Model #: cf57u
CF57 / CF57U
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The CF57 is a rugged, affordable 45/0 spectrophotometer designed to help retail paint operations quickly formulate paint colors with measurements from smooth or textured samples.
Accurate readings for fast paint color matches
Quickly determining formulation recipes for matching paint to customer-supplied samples enhances customer satisfaction and paint counter productivity. With the rugged X-Rite CF57 45/0 spectrophotometer, counter personnel can measure customer-supplied or other samples as small as a half inch. It is easy to use, simplifying the color measurement process, and measures a wide variety of samples, including paper, plastic, fabric, painted surfaces and more.
The X-Rite CF57 is designed for use with ColorDesigner PLUS software, creating the ideal solution for formulating and storing paint color recipes. The instrument sends spectral data to the host computer for fast, accurate formulation. It also includes a built-in white calibration reference, assuring accurate calibration with minimal operator intervention.
- A compact, rugged, entry-level spectrophotometer ideal for retail paint matching.
- Consistent, accurate readings of both smooth and textured surfaces on samples as small as one-half inch.
- Removable sample holder for measurement of unique samples.
- For extra value, pair with ColorDesigner PLUS software for automated formulation and easy storage and retrieval of paint colorant recipes.
- Minimal maintenance required and no loose parts, making it ideal for long-term use at retail paint counters.
This reliable spectrophotometer is affordable and easy to use, requiring minimal operator training to achieve accurate, reliable color measurements for the best possible paint matches.
|Short Term Repeatability - White||0.10 max DEab|
|Inter-Instrument Agreement||0.30 DEab avg on BCRA tiles|
|Image Contact During Measurements||Contact|
|Light Source||Gas-filled tungsten|
|Measurement Spot||8 mm|
|Measurement Time||4 seconds|
|Measurement Working Distance||Zero|
|Patch Size||8 mm|
|Photometric Range||0 to 200% reflectance|
|Photometric Resolution||20 nm intervals|
|Spectral Analyzer||DRS filter wheel|
|Spectral Interval||20 nm intervals|
|Spectral Range||400-700 nm @ 20 nm|
|Spectral Reporting||400-700 nm @ 20 nm|
|Reflectance Aperture(s)||8 mm|
|Humidity||0 to 85% RH, non-condensing|
|Operating Temperature Range||10° to 40° C|
|Storage Temperature Range||'-20° to 50° C|
|Minimum Order Quantity||1|
|Dimensions (length, width, height)||9.0" L x 5.75" W x 5.0" H|
|Package Dimensions (length, width, height)||14" L x 14" W x 11" H|
|Shipped Weight||13 pounds|
|Software Development Kit||Yes|
|Status Panel||No status panel|
|Voltage||AC power supply, 115/230 VAC, 50-60 Hz|
|Calibration||White and Open Port calibration|
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ColorDesigner PLUS color matching software is customer- and retailer-friendly, producing expert results in a flexible, adaptable workflow that can be configured for individual needs.