HunterLab’s most popular handheld spectrophotometer, the MiniScan EZ 4500L, is a large area view 45° illumination and 0° viewing spectrophotometer that provides a 31.8 mm port size that has a 25mm viewed area.
The MiniScan EZ 4500S is a small area view 45º circumferential illumination and 0º viewing spectrophotometer. This small area view 45/0 handheld spectrophotometer provides a 6 mm port size that has a 5 mm view area which makes it ideal for measuring small samples and discrete areas.
Explore all the additional features and benefits below.
Measurement Principle: Dual-beam spectrophotometer
Spectrophotometer: 256 element diode array and high resolution, concave holographic grating
Port Diameters/View Diameters
Specular Component: Excluded on 45°/0° 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
Colorimetric Repeatability (20 Readings): ∆E*< 0.05 CIE L*a*b* on white tile
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
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
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
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
45°/0° geometry with large area 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
Paints & Coatings
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
Barcode Scanner scans product IDs directly into ColorFlex EZ. Automatically detected at USB port.
USB Flexible Keyboard
88 character keyboard allows user to enter IDs directly into ColorFlex EZ.
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
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