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  Betaflex Control Universal Flexo Analyzer
 Measure/Control Plates (Conventional/AM & Stochastic/FM), Prints, Films,
 Masks as well as Offset Plates
 ISO Calibration and Database

 A Great All-Around Device. Portable & Economical at $7,945

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Betaflex Control Universal Flexo Analyzer

  bullet-red Capture 
          Halftones on Flexo Plates, Masks, Film, Prints

  bullet-red Analyze 
          Dot Area, Bar Code Width, Screen Ruling, Screen Angle

  bullet-red Correct & Control
Halftones and more, for better, more Profitable Printing







Capture & Measure Halftone Proofs & Prints

For the great precision of a Betaflex at the most competitive price.

Betaflex Control Universal is now shipping at $7,945 and includes our well known

BetaColor Viewer III, 10X ($439 value) for all sales through 12/31/2011.

Building on the success of the Betaflex series while adding new features, Betaflex Control Universal is a hand-held device used in conjunction with the supplied lightbox and the integral white LED illumination. It connects directly to the PC via USB 2.0 port and accommodates the largest samples with no limits on position or location. An ISO-compliant calibration system assures accurate and reliable measurements. A user-friendly graphical interface for Windows XP, Windows 7, or Vista operating systems makes it easy to use and understand.

A 1.3 megapixel color camera generates clear, sharp images of the plate or print with a field of view of 88 x 75 mils. The large image area and high resolution simplify measurements of both extremely coarse and extremely fine halftone for corrugated, label, and wide web printers.

Conventional (AM) and Stochastic (FM) and High Definition (HD) screening is measured over the entire tonal range for complete control of the reprographic process.

Line width and other image analysis tools provide critical information necessary for maintaining the highest quality. Images and data can be saved in a variety of formats, a great tool for quality control and verification. System performance and accuracy is maintained by the high-precision ISO-compliant glass calibration target and automatic software.

A new data collection, analysis, and plotting function facilitates comparison of current plates to predefined standards. One-click statistical analysis and report generation creates professional looking reports for internal use or marketing purposes.

Betaflex Control Universal is compact and portable with a fitted hardcase that protects the measuring instrument, light box, and ISO calibration plaque while traveling or moving through the plant.

A sleeve adaptor allows accurate positioning and measurement of sleeves up to 1.8 meters wide (71 inches). The integral LED illuminator provides convenient illumination of the plate halftone dots.

Unlimited plate size and type, high accuracy, repeatability with easy to use software, and economical pricing make Betaflex Control Universal a logical step in every plate department's goal for consistent and repeatable quality.

  • Automatically analyze all printing dots on an area of  > 3mm
  • Compare mask and plate results.  Measure all material from 80-200 lpi
  • Repeatability better than +/- 0.5%
  • Meet highest quality requirements with ISO target and auto-calibration system





Dot Area%, Dot Diameter, Screen Ruling, Line Width, (display inch or mm),
Dot Diameter, Angle, Digital zoom 4x, Bar Code width


Flexo Plates, Masked Materials, Film

Screen Patterns:

AM, FM (Stochastic), Hybrid

System Requirements:

Windows 7, XP, Vista
Processor min. 1GHz, 1GB RAM
2 USB2 ports, CD Drive
Min. screen resolution 1024 x 768

Parts Included:

Plate reader with USB cable, Software, Dongle, ISO Calibration target,
Lightbox with 12 volt power supply


USB powered, Lightbox; external 12 volt power supply

Special Feature:

Auto calibration with ISO Target


Sensor: 1.3 MB
Analysis Area: 3mm2
Screen Rulings: 23-85L/cm
58-216 lpi, Lightbox with external power supply
ISO Calibration Target



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