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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.

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.

Benefits:

  • 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.
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Continuing to Set the Industry Standard in Color Management

The eXact family of products is the industry benchmark for measuring color in print and packaging. With new and updated easy-to-use features, users are able to access the color data they need – quickly, easily and efficiently.

Get on the Path to Brand Color Consistency

Save on a quick start bundle and get started down the path to a data-driven color and print quality program, so you can see improved color quality on your brand packaging quickly and easily.

Specifications

Short Term Repeatability - White 0.05 ΔEab (standard deviation) White BCRA (Error compared to mean value of 10 measurements every 5 seconds)
Short Term Repeatability - Density '+/- 0.01 D for CMYK (Status E or Status T measurements, maximum error compared to mean value of 10 measurements every 5 seconds at 2.0 D except for M3 Yellow at 1.7 D)
Measurement Geometry 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E)
Inter-Instrument Agreement Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Light Source Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED
Measurement Conditions M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3
Measurement Time < 1 sec
Spectral Analyzer DRS spectral engine
Spectral Interval 10 nm
Spectral Range 400 nm to 700 nm
Spectral Reporting 400 nm to 700 nm with 10mm interval
Color Differences CIE ∆E* (1976), ∆ECMC, CIE ∆E* (2000), and CIE ∆E* (1994)
Color Spaces CIE L*a*b*, CIE L*C*h°, CIE XYZ and Yxy
Illuminants A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F7, F11, D12
Observers 2° and 10°
Humidity 30 to 85% RH (non-condensing)
Operating Temperature Range 10°C to 35°C
50°F to 95°F
Storage Temperature Range -20° to 50°C
-4° to 122°F
Dimensions (length, width, height) 18 cm x 7.8 cm x 7.6 cm
7.1" x 3.1" x  3.0"
Weight  700 g
1.6 lbs.
3rd Party Software Supported

X-Rite ColorCert, X-Rite Color iQC, X-Rite InkFormulation, X-Rite NetProfiler and many others

Communication Interface USB 2.0
Bluetooth (optional) - Class II
Configuration Options Bluetooth, NetProfiler
Instrument Display Color touch-screen, 320 x 240 pixels
Languages Supported Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Software Development Kit

Yes

Software Modes Densitometer, Standard, Advanced
User Experience Start-up wizard, configurable
Battery

Lithium Ion, 7.4VDC, 2200mAh

Voltage 12 VDC @ 2.5 A
Sample/Measurement Max. 5000 samples
Standards More than 20'000 standards (incl. data for all M modes)
Density Range 0.0 D – 3.0 D
Density Standards Status A, E, I, T and G
Industry Standards ISO 5-4:2009(E), ISO 13655:2009
BestMatch Feature Yes
Calibration Automatic on integrated white reference
Embedded NetProfiler Support Yes
G7 Certification Yes
NetProfiler Support Yes
PantoneLIVE Support Yes
Pass / Fail Yes
Warranty 1 year
What's Included? USB cable, power supply, CD with software and documentation, docking/charging station, quick start guide, carrying case, device certificate
Macintosh MacOS X 10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11
Windows Windows XP (32bit), Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit), Windows 10 (32 and 64 bit)
Explore featured training and support documentation, or view a complete listing of training and support materials on this product's support page.

Featured Training

Online Training / eLearning: See All Training

Case Studies

UNIMAC Ups its Color Game with X-Rite Technology and Services

UNIMAC needed to improve its level of quality and consistency, and reduce the overall amount of waste in time and materials caused by the need to reformulate special inks during press runs, remake plates and re-manufacture work that does not meet internal or customer expectations.

 

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Quick Compare

Measurement Geometry 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E) 45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E) 45°/0°
Inter-Instrument Agreement Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
Average: 0.25 ΔEab,
Max: 0.45 ΔEab (for M3: 0.55 ΔEab)
(Measurements using X-Rite manufacturing standards at a temperature of 23°C +/- 1°C, 40-60% RH for all measurement modes on 12 BCRA color tiles and a white ceramic reference (D50, 2°))
± 0,02 D or ± 2%
Light Source Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED 3 LED (RGB)
Measurement Conditions M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3 M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3 M0 or M3
Measurement Time < 1 sec

< 1 sec

0.5 sec
Spectral Analyzer DRS spectral engine DRS spectral engine
Spectral Interval 10 nm 10 nm
Spectral Range 400 nm to 700 nm 400 nm to 700 nm
Patch Size 3mm x 3mm
(with 1.5mm aperture)
Scan Length Max. 112 cm (44")
Scanning Speed 1.5 mm aperture on 4 mm patches:
Max: 180 mm (7”) / sec
Average 100 mm (3.9”) / sec

News and Events

Events

Packaging That Sells 2017

At Packaging That Sells 2017, Laurie Pressman, VP of Pantone Color Institute and Cindy Cooperman, Global Director of Brands, will deliver a can’t-miss presentation on using color to enhance your brand recognition and packaging.

FTA Fall Conference 2017

Come see the global leader in color science and technology X-Rite Pantone at tabletop #220 to learn how our solutions help you lower quality control costs, reduce time to market, and take the guesswork out of color.

Labelexpo Europe 2017

Come see X-Rite Pantone at Labelexpo Europe at hall 3, booth C50, to learn how our solutions help label printers and packaging converters improve productivity, reduce costs, and deliver quality prints.


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