The X-Rite 508 Spectrodensitometer brings the newest color control technology to a device designed specifically for basic 4-color reproduction. X-Rite includes specialized 4-color newsprint functions within the X-Rite 508 Spectrodensitometer to ensure color accuracy and consistency across press runs and over time. These include newsprint-specific density functions and gray balance.Spectral technology gives the X-Rite 508 unmatched performance in monitoring basic quality control for process color print jobs. The unit goes anywhere to quickly measure common density and dot functions. Ideal for: * basic commercial applications * publication packaging * newspaper printing * basic prepress applications It measures GATF proofing bars, QuarkXPress® color bars, Ugra/Fogra color control elements and other quality control targets used during the prepress process.