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X-Rite eXact Basic
X-Rite eXact Basic
X-Rite eXact Basic
X-Rite eXact Basic
X-Rite eXact Basic
X-Rite eXact Basic

X-Rite eXact Basic

Regular price
$ 2,450.00
Sale price
$ 2,400.00
Quantity must be 1 or more

For those of you just getting started and are either on a tight budget or don’t want to fully commit until you’ve done some testing, there’s the eXact Basic densitometer. You can measure density and tone value (dot area) and tone value increase (dot gain). These basic parameters will help you a great deal if you’re currently not doing any measuring at all.



Measuring the Color Network from Ink Kitchen to Pressroom

X-Rite eXact™ is a next generation handheld color measurement solution that takes into account the new business needs and dynamics of a global supply chain. X-Rite eXact enables printers and packaging converters to truly understand, control and manage color across the entire color network, ensuring the utmost in color accuracy.

A Single Platform 4 Models to Choose From + XP

  • X-Rite eXact Basic

    Entry-level densitometer designed specifically for CMYK jobs, replacing visual trial and error with fact-based color control.

  • X-Rite eXact Basic Plus

    For CMYK operations that want a set of traditional tools and the option to add more features as their requirements change.
    • X-Rite eXact Standard

      Ensures accurate printing of both CMYK and spot colors as well as leveraging industry standard for process control. 
    • X-Rite eXact Advanced

      For ink labs, quality control labs and manufacturing partners who must achieve the highest quality with the broadest toolset.
    • X-Rite eXact XP Option

      eXact XP is an option, designed to help flexible packaging converters and ink manufacturers achieve accurate and consistent measurement of color on transparent flexible films. The eXact XP is ideal for mixed-substrate environments that use paper, film and other print and packaging substrates. Available in Basic, Basic Plus, Standard or Advanced.

      Which eXact do I need? Quick Buying Guide

      Aperture sizes to meet all applications:

      With a choice of 4 different aperture sizes (1.5, 2, 4 or 6 mm) operations can measure across a range of application in print and packaging. 

      Support for All Measuring Conditions

      Using a simple process, eXact fully supports all measuring conditions with one platform, measuring M0, M2 and M3 with a single pass, saving the time and aggravation of measuring each individually.  

      Measurement Conditions & Filters

      • M0: No Filter, UV included
      • M1: Part 1, first in the industry with D50 (Daylight) through the entire visible spectrum
      • M2: UV Cutoff Filter, UV excluded
      • M3: Polarization Filter (not available in XP models)


      With X-Rite eXact Get To Color in ONE CLICK

      X-Rite eXact is an industry first - a technology platform that combines unique hardware and software into a single, integrated scalable solution that offers: 

      • An intuitive color touch-screen display, an industry first that simplifies device operation
      • A range of product configurations that scale to meet business needs
      • Color pass/fail reporting against industry standards, including ISO, JPMA, G7 and PSO
      • Enhanced device capabilities through the use of Color iQC Print, PantoneLIVE, InkFormulation and/or NetProfiler
      • Un-tethered calibration, specification and data capturing allows operators to work effectively anywhere on the production floor
      • Embedded Pantone libraries, for access to industry-leading color reference standards
      • Expanded on-device storage, allowing job presets and color libraries to be saved and ready for use, accessible with a single click
      • BestMatch integrates multiple Pantone libraries or custom colors, offering a fast, easy way to accurately measure ink colors throughout the press run, with recommendations for density and other adjustments


      Click to view Comparison Chart of all 4 Versions 



      eXact User Guide


      Using the BestMatch Function

      Patch / Aperture Size requirement

      M0, M1, M2, and M3 measurement conditions


       Available for shipment in 3-5 business days