The Datacolor 20D is an easy-to-use, portable spectrophotometer that enables accurate color measurement of a wide variety of sheens and sample sizes – anywhere in the store or at the customer job site. The Datacolor 20D with PAINT v. 2.x software yields the best first shot match on the market – saving time and money.

Designed for: Retail paint and hardware stores who need accurate, portable color matching.


Accurate measurement performance

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  • Sphere geometry enables accurate color measurement of both flat and textured samples.
  • Gloss determination of sample sheen, combined with gloss compensation in PAINT software enables perfect visual color formulation.
  • Shares the same high accuracy SP2000 spectrometer as Datacolor’s world-renowned benchtop spectrophotometers.


Measurement Wherever & Whenever

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  • Portable design enables measurement of a wide variety of sample shapes and sizes, anywhere in the store or at a customer job site.


Easy Use

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  • Initial instrument installation is simple with all required set-up data loaded at the factory. Just connect to your computer, start the PAINT v. 2.x software, calibrate and you are ready to measure.
  • Large color LCD screen with an intuitive user interface makes the instrument easy-to-use and easy-to-learn


Precise Positioning

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  • The illuminated sample alignment port enables direct view of the sample through the sphere and guarantees the most precise positioning for sample measurement


Flexible Connectivity

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  • Seamlessly transfer measurement data from to the Datacolor PAINT v. 2.x software using Bluetooth or USB.
  • Support for USB keyboards and bar code scanners.


Quick first shot matches with PAINT v. 2.x software

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  • Highly accurate measurements combined with the precise algorithms of the PAINT v. 2.x software, yield the best first shot match on the market, saving time and money.


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  • Aluminium Carrying Case
  • USB Memory Stick with User Guide and backup copy of the white tile data
  • Wrist Strap
  • Power Supply
  • Black Trap
  • White and Green Tiles
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Certificate of Instrument Performance
Available Bundles Part Number Description
Retail Paint AiO Bundle 1030-1627 Datacolor 20D
1011-0311 PAINT PRO v. 2.x
1000-0459 Dell Optiplex 7020 PC w/ WiFi
1040-0139 Dell 22″ Monitor E2214H
1050-0116 Dymo Label Printer
Retail Paint System Bundle 1030-1627 Datacolor 20D
1011-0311 PAINT PRO v. 2.x

Technical Specifications Description
Measuring Geometry d/8°
Sphere diameter 2 inches
Light Source Pulsed xenon
Spectral Range 400 – 700 nm
Effective Bandwidth 10 nm
Wavelength Resolution 2 nm
Detector Proprietary Dual 256 element diode array
Color Repeatability (1) < 0.05 CIELAB ΔE* avg on white ceramic tile
Color Inter-Instrument Agreement(1) 0.20 CIELAB ΔE* avg. of 12 BCRA tiles
Aperture Size SAV – 10mm illuminated/6.5mm measured
Battery Rechargeable Li-Ion
Operating Environment 5° to 40°C up to 85% RH, non-condensing
Interface USB, Bluetooth wireless
Observer 10 0
Gloss 60 0
Indices LRV
Functional Data Description
Color Systems CIE L*, a*,b*,
Illuminants D65, A, F2, F11
Data Storage Up to 2,000 samples
Languages English, French, German, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Italian, and Polish
Physical Specifications Description
Color Display 50.54mm x 68.62mm x 3.55mm
Display Resolution 240 x 320
Weight 1.25kg
Dimensions 235mm x 90mm x 99mm

1 Environmental conditions: Temperature 22.6°C +/- 2°C RH 44% +/- 1%

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