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Dual function 45/0° reflectometer with three distinct modes of measurement

The Novo Shade Duo+ offers three distinct modes of measurement – opacity, shade and cleanliness. With pass/fail, easy identification, reporting of non-conformance and the rapid software free data transfer via a USB/PC connection that recognises the Novo Shade Duo+ as a drive location. Bluetooth connectivity further speeds data transmission to PC, tablets and smartphones.

  • Light weight aluminium construction with full colour, easy to read screen, adjustable brightness
  • Six button touch sensitive interface
  • Recharges via USB/PC, or mains, with 20,000+ readings per charge
  • Integrated calibration holder with in-position detector for error free calibration.

Conforms to Standards: ISO 2814, 6504, BS 3900-D4, D7, ASTM E97, E1347, D4214, ASTM D2805, D589

Measurements are made over a white substrate and then over a black reference. The opacity is automatically calculated and displayed, along with on-board statistics.

Single button operations for fast measurement, on-board statistics and trend analysis graph. The shade function offers user definable batch names and batch sizes for quicker and more efficient reporting.


Clear tape is pressed on the measurement surface, torn away and stuck onto white paper. As reference a clean strip of clear tape is also stuck on the same piece of white paper. Measurements are made of the reference material and then the reference tape and cleanliness is calculated automatically.

Supplied with:
Calibration tile with certificate USB data cable
Novo-Gloss Multi Gauge Software Instruction manual
Bluetooth data app Example Excel spreadsheets
Instructional videos
Resolution 0.1 Reproducibility 0.5%
Repeatability 0.2% Operating temperature: 15° – 40° C (60° – 104° F)
Measurement area: 15 x 10 mm elipse Humidity up to 85% non condensing
Opacity mode : 0 = completely transparent 100 = fully opaque
Shade mode 0 = black, no reflectance 100 = brilliant white, full reflectance
Cleanliness mode 0 = No change 100 = Max Change
Statistical Analysis Max / Minimum Mean SD
Data Transfer Bluetooth PC compatible USB connection
Power Rechargeable lithium ion 17+ hours of operation 20,000+ readings per charge Mains charger: 4 hours
Memory 8 MB = 999 readings User defined alphanumeric batching
Dimensions 65 x 149 x 50 mm (H x W x D) Weight: 790g Packed weight:1.75Kg Pack size: 180 x 330 x 280 mm

Warranty extended to 2 years if you register your purchase with the manufacturer.

Novo Shade Duo+ Opacity, Shade & Cleanliness Reflectometer

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