Color QC and Matching Blog

Installing OnColor Color Software under Windows 7 and Vista - Part 2

Posted by Myron Langer on Mon, Apr 30, 2012

When installing the OnColor color QC and formulation software under Windows 7 or Vista, there are some settings in the operating system that should be noted.

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Tags: OnColor, Vista, Windows 7, color computer, Product Information

Using a USB Adapter to Connect your Spectrophotometer to OnColor

Posted by Tom Merck on Fri, Apr 08, 2011

When you buy a new PC these days, it typically doesn't come configured with a serial port.  This once standard type of port has been replaced by USB ports.  However, many spectrophotometers still use serial communication and are supplied with a serial cable to connect to the PC. Then how are you supposed to connect your spectrophotometer to the PC if ti doesn't have a serial port? The solution is to use a Serial to USB adapter cable which allows you to connect your color computer via a USB port.

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Tags: color spectrophotometer, OnColor, USB adapter, color computer