OnColor Lite

Color QC Software with Pass/Fail Tolerancing for Fast Answers

  • Simple to Use but still Provides You with Tools for Basic Color Checks
  • Comprehensive & Easy-To-Learn GUI Compatible with all Current Windows™ Operating Systems
  • Color Plot to Report Color Difference and Pass/Fail Assessment
  • Compatible with and Easy to Upgrade to OnColorTM Premium
An affordable entry-level color Quality Control package that works with many of our spectrophotometers, it offers a wide range of functions and graphical displays for the evaluation and control of color including: instrument control; colorimetric and spectral data; color tolerancing; reporting and archiving of data.


Part Number 400590


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Product information

  • Open Platform Software Package
    OnColorTM doesn't tie you in. This Open Platform Software Package works on any of the off-the-shelf spectrophotometers that are currently available from all currently active suppliers and legacy systems.
  • Start Small, Grow Big
    OnColorTM Lite is an affordable entry-level color quality control package that works with most
    spectrophotometers and is compatible with Windows®. It is compatible with and easy to Upgrade to OnColorTM Premium.
  • Wide Range of Functions
    OnColorTM Lite offers a wide range of functions and graphical displays for the evaluation and control of color, including instrument control, colorimetric and spectral data, color tolerancing, reporting and archiving of data.
  • Versatility of Instrument Choice
    OnColorTM is available for all spectrophotometers from handheld, portable instruments, such as our RT portable and bench top instruments. It is equally as suited to quick, portable readings as to the demanded accuracy of high-end solutions.
  • Flexibility 
    The software can either be used out-of-the-box with pre-programmed screen displays or, alternatively, you can customize it and tailor it to your needs with templates provided by the Property Files.
  • Correlation of Data
    Job Tags and Workspaces allow for correlation of data to specific manufacturing processes.
  • Easy-To-Use
    Navigation aids help speed you through the software with hot keys, shortcut keys, tool tips and right click menu.
Applicable Standard ASTM 313
ASTM D1925
Title Scale Path Length Scale Range Scale Resolution Applicable Standard Add to quotation cart
Whiteness Index n/a 0 - 100 ASTM 313
Yellowness Index dependant on spectral locus ASTM 313, ASTM D1925
CIE 94
CIE L* u* v* Colour Space
CIE L* a* b dependant on spectral locus 0.01 ASTM E308
CIELAB (L*C*h) L*, C*, dependant on spectral locus, 0 - 360° 0.01 ASTM E308
CMC Tolerancing n/a dependant on spectral locus 0.01
Hunter Lab dependant on spectral locus 0.01
Metamerism Index n/a > 0
xyY chromaticity co-ordinates 0 - 1 (x,y), 0 - 100 (Y) 0.0001 (x,y), 0.01 (Y) ASTM E308
XYZ Tristimulus 0 - 100 0.01 ASTM E308
Delta E* colour difference dependant on spectral locus 0.01
Miscommunication of Colour Data
Spectral data
Title Online Download Type Format Language Direct Download
Datasheet 400590 - OnColor Lite Datasheet PDF (0.20 MB)
Title Glass Standard Values Filters Part Number Add to quotation cart
CIE L*a*b*

Approximate values

  • L* 92a - 3.4 b*26
1 130501