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FAQ: Which meter
is right for me?
The Hubble non-contact colorimeter (also sold as the Sencore OTC-1000) is a
surprisingly affordable high-end color analyzer for professionals, prosumers, and
The Hubble is an all metal machined tube approximately 8-inches long and
3-inches in diameter with a high-quality lens on one end and a USB connection on
the other. Inside the sealed tube are filters that transform the light entering
through the lens into a spectral profile that closely conforms to the CIE
Standard Observer (see picture below).
The filtered light falls onto photo-sensitive diodes.
Electronics within the unit interpret the electrical output of these diodes to
calculate the color of the image being measured. This information is then passed
through the USB cable to the PC, where ChromaPure displays the data in standard xyY format.
Advantages of the Hubble
The design Hubble offers several advantages over the more common and less expensive
The Hubble offers world-class low-light performance, excellent speed, and
near-reference color accuracy all at a price that is thousands of dollars less
expensive than rival designs.
Can my Hubble / OCT1000 be recalibrated?
Yes. For the same modest fee, your Hubble or
Sencore OCT1000 can (and should) be periodically recalibrated to ensure it retains its initial accuracy. This service eliminates the
problems associated with exposure to the elements over time. We recommend
doing this yearly. See the BUY NOW button above to order. You pay for shipping to us and
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The service includes a certificate of calibration that itemizes all the
corrections that were applied to the meter.
Measured against source of standard spectral radiance, Illuminant A, with
no mount or dismount.
300 – 1370 cd/m2 ±0.0002
30 – 300 cd/m2 ±0.0004
5 - 30 cd/m2 ±0.0008
2 - 5 cd/m2 ±0.002
300 – 1370 cd/m2 ±0.05%
30 – 300 cd/m2 ±0.1%
3 - 30 cd/m2 ±0.2%
(Measured on calibration source)
Chromaticity: ± 0.004
Luminance: ± 5%
(To calibration standards on calibration source)
160-1370 cd/m2 ± 0.002
40-160 cd/m2 ± 0.003
10-40 cd/m2 ± 0.0035
160-1370 cd/m2 ± 1%
40-160 cd/m2 ± 1.5
10-40 cd/m2 ± 3%
||0.20 to 1.0 sec (typical)
||380 – 720 nm
||0.034 to 1370 cd/m2
Calibrating Front Projectors
For best accuracy, we recommend calibrating front projectors by
taking readings directly off the screen. The Hubble comes with a built-in tripod
universal front projection kit
is not needed.
The Hubble kit as shipped contains:
- The Hubble Colorimeter with carrying case
- Lens cap
- 20' USB cable
ChromaPure video calibration software on CD
Certificate of calibration that shows the
offsets that were applied to all available operating modes
For your convenience our ChromaPure
partner offers a simple
calibration DVD that includes all of the test patterns that you'll need to
perform a complete calibration of your display. This DVD is offered free as a
Click here to download the DVD
- Download the .zip file to your PC.
- Unzip the contents, which is an .iso DVD image file, to
your hard drive.
- Double-click the .iso file.
- If you have DVD burning software (e.g., Nero Burning
ROM), the file will open.
Set the image type to DVD (not CD) if necessary.
- Insert a blank, writable DVD into your DVD burner, and
then burn the image.
For reviews/testimonials of ChromaPure calibration software & packages, see our
ChromaPure order page.
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