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QUICK START

  • Download the app “NCS Colourpin” in App Store (see top of page).
  • Enable bluetooth on your smart phone.
  • Launch the app and follow the promps.
  • In the app, tap connect device.
  • Press button on Colourpin (near the USB port) to wake the device (LED flashes).
  • The LED flashes quickly once your smart-device finds your Colourpin (<5 sec), press the button to confirm the connection.
  • Tap calibrate in the app.
  • Twist and remove the calibration cap to reveal the sensor, screw the cap on the back end for safe-keeping.
  • Troubleshooting – If device does not connect,   press and hold button on Colourpin for 15seconds then release for a hard reset.  Start the connection process.
 
 

SCAN COLOURS

  • Place Colourpin against any surface andtap scan in the app.
  • The colour scanned will appear (screen display colour may not be accurate).
  • Matching results will be displayed with top result listed first, second closest match second, etc.
 
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PRODUCT LIBRARIES

  • Click on the Category bar to reveal the available product categories you wish to search within.
  • Select those vendors within the selected category you wish to include in your search.
     
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COLOUR INSPECT

  • Scan a colour to reveal RGB, Lab, HSB and LCH colour values for scanned colours.
  • Select the Compare Colours mode to give the ∆E or numerical difference between two colours.
  • View and export inspection history.
     
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PALETTES

  • Save and organize your colours by project or client.
  • Attach unlimited colours and photos to your palette.
  • Share your palette through text message, email or social media for feedback.
  • AND share your palette with us here at #pinyourworld
 

EXPORT TO ADOBE

  • After a Palette is shared, there is an ASE icon located at the bottom of the page. This can be used to export your Palette colours into a file to be imported into Adobe or rendering software to ensure accurate colour values.
 

SCAN HISTORY

  • View your scan history by date.

SEARCH PRODUCTS

  • Quickly find Product names, product codes or keywords.