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LICO 690 Professional Spectral Colourimeter

LICO 690 Professional Spectral Colourimeter

This is a high performance instrument for professional colour measurements of clear, transparent liquids with reference beam technology. Exact colour calculations which conform to DIN, ISO & ASTM standards also AOCS Methods, and iodine, colour values, Hazen or Gardner as well as CIE-L*a*b*.

Results can be transferred to an existing laboratory network via Ethernet interface.


  • 26 Colour Scales, including, Hazen/Alpha/PtCo-colour, Gardner, Iodine, Saybolt, ASTM Mineral Oil Colour. CIE-Lab, dE, dLab, Hunter-Lab, dE, dLab, plus yellowness index, Pharma Eur, US, Chinese.
  • Reference Beam Technology for consistent accuracy. Halogen source lamp.
  • 7” TFT WVGA Colour touch screen, 480 – 800 pixel.
  • Standard Oberver 20 & 100.
  • Wave length range 320 – 1100 nm, resolution 1nm. (Accuracy =/1,5 nm (Wavelength range 340 – 900 range)
  • Automatic Wave length calibration.
  • Standard illuminant A, C, D65, standard observer 2, & 10 degrees for each light source.
  • Automatic cuvette identification. (10, 50 mm Rectangular, 11 mm round formats.)
  • Data log: 3000 colour measurements, 100 colour reference values, 1000 photometric measurements. 20 wavelength scans, 20 time scans.
  • Interface: 2x USB Typ A, 1x USB Typ B, 1 x Ethernet

International standards

ASTM D 156   Saybolt
ASTM D 848  Acid Wash Colour of Aromatic Hydrocarbons
ASTM D 1045   Plasticizers in Plastics
ASTM D 1209   Colour Clear liquids – Platinum-Cobalt Scale
(Pt/Co scale or Alfa-Hazen Scale)
ASTM D1500   Petroleum ASTM Colour Scale
ASTM D1544   Gardner Colour Scale
DIN D6162   Iodine colour
ISO 2049   ASTM Scale for petroleum products
ISO 4630   Gardner Colour
ISO 6271   Hazen colour Platimum-cobalt scale

Weights and Dimension

Width, 350 x depth 255 X 151 high mm, weight 4,2 kg.

Contents of supply

  • Colorimeter
  • Dust Cover
  • USB dust cover
  • Universal Power supply (100 – 240V, 50 – 60 Hz) with power cord
  • Cuvette adapter Z installed as standard
  • Basic User Manual
  • CD-ROM with detailed operating instructions.

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