patterned or any inspirational object and matches against any selected reference. Create an audio record for each color with its built-in microphone, and store up to 100 measurements for future reference. CAPSURE is the ultimate in pocket-sized convenience for color inspiration and quality control.

Accurate color at your fingertips


We are inspired by the colors of the world around us, but it can be challenging to capture the exact color you are inspired to include in your designs. Enter the X-Rite CAPSURE. This convenient, handheld color matching instrument can quickly capture exact color metrics from any inspiration source, even patterned and textured surfaces. Its built-in microphone enable the addition of voice notations, and it can store up to 100 measurements, ensuring that your inspiration is never lost.

Whether you are designing a new product or looking to capture your customer’s exact color specification, the X-Rite CAPSURE is the must-have instrument to quickly get to the ideal color vision. What’s more, its integration with PANTONE color libraries means it matches colors to PANTONE libraries and can provide recommendations for harmonious color palettes and similar colors to further enhance design strategies. This handy pocket- or purse-sized instrument packs a lot of power in a small package.

Benefits:

  • Extensive feature set makes the CAPSURE ideal for professionals in fashion, home, interiors, industrial and graphic design.
  • CAPSURE color inspiration from the world around you from almost any surface, saving time and money by getting to an accurate color match quickly.
  • Quickly, easily and accurately specify and confirm colors with customers, sales staff and buyers.
  • Eliminate the need to carry bulky samples and never again settle for “good enough” color matches.
  • CAPSURE can be customized for a variety of specialty applications, including skin tone matches for cosmetics and medical applications, and more. The only limit is your imagination.

The portable, convenient CAPSURE goes wherever you go. It is lightweight and powered with a USB rechargeable battery. And keeping your CAPSURE up to date with all of the latest color collections is a breeze. On-board software allows you to easily synchronize and add new collections. You can also easily recall saved colors, create your own palettes and marge your choices with popular design applications. CAPSURE the world around you and share your inspiration with X-Rite CAPSURE.

The Color of Beauty: Because Appearances Matter

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Everyone wants to look good. Self-image has never been more important, nor more profitable. We all know color is a critical factor when selecting cosmetics and skin tone products. In fact, a recent study showed that 78% of women say they would change their foundation if they could find a better color match.

We can help cosmetics retailers deliver an exceptional customer experience using the latest technology. CAPSURE Cosmetic delivers a perfect match with its award winning color technology for reading skin color and recommending matching cosmetics products. This small handheld device can download, store, and retrieve color information in an instant. Its unique tri-directional illumination captures an accurate color image of the skin, providing the perfect foundation color match in just 3 clicks! It’s as easy as evaluate, measure and recommend. Simply measure three areas of your client’s face and CAPSURE Cosmetic will automatically display the best shade match in your product portfolio. You’ll even receive close match shade options. Now that’s a happy client!

Benefits:

  • Fast, Accurate and Easy to Use. It’s intuitive, operable with minimal training, and includes an onboard tutorial. You can even preview the sample area before measuring.
  • Portable, Convenient. It goes wherever you need it; it’s lightweight and powered with a USB rechargeable battery, or select the Bluetooth option.
  • Saves Data, Saves Time. Our lab works with you to create a complete, customized database of your color collections. CAPSURE Cosmetic stores your complete collection and features a built-in microphone to create an audio record if desired.
  • Streamlines Color Selection. Proprietary, three-click color matching accurately captures skin tone metrics to quickly deliver the best matches.
  • Enhances Cross Sell Opportunity. Quickly identify complementary color palettes for other cosmetics products for a larger sale and a happier customer.

CAPSURE Cosmetic creates new opportunities throughout your cosmetics business. Putting X-Rite CAPSURE Cosmetic into the hands of your beauty consultants simplifies the makeup selection process and gives you instant sales leverage. Consultants will eliminate less accurate selection by eye, reduce trial and error and gain the confidence to recommend the perfect foundation match and complementary color palette. You’ll gain increased sales, reduce returns and solidify brand loyalty through a unique and personalized customer experience. And we’ll take care of you with as much support as you need, when you need it.

Addressing the Foundation Challenge

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Many cosmetics brand owners and retailers are taking advantage of CAPSURE™ Cosmetic to quickly and easily determine the perfect foundation match to a woman’s skin tone. And it has delivered tremendous success—in fact, several large retail cosmetics businesses using CAPSURE Cosmetic report a significant increase in foundation sales!

Now you can take this technology to the end user in an affordable, easy-to-use manner that extends your reach even further. Did you know… in a recent survey 78% of women said that they would change their foundation if they could find a better match. Let’s help them do that! Join us in CAPSUREing the World! Isn’t it time to deliver the perfect color match, every time, anywhere?

Benefits:

  • A handy, convenient, affordable way for beauty consultants or consumers to determine the exact foundation match using a custom printed card and a smartphone and to enhance the effectiveness of new product launches.
  • Appeals to millennials who expect their smartphones to be able to do just about anything.
  • Enhances the customer experience and increases brand loyalty.
  • Reduces cosmetics returns due to dissatisfaction with color.
  • Encourages online purchasing of cosmetics with the confidence that the color will meet expectations.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Take advantage of our expert services to create a custom database of your products and use our SDK to integrate CAPSUREme with your mobile app
  2. Order branded CAPSUREme target cards from X-Rite.
  3. Distribute branded CAPSUREme target cards through your customer loyalty program or other promotions.
  4. Oh, and #4: Watch your customer satisfaction levels and revenues grow.

RM200QC

Multi-Purpose Measurement

The X-Rite RM200QC Imaging Spectrocolorimeter simplifies color measurement from incoming material to outgoing product shipments in a portable unit that fits comfortably in your hand.

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The RM200QC Imaging Spectrocolorimeter is designed to provide stable color comparisons for materials and products wherever color control is important. It is an elegant, portable instrument that fits comfortably in your hand or pocket to take with you wherever you go – from the quality control lab to the manufacturing floor to supplier inspections in the field.

Using this affordable instrument will boost your color quality when color requirements are too stringent to depend on visual evaluation alone. It is more accurate and reliable than other basic colorimeters and removes the uncertainty that can result when using color swatches as the final color comparison. This is due to the fact that everyone sees color differently, color perception is dependent on lighting conditions, and physical swatches can be damaged or deteriorate over time.

  • Achieve stable color quality throughout the entire quality control and manufacturing process, including field testing with third-party suppliers.
  • Manage suppliers efficiently, ensuring that each adheres to a single standard.
  • Control variations between lab formulation, production, and final goods.
  • Control batch-to-batch variations during the manufacturing process, reducing waste and rework.
  • Eliminate issues related to staff experience; everyone uses the same device with an easy pass/fail indication based on approved standards.

This easy-to-use color measurement instrument delivers high reliability and accuracy, often eliminating the need for larger, more unwieldy instruments, especially for field applications. It is an exceptional tool that delivers accurate color data that takes the emotion out of color evaluation and helps gain faster customer approvals. With the RM200QC always in your pocket or purse, you’ll always be ready to accurately evaluate color – anytime, anywhere.