Italian manufacturer Barbieri has unveiled its latest spectrophotometer, the Spectro LFP qb.  The spectrophotometer is comprised of three components – the Spectro LFP platform, the spectral unit and the sensing unit. It is priced at €9,000.
Complete with Barbieri’s qb technology for high-end LED illumination and a precision spectral core, the technology is a further development of the Spectro LFP Series 3, which is still available.  “Our new qb model is a real revolution, not just an evolution,” said Barbieri vice-president of international sales and marketing Wolfgang Passler.
“It is ideal for companies with several large-format or flatbed printers, those who print both offset and digital, and any who work in high-end, niche markets such as textiles, ceramics or glass printing.
“The new spectrophotometer combines the latest colour measuring technologies with innovative methods of illumination and comes with both tried and tested features and new features and applications, which open up a whole world of new possibilities for the user.”
The ‘plug and play’ machine’s main features include a new measurement mode for reflection and transmission, a removable measuring head for measuring spot colours, a camera-supported sensing unit and the ability to measure fluorescent inks.