Skype

Chat Online Color Difference Helper

Phone

86-755-26508999
24 hours online

Technological

Colorimeters Versus Spectrophotometers

Understanding the types of instruments available for measuring color is important when choosing the instrument to purchase or use for your application. The terms “colorimeter” and “spectrophotometer” cause some confusion, so their differences are outlined in the table below. Note, however, that both types of instruments provide data obtained over the same range of visible wavelengths (about 400-700 nm), but they may treat this data differently.
 
 
Below are illustrations of many of these factors:
 

 

 

 

 
 
References:
 
Billmeyer, Fred W., Jr. and Saltzman, Max, Principles of Color Technology, New York: John Wiley &
Sons, Inc., 1981.
 
Hunter, Richard S. and Harold, Richard W., The Measurement of Appearance, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1987.
 
 
 

Copyright ©1998 - 2022 Shenzhen Threenh Technology Co.,Ltd.     Privacy Policy