SmartProbe 400 - Overview

SmartProbe 400 for Skin Color Measurement


Fast, reliable skin color measurements in L* a* b* color space

Compact, lightweight and fully portable, the IMS SmartProbe makes field measurements a breeze  (Total probe weight with batteries is just 18 ounces!)

Built in bi-directional RS-232C communication simplifies data acquisition
(Optional SmartConnect Software allows direct data entry from your SmartProbe into your Excel spreadsheet, saving you countless hours of tedious data entry!)  The SmartConnect Software package includes an AC adapter and a data cable which makes the IMS SmartProbe ideal for measurements in the laboratory

When coupled with a notebook computer, the IMS SmartProbe offers incredible data collection capabilities for a very modest investment (Ideal for international clinicals when you need data from multiple countries, but don’t have the budget for big ticket equipment)

Designed with the user in mind: (1) offers built in 2-line LED display for instructions and data output, (2) supports printing directly from the IMS SmartProbe (no computer needed for printing color values in the field)

Technical Specifications - IMS SmartProbe

Measuring Area Approximately 0.95 cm2
Illumination Gas-filled tungsten lamp
Detector 6 silicon photocells
Display Mode L* a* b*
Measuring Range L*: 20 - 100
Measurement Conditions Observer: CIE 10O Standard Observer
Illuminant: CIE Standard Illuminate D65
Minimum Interval
Between Measurements
Approx. 1 sec.
Power Source Four AA-size batteries or AC adapter (included)
Display 16 characters x 2-line LCD
Dimensions 59 x 158 x 85 mm (2.31 x 6.25 x 3.38 in.)
Weight 360g (12.7 oz) without batteries