Konica Minolta



Portable Multi-Angle Spectrophotometer CM-512m3A

Designed for accurate color measurement of metallic and effect paints or plastics. The CM-512m3A circumferentially illuminates the sample from 3 angles to provide color data that corresponds well with visual evaluation.


Principal Specifications CM-512m3A

Model CM-512m3A
Illumination / Viewing system 3-angle circumferential illumination (25°, 45°, and 75°) /0° viewing angle
Wavelength range 400 to 700 nm
Wavelength pitch 20 nm
Photometric range 25°: 0 to 300% reflectance; 45°, 75°: 0 to 200% reflectance; Resolution: 0.01%
Light source 3 pulsed xenon arc lamps
Minimum measurement interval 7 seconds (when measuring a white calibration plate at 23°C)
Battery life Alkaline manganese batteries: Approx. 400 measurements at 10 sec. intervals (when dark color is measured)
Measurement/ illumination area Ø 12 mm / Ø 20 mm
Repeatability Spectral reflectance: Standard deviation within 0.30%
Colorimetric values: Standard deviation ΔE*ab within 0.05
(Measurement conditions: White calibration plate measured 30 times at 10s intervals)
Measurement mode Single measurement/automatic averaging of multiple measurements (auto mode: 3, 5, 8 times/manual mode)
Interfaces RS-232C Terminal; D-sub 9-pin (female)
Display Dot-matrix reflective LCD with 21 characters ×7 lines (128 × 56 dots)
With contrast control slide
Display data Colourimetric data: L*a*b*, L*C*h
Colour difference data: Δ(L*a*b*), Δ(L*C*H*), ΔE*ab, CMC(l:c), ΔE00(CIE DE2000)
Other data display: FF value, line graph, temperature
Observer condition CIE: 2° and 10° standard observer
Illuminant condition CIE: A, C, D50, D65, F2, F6, F7, F8, F10, F11, F12 (simultaneous evaluation is possible using two light sources)
Temperature detection Detector: Thermopile
Wavelength: 8 to 13 µm
Measurement/display range: -10 to 80°C (0.1°C increments)
Measurement diameter: Ø 20 mm
Measurement rating: 0 to 50°C: ±2.5°C ±1 digit (when an object of 0.93 emissivity is measured at ambient temperatures of 18 to 28°C)
Operating temperature / humidity range 0 - 40°C; relative humidity 85% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Storage temperature / humidity range -20 - 45°C; relative humidity 85% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation
Power  Four AA-size batteries or AC adapter AC-A308
Dimensions (W x H x D) 115 × 257 × 164 mm
Weight Approx. 1.4 kg (without batteries)
Standard accessories Hard case, White calibration plate, RS-232C cable, AC adapter, AA-size battery (×4)
Optional accessories Accessory Switch CM-A23; Measuring Stand CM-A30; Grip CM-A43;
Zero Calibration Box CM-A32; Thermo-Printer DPU-S245-01;
SpectraMagic™NX (software); CM-S20W Hitching software

Specifications and drawings are subject to change without prior notice.