Konica Minolta



Bench-top Spectrophotometer CM-3600A

The CM-3600A is a versatile benchtop spectrophotometer designed to meet the color measurement needs of laboratory, R&D and production users. The instrument provides accurate color data for all manner of solid and liquid samples and can even measure haze.


Principal Specifications CM-3600A

Model Spectrophotometer CM-3600A
Illumination/observation system Reflectance; di:8°, de:8° (diffused illumination, 8-degree viewing), equipped with simultaneous measurement of SCI (specular component included) / SCE (specular component excluded); Conforms to CIE No.15, lSO7724/1, ASTM E-1164, DIN 5033 Teil7 and JIS Z8722 condition C standard.
Transmittance : di:0°, de:0° (diffused illumination, 0-degree viewing); Conforms to CIE No.15, ASTM E-1164 and DIN 5033 Teil7 standard.
Light-receiving element Silicon photodiode array (dual 40 elements)
Spectral separation device Diffraction grating
Wavelength range 360 to 740 nm
Wavelength pitch 10 nm
Half bandwidth Approx. 10 nm
Reflectance range 0 to 200%; Resolution: 0.01%
Sphere size Ø152 mm
Light source Four pulsed xenon lamps
Minimum interval between measurements Normal SCI/ SCE measurement: 4 sec.
UV-cut / UV-adjusted measurement: 5 sec.
Transmittance measurement: 3 sec.
Measurement/illumination areas Reflectance: Changeable between LAV, MAV, and SAV
LAV: Ø25.4 mm / Ø30 mm
MAV: Ø8 mm / Ø11 mm
SAV: Ø4 mm / Ø7 mm
Transmittance: Approx. Ø17 mm
Repeatability When white calibration plate is measured 30 times at 10-sec. intervals after white calibration has been performed: 
Spectral reflectance: Standard deviation within 0.1%
Colorimetric values: Standard deviation within ΔE*ab 0.02
Inter instrument agreement Mean ΔE*ab 0.15 (LAV/SCI) Average for 12 BCRA Series II color tiles compared to values measured with master body
UV adjustment Instantaneous numerical adjustment
UV cut filters 400 nm cutoff and 420 nm cutoff
Transmittance chamber Width: 133 mm, Depth: Approx. 50 mm; Measurement diameter: Approx. 17 mm
Transmission sample holder (optional accessory): Sample holder for both plate-shaped and liquid samples (removable); Liquid samples not measurable with CM-3610A.
Interface USB 1.1
Power AC 100 to 240V 50/60Hz (using included AC adapter)
Operating temperature/humidity range 13 to 33°C, relative humidity 80% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Storage temperature/humidity range 0 to 40°C, relative humidity 80% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Size (W × H × D)244 × 205 × 378 mm
Weight 11.5 kg
Standard accessories White Calibration Plate, Target Mask (Ø4 mm), Target Mask (Ø8 mm), Target Mask (Ø25.4 mm), Zero Calibration Box, AC Adapter, Dust Cover, Accessory Case, USB Cable (3 m)
Optional accessories SpectraMagic™ NX, Transmittance Specimen Holder, Cell (2mm)/(10mm)/(20mm), Plastic Cell (2mm)/(10mm)/(20mm), Transmittance Zero Calibration Plate, USB Cable (5 m)

Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.