Using a precise handheld sphere spectrophotometer to ensure accurate color can help you meet customer specifications, increase consistency and production efficiency, and reduce waste and downtime. X-Rite's compact, lightweight Ci60 series of handheld spectrophotometers offers a performance-driven solution to take a quick measurement and compare to tolerances at any stage of production. With numerous configurations and price points, these instruments solve color measurement challenges in a variety of industries.
Browse our handheld sphere spectrophotometers below, or contact our team to learn which one makes sense for your business.
For the Most Accurate and Precise Measurement
X-Rite’s most precise handheld sphere spectrophotometer, the Ci64 is available in three models offering simultaneous SPIN/SPEX, correlated gloss, and a UV option.
For Precise QC Measurement
The Ci62 is a high performing handheld spectrophotometer uniquely suited to manage color quality for applications with textured materials or printing on metal substrates.
For Standalone QC Measurement
The Ci60 portable sphere spectrophotometer is an entry-level standalone option to ensure color quality in receiving, throughout the field, and around the manufacturing plant.
For Retail Paint Measurement
The X-Rite Ci61+RTL handheld sphere spectrophotometer offers the ultimate in versatility for busy retail paint operations and is also ideal for paint matching on the job site.
For Large Aperture Retail Paint Measurement
Designed for anti-graffiti use and outdoor surfaces, the Ci62L+RTL handheld sphere spectrophotometer features a large aperture and smart averaging for fast, accurate color matching.
The Ci60 series is designed to manage and ensure consistent color quality for wide variety of products and industries. With a sphere measurement geometry and tight inter-instrument agreement, manufacturers can efficiently manage process quality control and reduce operating costs across suppliers.
From painted surfaces to molded plastic parts, packaging, and apparel textiles, the Ci60 series portable sphere spectrophotometer offers superior measurement performance to ensure color quality in receiving, field operation, and around the manufacturing plant. It is the ultimate solution to measure gloss, opacity, and color strength and compare color differences on complex materials in a wide range of industries and applications, including:
The Ci60 series devices are the foundation of a stable measurement system that delivers repeatable performance.
When paired with Color iQC software, the Ci60 series is the ideal solution for organizations who seek improved quality control and reduced cycle time and rework. With supported NetProfiler software, the Ci60 series provides a complete track and trace process for consistent measurement across multiple devices and locations, allowing users to monitor and optimize the performance of all instruments in the supply chain and create a color quality audit trail.
The Ci60 series offers the industry’s most complete set of options for a wide variety of applications so customers pay only for those features that add value to the measurement tasks at hand.
Browse additional resources below, or get in touch to speak with a Color Expert about your color measurement needs.
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