LS170 45/0 Colorimeter

Provide free color quality control app
Provide color measurement and color comparison function
Small size, easy to carry

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LS170 portable and smart colorimeter is designed to provide users color measurement and color comparison of materials for that color control is important. It provides Bluetooth transmission and can be used with a powerful app designed by Linshang. After connecting to the app via Bluetooth, the colorimeter can quickly measure the color and make color comparisons on mobile interface. Besides, It has some electronic color charts in it and can quickly match the color number. You can share the color value to your friends.

LS170 colorimeter four major characteristics


This exquisite colorimeter is usually used in product color measurement and management, and product color difference quality control in paper printing.

measure box color

measure box color

Print color comparison

Print color comparison

Print color comparison

Print color comparison

colorimeter test ink color difference

colorimeter test ink color difference


Parameter Value
Illumination geometry 45/0 (45°annular   illumination, 0° viewing angle)
Illumination light source Full spectrum LED light source
Measuring aperture 8mm
Measurement conditions Light source D65, field of view 10°
Measuring time about 1s
Color space CIE Lab, Luv, LCh, Yxy, CMYK, RGB, Hex
Color difference formula ΔE*ab, ΔE*uv,   ΔE*94, ΔE*cmc(2:1), ΔE*cmc(1:1), ΔE*00
Repeatability Standard deviation ΔE*ab ≤ 0.03
(Measurement condition: the average value of 30 measurements on the white tile at an interval of 3s after calibration)
Dimension  31.7×31.7×70.4mm (L*W*H)
Weight about 51g
Power supply Rechargeable lithium battery 3.7V@700mAh,can continuously measure 10,000 times under full   power
Data transmission Bluetooth
Charging port USB (Type-C)
Operating temperature 0~45℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)
Storing temperature -25~55℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)
LS170 colorimeter structure
LS170 colorimeter structure


Various ways can complete color comparison

In color compare interface, we can select the standard color from the color charts or input the color data such as Lab values to find a color and using it for color comparison.

Achieve quality control

Turning on the QC test function, batch detection can be conducted and the color difference threshold can be set to quickly achieve quality control.

Four electronic color charts helps saving money and time

Providing mutiple standard color charts and supporting to create personal color charts, the colorimeter can match the 3 closest color codes with over 90% matching accuracy

Large storage makes measurement easier

A large amount of color can be stored in mobile app and make color measurement anytime and anywhere. Before measuring the color, we can select the color chart we need first.

Support multi-channel color sharing

The colorimeter can import and export color data via QQ, WeChat, email and other social media.

Seven color spaces and six color difference formulas

The color difference meter has seven color spaces such as Lab\RGB\CMYK and six color difference formulas to choose from, matching the color measurement needs of various industries.

Small and portable

Small as lipstick and it is easy to carry.

Energy-saving and environment-friendly

Precise and accurate measurement

Good repeatability, ΔE*ab is not higher than 0.03

Support Chinese and English

Qualifications and Standards

LS170 colorimeter meets the following standards:

  • GBT 3978-2008 Standard illuminants and geometric conditions

  • GBT 3979-2008 Methods for the measurement of object color

  • GBT 7921-2008 Uniform color space and color difference formula

  • GBT 11186.1-1989 Methods for measuring the color of paint films-Part 1: Principles

  • GBT 11186.2-1989 Methods for measuring the color of paint films-Part 2: Color measurement

  • GBT 11186.3-1989 Methods for measuring the color of paint films-Part 3: Calculation of color differences

  • JJG 595-2002 Colorimeters and Color Difference Meters

App installation

scan the QR code
scan the QR code

The App supports Android 5.0 or later, and iOS 10.0 or later.The installation way is as follows:

1) Scan the QR code on the colorimeter with the mobile browser, download and install as prompted.

2) Click on the link to install the APP.

3) Search for "LSColor" (case insensitive) in the APP Store to install the application.


Operation video

Colorimeter repeatability demonstration

Colorimeter demonstration of color saving function


No. Description Quantity Unit
1 LS170 Colorimeter 1 pcs
2 USB data cable 1 pcs
3 Cleaning cloth 1 pcs
4 User manual 1 pcs
5 Certificate / Warranty card 1 pcs
6 Calibration Report 1 pcs
colorimeter packing
colorimeter packing

Support Articles

Linshang Portable Colorimeter Selection and FAQ
Colorimeter (also named color difference meter) is widely used in paint, coatings, ink printing, packaging materials, leather fabrics, textiles, plastics and other industries.
How to understand color comparison data on colorimeters?
Linshang have launched 7 models of colorimeter, among which LS170 and LS172 needs to connect APP on the mobile phone via Bluetooth, and others like LS172, LS173, LS172B, LS173B, LS175 can be used directly.
How to Solve the Connection Problems of Colorimeter App
What is the Bluetooth pairing code of the colorimeter? Why no corresponding colorimeter can be see?
Why is there difference between the color displayed on colorimeter and the actual color?
Under different ambient light, the color seen by the naked eye will be different.



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