MiniScan EZ 4000

Spectrophotometer

FEATURES

Sphere geometry with large or small area view

Light weight with rubberized handle for operator comfort

Easy one-handed operation with thumb-tip navigation of functions

Large, easy to read LCD graphical display

Displays color data, color difference data, color plot, spectral data, spectral data difference, spectral plot, spectral difference plot

Includes all commonly used color scales and indices

Averages up to 20 sample readings

Stores 100 standards and 800 sample measurements

APPLICATION

Building Products

ACCESSORIES

USB Printer

A13-1014-259

USB printer allows hard copy measurements to be printed. Requires a standard USB cable, sold separately. Uses Thermal Printer paper, sold separately.

L02-1014-440 Thermal Printer Paper (5 rolls per package)

Thermal printer paper for use with A13-1014-259 USB Printer.

 

USB Barcode Reader

A13-1014-254

Barcode Scanner scans product IDs directly into ColorFlex EZ. Automatically detected at USB port.

USB Flexible Keyboard

A13-1014-294

88 character keyboard allows user to enter IDs directly into ColorFlex EZ.

 

Skein Holder

02-7396-00

Used for measuring yarns and string skeins to support them flush and flat at the port for measurement.

 

MSEZ 45°/0° LAV Nose Cone with Screw-On Polycarbonate Port

D02-1014-427

Provides a user-installable, modified nose cone base with a replaceable A02- 1014-428 screw-on end cap with polycarbonate port.

A02-1014-428 MSEZ 45°/0° LAV Replacement Screw-On Polycarbonate End Cap

Replacement screw-on end cap with polycarbonate port for D02-1014-427 MSEZ Nose Cone that can be user-installed in the field

BROCHURE / SPECIFICATION

Booking Demo

Easy-to-use. Compact. Increased performance.

The MiniScan EZ 4000L is a large area view diffuse illumination spectrophotometer. This large area view spectrophotometer provides a 25mm port size that has a 20mm view area. This product is ideal for a wide range of sample types and is especially useful for measurement where user wishes to minimize the effect of gloss or sample texture.

The MiniScan EZ 4000S is a small area view diffuse illumination spectrophotometer. This small area view spectrophotometer provides a 14.3 mm port size that has a 8 mm view area. This product is ideal for a wide range of small sample types and is especially useful for measurement where user wishes to minimize the effect of gloss or sample texture.

Explore all the additional features and benefits below.

Product Specifications

Measurement

Measurement Principle: Dual-beam spectrophotometer

Geometries:

  • Diffuse/8° (specular component included)

Spectrophotometer: 256 element diode array and high resolution, concave holographic grating

Sphere Diameter: 63.5 mm (2.5 in.) (diffuse/8° models)

Port Diameters/View Diameters

Diffuse/8° models:

  • LAV 25.4 mm (1 in) illuminated/20.0 mm (0.8 in) measured
  • SAV 14.3 mm (0.6 in) illuminated/8.0 mm (0.3 in) measured

Specular Component: Included on Diffuse/8° models

Spectral Range: 400 nm – 700 nm

Spectral Resolution: < 3 nm

Effective Bandwidth: 10 nm equivalent triangular

Reporting Interval: 10 nm

Photometric Range: 0 to 150 %

Light Source: Pulsed Xenon Lamp

Flashes per Measurement: 1 flash

Lamp Life: > 1 million flashes

Measurement Time: < 1 second from button push to measurement 2 seconds from button push to data display

Minimum Interval between Measurements: 3 seconds

Standards Conformance: CIE 15:2004, ISO 7724/1, ASTM E1164, DIN 5033, Teil 7 and JIS Z 8722 Condition C

Standards Traceability: Instrument standard assignment in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) following practices described in CIE Publication 44 and ASTM E259

Performance

Inter-Instrument Agreement:

  • ∆E*< 0.15 CIE L*a*b* (Avg) on BCRA II Tile Set
  • ∆E*< 0.25 CIE L*a*b* (Max) on BCRA II Tile Set

Colorimetric Repeatability (20 Readings): ∆E*< 0.05 CIE L*a*b* on white tile

Firmware

Data Views: Color Data, Color Difference Data, Tristimulus Color Plot, Spectral Data, Spectral Difference Data, Spectral Plot, Spectral Difference Plot

USB Flash Drive Features: Backup of Setups and Data, Setup Transfer to Multiple Units, Data Export to Excel

Other Features: Pass/Fail, Average Multiple Readings, Search for Closest Standard

Illuminants: A, C, D50, D55, D65, D75, F2, F7, F11

Observers: 2° and 10°

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*, ∆C and ∆Ecmc

Indices and Metrics: E313 Whiteness and Tint(C/2° and D65/10°), E313 Yellowness (C/2° and D65/10°), D1925 Yellowness (C/2°), Y Brightness, Z%, 457 nm Brightness, Opacity, Color Strength Average and Single Wavelength), Gray Change, Gray Stain, Metamerism Index, Shade Number

Data Storage: As Standard – 100 spectral or tristimulus with Pass/Fail tolerances as Working, Physical, Numeric and Hitch As Sample – 750 spectral

Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish

Physical/Electrical

Dimensions:

  • Height: 13.9 cm (5.5 in.)
  • Width: 10.9 cm (4.3 in.)
  • Depth: 26.7 cm (10.5 in.)
  • Weight: 1 kg (2.2 lbs) with batteries

Display: 5.8 cm x 5.8 cm (2.3 in. x 2.3 in.) backlit LCD, blue monochrome

Interface: USB 2.0

Power: Six AA-size alkaline batteries or nickel-metal-hydride rechargeable batteries

Battery Performance:

  • With alkaline batteries approximately 4,000 measurements
  • With nickel-metal-hydride batteries approximately 4,000 measurements when fully charged (varies with battery condition)

Operating Environment: 10° to 40°C (50° to 104° F), 10 % to 90 % RH, noncondensing

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

Standard Accessories:

  • NiMH batteries
  • Battery charger
  • Calibrated instrument white tile
  • Certificate of traceability
  • Light trap (diffuse/8° models)
  • Green diagnostic tile (all instrument standards are contained in a single ergonomic holder)
  • Dust cover
  • Carrying case
  • USB flash drive
  • MiniScan EZ Users guide