Nix for

Graphic arts

It’s never been easier to accurately capture the color of a real-life object. For creative uses or brand color control, the Nix Mini 3 is a must-have tool for design professionals.

Nix Mini 3 Color Sensor

The Photoshop eyedropper in real life

$129 CAD

  • Capture accurate, RGB, HEX, & CMYK colors from real-world objects
  • Compatible with Pantone, RAL and NCS
  • Scan immediately with no calibration required
  • Pairs with our free Nix Toolkit app

Splash Resistant

Wireless connectivity

Made in Canada

1 Year Warranty

Scan it

Looking for the exact color used in a project or inspiration item? The Nix Mini 3 is the tool you’re looking for!

Convert it

Convert real-life colors to HEX for any Adobe software, web development, and more.

Design it

Achieve professional results, while expediting your workflow!

Subscription options available for premium databases

A powerful tool for anyone

Graphic designers

Quickly and accurately capture the exact digital color codes from any object or surface for your digital designs. Ensure brand consistency from the physical world to the digital and back.

Digital artists

Get color inspiration from the world around you. Easily bring colors from man-made and natural items into your digital canvas.


Use the Nix Mini 3 to ensure true-to-life representation in the editing process (perfect for product photography).


Survey potential shoot locations for optimal color matching and styling. Match costumes, furniture, and other textiles to achieve a unified cinematic experience.

Perfect for brand compliance

Confirm the colors from your designs have been printed correctly. Whether it’s vinyl, packaging, paper, or even t-shirts, the Nix Mini 3 can confirm the colors of your product matches your meticulous designs.

Pairs with the Nix Toolkit app

With digital values available in multiple formats, you’ll be able to work with whichever color system works best for you. Available color systems in the Nix Toolkit app include: CIELAB, sRGB, CMYK, HEX, LCH(ab), and CIEXYZ.

The Nix Toolkit app also has subscription options for scanning and matching to industry standard color libraries. Available libraries include RAL, Pantone® FHI, Pantone® PMS, and NCS. Learn more about our premium database options here. With so many color systems and libraries available, we make integrating the Nix Mini 3 into your existing software workflow easy.

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Hardware you can count on


More accurate than the human eye and 100x faster, the Nix Mini 3 blocks out all ambient light, ensuring you get the perfect match in all lighting conditions.


We’ve been careful in our design so you don’t have to be. Take our state-of-the art technology into any and all environments, and use it to match and identify color.


Lightweight and wireless, our devices can fit in your pocket or the palm of your hand. Plus, with no finicky white tiles for calibration, you don’t have to worry about things getting a little messy.


Proudly Canadian-made, we’re the winner of the Red Dot Design Award and German Design Award with an expert team that’s here whenever you need us.

More than just a digital tool

See how the Nix Mini 3 can do more than gather digital color values. With the Nix Toolkit app you can unlock paint matches to all your favourite brands, easily share your color details with clients or friends, and organize your colors into saved folders.

More from Nix

Looking for a more robust instrument capable of scanning for spectral data? Check out our line of spectrophotometers.

Nix Spectro L

$649 CAD

Nix Spectro 2

$1,599 CAD

Do you work with print + packaging on an industrial level?

Our Nix Print Pro software will streamline your printing press workflow. Combined with one of our Nix spectrophotometers, confirm your colors are right before and during the job, and get actionable direction for improvement to get them (and keep them) within tolerance. Save time and money, all while improving communication and the way you deliver color.