Design Confidently

Pocket-Sized and Powerful

Match to a particular color on a pillow, design a palette to work with existing room elements, create color palettes for your clients as well as your own signature palettes based on personal inspiration. ColorReader provides you with the most accurate paint color match in seconds (plus alternate paint brand equivalents!) and so much more – like complementary color ideas for even more inspiration, help organizing, managing and sharing color palettes for you and your clients, and with ColorReader Pro, you can get real time insights on which colors are currently trending with other professionals.

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Find paint color inspiration in everyday objects

Easily experiment with color palettes

Identify the best paint colors to complement your design choices

How It Works

How to take a reading
2:04

This video will guide you through the steps to take and review color readings in the mobile app and show how to use standalone mode if you are a ColorReader Pro user.

How to coordinate colors
1:16

This video will guide you through the steps to view and save suggested colors that coordinate well with your color readings.

 

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2 Ways To Your Perfect Color Match

ColorReader is a lightweight, portable color matching tool that saves you both time and money by giving you on-the-spot, precise color matching in seconds. Just place the ColorReader device flat on the surface of the color you want and ColorReader instantly provides your color match plus the three closest paint color matches from the most popular paint brands and color standards.

ColorReader Pro also includes an OLED screen that displays your color matches right on the reader and can store over 10,000 colors on the device as well.

Both versions of the device come with a rechargeable lithium battery and calibration tiles to ensure color precision.

Identify Paint Color

ColorReader identifies the nearest matching paint color, alternate paint brand options, color measurement data, complementary colors, and houses your color match history. Check out our links below to see how others have used ColorReader.

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Create Color Palettes

Create beautiful color palettes for your client as well as signature color palettes from your own inspiration, and save them to your library so they’re ready to share in an instant with your clients, paint dealers and others. Click onto the links below for more inspiring ideas.

These 18 Bedroom Paint Colors Are Dreamy and Designer-Approved

Our Whole House Color Palette

Create Color Palettes

Create beautiful color palettes for your client as well as signature color palettes from your own inspiration, and save them to your library so they’re ready to share in an instant with your clients, paint dealers and others. Click onto the links below for more inspiring ideas.

These 18 Bedroom Paint Colors Are Dreamy and Designer-Approved

Our Whole House Color Palette

Feature Specifications

Measuring Geometry

Proprietary

Aperture Size

6mm

Battery

Rechargeable Lithium Polymer, >300 measurements/charge

Operating Environment

+5° to +40°C up to 85% RH

Light Source

6 High CRI, White LED’s

Number of Sensors

1

Interface

Bluetooth LE

Functional
Data

Illuminant/Observer

D65/10

Free Mobile App Available in the Following Languages:

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Danish, Dutch, Turkish, Polish

ColorReader offers output color values that include CIELAB, RGB, CMYK, HEX, LRV, LCH and delta*e

Physical Specifications

ColorReader

Length

69.0 mm (2.7”)

Width

28.9 mm (1.1”)

Weight

.10 lbs / 1.6 oz

ColorReader Pro

Length

108.7 mm (4.3”)

Width

30.2 mm (1.2”)

Weight

.13 lbs / 2.1 oz

Fan Decks

North American ColorReader Fan decks:

Includes most major paints brands such as Ace®, Behr®, Benjamin Moore®, Cloverdale®, Color Is®, Dryvit®, Farrow & Ball®, Kelly-Moore®, ML Campbell®, RAL®, PPG®, Sherwin Williams®, True Value®, Valspar® and other paint brands.

Europe Fan Decks included in ColorReader:

NCS 1950® and RAL® collections only

Calculate the ROI

90% of color searching time can be eliminated with the ColorReader

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