Find the right color every time with this tiny sensor for iPhone


Get the right color every time with this color-matching tool for iPhone. Works with a free paint-matching app.
Upgrade your art or remodeling game with the Nix Mini 2 color sensor.
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The Nix Mini 2 color-matching tool gives artists, designers, contractors and remodelers a quick and easy way to match any hue exactly. The tiny color sensor connects to an iPhone and reveals the precise shade of real-world objects. It even works with a special paint-matching app that can hook you up with products from major vendors.

It’s a powerful tool for matching paint or discovering the exact digital representation of a color.

Color match tool with paint-matching app

Designers, contractors and digital artists know how important precise color-matching is. (That’s one reason Apple gear proves so popular with the designer crowd.) The Nix Mini 2 color sensor measures just 1.5 inches long by 1.5 inches wide and 1 inch tall. And it’s light enough that it can be attached to a keychain or even hung around your neck with the included lanyard. Its solid-state design makes it tough enough for everyday use.

Precalibrated out of the box, the color-matching tool is designed to block out any light that could confuse its readings. (It uses its own carefully tuned light source to deliver accurate results.) The color sensor connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth. And it recharges with an included micro-USB cable.

All you need to do is charge the color-sensing tool and connect your iPhone to it. The Nix Mini 2 takes care of the rest.

Know any shade instantly with an easy-to-use, affordable color sensor

When you need to know what a color is, just place the Nix Mini 2 on the object in question. With its precision sensor, the color-matching tool will take an accurate reading.

Then, you can use it with the Nix Toolkit app (available for iOS and Android). It will give you the color in RGB and HEX values, so you can replicate it with your design software. It’ll help you duplicate the exact shade, so you can make your website look just like your office, or match old materials to new designs. It’s the perfect way to match real-world colors digitally.

The Nix Toolkit also serves as a paint-matching app. It sorts through a database of more than 200,00 paint colors from major brands like Sherwin-Williams and Behr, as well as boutique companies like Farrow & Ball. (See the full list of paint companies.)

Each scan provides the closest match possible to an existing paint from one of the manufacturers. With the proper paint revealed, you can touch up chipped furniture or finally get that perfect match for an obscure color.

Save on Nix Mini 2 color-matching tool with paint-matching app

We live in a world of color, yet precise information about which color is which sometimes proves elusive. The Nix Mini 2 color sensor solves this problem for $59.97. That’s 39% off the color-matching tool’s MSRP of $99.

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