Datacolor 45G®

Product Announcement from Datacolor

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Datacolor 45G® is the new benchmark for portable color appearance and gloss measurement. With an integrated gloss meter, the industry's best repeatability, unrivaled inter-instrument agreement and the included Datacolor TOOLS desktop software, the 45G® has the performance needed to effectively control color and appearance in a complex manufacturing supply chain. Datacolor 45G® is useful for inspection and control of painted surfaces, plastic parts, package prints, automotive parts and other manufactured goods, producing measurement results that correlate better to visual assessment.

Designed For:

Inspection and control of painted surfaces, plastic parts, package prints, automotive parts and other manufactured goods


  • Best-in-class accuracy and inter-instrument agreement
  • Measure gloss and color simultaneously
  • Correlates with visual assessment
  • Desktop QC software included
  • Bluetooth and USB Connectivity
  • Pass/Fail display on multiple tolerances
  • Ergonomic Design

What You Get:

45G® Instrument

  • Carrying Case
  • USB Memory Stick with Calibration Data
  • Calibration Stand
  • Calibration Tile care instruction sheet
  • Targeting Foot Attachment
  • Power Supply and Cord, with global connectors
  • USB Connection Cord
  • Datacolor Tools (Basic or Plus) Software CD
  • Datacolor 45G® User guide CD
  • Quick Start Guides for 45G and Tools

Datacolor Tools

  • Unrivaled Ease of use with “QC Central”
  • Unique Spectral visualization of textured samples
  • Configurable Layout and Workflow
  • State of the Art Tolerancing
  • Datacolor QTX Protocol – the Industry Standard
  • Interactive Smart Graphs
  • Full Backward Compatibility with Tools 1.x
  • Modern & Reliable Design Architecture
  • Design Link to Adobe Software ( .ACO and .ASE files)
  • More information on Datacolor TOOLS

About Us:

Datacolor is a global leader in color management solutions and color communication technology. The world’s leading brands, manufacturers, creative professionals and consumers, have been choosing Datacolor’s innovative technology and solutions to consistently achieve the right color for 40 years.



The aesthetic appeal, comfort and quality of the vehicle interior is of key importance for car buyers during their decision making process. Datacolor can quickly roll out dependable global color communication programs for the automotive industry, delivering harmony among different materials with various surface textures.

Today’s competitive paint and coatings industry depends on globally distributed manufacturing to rapidly respond to customers’ needs while driving down costs. Our technology helps you standardize processes to guarantee color integrity throughout your supply chain. With the Datacolor formulation and QC systems, you can increase sales, reduce waste, and enhance quality.

Datacolor’s systems are perfect for the paper industry, offering precision numerical color measurements that provide exceptional consistency in color, brightness, opacity, pulp and additives. With Datacolor, what you see is what your customer sees.

As the plastics industry continues to develop innovative polymers and cutting edge designs, the marketplace simultaneously requires accelerated production times. Datacolor technology streamlines the process, allowing you to rise to the challenges of the marketplace, meet customer demands, and respond to new trends.

Provide your customers with the best color matching results in the industry with a Retail Paint Solution from Datacolor. Our easy-to-use paint software delivers excellent color matches from samples measured by the Datacolor 110™ Spectrophotometer (the same instrument used in many paint manufacturing color labs). And our new SelectKit gives you a very affordable option for color matching in your store. Software, like Coordinate™, allows you to generate complementary colors, while Decorate™ lets you visualize those colors on interiors and exteriors. And with Datacolor Spyder4®, you can enhance the visual accuracy of your on-screen colors.

To be globally competitive today, apparel and textile companies have to deal with shorter lead times, cost pressures, and increased quality and productivity demands. Datacolor’s proven family of products help you address these critical issues by enabling all partners in a textile supply chain to expedite color development and deliver optimum color management, adding significant value to the complex global sourcing process.


In today’s competitive marketplace, effective quality management is indispensable. Customers want to be confident that they are doing business with an organization that can meet or exceed their requirements in a timely manner.

We are pleased to inform you that on December 28th, 2009, Datacolor received its ISO 9001:2008 recertification for its Quality Management System at the company’s U.S.-based Lawrenceville, NJ, and Suzhou, China manufacturing facilities. Because it is an internationally recognized quality management system, ISO 9001:2008 certification gives Datacolor customers that confidence.

“We are very proud of our Lawrenceville and Suzhou teams for their contribution in helping us earn this prestigious recertification, which is accomplished by only a small percentage of companies,” says Niraj Agerwal, Vice President of Marketing for Datacolor. “This is just one more example of our ongoing commitment to achieving excellence in everything we do.”