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Color Evaluation Kit

The right tools for more accurate color assessment

SKU: 2016-005A

Our Color Evaluation Kit provides an ideal lighting environment and the Pantone Color tools you need to make confident, color-critical decisions for both print materials and products. Use the D65 light booth/stickers and Fashion Home + Interiors (FHI) Color Guide when assessing color for hard/soft goods, textiles, and coatings. Switch to D50 lamps and use Formula Guide when reviewing printed materials.

  • Identify color variations and metameric effects before going into production
  • Easily switch lamps for accurate visualization of print materials
  • Faster, more accurate approvals save time and money
  • Lamps accurately simulate daylight, home, and store lighting

€1,956.00 ( inc. VAT )


  • Kit includes the Pantone 3 Light Booth-D65, two interchangeable D50 lamps, Lighting Indicator stickers, Coated Formula Guide and FHI Color Guides.
  • Interchangeable lamps allow for evaluating graphics and printed works, as well as all other materials
  • Daylight: (fluorescent) CIE D65 (6500 K)
  • Store : Triphosphor – 840/TL84/F11 (4000 K)
  • Home: (halogen) CIE Illuminant A (2856 K)
  • 2 x Daylight: D50 (5000 K)
  • Comes with one sheet each of D65 and D50 Lighting Indicator stickers
  • Lighting Indicator stickers demonstrate when lighting conditions are suitable for color evaluation.
  • Formula Guide is printed on the most commonly used paper stock weights (100 lb coated and 80 lb uncoated)
  • FHI Color Guide illustrates colors as a lacquer coating on paper


  • Colors can be evaluated more accurately under proper lighting
  • Formula Guide includes 2,161 total spot colors
  • FHI Color Guide includes 2,625 Fashion, Home + Interiors Colors
  • Tolerance aim <2dE to our master standard data
  • Formula Guide produced with an enhanced printing process for improved color accuracy


  • Pantone D65 Light Booth delivers consistent, reliable daylight (D65), home (A Tungsten), and store (TL84) lighting options for hard/soft goods, textiles, coatings and many other colored or dyed materials
  • Two D50 interchangeable lamps can be swapped with the booth’s D65 lamps to create an ideal lighting environment for evaluating graphics and printed materials
  • Use Formula Guide for design inspiration, color specification, and printing accuracy when creating spot color logos and branding, marketing materials, and packaging
  • FHI Color Guide is the perfect tool for viewing the appearance of color on hard home, ceramics, paint, cosmetics, fashion accessories, and leather products
  • Pantone Guides are used around the globe for communicating consistent color throughout workflow and supply chain
  • Bring Color to Life, Digitally
    Learn how Pantone® Connect for Adobe Creative Cloud allows you to take your physical Pantone colors into your digital workflow through Adobe® Creative Cloud (InDesign®, Photoshop®, and Illustrator®).