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 Spectrophotometers 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, JIS Z 8722 Condition c standard condition C standards.


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

Conforms to CIE No.15, ASTM E-1164 and DIN 5033 Teil 7 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)

Light source life time

more than 1 Million

Illumination / Measurement area [mm]

LAV:   Ø25.4 / Ø30.0

LMAV:Ø16.0 / Ø20.0

MAV:  Ø  8.0 / Ø11.0

SAV:  Ø  4.0 / Ø  7.0

Trans:Ø17.0 / Ø24.0

Measurement time

approx.1sec (SCI or SCE + gloss measurement)

Min. measurement interval

approx.2sec (SCI or SCE + gloss measurement)


Std. dev. within ΔE*ab 0.02


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 (UV100 (Full UV), UV400nm, UV420nm, UV0)



Measurement geometry

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

Light source

White LED


Silicon photo diode

Measurement range

0-200 GU

Resolution: 0.01 GU

Measurement area [mm]

MAV: Ø10.0 x 8.0

SAV: 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)


0-10 GU: ±0.2 GU

10-100 GU: ±0.5 GU

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 35°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 x498 mm

Weight [kg]

 8.4 kg

Specifications and appearance subject to change without notice.

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