86172B 45/0 Colorimeter with Bluetooth

Measure color in one second
Color comparison in two steps
Provide mobile App and PC software

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Our colorimeter is a handheld multifunctional colorimeter designed with a principle of 45°annular illumination geometry, 0° viewing angle. The instrument is equipped with a 3.5-inch color capacitive touch screen, which provides an excellent operating experience. The instrument integrates multiple standard color charts, which can quickly match the measured color to the closest color code. The color meter also has a color comparison function and supports a variety of standard color addition methods. The color difference threshold can be set and the color difference formulas can be flexibly selected, which can realize rapid QC testing. It supports mobile APP, PC software to realize color sharing, data import and export.


Please watch the video as above to learn more about features and operation.


The instrument is usually used in product color measurement and management, and product color difference quality control in paper printing.

colorimeter measures decorations

colorimeter measures decorations

colorimeter tests printing matters

colorimeter tests printing matters


Parameter Value
Illumination geometry 45/0 (45° annular illumination, 0° viewing angle)
Illumination light source Full spectrum LED light source
Measuring aperture 8mm
Measurement conditions Light source D65, field of view 10°
Measuring time About 1s
Color space CIE Lab, Luv, LCh, Yxy, CMYK, RGB, Hex
Color difference formula ΔE*ab, ΔE*uv, ΔE*94, ΔE*cmc(2:1),ΔE*cmc(1:1), ΔE*00
Repeatability Standard deviation ΔE*ab ≤ 0.03
(Measurement condition: the average value of 30 measurements on the white tile at an interval of 3s after calibration)
Dimension 86mm×62.5mm×158mm
Weight About 225g
Power supply Rechargeable lithium battery 3.7V@4000mAh,can measure 10,000 times continuously underfull charge
Display 480×320 dot matrix IPS color screen
Language Simplified Chinese, English
Charging port USB (Type-C)
Data transmission USB, Bluetooth
Operating temperature range 0~45℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)
Storage temperature range -25~55℃, 0~85%RH (no condensation)


Touch screen operation, perfect experience

The instrument uses a 3.5-inch IPS color touch screen, no button settings are required. The screen is tilted at 20 degrees and has a perfect viewing angle, which has a good user experience and human-computer interaction interface

Support mobile App and PC software

The instrument is equipped with a mobile APP and PC software, covering Android, iOS, and Windows systems

Small and portable

The instrument is small and portable with an ergonomic design, and easy to carry

Contain multiple electronic color charts

The colorimeter contains multiple standard electronic color charts (RAL, Pantone-C, Pantone-U, NCS), and quickly match the three closest color codes, with an accuracy rate of over 90%

Color scan and color compare

The user can acquire the color values by color measurement function and compare the color between sample and standard in color compare interface

Seven color spaces and six color difference formulas

Our colorimeter has seven color spaces such as Lab\RGB\CMYK and six color difference formulas to choose from, matching the color measurement needs of various industries

Create personal color chart, massive storage space

Compensation optical path technology, white tile calibration

Energy saving, low power consumption

The latest color sensor

It adopts a chip-level color sensor newly launched by the American AMS company which simulates the human eye response curve of the standard observer defined in the CIE1931 and CIE1976 color systems

Compensation optical path technology

The instrument has compensation optical path with stable values and allows long-period calibration

Providing locating plate to make color measurement more accurate

The instrument is equipped with a measurement locating plate to meet the needs of precise alignment and make the measurement more accurate


86172B handheld colorimeter meets the following standards:

  • GBT 3978-2008 standard lighting body and geometric conditions

  • GBT 3979-2008 Method for measuring object color

  • GBT 7921-2008 Uniform color space and color difference formula

  • GBT 11186.1-1989 Coating Film Color Measurement Method Part 1: Principle

  • GBT 11186.2-1989 Coating Film Color Measurement Method Part 2: Color Measurement

  • GBT 11186.3-1989 Method for Measuring the Color of Coating Film Part 3 Calculation of Color Difference

  • JJG 595-2002 Verification Regulations for Color Measuring Colorimeter

App installation

1. Mobile APP installation

The mobile APP support Android operating system version 7.0 or higher and iPhone supports iOS 7.0 or higher version.
It can be installed in the following ways:
1) Scan the QR code on the portable colorimeter with a mobile browser or WeChat, follow the prompts to download and install.

QR code to download colorimeter App
QR code to download colorimeter App

2) Click on the link https://www.lshtec.com/a/170/ to install the APP.
3) Search for "LSColor" (not case sensitive) in the APP Store/Google Play to install the application.

2. PC software installation

Connect to the computer via USB, you can use the PC software of the colorimeter. (PC software only supports Windows operating system)
It can be installed in the following ways:

  • In the product box, the PC software is installed in USB flash disk.

  • Download "colorimeter-windows-V1.0.0.rar" to the local and run it directly after decompression.


No. Description Quantity Unit
1 Colorimeter 1 Set
2 USB cable 1 pcs
3 U disk (software) 1 pcs
4 Cleaning cloth 1 pcs
5 Locating plate 1 pcs
6 User manual 1 pcs
7 Certificate / Warranty card 1 pcs