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Model #: EO3PAINT

i1 Paint

For Retail Paint

i1 Paint is a cost-effective and easy-to-use handheld spectrophotometer that enables retail paint associates to color match common samples, including fan deck cards and painted items.

Quality paint color matches on common samples

i1 Paint is a cost-effective handheld spectrophotometer for use at retail paint counters. It allows associates to quickly capture quality readings in less than one second on an 8mm portion of a sample like fan deck cards and painted items.

i1 Paint integrates with ColorDesigner PLUS paint software to quickly formulate and store custom paint recipes. Compared to visual color matching, a custom paint match done with i1 Paint will save up to 30 minutes per color match, reduce mismatched paints, and decrease waste.


  • Achieves quality color matches with 31-point spectral resolution
  • Facilitates one-hand operation with a portable, lightweight design
  • Offers simple targeting for samples with a modern instrument housing design
  • Triggers measurements from the device as well as ColorDesigner PLUS paint software
  • Eliminates unnecessary power supply cords with a single USB cable
i1 Paint reduces contamination issues that plague many spectrophotometers by measuring with the port facing down and using filtered glass to protect the optical components from damage. It also supports a Kensington security lock to secure the device to the work surface.


Aperture 8 mm (0.31")
Communication Interface USB 1.1
Dimensions (length, width, height) 162 mm x 69 mm x 64 mm (6.4” x 2.7” x 2.5”)
Humidity 30 to 85% RH (non-condensing)
Illumination Spot Size 12 mm (0.47")
Image Contact During Measurements Contact
Instrument Display No display
Inter-Instrument Agreement 0.4 ∆E00* average
Light Source Full spectrum LED
Measurement Geometry 45°:0°
Operating Temperature Range 10°C to 35°C
50°F to 95°F
Photometric Resolution 10 nm intervals
Short Term Repeatability - White 0.1 ∆E94*
Software Development Kit Yes
Spectral Analyzer i1® technology with built-in wavelengths check; Holographic diffraction grating with 128-pixel diode array
Spectral Range 380 -730 nm @ 10 nm
Spectral Reporting 380 -730 nm @ 10 nm
Status Panel Multi-color LED
Storage Temperature Range -20° to 50°C
-4° to 122°F
Unit Color Black/Silver
Voltage Power over USB
Warranty 12 months
Weight 285 g (10.1 oz)
What's Included? i1 Paint spectrophotometer, calibration plate, USB cable

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