CM-3610A Spectrophotometer (Discontinued)

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Using the patented Innovative Optical System technology the CM-3610A can handle measurements for numerical gloss control (NGC) for simultaneous measurements with (SCI) and without (SCE) specular components. Additionally, numerical UV control (NUVC) is the top technology for UV adjustments to measure samples containing optical brighteners like paper textiles, pulp or other chemicals.

These technologies ensure the repeatability and highest accuracy levels. With a reduced number of moving parts the CM-3610A has superior reliability and offers an incredible price performance ratio.


  • Vertical Design
  • Numerical Gloss Control Give Simultaneous SCI/SCE Measurements
  • Numerical UV Control For Highly Accurate Measurements of Fluorescent Materials
  • Viewer for Accurate Sampling
  • Piston Style Sample Holder
  • Measurement Areas that Match the Sample


Model CM-3610A
Illumination/observation system Reflectance; di:8°, de:8° (diffused illumination, 8-degree viewing), equipped with simultaneous measurement of SCI (specular component included) / SCE (specular component excluded) Conforms to CIE No.15, lSO7724/1, ASTME1164, DIN5033 Teil7 and JIS Z8722 condition C standard; Transmittance: di:0°, de:0° (diffused illumination, 0-degree viewing) Conforms to CIE No.15, ASTME1164 and DIN5033 Teil7 standard.
Light receiving element Silicon photodiode array (dual 40 elements)
Spectral separation device Diffraction grating
Wavelength range 360 nm to 740 nm
Wavelength pitch 10 nm
Half bandwidth Approx. 10 nm
Reflectance range 0-200%, resolution 0.01%
Sphere size ø152 mm
Light source 4 pulsed xenon lamps
Minimum interval between measurements Normal SCI/ SCE measurement: 4 sec. Transmittance measurement: 3 sec. UV-cut/ UV-adjusted measurement: 5 sec.
Measurement/illumination area (Selectable) LAV : ø25.4 mm/ ø30 mm MAV : ø8 mm/ ø11 mm SAV : ø4 mm/ ø7 mm
Repeatability When white calibration plate is measured 30 times at 10-sec. intervals after white calibration has been performed; Spectral reflectance: Standard deviation within 0.1% Colorimetric values: Standard deviation within E*ab 0.02
Inter instrument agreement Mean ΔE*ab 0.15 (SCI) Average for 12 BCRA Series II color tiles compared to values measured with master body.
UV adjustment Instantaneous numerical adjustment
UV cut filter 400 nm cutoff and 420 nm cutoff
Transmittance chamber Width: 133 mm; depth: approx. 50 mm; measurement dia.: approx. 17 mm; Transmission sample holder (Optional accessory): Sample holder (CM-A96) can only used only for plate shaped samples, not for liquid samples (removable)
Interface USB 1.1
Power AC100 to 240 V 50/60 Hz (Using included AC adapter)
Operating temperature/humidity range (*1) 13 to 33°C, relative humidity 80% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Storage temperature/humidity range 0 to 40°C, relative humidity 80% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Size (WxHxD) CM-3610A 300 x 597 x 315 mm
Weight CM-3610A 16.5 kg

*1 Operating temperature/humidity range of products for North America : 13 to 33°C, relative humidity 80% or less (at 31°C) with no condensation

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