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10/29/19:
Konica Minolta to Release New Portable Spectrophotometer to Improve Productivity, the CM-26dG Capable of Simultaneously Measuring Color and Gloss
4/30/19:
Konica Minolta to Release New Portable Spectrophotometers CM-26d, and CM-25d offering unprecedented accuracy/inter-instrument agreement (IIA), usually found in laboratory-grade instrumentation
2/15/18:
CM-25cG – Portable spectrophotometer
9/28/16:
Two New Instruments for the Automotive Industry: CM-25cG and CM-M6
12/7/15:
Konica Minolta Launches Compact, Lightweight, Easy-to-Use Color Readers CR-10 Plus and CR-20
9/9/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Announces FD-9 Auto Scan Spectrophotometer at Graph Expo 2015
6/24/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Showcase Advanced Color Measurement and Control Solutions at IFT 2015
2/23/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing to Showcase Solutions for Efficiently Formulating, Evaluating, & Controlling the Color & Appearance of Plastic  NPE2015, Booth #S38026
1/20/15:
Konica Minolta Develops FD-9, World's Fastest Auto-Scanning Spectrophotometer, Bringing Improved Accuracy in Color Management to Users in the Printing Industry
6/6/14:
Konica Minolta Sensing to Exhibit Advanced Color Measurement & Control Solutions at IFT Food Expo 2014
12/3/13:
25% Off Silver and Gold Technology Insurance Programs
11/6/13:
Konica Minolta Announces Seminar on Color & Appearance Measurement
3/14/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Announces FD-Series Spectrodensitometers Support With OnColor™ Quality Control Software
3/12/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Launches New Interactive Color Workshops
2/12/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Releases Updated Firmware For FD-Series Spectrodensitometers
10/10/12:
Sensing Partners with Business Solutions at the Biggest Graphic Arts Show in the US
8/30/19:
At SID Vehicle Display Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. to present a sneak preview of our latest developments in imaging colorimeters and photometers
5/13/19:
Subpixel Metrology of microLED and AR/VR Display Applications
1/17/19:
Fast, High-Resolution Characterization of Laser and VCSEL Light Sources
1/12/19:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. to highlight CL-70F Illuminance Meter at LEDucation 2019.
1/12/19:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. to Showcase Advanced Light Measurement Solutions at LEDucation 2019.
11/28/18:
Fast and Accurate NVIS Measurement System at Lower Ownership Cost
11/28/18:
Konica Minolta Sensing Congratulates Sony as the “King of TV”
11/19/18:
New Solutions for Characterizing SSL and Laser Light Sources at Electronica 2018
10/5/18:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Showcase Instrument Systems’ latest development in Spectroradiometers at the NBBA’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition
9/20/18:
2018 TV Shootout® Event to Determine Best Quality Picture/Display Will use Konica Minolta Sensing Instruments to Calibrate, Test, and Evaluate Top Brand TVs
2/15/18:
LumiCam 2400 - Convinces with pin sharp images
2/15/18:
CAS 140D – Fourth generation of the successful CAS series
2/1/18:
Accredited Quality for Colorimetric Quantities
2/1/18:
Stray Light Corrected Array Spectrometer Reliably Determines Blue Light Hazard
11/17/17:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Launch CA-410, A Color Analyzer for Measuring a Wide Range of Displays Including OLED Displays
12/17/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Launches Highly Accurate, Easier-to-Use Portable Chroma Meters, and Luminance Meters
5/28/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Adds Instrument Systems LumiCam 1300 Advanced to its Product Portfolio
5/2/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Showcase Innovative Light Measurement Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2015
2/6/15:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Exhibits Alongside Instrument Systems at Strategies in Light in Las Vegas
5/28/14:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Showcase Innovative Light Measurement Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2014
5/27/14:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Exhibits Alongside Instrument Systems at the SID (Society for Information Display) Conference in San Diego
1/21/14:
Konica Minolta Sensing Now Distributing Instrument Systems LumiCam 1300 Imaging Photometer and Colorimeter
11/14/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Adds Instrument Systems CAS 140CT Array Spectrometer to its Product Portfolio
9/16/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Commences the Sale of Instrument Systems Products in North America
7/19/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Expands Offerings into Brazil and Latin America with Light and Display Measurement Instruments
6/7/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Exhibits At InfoComm 2013
4/18/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Exhibits at Lightfair International 2013
4/10/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas Exhibiting at CinemaCon 2013
3/29/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas to Exhibit at NAB 2013
3/10/13:
Konica Minolta Sensing Launches All New CA-2500 2D Color Analyzer

Konica Minolta to Release New Portable Spectrophotometer to Improve Productivity, the CM-26dG Capable of Simultaneously Measuring Color and Gloss

10/29/2019

Ramsey N.J. (October 15, 2019) - Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced that the company will launch the new CM-26dG portable spectrophotometers for high-precision color and gloss measurement.

The CM-26dG has already won awards, most notably, the the Good Design Award 2019 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) for its advanced design created to minimize user stress and maximize operability and ease of handling.

The CM-26dG, is an enhancement of the CM-26d introduced last spring, and has already become an intergral part of supply chains for many customers in the automotive, plastic, and ICT industries.

The CM-CT1 Configuration Tool software available as a free download allows users to create/write instrument settings as well as compile it into a file and share it within its supply chain to ensure consistent instrument settings, helping to increase efficiency and reduce manpower in customer operations and enabling digital color data management*1 across increasingly globalized supply chains.

       

                                              CM-26dG

Values offered by CM-26dG Series

  1. Improving the inspection process by quickly measuring color and gloss at the same time

The CM-26dG is a “two-in-one” type of spectrophotometer can simultaneously measure color and gloss, with a compact body weighing just 660g. This helps increase efficiency and reduce manpower when measuring large quantities of samples, significantly improving the existing inspection process of customers.

 

  1. Achieving outstanding quality control with the industry’s top level of measurement accuracy

The CM-26dG series provides extremely high inter-instrument agreement, with very little variation among units. This enables these instruments to be used for quality control across the supply chain, from component part manufacturers to those of finished products. The inter-instrument agreement of the chromaticity value (average for 12 BCRA color tiles) is within ΔE 0.12 for the CM-26dG, an improvement of about 40% from previous models.

This superb measurement accuracy enables digital color data management, which is color management based solely on colorimetric data without having to use color reference plates (which are troublesome to prepare and require strict control) for each site. These new instruments thus help customers attain exceptional quality control across their supply chains worldwide.

  1. Helping improve operator productivity with high usability

The Job function*2 enables measurement instructions (including photographs) for routine tasks to be registered in the instrument, helping to improve productivity by promoting work uniformity regardless of differences in operator skills.

The CM-26dG can switch between Ø8mm and Ø3mm measurement areas for different area size of samples. And is equipped with a viewfinder for accurate positioning on patterned subjects or small parts, and instrument surfaces which come in contact with the measurement subject are designed to minimize subject damage.

  1. Faster measurements for increased task efficiency and improved durability for reduced downtime

For products produced in bulk such as ICT products, thousands of quality inspections may be conducted per day, requiring short measurement times and measurement intervals together with high instrument durability. The CM-26dG series fulfills both of these requirements. Even when measuring both color and gloss with the CM-26dG, measurement time is only about 1 second and measurements can be taken approximately every two seconds. In addition, durability in terms of measurement cycles has been significantly improved compared to previous models. The improved inspection speed and durability increase work efficiency and reduce downtime.

*1: A color management technique based solely on numerical data without using color reference plates
*2: Setting enabled by separately available software

 

 

Main Specifications

The information, specifications, and product appearance provided in this news release are subject to change without notice.

 

Model

CM-26dG

Color

Illumination/viewing system

di:8°, de:8° (diffused illumination, 8° viewing angle)
SCI (specular component included)/SCE (specular component excluded) selectable with automatic switching

Wavelength range

360 to 740 nm

Repeatability

Chromaticity value: Standard deviation within ΔE*ab0.02

(White calibration plate measured 30 times at 5-second intervals after white calibration was performed)

Inter-instrument agreement

Within ΔE*ab0.12

(Average for 12 BCRA Series II color tiles. MAV-SCI.
Compared to values measured with a master body under Konica Minolta standard conditions)

Gloss

Measurement angle

60°

Repeatability

Standard deviation

0 to <10 GU:                  Within 0.1 GU

≥10 to <100 GU:            Within 0.2 GU

≥100 GU to ≤200 GU:   Within 0.2% of the indicated value

(Measured 30 times at 5-second intervals)

Inter-instrument agreement

0 to <10 GU:           Within ±0.2 GU

≥10 to <100 GU:     Within ±0.5 GU

(MAV. Compared to values measured with a master body under Konica Minolta standard conditions)

Dimensions

(W × H × L) [mm]

Approx. 81×93×229

Weight [g]

Approx. 660

 

Company profile of Konica Minolta Sensing Americas
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas, Inc. (KMSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta, Inc., Sensing Business Unit is recognized as the international leader of industrial color and light measurement. The company is responsible for product lines that continuously revolutionize how visual perception is measured by the world.

Konica Minolta Sensing Americas' Ramsey, New Jersey corporate headquarters is fully equipped with a state of the art service center, technical support center, and a focused sales force dedicated to both the North American and South American regions. When it comes to color and light measurement, the world looks to Konica Minolta.

Contact:
Peter J Roos

Marketing Manager
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas
Phone: (201) 236-4300
Toll Free: (888) 473-2625
Web: https://sensing.konicaminolta.us
Email:
marketing.sus@konicaminolta.com

 

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