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Novo-Shade Duo + Reflectometer

  • Measure opacity (hiding power)
  • Measures shade on grayscale
  • Suitable for measuring coatings or plastic films
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The Novo-Shade Duo + combines 3 measuring instruments in one:  Opacity meter, shade meter and cleanliness meter

This is used for measuring the hiding power of a coating or plastic film
Measure the shade of surface on a greyscale
Measure the substrate cleanliness or oxidisation of a surface

  • Measures using the 0/45º geometry
  • Fast measurement, single button push initiates measures of defined parameters
  • Shade measurement displayed instantly on screen
  • Automatic calculation of opacity and cleanliness
  • On-board statistical analysis with graphical trend analysis (graphs available in shade mode only)
  • Direct data input via Bluetooth – instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as Microsoft Excel
  • Date and time stamped results
  • Automatic calibration with tile validation
  • Compatible with all major international standards


Novo Shade Duo + measures the shade of a coating
Fast measurement

Shade and opacity meter stats screen
On-board statistics

Graph - measuring the shade of a coating
Trend analysis graph

Single button push to make measurements.


Measure the shade of coatings, inks and paint Shade of paints, inks and coatings
Novo Shade Duo + measures chalking of paint Chalking of paint
Measure efficiency of detergents and bleach with the Rhopoint Novo Shade Duo + Efficiency of detergents and bleaching agents
Rhopoint Novo Shade Duo + measures the whiteness recycled paper Whiteness of recycled paper


Novo Shade Duo measures surface cleanliness
Fast measurement of all parameters
Automatic calculation of cleanliness

on board statistics
On-board statistics

Novo Shade Duo + can quantify the amount of dust on a surface
Clear tape is pressed on the measurement surface, torn away
and stuck onto white paper - For reference a clean piece of
tape is also stuck on the same white paper.
Measurements are made of the reference material and then of
the tape, cleanliness is calculated automatically.


Novo Shade duo plus measures oxidisation on metals
Cleanliness and oxidisation on metal surfaces

Opacity Meter

Rhopoint Novo Shade Duo measures opacity of a coating or film
Fast neasurement of all parameters
Automatic calculation of opacity

Novo Shade Duo plus measures film opacity
On-board statistics

How to measure opacity of film with the Rhopoint Novo Shade Duo
Measurements are made over a white substrate and then over a black substrate. Opacity is automatically calculated and displayed.


Measure the hiding power of paints, inks and coatings  Hiding power of paints, inks and coatings
Measure the transparency of plastic film  Transparency of plastic film
opacity of paper measured with the Rhopoint Novo-Shade Duo +  Opacity of paper

Instrument Features

Pass / Fail
Easy identification and reporting of non-conformances.
Pass- fail is an indicator of when surface needs cleaning

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Software-free data transfer.

USB connection to PC instantly recognises the device as a drive location which facilitates the quick transfer of files using Windows Explorer or similar.

Direct data input via Bluetooth892122db32fac78ac96bdb8738922dac
Instantly transmit measured readings directly to programs such as MS excel on your PC / tablet / smartphone to greatly simplify the reporting process.

20,000+ readings per charge. The instrument is rechargeable via USB/PC or mains.

Easy Batching (shade mode only)
User definable batch names and batch sizes for quicker and more efficient reporting.


  • Full colour easy to read screen
  • Adjustable brightness
  • 6 button touch sensitive interface


  • All aluminium construction - enclosure, optics, standard holder
  • Intergrated calibration holder with in-position detector for error free calibration


Rhopoint Novo Shade Duo plus measures shade of a paint

Data Sheets