Konica Minolta



Bench-top Spectrophotometer CM-36dG

World’s first Colour-and-Gloss Bench-top spectrophotometer with versatile horizontal or top-port alignment. Innovative measurement technology and best price/performance ratio in the field of reflectance and transmission colour measurements.




Benchtop Spectrophotometer CM-36dG


Illumination/ viewing system


di:8°, de:8° (diffused illumination, 8° viewing)

Conforms to CIE No.15 (2004), ISO7724/1, ASTM E1164, DIN 5033 Teil7 and JIS Z 8722 Condition c standards.


di:0°, de:0° (diffused illumination, 0-degree viewing)

Conforms to CIE No.15 (2004), ASTM E-1164, DIN 5033 Teil 7 and JIS Z 8722 Condition g standards.

Integrating sphere size

Ø152 mm


Dual 40-element silicon photodiode array

Spectral separation device

Planar diffraction grating

Wavelength range

360-740 nm

Wavelength pitch

10 nm

Half bandwidth

Approx. 10 nm

Measurement range


Resolution: 0.01%

Light source

3 Pulsed Xenon lamps (NUVC)

Illumination / Measurement area [mm]

LAV:   Ø30.0 / Ø25.4

LMAV:Ø20.0 / Ø16.0

MAV:  Ø11.0 / Ø8.0

SAV:  Ø7.0 / Ø4.0

Trans:Ø24.0 / Ø17.0

Measurement time

Approx. 3.5sec (SCI + SCE measurement),
Approx. 4sec (SCI + SCE + gloss measurement)

Min. measurement interval

Approx. 4sec (SCI + SCE measurement),
Approx. 4.5sec (SCI or SCE + gloss measurement)


Colorimetric values: Std. dev. within ΔE*ab 0.02

Spectral reflectance: Std. dev. within 0.1%
(When a white calibration plate measured 30 times at 10sec intervals after white calibration)


Within ΔE*ab 0.12 (LAV/SCI) Average for 12 BCRA Series II color tiles compared to values measured with master body.

UV control

NUVC*1 (UV100 (Full UV), UV adjusted, UV0. With 400nm and 420nm UV cutoff filters)



Measurement geometry

(complies to ISO 2813, ISO 7668 (MAV), ASTM D523-08, ASTM D2457-13, DIN 67530, JIS-Z8741 (MAV), JIS-K5600)

Light source

White LED


Silicon photo diode

Measurement range

0-200 GU

Resolution: 0.01 GU

Measurement area [mm]

MAV (LAV/LMAV/MAV color measurement area): Ø10.0 x 8.0

SAV (SAV color measurement area): Ø3.0

Repeatability (MAV)

0-10 GU: within 0.1 GU

10-100 GU: within 0.2 GU

>100 GU: within 0.2% of indicated value (Standard deviation)

(When measured 30 times at 10-second intervals)


0-10 GU: ±0.2 GU

10-100 GU: ±0.5 GU

(Compared to values measured with a master body under Konica Minolta standard conditions)

Sample preview

RGB Camera

Internal Performance Check*2

WAA (Wavelength Analysis & Adjustment) Technology


USB 2.0

Operation temperature / humidity range

13-33°C / rH 80% or less (at 33°C) with no condensation

Storage temperature / humidity range

0-40°C / rH 80% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation

Size [mm]

 248 x 250 x 498 mm

Weight [kg]

 8.4 kg

*1 NUVC (Numerical UV Control) adjustment requires UV Adjustment Software (included with optional SpectraMagic NX Pro Ver. 3.2 or later).

*2 WAA license purchase required.

Specifications and appearance subject to change without notice.

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