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Appearance Control with a Color Meter

The color and gloss of a product has a lot to do with its overall appearance. In order for a product to have a uniform appearance throughout, a color meter (also known as a spectrophotometer) must be used. The spectrophotometer is used to ensure that the color meets specifications, but gloss also needs to be measured. This helps to ensure that the gloss level is appropriate for the color that one is trying to be achieved. Too high of a gloss can result in a darker look that is more saturated than low levels of gloss.

With a color meter  such as the spectro-guide, both color and gloss can be measured at the same time. This goes a long way in making sure that any mismatch is clearly noticeable so that it can be taken care of accordingly.

The benefits of a spectro-guide color meter include: color and gloss being displayed simultaneously, in compliance with all international specs, and tolerances allow the user to determine a pass or fail on the spot.

Even those who are new to color meters (or spectrophotometers) should be able to get along just fine with the spectro-guide. With four button operation and a simple pull down menu, even beginners will be able to use this color meter with success. Some of the tools more noticeable features include:

1. A weight of only 500 grams which makes for a high ease of operation.
2. Buttons can be customized to suit the needs of the user.
3. An ergonomic design makes it easy to measure color in even the hardest to reach areas.


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