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Lovibond™ EC 3000 ASTM EComparator

Provides an easy way to transition from subjective visual measurement to a non-subjective, accurate electronic measurement.

Manufacturer:  Lovibond™ 163010

Catalog No. 15-398-333

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Includes: Instrument in carrying case, 2 x 33mm W100 (plastic) cells, 2 x 33mm W100 (OG) cell, 2 x Glass Standard, 2 x 60mL Bottle Validation Standard, Four AA batteries, Instruction manual



  • ASTM D1500 is a single number, one dimensional, color scale ranging from a pale straw through to a deep red in sixteen steps
  • Digital, portable, push-button technology
  • View difference in color with a simple click of a button and switch between On-Screen Color and On-Screen Numerical display
  • Easily programmable with instinctive menus on touch screen
  • Set own language, date and time, view preferences and create projects with individual tolerance settings
  • On-screen warning system of: Within Tolerance: Green, Outside Tolerance: Red, On Border of Tolerance: Amber
  • Provides immediate reporting from lab or on-site
  • Large data storage (>20,000 readings) and USB connectivity ensure readings can be stored and shared easily and quickly
  • Enhanced flexibility with software packages for Windows™ and multiple language support on-screen
  • Integrated light shield to protect sample from ambient light and a flexible path length and cell choice (plastic or glass) for flexibility of application
General Specifications
  • Light Source: White LED (25 year lifetime)
  • Sensors: Tristimulus Detectors, Reference and Sample
  • Display Size: 3.5 in.
  • Display Resolution: 320 x 240
  • Color: 24 Bit (True Colour)
  • Touchscreen: Resistive
  • Keypad: Three key tactile membrane
  • Sample Cell Type: W100 Spectrophotometer
  • Filter Chamber: EC Range Holders
  • Casing Material: Flame Retardant ABS
  • Power Source: USB or Battery
  • Power Batteries: four AA Batteries
  • Interfaces: USB 2.0 (mini USB receptacle)
  • Max. Sample Temperature: 80°C
  • Supported Languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Russian
  • Casing Size (D x W x H): 21 x 10.6 x 5.7cm
Technical Specifications
  • Colour Scale: ASTM Color
  • Range: 0 to 8
  • Resolution: 0.1 Unit
  • Repeatability: ±0.1
  • Path Length: 33mm
  • Standards: ASTM D1500, D6045
  • Comparator View: Three Field
For grading the colour of similarly coloured liquids such as resins, varnishes, lacquers, drying oils, fatty acids, lecithin's, sunflower oil and linseed oil


>20,000 readings
Tristimulus Detectors
Casing: 21 x 10.6 x 5.7 cm
White LED
For grading of petroleum products such as lubricating oils, heating oils and diesel fuel oils.
Flame Retardant ABS
0 to 8
4 x AA
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
Instrument in carrying case, 2 x 33mm W100 (plastic) cells, 2 x 33mm W100 (OG) cell, 2 x Glass Standard, 2 x 60mL Bottle Validation Standard, Four AA batteries, Instruction manual
33 mm
0.1 Unit
Product Certifications


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