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    Portable Colorimeter, 4mm/8mm Caliber

    High-precision portable colorimeter with a beautiful appearance, in line with the structure of human body mechanics, measuring aperture 4mm/8mm, 3.5-inch TFT color LCD screen, clear reading, large storage capacity, about 30,000 data, suitable for paper, printing, ceramics, chemical and other industries.
    SKU: SISCO-CM-YS3020
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    📅 Delivery: 7-12 days

    Professional colorimeter for sale, 4mm/8mm aperture, dual viewing angle, a variety of light sources and color variables, in line with a variety of colorimetric data, to meet the measurement needs.

    Colorimeter power connector

    USB/Blue Tooth

    • Universal USB interface and Bluetooth 84.0 wireless transmission.
    • More convenient data transfer.
    Colorimeter color large screen

    Large color screen

    • 3.5-inch color touchscreen.
    • More intuitive and clear display.


    The colorimeter can easily achieve accurate color transmission and can also be used as precision color testing equipment. It is widely used in plastic, electronics, paint, ink, textile and garment, printing and dyeing, printing paper, automotive, medical, cosmetic, food industries, research institutes, schools, and laboratories.

    Colorimeter applications

    Model SISCO-CM-YS3020
    Optical Geometry Reflect: di:8°, de:8°(diffused illumination, 8-degree viewing angle)
    Integrating Sphere Size 48mm
    Light Source Combined LED Light
    Spectrophotometric Mode Concave Grating
    Sensor 256 Image Element Double Array CMOS Image Sensor
    Wavelength Range 400-700nm
    Wavelength Interval 10nm
    Semiband Width 10nm
    Measured Reflectance Range 0-200%
    Measuring Aperture Customized Aperture: 8mm/4mm/1x3mm
    Specular Component SCI&SCE
    Color Space CIE Lab, XYZ, Yxy, LCh, CIE LUV, Hunter LAB
    Color Difference Formula ΔE*ab, ΔE*uv, ΔE*94, ΔE*cmc(2:1), ΔE*cmc(1:1), ΔE*00v, ΔE(Hunter)
    Other Colorimetric Index WI(ASTM E313, CIE/ISO, AATCC, Hunter), YI(ASTM D1925, ASTM 313), TI(ASTM E313, CIE/ISO),Metamerism Index MI, Staining Fastness, Color Fastness, Color Strength, Opacity, 8° Glossiness
    Observer Angle 2°/10°
    Illuminant D65, A, C, D50, D55, D75, F2, F7, F11
    Displayed Data Spectrogram/Values, Samples Chromaticity Values, Color Difference Values/Graph, PASS/FAIL Result, Color Offset
    Measuring Time 2.6s
    Repeatability MAV/SCI: ΔE*≤0.05
    Inter-instrument Error MAV/SCI: ΔE*≤0.2
    Measurement Mode Single Measurement, Average Measurement
    Locating Method Camera View Finder Locating
    Battery Li-ion battery. 5000 measurements within 8 hours
    Dimension 184*77*105mm
    Weight 600g
    Illuminant Life Span 5 years, more than 3 million times measurements
    Display 3.5-inch TFT color LCD, Capacitive Touch Screen
    Data Port USB/RS232
    Operating Environment 0~40℃, 0~85%RH (no condensing), Altitude<2000m
    Storage Environment -20~50℃, 0~85%RH (no condensing)

    Note: The user can perform black-and-white calibration through the standard black-and-white box of the instrument and refer to the user manual to complete the calibration independently.

    Color Spectrophotometer Accessories

    Portable colorimeter accessories

    1. Universal Test Components
    Features: Powerful accessory with high sensitivity which is used to measure liquid, paste and powder.
    Dimension: L*W*H=190x190x85 mm

    2. Powder Test Box
    Features: Easy to use; Focus on measuring powder.
    Dimension: ø50X25mm

    Packing List

    • 1 x Spectrophotometer
    • 1 x Power adapter
    • 1 x Manual
    • 1 x Data cable
    • 1 x Built-in lithium battery
    • 1 x CD (including management software)
    • 1 x Black and white correction box
    • 1 x Protection cap
    • 1 x Universal test module (Optional match)
    • 1 x Powder test box (Optional match)

    Q1: How does a colorimeter work?
    A1: Colorimeters rely on the concept of the Beer-Lambert law, which assumes that the absorbance of a substance is proportional to its concentration. For example, the higher the concentration of a solution, the higher the absorbance reading. Many chemical and biological experiments are based on this concept. To obtain a Beer's law curve, several standards (solutions of known concentration) are prepared and their absorbance values are determined using a colorimeter.

    Q2: What is colorimetry?
    A2: A colorimeter is a device that measures light absorbance (how much light is absorbed) and light transmission (how much light passes through) in a liquid by analyzing the intensity of the color.

    Q3: What are the limitations of a colorimeter?
    A3: One limitation of chemical colorimeters is that differences in certain substances may lead to inaccurate test results. According to Global Water Instrumentation, because these differences are different for each substance, a chemical colorimeter alone is not a completely foolproof testing device.

    Tips: How can a portable colorimeter improve the color fastness of silk?

    A portable colorimeter can help you improve the color fastness of silk by improving your manufacturing process and testing the durability of your textiles under specific environmental conditions. When processing raw silk with mordants and fabric dyes, you can first test the fabric for optimal color in sunlight, rubbing, and washing. By testing dyed silk test samples with a spectrophotometer, you will see how quickly your product fades under these conditions and you can optimize the mordant and dye formulation to improve color fastness.

    The portable colorimeter will set the initial color standard for your product (the color of your product when it is first dyed) and you can then compare future measurements to this standard. For example, if you dye a silk sample and set the dye with aluminum mordant, you may find that the sample begins to fade after five washes. In response, you can use an iron mordant and apply your silk to a polymer film to improve fastness. To test whether these changes have a positive impact on the color fastness of the silk, you can wash the sample five times and see if it improves color retention. In addition, once you have improved the manufacturing process and dye formulation, you can test future silk products to ensure they are color consistent from batch to batch.

    The sisco colorimeter requires only a small number of silk samples to test for colorfastness and color consistency, making it a cost-effective solution for manufacturers of textiles such as silk. By using a spectrophotometer to identify the most durable dyes and mordants, you will greatly improve the quality of your silk products and make the most of your limited time and resources.


    Thank you for buying industrial test and measurement equipment on, all products sold by SISCO and the partner cover a 12 months warranty, effective from the date of receiving the products.

    What is covered?

    SISCO is responsible for providing free spare parts, and free technical support to assist the customer to repair the defective products until the problem is solved.

    What is not covered?

    • Product purchased from anyone other than a SISCO store or a SISCO authorized reseller.
    • Expendable parts.
    • Routine cleaning or normal cosmetic and mechanical wear.
    • Damage from misuse, abuse or neglect.
    • Damage from use of parts other than SISCO approved.
    • Damage from use outside the product’s usage or storage parameters.
    • Damage from use of parts not sold by SISCO.
    • Damage from modification or incorporation into other products.
    • Damage from repair or replacement of warranted parts by a service provider other than a SISCO authorized service provider.
    • Damage caused by the application environment not meeting the product usage requirements and the failure to perform preventive maintenance.
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    macy | 9/6/2023 11:46 PM
    Accurate colors and easy to carry, perfect for my needs
    I purchased this portable colorimeter and it's been nothing short of convenient! The 4mm and 8mm aperture options allow me to measure samples of different sizes, which is perfect for my work needs. I am impressed with its accuracy and the ease of carrying it around with me at all times. The quality and performance of this product exceeded my expectations.