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PicoGloss 560MC



60° reflectometer PicoGloss 560MC

The reflectometer, PicoGloss 560MC, is a portable gloss meter with a measuring angle of 60°, especially for varnish and synthetic material coatings, in the range of 0 to 150 gloss units (GU).

At 150 GU and above the PicoGloss 560MC automatically switches over to the mirror gloss measurement mode and the measurement range increases up to 1000 GU. The measuring spot (size) is approx. 8 mm x 16 mm (128 mm²).

The special model PicoGloss 560MC-S with a measuring spot (aperture) diameter of approx. 3 mm (7 mm²) enables gloss measurement of extra small surfaces.

Readings can be transmitted to a PC via an USB interface.


Gloss measurement at an angle of 60° especially for varnishes and synthetic materials (0 to 150 GU) and mirror gloss measurement on metallic parts (150 to 1000 GU).


  • Handy battery-operated reflectometer
  • Measuring angle 60°
  • Measuring range 0 – 1000 GU
  • Single-key operation
  • Compensation of the stray light effect
  • USB interface

Scope of Delivery

  • Gloss meter PicoGloss 560MC or 560MC-S
  • Calibration standard
  • 1 Battery AAA / LR03 / Micro
  • USB cable
  • Lens-cleaning cloth
  • Operating instructions
  • Plastic carrying case

View full specifications here.