Surface color analysis with RS232 output series A101

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The sensor measures color from the surface optically.  4 lights are used for this measurement: red, green, blue, and yellow.  The results of these measurements calculations for color are sent via RS232. The letters shown on the screen are the measured values:


Technical Data:
Power: Powered from PC, PDA  (3.2...5 Volts @ 30 mA)
Materials: Housing = ABS natural   Seal = Sealon PTFE   Screws = stainless steel 301
Color formula: see color patent
Connection: 9 pole D connector

Work Distance:

5 thou to touching

Resolution: A number between 0 and 999 within 0.1% accuracy


User Instructions



Like any analytical instrument there are many other things you can do with it. The output from your measurement shows in the PC and instead of using the calculated data’s from the sensor you can create your own calibration by using the formula above or other manipulations. Typical applications are the use of the measured values and the interpretation for different properties like clarity for beverages or for specific factors in the petroleum industry.


To calibrate to any master and go with the formula above or any standard in your Palm by ignoring the existing coming from the sensor. You always can use the values from the sensor as default. You can calculate the new values  or put the formula in your PC software.


Applications for color on surface:





Processed Food Products

Fuels and Lubricants

Organic Chemistry


Medical and Biology

Water and Sewage

Mineral and Gems

Inorganic Chemistry

Paint Varnish and Glue

Paper and Cellulose

Rubber Industry


Metal and Glass

Fruits and Crops

Bacteria and Fungi on slides

Leaves and Flowers

Purity and Composition of Pills

Color from Dairy Products

Not Applicable

Color in Coal

Color Compositions in Art

Color on Skin

Not Applicable


Color of Minerals

Color of Coated Surfaces

Color of Paper

Not Applicable

Color from Fabrics

Recognition of Metals and Glass Types