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 OnColor color matching software with a USB adapter - 64 bit PC

Posted by Myron Langer on Thu, Jun 30, 2011

While many of the new spectrophotometers on the market today are equipped with a USB cable to connect to the PC, most of the older models still use a serial communications cable to communicate with the PC.  USB to serial adapter cables can bridge the gap for those PC's that do not have a serial port installed on their PC. There are many such devices available, but not all work well with the high demands of data transfer of a color spectrophotometer--especially not on a 64-bit PC.

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Tags: color matching, color spectrophotometer, OnColor, USB adapter, Windows 7

Installing OnColor Color Software under Windows 7 and Vista

Posted by Myron Langer on Thu, Oct 29, 2009

The OnColor  Suite of color QC and color matching software is licensed through use of a hardlock key.  The USB hardlock key that is shipped with the software can be used on one computer at a time. 

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Tags: color matching, OnColor, hardlock, Vista, Windows 7