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Old 05-20-2014, 04:42 PM - Thread Starter
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I just picked up a CL-200 (not a CL-200A) from a forum member and should have the meter by the end of the week. Does anyone know which software programs support this meter and if you do, could you recommend one that you think is best suited for this meter and is the most intuitive. I was looking into Calman or Chromapure but I don't see anywhere on their websites saying this meter is supported.

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Old 05-20-2014, 05:28 PM
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I just picked up a CL-200 (not a CL-200A) from a forum member and should have the meter by the end of the week. Does anyone know which software programs support this meter and if you do, could you recommend one that you think is best suited for this meter and is the most intuitive. I was looking into Calman or Chromapure but I don't see anywhere on their websites saying this meter is supported.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Hi, It's supported by CalMAN Professional/Studio/Ultimate Licence.

If you have CalMAN Enthousiast, contact SpectraCAL to see if they can sell you a Meter-Add On for your licence.

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Thanks for the help. I'll contact them and see how much an add on license costs.
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Yes some CalMAN licenses do support the CL-200. Also note the communication cable is proprietary and is expensive from KM if yours did not come with one. We do however have the pinout and connector part numbers so you can build your own with parts from Digikey.

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And unless you can simply add meter in other version Calman?
I think it needs to buy more expensive license.
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And unless you can simply add meter in other version Calman?
I think it needs to buy more expensive license.

Yes, it's possible with meter addon, SpectraCAL is flexible with Home users that need to use a better meter that is not supported with their current licence. They can offer you a meter addon for a price. wink.gif

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Old 07-29-2014, 09:17 AM - Thread Starter
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I contacted SpectraCal and they told me they can't offer me a add-on for my meter and that I'd need to buy a Professional version of their software. The cheapest version that supports my meter is $1599. Yikes...

Are there no other calibration software suites that support this meter for something a bit more reasonable? Reasonable to me would be under $500.

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colorfacts does.
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Why not use Konica software?


http://www.konicaminolta.com/instrum...ght/index.html

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what exactly are you hoping to measure with the instrument, and what controls will you be using to calibrate the thing you're measuring?
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