The CM-M6 is a portable multi-angle spectrophotometer especially designed for color measurement of metallic or effect paints, such as pearlescent coatings, which can exhibit a noticeable visual change with specific angles of view. It uses a new, patented double-path illumination system with directed 45° illumination and 6-angle observation (-15°/15°/25°/45°/75°/110° aspecular) from two sides to accurately measure painted parts at the automotive production floor.
This new, patented optical measurement system is optimized to give accurate and stable results even on curved surfaces. Therefore, samples such as front and rear bumpers, vehicle mirror bodies or door handles can be measured fast, accurately and repeatedly. Its compact and lightweight vertical shape is easy to hold by one or two hands and enables easy positioning, while the high-resolution back-illuminated colour display is easy to read even in the lowest ambient lighting conditions.
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|Model||CM-M6 Multi-Angle Spectrophotometer|
|Illumination/viewing system||45° illumination: -15° / 15° / 25° / 45° / 75° / 110° aspecular viewing angles with double-path technology|
|Detector||Dual 40-element silicon photodiode arrays|
|Spectral separation device||Linear variable filter|
|Wavelength range||400 to 700 nm|
|Wavelength pitch||10 nm|
|Photometric range||0 to 600 %; Output/display resolution: 0.01%|
|Light source||High-CRI white LED|
|Measurement time||Approx. 4.5 s; Minimum measurement interval: Approx. 5 s|
|Battery performance||Approx. 1500 measurement at 10-sec. intervals from fully charged battery|
|Measurement/illumination area||Ø 6 mm / Ø 12 mm|
|Repeatability||Colorimetric value: Standard deviation within ΔE*ab 0.05 (when a white calibration plate is measured 30 times at 10-second intervals after white calibration)|
|Inter-Instrument Agreement||Within ΔE*ab 0.2 (Averaged for 12 BCRA Series II tiles compared to values measured with a master body at 23℃)|
|Interface||USB2.0; Bluetooth®: optional|
|Display||3.5-inch TFT Color LCD|
|Display data||Colorimetric data: L*a*b*, L*C*h Color difference data: Δ(L*a*b*), Δ(L*C*H*), ΔE*ab, CMC(l:c), ΔE94 (CIE1994), ΔE00(CIE DE2000), DIN6175-2 Other data display: MI, FF value, line graph, pass/fail judgement|
|Observer condition||2° and 10° colorimetric standard observer|
|Illuminant condition||A, C, D50, D65, F2, F6, F7, F8, F10, F11, F12 (simultaneous evaluation with two light sources possible)|
|Display languages||English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Polish, Chinese (simplified), Japanese|
|Operating temperature/humidity range||0 - 40°C; relative humidity 85% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation|
|Storage temperature/humidity range||-20 - 45°C; relative humidity 85% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation|
|Power||Removable Lithium-ion rechargeable battery or AC Adapter|
|Dimensions (W × H × D)||Approx. 152 × 239 × 81 mm|
|Weight||Approx. 1.1 kg (including battery)|
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