Full spectrum LED light source with balanced spectral distribution in the visible light range
Advanced spectral sensor with curve fitting algorithm
Offer professional spectral reflectance curve
Good repeatability, in line with national standards for Grade 1 colorimeter
How to use LS176 portable spectrophotometer
LS176 is a handheld multifunctional colorimeter with a 3.5 inch IPS color capacitive touch screen for an excellent experience. The instrument integrates many color cards, which can be matched to the nearest color card number for the sample color. It also has a color comparison function, a variety of color difference formulas to choose from, allowing for quick QC testing. The instrument meets the requirements about Grade 1 colorimeter in the Chinese JJG 595-2002 "Verification Regulation of Colorimeters and Color Difference Meters" in all directions.
The instrument employs full spectrum LED light source and spectral sensor, adopting D/8 illumination geometry with high measurement accuracy. It is widely used in the industries of automotive paint, hardware processing, stone, decorative materials, and plastic.
|Illumination geometry||D/8, specular component include (SCI)|
|Illumination light source||Full spectrum LED light source|
|Measurement conditions||Light source D65, field of view 10°|
|Measuring time||About 1s|
|Color space||CIE Lab, Luv, LCh, Yxy, CMYK, RGB, Hex, WI-98, WI-Gauz, WI-Hunter, YI-98, Reflectance|
|Color difference formula||ΔE*ab, ΔE*uv, ΔE*94, ΔE*cmc(2:1), ΔE*cmc(1:1), ΔE*00|
|Repeatability||Standard deviation ΔE*ab is within 0.03 (Measurement condition: the average value of 30 measurements on the whiteboard at an interval of 3s after calibration)|
|Inter-Instrument Agreement||△E*ab<=0.4, based on avg. of 12 BCRA series II tiles|
|Dimension||179mm * 64.5mm * 93mm|
|Power supply||Rechargeable lithium battery 3.7V@4000mAh, can measure 10,000 times continuously under full charge|
|Display||480 * 320 dot matrix IPS color screen|
|Language||Simplified Chinese, English|
|Charging port||USB (Type-C)|
|Operating temperature range||0~45℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)|
|Storage temperature range||-25~55℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)|
Spectral sensor with fitting algorithm to provide good repeatability
Equipped with an advanced spectral sensor, the instrument has a unique set of intelligent algorithms to analyse the 8 wavelengths of visible light to ensure accuracy
Full spectrum LED light source
The instrument uses a full spectrum balanced LED light source to avoid the problem of white LEDs missing the spectrum in specific wavelengths, making measurements more accurate
Adopting D/8 international common lighting method, widely applied
The instrument uses the D/8 international universal illumination method, including specular reflected light (SCI), for a wide range of applications
Conforms to the national Grade 1 colorimeter standards
The instrument meets the requirements about Grade 1 colorimeter in the Chinese JJG 595-2002 "Verification Regulation of Colorimeters and Color Difference Meters" in all directions
Support data import and export with PC software
With PC software, it has stronger statistical analysis function of color difference and can import and export the stored data of the instrument at the same time.
Extended the functions via mobile app
App connection for color sharing on the app
Quick matching of color cards
It includes multiple electronic color cards to quickly match the nearest color card number, with matching accuracy of over 90%
3.5 inch large touch screen
3.5 inch capacitive touch screen for a good human-machine interface
QC function allows users to quickly assess color accuracy against existing standards and realize rapid batch inspection
Rich color index
Supports a wide range of color measurement index to meet the needs of various CIE certifications including CIE XYZ, CIE Yxy, CIE LAB, Hunter LAB, CIE LCH, CME, CIE94, whiteness and yellowness
Spectral reflectance curves
Provides professional spectral reflectance curves from which the user can obtain information on the hue, saturation and shade of the sample color
Qualifications and Standards
The LS176 spectrophotometer conforms to the following standards:
GBT 3978-2008 Standard illuminants bodies 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 colour of paint films——Part I: Principles
GBT 11186.2-1989 Methods for measuring the colour of paint films——Part II: Colour measurement
GBT 11186.3-1989 Methods for measuring the colour of paint films——Part III: Calculation of colour difference
JJG 595-2002 Verification Regulation of Colorimeters and Color Difference Meter
Installation and Operation
1. Mobile APP installation
The mobile APP support Android operating system version 7.0 or higher and iPhone supports iOS 7.0 or higher version.
It can be installed in the following ways:
Scan the QR code on the portable colorimeter with a mobile browser or WeChat, follow the prompts to download and install.
Click on the link https://www.linshangtech.cn/a/170/ to install the APP.
Search for "LSColor" (not case sensitive) in the APP Store/Google Play to install the application.
2. PC software installation
Connect to the computer via USB, you can use the PC software of the colorimeter. (PC software only supports Windows operating system)
It can be installed in the following ways:
In the product box, the PC software is installed in USB flash disk.
Download "colorimeter-windows-V1.32.zip" to the local and run it directly after decompression.
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