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Color & Jetness measurement with digital standards

Article No. 7087

spectro2guide Pro 45/0
Close-tolerance 45/0 spectrophotometer for deepest black

  • Color control as you see it with 45/0 circumferential geometry
  • 60° gloss measurement
  • Color control for fluorescent and non-fluorescent samples
  • Jetness measurement of deep black colors
  • Outstanding technical performance for use of digital standards
  • Professional data analysis with smart-chart software
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$18,300.00 €15,050.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


How black is black really?
Black has been and still is one of the most popular colors. In the development of black colors, the depth is objectively evaluated with the Jetness index based on colorimetric data. spectro2guide Pro was enhanced to measure deepest blacks with highest accuracy.



  • Improved accuracy to measure Jetness of deep black colors
  • Color, gloss and new fluorescence measurement in one
  • Exchange of digital standards due to excellent inter-instrument agreement
  • Balanced and upfront design with large color touchscreen
  • Smart docking station with intelligent auto diagnosis to tell you when to calibrate
  • Live preview of the measurement spot with integrated camera
  • Smart high-tech LED illumination for excellent short-term, long-term and temperature stability
  • 10 year warranty on LED light source - no lamp change needed
  • Professional data analysis with smart-chart combined with WiFi or USB data transfer

Technical Attributes

    Technical Properties

  • Measuring Capability
    Color, Gloss, Fluroescence, Jetness
  • Color Measurement

  • Color Geometry
  • Sample Port
    12 mm
  • Measuring Area
    8 mm
  • Spectral Range Colorimetric
    400 - 700 nm, 10 nm resolution
  • Spectral Range Fluorescence
    340 - 760 nm, 10 nm resolution
  • Measurement Range
    0 - 170% reflection
  • Repeatability Color
    0.01 ΔE94 (10 consecutive measurements on white)
  • Reproducibility Color
    0.1 ΔE94 (average of 12 BCRA II tiles)
  • Color Systems
    CIELab/Ch, Lab(h), XYZ, Yxy
  • Color Differences
    ΔE*; ΔE(h); ΔECMC; ΔE94; ΔE99; ΔE2000; E2000 PF; ΔE DIN6175-2019
  • Color Indices
    YIE313, YID1925, WIE313, CIE, Berger, Color Strength, Opacity, Metamerism, Grayscale
  • Illuminants
    A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F6, F7, F8, F10, F11, UL30, CIE 015:2018 LED Illuminants
  • Observer
    2°, 10°
  • Fluorescent Indices
    ΔE Fl, ΔEzero
  • Jetness Indices
    MY, Mc, dM, GY, Gc, dG
  • Repeatability Jetness
    Y ≤ ± 0.0005
  • Reproducibility Jetness
    Y ≤ ± 0.003 (Y<0.5)
  • Gloss Measurement

  • Repeatability Gloss 0-20
    ± 0,1 GU
  • Repeatability Gloss 20-100
    ± 0,2 GU
  • Reproducibility Gloss 0-20
    ± 0,5 GU
  • Reproducibility Gloss 20-100
    ± 1,0 GU
  • Gloss Geometry
  • Gloss Aperture
    5 x 10 mm
  • Measurement Range Gloss
    0 - 100 GU
  • General

  • Memory
    4.000 Standards and 10.000 Samples
  • Interface
    USB port
  • Display
    3.5 " Color Touchscreen
  • Languages
    English German French Italian Spanish Russian Japanese Chinese
  • Power supply
    Internal rechargeable battery
  • Power supply
    100 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Battery
    7.2 V, 2350 mAh, 16.92 Wh
  • Battery Capacity
    1200 readings
  • Weight
    0.7 kg
  • Weight
    1.5 lb
  • Operating temperature
    10 - 40 °C
  • Storing temperature
    0 - 60 °C
  • Operating temperature
    50 - 104 °F
  • Storing temperature
    32 - 140 °F
  • Relative humidity
    Up to 85 % non-condensing at 35 °C (95 °F)
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    8.7 x 11 x 18.8 cm
  • Dimensions: L x W x H
    3.4 x 4.3 x 7.4 in





2813 7668


D2244 E308 E1164 D523 D2457


5033 5036 6174 67530

Delivery Content

Docking station with built-in diagnosis standard
White calibration standard
Color and gloss test standard
Grey calibration standard for Jetness
Black color standard for Jetness testing
Software with 2 licensees for download:
smart-lab Color (7083) or smart-process Color (7084)
USB to connect docking station to PC (7077)
USB cable for data transfer (7078)
LED flashlight to check cleanness
Stylus (7079), Protective cap (7076), hand strap
Manual, Carrying case
1-day training


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