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DandruffMeter DA 20

Easy and Quick Method to Analyse Dandruff Accurately with Modern & Intuitive Software

Analysing dandruff is an important subject in research of hair care products and their efficacy testing. With the DandruffMeter DA 20 a very economic and extremely convenient image analysis system is on hand. New, convenient software facilitates the accurate work in your studies.

  • Advantages of the DandruffMeter

    • Quick and easy handling of the deviceDandruff categorized in different size classes
    • Modern software that is easy to navigate and facilitates your daily work
    • Dandruff is evaluated by number & size (in pixel and mm²) for up to 9 different size categories
    • Display of each category in a different colour. Click on one colour to see only the respective category
    • Zoom in/out of the image for details
    • Preset options for fine, medium & large dandruff available
    • Convenient possibility to define categories yourself, they can be saved and exported
    • The average results of up to 6 images of one session is automatically calculated
    • Software allows evaluation of complete studies by one mouse-click
    • Easy, illustrated and intuitive calibration of the system (pixels in mm²)

    If you are already using the DandruffMeter DA 20 with the previous software, please download the new software and its instruction manual from the customer download section of this website and start to work with it.

    DandruffMeter - investigate dandruff according to size and number
    DandruffMeter - set your own size classes easily
    DandruffMeter - easy, intuive calibration of the system (pixels to mm²)

  • Measurement Principle

    DandruffMeter - collecting dandruffDandruffMeter - collecting dandruffThe DandruffMeter DA 20 is a very efficient and economic device to quickly analyse dandruff collected from the scalp onto a petri dish by image analysis.

    The system consists of a device in which the collected dandruff* is inserted. A circularly arranged LED light source illuminates the sample homogeneously on a dark background. The high resolution camera above the sample takes the image and the software detects all dandruff and categorizes it in up to 9 different size classes.

    *photo: Princeton Consumer Research

    DandruffMeter - collect dandruff in a petri dish
    DandruffMeter - insert the dandruff in the device with camera and illumination

  • Fields of Application

    Dandruffmeterefficacy testing of hair care productsThere are a variety of applications in cosmetic research, as well as efficacy testing and claim support of hair care products.

  • Technical Data

    Dimensions: approx. 13.5 x 13 x 15.3 cm (H x W x L), bevel: 10° on the front, 60° on the back, Opening: approx. 9.2 x 3.1 (W x H), Weight: 1.56 kg, Port: USB 2.0, type B connector, Power supply: Input: 110-240 V, 50-60 Hz, Output: DC 12V/max. 4A, Light source: white LED light, arranged circularly, USB-Camera: 1/2" CMOS, Resolution: 1280 x 1024 Pixel = 1.3 Megapixel, max. 25 images/second, Objective: M12 6 mm focal length, distance camera to sample: approx. 9 cm, Petri dish: Ø 8.5 cm, visible field Ø 7.5 cm

    Computer: Windows® 10/11, USB 2.0/3.0, performance must meet system requirements (please ask for computer requirements).

    Technical changes may be made without prior notice.

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