Model #: ngh_scan

eXact Scan / eXact Xp Scan


For true, untethered color management. The Scan model is ideal for use in offset, digital, flexo, prepress, ink room, and other environments where speed and ease of use is important for color bar measurement.


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
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
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), ∆E CMC, 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
Aperture 1.5 mm, 2 mm, 4 mm or 6 mm
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 InkKeyControl, X-Rite NetProfiler and many others
Communication Interface USB 2.0
Bluetooth (optional) - Class II
Configuration Options Bluetooth, alignment bar, NetProfiler,
Import/Export Format CxF3
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 Standard, Advanced
User Experience Start-up wizard, configurable
Battery Lithium Ion, 7.4VDC, 2200mAh
Voltage 12VDC @ 2.5A
Sample/Measurement Max. 5000 samples
Standards More than 20'000 standards (incl. data for all M modes)
Density Range 0.0 D to 4.5 D
Density Standards Status A, E, I, T, G
Industry Standards ISO 5-4:2009(E), ISO 13655:2009
BestMatch Feature Yes
Calibration Automatic on integrated white reference
Closed Loop Support Yes
Color Bar Alignment Yes
Embedded NetProfiler Support Yes
G7 Certification Yes
Ink Wells / Ink Units Up to 16
Measurement Background User definable
NetProfiler Support Yes
PantoneLIVE Support Yes
Pass / Fail Yes
Scanning Capability Yes
Single Pass Scan M0, M2 and M3
Warranty 1 year
What's Included? USB cable, power supply, CD with software and documentation, docking/charging station, quick start guide, carrying case,  scan chassis, parking pad, scan quick start guide, 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)

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