X-Rite i1 Basic Spectrophotometer

Affordable, Professional Spectral Color Measurement

Designed for the unique needs of creative and prepress professionals, is ideal for all your basic color measurement needs. Simply add functionality as required. Including the industry standard i1Pro spectrophotometer and i1Match monitor profiling software, i1Basic is the one system comprehensive enough to ensure accurate color every time.

i1Basic includes the defacto industry standard i1Pro spectrophotometer and i1Match Monitor profiling software. With i1Basic, you'll be able to scan spectral color, obtain accurate color on all your displays, utilize your device to linearize your printers, and easily add profiling functionality through upgrade modules. With the included i1Share software you'll also be able to measure spot colors, plus capture both flash and ambient light. i1Pro is supported by all major RIP manufacturers.

  • Profile CRT, LCD and Laptop displays in Easy or Advanced Mode
  • Create profiles for any ambient light condition, allowing for optimal viewing of color critical work
  • Use reference profiles to match all monitors in your workgroup
  • Select from unlimited gamma white point and luminance settings
  • Validate and trend monitor performance
  • Optimize gray balance for more neutral and better defined grays
  • Includes interactive i1Defined training in the box


Easy Upgrades for i1Basic:

Simply add any of these i1Match modules (through a purchased access code) to increase the functionality of your i1Basic solution:

  • RGB & CMYK Output
  • Scanner
  • Digital Projector
  • Digital Camera
  • i1Editor

If you depend on accurate color, i1Basic is the perfect system to get you working effectively in a properly color managed ecosystem.


i1iO Automated Scanning Table:

When your needs grow towards high volume output profiling, the i1iO automated hands-free chart reader is a must have accessory! Simply dock your i1Pro device into the iO table to measure any substrate up to 10 mm thick!

*i1Basic is available in either NoFilter and UVcut. Purchase according to your workflow requirements.