Agera Spectrophotometer

Simultaneously measure color, quantify gloss, and store the image in one simple measurement—with a spectrophotometer that offers exceptional flexibility, ease of use, and unprecedented value.

Flexible. Full spectrum. All-in-one. Agera Spectrophotometer is the ultimate solution for appearance quality control.

With its 0º/45ºc circumferential geometry, 60-degree gloss meter, UV-controllable LED illumination and 5-megapixel camera, Agera makes positioning samples and measuring color as simple as a snapshot. A single measurement captures and stores the image while it analyzes color, fluorescence, and gloss. Even large samples are no problem with the largest fixed-point contact area of measurement in the industry.

Agera Spectrophotometer completes the picture with an industrial touchscreen, robust quality control software, and state-of-the-art data management—plus sharing options so you can make the most of your investment.

Explore all the additional features and benefits below.

Product Specifications


Measurement Principle: Dual-beam Reflectance Spectrophotometer / Gloss meter

Geometry: 0°/45°c (circumferential) ASTM E1164

Measurement Method: Port up or Port forward

Read Time: < 3 sec.

Gloss Geometry: 60-degree (60º)

Image Capture: High-resolution, D65 illuminated, 0°/45° image viewing, image capture and image recall

Area Measured:

  • Color: XLAV – 51 mm (2 in), LAV – 25.4 mm (1 in), MAV – 16.9 mm (5/8 in)
  • Gloss: 8 mm (5/16 in)

Illumination Range: 360 nm – 700 nm

Spectral Range: 400 nm – 700 nm

Specular Component: Excluded

Spectral Resolution: < 3 nm

Effective Bandwidth: 10 nm equivalent triangular

Reporting Interval: 10 nm

Photometric Range: 0 to 150 %

UV Control: UV Included and UV Excluded with automated comparative data viewing and reporting. Factory calibrated with user option to calibrate to their specific fluorescent standard.

Light Source: Full spectrum, balanced LED array

LED Life: 5 years typical

Spectrophotometer: Sealed optics; 256-element diode array; high resolution concave holographic grating


Inter Instrument Agreement (IIA):

  • Color: ∆E 2000 < 0.15 CIE L*a*b* (Avg) on CCSII (CERAM) Tile Set
  • Gloss: 0-100 <= 0.5 GU


  • Color: ∆E 2000 < 0.03 CIE L*a*b* (Max) on white tile
  • Gloss: 0 – 100 GU: ≤0.1 GU
User Interface

Data Views: EZ View, Color Data Table, Color Plot, Spectral Plot, Trend Plot

Other Features: Pass/Fail color indication, time and date stamp, auto-naming, auto-saving, data backup and recovery

Indices and Metrics: E313 Whiteness Index, Tint, E313 Yellowness Index, D1925 Yellowness Index, Y Brightness, Z%, 457 nm Brightness, Baking Contrast Units, HCCI, SCAA, ASTM E1349, Gloss: ASTM D523, ASTM D2457, ISO 2813, ISO 7668, JIS 28741

Color Scales: CIE L*a*b*, Hunter Lab, CIE L*C*h, CIE Yxy, CIE XYZ

Color Difference Scales: ∆L*a*b*, ∆Lab, ∆L*C*h, ∆Yxy, ∆XYZ

Color Difference Indices: ∆E*, ∆E, ∆C*, ∆E CMC, ∆E 2000

Data Storage: 8 GB (> 1 million data records with images)

Illuminants: A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F02, F07, F11

Observers: 2° and 10°

Languages: English, Japanese

Display: Touch screen, high resolution 1280×800

External PC Software: Compatible with HunterLab EasyMatch QC and EasyMatch QC-Electronic Records Quality Control Software

Communications I/O

USB OTG: Connectivity to printer, keyboard, mouse

Front Panel USB: 2.0 bidirectional, data export/import via thumb drive

Ethernet RJ45: Print directly to standalone or network printers, Email directly from the instrument, Stream data to LIMS and SPC systems

WiFi: Available

External Inputs: Remote Footswitch or similar closed contact switching device

Remote Access Support: Enabled via internet-based support tool


Sensor Dimensions:

  • Height: 28 cm (11 in)
  • Width: 22 cm (8.75 in)
  • Depth: 31 cm (12.25 in)
  • Weight: 6.35 kg (14 lb)

Display: Capacitive touch screen, high-resolution color, 17.8 cm (7 in), 1280 x 800

Power: Input: 100 to 240 VAC, 47 to 63 Hz to universal power supply @ 24 VDC (3.75A 90W)

Operating Environment: 4° to 38° C (40° to 100° F), 10 % to 85 % RH, noncondensing

Storage Environment: -20° to 65° C (-5° to 150° F), 10 % to 90 % RH, noncondensing

System Components:

  • Agera sensor
  • XLAV – 51 mm (2 in), LAV – 25.4 mm (1 in), MAV 16.9 mm (5/8 in) port plates
  • Calibrated white tile (NIST Certificate of Traceability)
  • Calibrated black glass standard used for both color and gloss standardization (ASTM D523, ISO 2813 Certificates of Traceability)
  • Green diagnostic tile
  • 100V – 240V universal power supply
  • Agera Quick Start Guide
  • Agera User’s Guide on CD

Simultaneous color and gloss measurement

0º/45ºc circumferential geometry replicating human vision

Multiple port plates to accommodate a range of sample sizes

Built in USB, Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Email data communications

Industrial touchscreen with modern user interface

Embedded EasyMatch Essentials QC Software



Bio Pharma


Building Products

Paints & Coatings






Calibrated white tile (NIST Certificate of Traceability). Replacement kit includes instrument standard, reflectance file and procedure to replace instrument standard.


Green diagnostic tile


Calibrated black glass used for both color and gloss standardization (ASTM D523, ISO 2813 Certificates of Traceability).


Port Plates

XL – 51 MM (2 IN)
L – 25.4 MM (1 IN)
M – 16.9 MM (5/8 IN)

Sample Clamp

Sample Clamp – Agera

Gloss Diagnostics Tile


Glass Sample Cup

2.5 inch (64mm)

Port Insert for Sample Cup


Calibrated White UV Fluorescent Standard

A white, plastic UV Calibration Standard (100 mm x 100 mm; 4 in x 4 in encased) with an assigned Ganz Whiteness value, traceable to the Hohenstein Laboratories, Bönnigheim, Germany. If a User is measuring UV optically brightened materials, they are advised to purchase this optional UV Fluorescent Calibration Standard option to perform UV Calibration of the light source at the sample plane in order to maintain consistent UV illumination relative to CIE D65 Daylight over time. Includes Certificate of Calibration.

Ring and Disk Set

For use in the glass sample cup (purchased separately). Used for transparent and translucent liquids or semi-solids where the sample path length must be fixed. The minimum sample volume required for the ring and disk in the sample cup is 25ml.

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