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

Two New Instruments for the Automotive Industry: CM-25cG and CM-M6


Ramsey, NJ (September 28, 2016) – Introducing two new handheld instruments that meet the needs of the automotive industry for measuring interiors and exteriors: A two-in-one spectrophotometer that simultaneously measures color and gloss for interior measurements, and a multi-angle spectrophotometer for measuring metallic and pearlescent paints on automobile exteriors.

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Shoei Yamana; hereinafter, "Konica Minolta") will introduce two new models specifically designed for automotive interior and exterior measurements: The Spectrophotometer CM-25cG, a spectrophotometer with specialized features for measuring interiors, and the Spectrophotometer CM-M6, a multi-angle spectrophotometer for measuring automobile exterior finishes. Konica Minolta will exhibit these two instruments at K 2016, the international trade fair for plastics and rubber where the latest technology and products from around the world will be seen, from October 19th to 26th in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Konica Minolta, through its medium-term plan TRANSFORM 2016, is working to transform itself into a more customer-oriented company that assists in solving challenges faced by customers. The Sensing Business Unit, a top manufacturer of instruments for measuring object color and light-source color, offers high-quality instruments and solutions to customers throughout the world to support manufacturing from R&D to production. The two new instruments were developed in close collaboration with leading car manufacturers to find solutions to meet their challenges in production and rigorous quality control throughout the supply chain. By introducing these highly-reliable instruments, customers will gain from increased productivity and thus cost reductions.

Spectrophotometer CM-25cG

A compact handheld spectrophotometer with 45°c:0° geometry and a true high performance 60° gloss sensor for simultaneous color and gloss measurements of automotive interior trims and materials with a number of “world first” features.

Being fully compatible with its predecessor model, the CM-25cG’s perfect circular optical system achieves highest accuracy and repeatability levels, especially on textured or structured surfaces, regardless of measurement direction.

As a world first, the CM-25cG offers simultaneous colour and gloss measurements with changeable apertures for either 8mm (MAV) or spot size 3mm (SAV) and a measuring time of less than 1 second.

The CM-25cG is lightweight and offers a large and easy-to-read FTP colour display to read and manage measurement data either numerically or graphically. For perfect sample positioning, the CM-25cG is the first instrument to offer a true optical sample viewer in a 45°:0° geometry instrument.

All CM-25cG are by default close tolerance (CT) instruments and thus, Konica Minolta proves once more its unequalled knowledge and ability in optical precision technology. Highest Inter-Instrument-Agreement (IIA) levels of just ∆E*ab 0.15 (Average on 12 BCRA tiles) within the CM-25cG, and the same for Inter-Model-Agreement (IMA) to the predecessor model series mark an unprecedented level of performance and accuracy.


Multi-Angle Spectrophotometer CM-M6

A new compact handheld multi-angle instrument especially designed for fast, easy but accurate measurement of all exterior car parts on the production line. The optical design and the 6mm measuring area allow measurements of curved surfaces with unparalleled ease of use and accuracy.

The CM-M6 is a portable multi-angle spectrophotometer especially designed for colour measurement of metallic and effect paints and plastics. 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. This results in accurate and stable results even on curved surfaces with a R=300 radius. Respectively, car parts such as front and rear bumpers, vehicle mirror bodies or door handles on the production line can be measured rapidly, accurately and repeatably.

Its compact and lightweight vertical shape is easy to hold in one or two hands and enables easy positioning, while the high-resolution back-illuminated colour display is easy to read even under low ambient lighting conditions.

The solid state and rugged construction as well as the sleek and lightweight body, make the CM-M6 the perfect instrument to measure critical parts, unavailable to conventional multi-angle instruments.


About Konica Minolta Sensing Americas:
Konica Minolta Sensing Americas provides advanced optical technology that precisely measures the elements of color and light. Our products have become a staple in research and manufacturing environments, helping organizations to meet product quality and operational goals with less waste, time, and effort. This commitment to creating value for customers is the core principle behind the Konica Minolta brand, and has led us to develop the world’s first portable spectrophotometer and the first light meter used on board a spacecraft (Apollo 8). It’s also the driving force behind the high level of quality and precision built into each of our products and why we’re regarded as the technological leader in color and light measurement solutions today.

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