From soft toys to fruit peel, you can find the perfect color for your DIY project in some surprising places. The Nix Mini Color Sensor helps you record any shade on the go, and find the corresponding paint color. Right now, the sensor is just $69 (Orig. $99) at 9to5Toys Specials.

The Nix sensor connects to your phone or tablet via Bluetooth. After downloading the companion apps, you are ready to start exploring the world of color.

Simply hover the sensor over any surface to get an accurate color reading, then search through 28,000 brand name paint colors to find a match. Alternatively, you can see the RGB, HEX, CMYK, or LAB code for your chosen shade.

Nix lets you save and organize your color discoveries into palettes. You can even use the sensor as a real-world eyedropper tool for Adobe Creative Cloud software. It’s the perfect tool for designers, and great for styling your home. Plus, you can easily share new colors with friends, colleagues and clients.

It’s normally $99, but you can grab theNix Mini Color Sensor now for $69 and get free lifetime access to the Nix Paints and Nix Digital apps.

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