Model #: 2223
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EasyTrax is a semi-automated color scanning system for ensuring accurate color and standards compliance, including the ability to take a scan or spot measurement anywhere on the sheet.
Color Scanning Precision and Versatility Made Easy
EasyTrax is X-Rite’s semi-automated color scanning system, designed to be used press-side in offset printing operations using 29” (74cm) or 40” (102cm) presses. It comes preassembled on a measurement board for a fast start and can be adapted to almost any press console. This standards-compliant system includes the black backing required for ISO certified operations and can take scan or spot measurements anywhere on the sheet, making it the perfect press-side solution for color control.
EasyTrax Density measures ink density with density data being displayed against set targets to easily determine required ink zone changes, while EasyTrax Spectral adds the ability to capture both density and spectral data in a single scan. Both operate at a speed of 150mm/second. EasyTrax helps operators reduce makeready time, monitor production for color consistency, and minimize waste and rework.
- EasyTrax is the only color scanning system capable of automatically reading color bars or spot colors in the middle of the press sheet, making this task easier and more productive.
- With EasyTrax Spectral, save measurement time by taking both density and spectral measurements in one pass, quickly viewing all printing attributes to speed preflight and pressroom adjustments.
- Fast scanning speed of 150mm/second enables operators to quickly evaluate print quality and make the necessary adjustments.
- EasyTrax signals operators if the color bar is out of alignment and can automatically adjust for skew with laser precision, eliminating the risk of false readings.
- Preassembled, ready for use after a quick set-up process; includes sample sheet, video tutorials and wizard-based software to help operators get up to speed quickly.
EasyTrax Spectral enables perfecting presses to support up to 8 ink units with the advanced ISO/G7 module, whether using a CMYK, Multi-Color or N-Color workflow. It is the ideal solution for offset printing operations wishing to take standardization and automation to the next level.
|Short Term Repeatability - White||0.20 dE*00|
|Short Term Repeatability - Density||'+/- 0.01 D @ 1. 5D|
Average: 0.50 dE*00
Max: 1.0 dE*00
|Light Source||Gas Pressure Lamp|
|Measurement Conditions||M0, M3 (CMYK only)|
|Minimal Media Thickness||min 0.1 mm|
|Paper Thickness||max 1.5 mm|
|Patch Size||4 mm x 3.8 mm|
|Scanning Speed||150 mm / sec|
|Color Differences||CIE ∆E* (1976), CIE ∆E* (2000), and CIE ∆E* (1994)|
|Color Spaces||CIE L*a*b*, CIE L*C*h°|
|Humidity||85% RH (non condensing)|
|Operating Temperature Range||
10°C to 40°C
50°F to 104°F
|Storage Temperature Range||
'-20°C to 70°C
- 4°F to 158°F
|Configuration Options||Head type, table size|
|Languages Supported||Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish|
|Software Development Kit||Yes|
|Software Modes||Density /Spectral|
|Supported Devices||EasyTrax, eXact|
|Voltage||100 - 240VAC, 50/60Hz|
|Density Range||0.0 D to 2.5 D|
|Density Standards||Status A, E, I, T|
|Calibration||On integrated and covered white reference|
|Closed Loop Support||Yes|
|Color Bar Alignment||Yes|
|Ink Wells / Ink Units||
Standard: Up to 6
G7/ISO option: Up to 8
|Measurement Background||Black as specified in ISO 12647-2 and 3|
|Pass / Fail||Yes|
|Single Pass Scan||M0 and M3 (CMYK only)|
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|Measurement Geometry||45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E)||45°/0° ring illumination optics, ISO 5-4:2009(E)|
Average: 0.50 dE*00
Max: 1.0 dE*00
|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 Pressure Lamp||Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED||Gas filled tungsten (illuminant type A) and UV LED|
|Measurement Conditions||M0, M3 (CMYK only)||M0, M1 (part 1) , M2, M3||M0, M1, M3|
|Patch Size||4 mm x 3.8 mm||3mm x 3mm
(with 1.5mm aperture)
|Small: 2 mm x 3 mm
Medium: 3 mm x 3 mm
Polarizer: 3 mm x 3 mm
|Max. 112 cm (44")||29" (74cm)
|Scanning Speed||150 mm / sec||1.5 mm aperture on 4 mm patches:
Max: 180 mm (7”) / sec
Average 100 mm (3.9”) / sec
|170 mm / 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|