Datacolor 800-800V-850 Spectrophotometers


Datacolor 800 Spectrophotometers Close-tolerance color measurement for textiles, plastics, paint and coatings, and more.

Greater color accuracy means improved quality, faster turnaround times and reduced costs. When close tolerance is required, trust Datacolor 800 spectrophotometers to specify, formulate and control your colors.

Industries Covered: Industries that require the highest level of consistency across the supply chain, including retail brands, textile mills, and manufacturers of plastics, paint and coatings, flooring, furniture, cosmetics and more.

Unit Price: USD9,999/pc, contact us for latest pricing.

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  • Real-time communication of measurements
  • Backward compatibility
  • Accessibility for multiple users on a single instrument
  • Fool-proof sample placement
  • No profiling required—superior IIR right out of the box. Ensure accuracy across all instruments in your supply chain
  • Our proprietary SP2000 optical technology lets you capture the true spectral fingerprint of any color at the highest accuracy
  • Works seamlessly with your existing Datacolor 600 instruments
  • Multiple users can easily use a single instrument
  • Measurements can be taken and shared in real-time to streamline global communication
  • 25% less time spent on measuring compared to DC600 instruments
  • Faster response time in both standalone and networked environments
  • Positioning Camera and LCD ensure proper sample placement every time
  • Screen displays calibration status and instrument settings for smooth set-up


Feature Datacolor 800 Datacolor 800V Datacolor 850
Instrument type Dual beam d/8º spectrophotometer
Illumination source Pulsed xenon filtered to approximate D65
Sphere diameter 152 mm / 6 in
Wavelength Range 360 nm -700 nm
Wavelength resolution 2 nm
Reporting interval 10 nm
Photometric range 0-200%
Spectral analyzer Proprietary SP2000 analyzer with dual 256 element diode array
20 Read Repeatability on White
Tile Using Double Flash (CIELAB) *
0.01 (max)
Inter-instrument Agreement –
Reflectance Measurements (CIELAB)*
0.08 (avg)
0.15 (max)
Sample Positioning Camera
Lens 4 position auto-zoom
Aperture Plates 3 Standard
LAV (30 mm illuminated, 26 mm measured)
SAV (9 mm illuminated, 5 mm measured)
USAV (6.5 mm illuminated, 2.5 mm measured)
2 Optional
MAV (20 mm illuminated, 16 mm measured)
XUSAV (3.0 mm illuminated, 2.5 mm measured)
Aperture Detection
Automated, adjustable UV Calibration
UV Cutoff Filters 400 nm
420 nm
460 nm
Remote Measurement Button
Vertical Mount
Inter-instrument Agreement –
Regular Transmittance at 550 nm
±0.20% at 85% T
±0.10% at 32% T
Inter-instrument Agreement – Transmission Haze Measurements ±0.15% at 10% TH
Transmission Sampling Aperture Size 22 mm
Operating Environment 5° to 40°C up to 85% RH, non-condensing
Physical Specifications (DC800) Description
Color Display 3.5 inch RGB LCD
Display Resolution 320×240 pixel resolution
Weight 37.5 lbs (16.6 kg)
Dimensions 12.3” Wide X 13.2” Tall X 16.4” Deep
(31.24 cm x 33.53 cm x 41.66 cm)
*Environmental Conditions: Temperature 23°C +/- 1°C
RH 44% +/- 1%