Color spectrometer i1pro, by UP Umweltanalytische Produkte GmbH, allows a quick test, non-destructive, and it´s easy to use.
Connect to your PC or Notebook via USB
Do a spot measurement on your fruit or on juice dropped on filter paper to measure the color just by closing the adapter
Result shown in Horticol is: L A B dE
Spectral range: 380 – 730nm
Optical resolution: 10nm
Illumination spot size: 3.5mm
Light source: gas filled tungsten
Horticol Software Interface
Horticol is able to average more then one measurement done on one fruit.
Horticol offers a tool to define your own color classes. Give them a name like ripe blue, overripe blue, unripe blue or what ever you like.
Horticol correlates your measurements to stored color classes which gives you the option to do statistics on your data batches.
Horticol data are passed through automatically to Fruitsoft Database to combine your measured data with other measurements done like firmness or size and to metadata like sort/variety – supplier/farmer –plant – orchard – delivery-no. – picking date.
You can choose which data from Horticol will be stored in the database.