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X-Rite i1Studio Spectrophotometer

X-Rite i1Studio Spectrophotometer
Key Features
  • Profile a Variety of Devices
  • ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software
  • Mini ColorChecker ClassicTarget
  • Match Colors Between Display & Printer
With the all-in-one i1Studio Spectrophotometer from X-Rite you can profile your monitors, projectors, scanners, mobile devices, and printers.
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X-Rite i1Studio Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2i1Studio Device
  • 3Monitor Calibration and Profiling
  • 4Projector Calibration and Profiling
  • 5Scanner Calibration and Profiling
  • 6RGB and CMYK Printer Profiling
  • 7BW Calibration and Profiling
  • 8i1Studio

With the all-in-one i1Studio Spectrophotometer from X-Rite you can profile your monitors, projectors, scanners, mobile devices, and printers.

The included i1Studio Software offers a wealth of color calibration functionality including the ability to calibrate and profile monitors, projectors, scanners, and printers all with an easy to navigate interface. Couple this intuitive software with the Mini ColorChecker ClassicTarget for cameras and you can take advantage of a standard 24-patch target to assist in creating custom camera profiles including a custom white balance, and much more.

i1Studio Device
  • The i1Studio Spectrophotometer is compact and easy to carry in its own protective bag so you are never without the means to create an expertly calibrated and profiled workflow whether at home, in studio, or on the road
  • i1Studio Software for Monitors, Projectors, Scanners, and Printers:
    The i1Studio software, based on X-Rite i1Profiler software, provides an easy to navigate interface that delivers expertly calibrated and profiled monitors (including video presets), projectors, scanners, and printers
  • ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software and Mini ColorChecker ClassicTarget for Cameras:
    Utilizing the included industry standard 24-patch target, you'll be able to create custom camera profiles (single or dual illuminant), set a custom white balance, and have a neutral starting point no matter what light you are shooting in for a more streamlined editing process. The software includes both a desktop application and an Adobe Lightroom plug-in
Monitor Calibration and Profiling
  • Intelligent Iterative Profiling:
    An adaptive technology that produces optimized results for maximum color accuracy on each unique display every time you profile.
  • Flare Correct measures and adjusts your display profile for reduced contrast ratios caused by flare light (or glare) falling on surface of the display. By accurately measuring your effective display contrast ratio, you'll have an even more accurate display profile. X-Rite Ambient Light Measurement automatically determines the optimum display luminance for comparing prints to your display, based on a measurement of the lighting conditions where prints will be viewed.
  • Video Standards Support: NTSC, PAL SECAM, Rec. 709, Rec. 2020, and DCI-P3.
  • Extended User Controls:
    Custom control of white point, luminance, contrast ratio, and gamma. Also, measure other displays or light sources and use as targets.
  • Multiple Monitor Profiling:
    Color match up to four separate displays for color accuracy across all your workflow.
  • Profile Optimization:
    Create unique patch sets for optimal results.
  • Profile Validation and Reminder:
    Use include images or your own to view before and after results or use the 3D profile gamut viewer.
Projector Calibration and Profiling
Now, your projected presentations can look the same as your monitor. Build an accurate projector profile in just minutes, it's as easy as building a monitor profile. The process takes all the room conditions into consideration - projected colors, screen color, and room lighting - so you can be confident that your projected images are showing the way you intended.
Scanner Calibration and Profiling
Scanner profiling is super easy. Simply scan and crop your target (sold separately) to generate a high-quality ICC profile. Supports these targets: ColorChecker Classic, ColorChecker Digital SG, Reflective IT 8.7/2, Transmissive 4x5, and 35mm IT8.7/1.
RGB and CMYK Printer Profiling
  • Intelligent iterative profiling technology ensures your output is reproduced accurately from print to print and from printer to printer, delivering professional (alt: expert) quality results for smoothness, highlight, and shadow detail.
  • i1Studio's superfast scanning can rapidly measure test charts in less than one minute! Simply scan one 50-patch test chart, and i1Studio will learn how your printer behaves with these colors and dynamically generate a second chart of 50 patches. Then print and scan this second chart of 50 patches and your profile is perfected.
  • Option to save your test targets as TIFF files to print later, or for use on a remote printer. i1Studio also supports various paper sizes.
  • i1Studio even has the ability to optimize your printer profile for specific colors, flesh tones, or captured spot colors. i1Studio creates a 3rd test target based on extracted colors from an image and/or spot colors captured by your i1Studio device. Load your profile, generate your test target, measure, and save. It's that easy.
BW Calibration and Profiling
Now you can generate black and white paper profiles to take advantage of new printer technology that makes printing black and white on inkjet papers as easy as printing color images. i1Studio allows the creation of monochrome profiles for black and white in neutral tones as well as with sepia and platinum look profiles. Whether you're printing your fine art black and white images or reproducing vintage photos, i1Studio gives you the advantage of black and white printer profiles.
The i1Studio from X-Rite takes your start-to-finish color-managed workflow to an expert level with exceptional accuracy and consistency allowing you more time to focus on creating more images.

X-Rite i1Studio Specs

Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.37 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.05 x 6.05 x 3.25"

X-Rite i1Studio Reviews

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Can the i1 Studio read a color sample off a print ...

Can the i1 Studio read a color sample off a print and provide the RGB (or similar) numeric values?
Asked by: James
Yes. With Argyll software you can get RGB, Lab, XYZ, LCh, etc. You can also get spectral values in 10 or 3 nm steps. It's very capable software but it is command line driven. You can run DisplayCal from Windows to do monitor and printer profiling with Argyll. All of this works with Colormunki Photo and I believe this to be the same.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2020-11-05

Does this work with all of the Adobe software ...

Does this work with all of the Adobe software especially Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Apple Final Cut Pro?
Asked by: Cheryl
This does not work with editing software. You would use the provided calibration software.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-03-24

Why would I buy the i1 Photo Pro models when this ...

Why would I buy the i1 Photo Pro models when this is so much cheaper and appears to do the same thing. What additional features do the Pro series devices have?
Asked by: Paul
Different units are good for different levels of calibration. This particular one will be good for both displays as well as printers and projectors. There are ones that are made for more accurate RGB workflow.
Answered by: Zev
Date published: 2020-11-02

Will this work with Mac OS Monterey 12 and with ...

Will this work with Mac OS Monterey 12 and with Windows 11 Home?
Asked by: Alexander
Yes it is compatible with the latest versions of both Apple and Windows operating systems.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2021-12-13

Is i1Studio 64-bit and will it work with Mac OS ...

Is i1Studio 64-bit and will it work with Mac OS Catalina 10.15?
Asked by: Tony
Yes, Mac OS X 10.15 Catalina requires applications to be 64-bit compliant. i1Studio will run on Mac OS Catalina 10.15.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-02-01

Can this be used to profile a dye-sub printer?

Can this be used to profile a dye-sub printer?
Asked by: William
Yes, The X-Rite i1Studio Spectrophotometer will support Dye-Sub printers.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2022-01-07


Is this software a subscription like it is in the i1pro? How many machines can you install this software in?
Asked by: Mario
You can install the software on as many devices as you wish. However the software will only run if the i1Studio is attached. The same software runs with other Colormunki devices too, but only with options approved for that device.
Answered by: Edward
Date published: 2021-05-06

Will this allow a business color laser printer to ...

Will this allow a business color laser printer to have photo quality output?
Asked by: Eric
Laserjet color is better with a profile than without, but there's only so much you can do with 4 toner colors. I use it with a Xerox C500 with acceptable results, but I use my Canon Pixma Pro-10 for presentation prints.
Answered by: Edward
Date published: 2019-10-14
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