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Color Meters
On this page you see our color meters for the measurement of colors. Include are our popular color meters of the RGB series. With these color meters, the difference in colors are readable in L d*a*b*, L*C*H*  and Delta E*ab according to your requirements. The most interesting and paid model of color meter in the PCE range of products is the PCE-RGB. Aside from being easy to use and economical, our color meters are used for determining the location of a color on the XYZ axis. They only work for non-radioactive substances. TheOn this picture you see our PCE-TCD 100 color meter, one of the most popular geometry of the measurement of these colors, with luminosity including a field of measurement of 8 mm allow for universal use for all types of materials. The range of applications of color meters is extensive and includes industry, agriculture, crafts, commerce, as well as research and development. Furthermore, these devices are used by artisans, paint manufacturers, architects, painters and designers for testing colors (for color card, NCS, RAL, HKS) or for establishing colors after mixing various colors, are able to give you ISO 9000 calibration certificates for color meters or factory calibration documents. These are often needed by companies, institutes and laboratories since they need to be 100 % sure that they use exact and accurate instruments for their test series. Our partners will prepare a calibration certificate which is made for the product and you as our consumer personally. We give the promise and that is illustrate by the continual increasing of our company. This is also the reason why the calibration certificates are not returnable. We only work together with calibration laboratories we trust and over the years they have become brilliant partners where every job get done as fast as possible and you as our customer can be sure that the job has been done more than sufficient and professional. Some of our color meters come with software. This makes it easy to transfer the measured results to your computer or smart phone to save, store and analyze them immediately or to a specific point of time in the future. The processing industries are discovering more and more the advantage of color meters when it comes to production monitoring and quality control. In addition to that, not every person sees colors with the same sensitivity. The use of color meters allows objective control of the colors. In some cases updates for the color meters can be downloaded easily from the PCE server which makes color meters more comfortable than other color measuring  devices. If you can't find the color meters you are looking for, please contact us and we will help you find the best solution to suit your needs by calling our offices on: UK customers +44(0) 23 809 870 30 / US customers (561) 320-9162 and our technical staff will advise you regarding our measuring instruments, scales and balances and also regarding our control systems.  

Here you can see color meters from these companies:

Color Meters by PCE-InstrumentsColor Meters from MathaiColor Meters by ErichsenColor Meters by 3nh

- PCE-RGB series Color meters  Colour Analyzers or RGB and HSL colour spaces, RS-232 inteface and software.
  (for RGB and HSL color spaces, RS-232 interface and software)

Color Analyzers or RGB and HSL colour spaces, RS-232 inteface and software.Color Meters by PCE-Instruments

- PCE-TCD 100 series Color meters 
  (color meters that comply CIE, LAB and LCH regulations)

color meters that comply CIE, LAB and LCH regulationsColor Meters by PCE-Instruments

- PCE-WSB 1 series Color Meters 
  (Color meters for measuring the whiteness level, ISO 2470 and ISO 3688 approved, easy handling)

Colour meters for measuring the whiteness level, ISO 2470 and ISO 3688 approved, easy handlingColor Meters by PCE-Instruments

- PCE-CSM 7 Color Meters 
  (for quality control, autom. black and white calibration, degree of whiteness and yellowness)

Color Meters NH310 for quality control

- PCE-TCR 200 series Color Meters 
  (accurate to the CIE standard rules, measure the distance ΔE color, USB Port, PC software)

accurate to the CIE standard rules, measure the distance ?E color, USB Port, PC softwareColor Meters by PCE-Instruments

- Sprektomaster 565 series Color Meters
  (Color Meters for measuring of colour and glance, long battery service life (8000 measurements))

Color Meters for measuring of colour and glance, long battery service life (8000 measurments)Color Meters by Erichsen

- Colorstriker series Color Meters 
  (Contact-free color measurement, color meter according to LAB standard, for all surfaces)

Colour Meters for contact-free measurement according to LAB standard.Color Meters from Mathai
Color Meters: CIE-Lab colour space Color Meters: RGB color space Color Meters: HSL color space Color Meters: RAL / NCS Index Colorcatch.
CIE*Lab color space
RGB color space
HSL color space
RAL / NCS Index

Information about the measurement of color: Because there are certain problems defining the different colors only with human eyes, the color meter helps to identify different shades of colors. In our days, it gets more important to have proper colors. The color meters help to get over the debility  of the human eye. From this it follows that quality assurance is improved a lot by color meters. Different color spaces are classified by a coordinating system in which all of the different colors are represented by coordinates on an axis. Conditioned by the structure of the human eye and taking into account that it will be a human eye observing the color, these colors are then placed on an axis. They are used in some 30 systems of color spaces. The images above show the most important color spaces. A fundamental problem of adjusting Color meters for checking different colors colors, in developing color meters, is the sensitivity of the human eye. The problem is that the color spaces don't coincide with the perception of the human eye. Color meters for different color spaces When colors are mixed, problems exist in the perception of the area for the color yellow. On the other hand, with a mix of color dominated by the color blue, you can simulate a lighter shade of color to the human eye. To eliminate such problems they are used in conjunction with a color analysist frequency in such a way as to fabricate different shades. The manufacturer of a product sends a product out to be painted or treated having agreed on using an established color standard (such as RGB color space), both possess the same color meter. The factory, follows the agreement, verifies the test output of the color of the product and ships it as it meets the standard. They then continue with treating the product then check it against the frequency of its color when it arrived. In cases where the result is contrary to the agreement, the two departments can communicate exactly about the difference in colors and use the same color space in corresponding tests.

Compared to a densitometer a color meter / spectral photometer does not only measure the reflection of a color by using a specific filter which allows to form a conclusion about the thickness of the coating of the object that has been colored. Actually a color meter measures the values of remission by illuminating the whole area of measurement with the whole spectrum of visible light which ranges from infrared to ultraviolet. Such spectral photometers divide the whole spectrum of visible light in a number of different ribbons or measurement flumes and delivers for each measurement flume a digitalized value of luminosity. 

Also visit our pages for Lux meters and Coating thickness meters.

If you wish to view or print a selection of color meters from our catalogue, click the PDF symbol.
Manual for Color Meters

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Below you will find an overview of the different product groups of measuring instruments

Absolute Humidity Meters
Alert Meters
Air velocity meters
Analyzers (Colour)
Analyzers (Combustion)

Analyzers (Gas)
Analyzers (Lan)
Analyzers (Noise)
Analyzers (Oxygen)
Analyzers (Ozono)

Cable detectors (electrical)
Cameras (Infrared Thermal Imaging)
Capacitance Meters
Coating Thickness Meters
Chlorine Meters
Clamp Meters
Climate Meters
Colour Meters

Conductivity Meters
Contact Thermometers
Current detectors

Data Loggers
Differential Pressure Meters
Digital Multimeters
Detectors (Humidity, Radiation, Voltage)
Dose Meters (Noise)

Dust particle analyzers

Electric Tester
Flow Meters Air
Flow Meters Gas
Force Gauges (digital)
Function generators
Frequency Meters
Gas Detector
Handheld Tachometers
Hardness Meters
Humidity Testers (Building material)
Indicator Sound Level
Indicator (Humidity)
Instruments (Environmental)

Impedance bridges
Infrared Thermometers
Insulation Meters
Lan Network Testers
Laser Distance Meters
Laser level
Laser meters
Laser thermometers
LCR Meters
Length Meters
Light Meters
Lux Meters
Material Thickness Meters
Measurement Devices (Force)
Measuring Meters (Distance)
Measuring Wheels
Meters (Combustion, Distance, Earth,
Energy, Environmental, Gas, Gloss, Ground pH, PowerPressure, Radiation, Salt, Temperature)
Modular signal Converters
Moisture Indicator

Multi-Parameter Photometers
Noise Meters
Ohm Meters
Oxygen Meters
Ozone Meters
Paper Moisture Meters

Phase rotation meters
Photovoltanic meters
Pitot tube air flow meters
Pocket pH-meters
Power Analyzers
Pressure Gauges
Quality Meters (Air)
Radiation Counters
Radioactivity meters
Reader (Temperature)
Recorders Data
Redox Meters
Relative Humidity Meters
Resistance Testers
Rotation meters
Roughness tester
Rotation meters
Roughness tester
Sensor (Temperature)
Signal converters
Signal Level Analyzers
Single-parameter Photometers
Sound Level Meters
Systems for Environmental
Stethoscopes (electronic)
Surface Thickness Meters

Telescope Meters
Temperature Probes
Testers Air
Testers Conductivity
Testers Earth
Testers Insulation
Testers Noise
Testers pH
Testers paper
Testers Sound
Testers Temperature
Thermal stress
Thermal Imaging Cameras
Thickness Meters
Torque meters

Ultrasonic Flow Meters

VDE tester
Vibration Meters
Video endoscopes
Voltage meters
Weather Stations
Wood (humidity)

Below you will find an overview of the different product groups of scales and balances

 Accurate scales
 Analytical scales
 Animal scales

 Baby scales
 Basic scales

 Bench scales

 Cask scales
 Crane scales
 Compact scales
 Counting scales

 Density scales
 Dosing scales

 Electronic scales

 Floor scales
 Force meter

 Hanging scales

 Hook scales
 Hopper scales
 Household scales
 Humidity scales

 Industrial scales
 Inventory scales

 Jewellery scales

 Kitchen scales

 Laboratory scales
 Lifting scales
 Load cranes
 Load scales

 Mechanical scales
 Micro scales
 Moisture scales
 Multifunction scales

 Package scales
 Pallet truck scales
 Pallet scales
 Paper scales
 Pharmacy scales
 Piece counting scales
 Platform scales
 Pocket scales
 Postal scales

 Precision scales
 Probe cutter

 Retail scales

 Scales for analysis
 Scales for carat
 Scales for colleges
 Scales for dentistry
 Scales for gold
Scales for people
 Scales for school
 Scales for transit

 Scales for weighing pallets
 Scales with a support
 Scales with counter
 Scales with software
 Shipping scales
 Spring scales
 Surface scales

 Systems (Hanging)

 Tabletop scales
 Thermo scales
 Trade scales

 Vehicle scales
 Verifiable scales
 Veterinary scales

 Water resistant scales
 Weighing hooks
 Weighing platforms
Weighing scales
 Weight indicator