DENSITOMETER COMPARISON

SPEED: Techkon SpectroDENS is designed to be quick and responsive. Whether you make a measurement, calibrate the device or simply power it up, not having to wait each time is a big convenience in routine use.

Performance ComparisonTechkonCompetitor
Measurement1 second2-3 seconds
Wake UpInstant4 seconds
Calibration3 seconds12 seconds
Measure 5 patches7 seconds14 seconds

ACCURACY: Instrumental color measurement is all about accuracy and precision. Differences in repeatability can be seen most clearly when measuring black colors with polarization filter because the amount of measured light is low and sensor noise can be high.

Performance ComparisonTechkonCompetitor
Black Repeatability0.04 Avg. ΔE0.19 Avg. ΔE
Maximum Deviation0.11 Max ΔE0.53 Max ΔE

FUNCTIONS: Power users require flexibility of being able to use scanning for color bars and patch charts and be able to change aperture size for best results. Techkon’s spectro-densitometer has integrated wheels and comes with 2 apertures.

Performance ComparisonTechkonCompetitor
ScanningSpot and scan includedNeeds attachment
ApertureIncludes 2 aperturesSingle aperture

RELIABILITY: A pressroom environment can be demanding. Techkon’s design with long-lasting LEDs and no moving optical parts delivers reliable operation on the production floor.

Performance ComparisonTechkonCompetitor
Warranty2 years1 year
DesignLED light, no moving parts in opticsTungsten lamp, filter wheel

CONVENIENCE: Techkon’s slim, lightweight design with a unique side-view port allows easy positioning on the color patch to be measured.

Performance ComparisonTechkonCompetitor
ErgonomicsSingle handed useTwo handed use
Patch PositioningSide view portCenter port

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