i1Pro3 spectrophotometer

XRite i1Pro3 (standard aperture) review

The new i1Pro3 “Swiss Army Knife” of spectrophotometers XRIte announced the i1Pro3 spectrophotometer and released i1Profiler 3.2 which supports it. This is the standard aperture i1Pro, not to be confused with the large aperture i1Pro3plus. The i1Pro2 was the Swiss Army Knife of spectrophotometers and the best selling of all time. The i1Pro3 is a worthy successor with a variety of refinements, most notably: Combined MO, M1 and M2 measurements in a single pass, thanks to a new full-spectrum LED light source. Significantly improved strip reading Support for smaller patches than the…


XRite i1Pro3plus (large aperture) review

XRite brings back polarized, transmissive and large aperture measurements with the i1Pro3plus spectrophotometer. Quick overview The i1Pro3plus spectrophotometer contains a new LED illuminant that allows for simultaneous M0, M1, M2 measurement in a single pass. The large 8mm aperture (vs the i1Pro2’s 3.5mm) translates into rich, extreme shadow measurements and averaging of uneven surfaces and large dot patterns. Polarized M3 measurements mean smoother shadow tonality and improved deep color saturation on textured surfaces like glossy canvas. Transmissive scanning allows us to measure…


i1Pro 2 "Raven" Review

I have been testing the new i1Pro 2 (codenamed "Raven") since May of last year. Xrite's spectrophotometers have evolved considerably since the original i1Pro, so with this next generation device they've completely redesigned it from the inside out, and all of the accessories that go with it. It's a versatile, handheld device that has a lot of advantages over it's predecessor. With dual light-sources, the i1Pro2 is capable of taking measurements with or without UV information. i1Pro People will particularly love using the new LCD display adapter with it's comfy beanbag counterweight. The…