Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thermal Imager features 2.8 in. color LCD.

August 28, 2015

With measurement update frequency of 50 Hz, Model THT45 provides infrared and non-contact temperature measurement from -20 to +350°C. Each IR pixel in 80 x 80 array collects temperature information through lens to create 2D thermal image. THT45 contains 1.3 MP video camera that allows accurately focused picture-in-picture fusion of visible and IR images to simplify detection and analysis of temperature-related issues. Still or video images can be stored via microSD slot or USB 2.0 connector. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Video Cameras support local and cloud-based storage.

August 26, 2015

Offering indoor/outdoor fixed dome IR, indoor cube PIR, indoor/outdoor bullet, and HD IP motorized indoor models, SecureCom Video cameras offer 1.3 or 1.0 MP resolution (depending on model) and local storage of video data. Up to 20 sec event-based clips can also be stored in cloud for transmission to mobile device in real-time. Also available, Video Verification service for Central Stations makes live and recorded clips available to Central Station Operator handling intrusion alarm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Multiband 400 MHz Transceiver comes in compact SMD package.

August 25, 2015

Targeting telemetry, remote control, and industrial applications, Circuit Design STD-601 offers 6 selectable RF power output levels from 1–50 mW, 5 selectable data rates from 1,200–19,200 bps, and 4 selectable frequency bands: 429, 434, 447, and 458 MHz. Narrowband, blocking, and sensitivity features suit rugged, noisy industrial environments where good channel selectivity is required. Consuming 35 mA typ (TX 10 mW, 3 V), 20 x 32 x 5 mm SMD unit offers 600 m LOS communication range at 10 mW.
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Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Engraver handles heavy-load and high-throughput operation.

August 25, 2015

Employing 150 W CO2 laser, SID XL 2513 respectively cuts and engraves at rates up to 12 and 16 ips. Industrial flatbed design, featuring large-format, 96 x 52 in. cutting area, lends to stability and productivity, while steel strip belt and ball screw transmission ensure X/Y positional accuracy of 0.01 mm. Also, open bed design allows facilitates handling of standard 4 x 8 ft material sheets. Machine works with acrylic, wood, aluminum bond, glass, and select metals. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Paints & Coatings, Optics & Photonics

Reflective Optical Coating optimizes output of LED lighting.

August 24, 2015

Used in manufacturing of LED lamps and lighting assemblies, Dow Corning® CI-2001 optimizes light output and efficiency while offering resistance to aging and UV light. White silicone coating features low viscosity of 1,500 cP which optimizes flow and fills in narrow gaps and spaces. Curing at room temperature to tough, resilient non-tacky surface, CI-2001 can be applied to large variety of substrates, such as polycarbonate, aluminum, and PMMA. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Photodiode features 4.1 mm diameter active area.

August 24, 2015

With responsivity under test conditions at 254 nm, Model UVG12 features minimum A/W of 0.105, typical response of 0.115, and max response of 0.125. Photodiode is designed for detection from 193–400 nm and operates at 100% internal quantum efficiency in UV and visible regions. Extremely stable, 13 mm² device exhibits less than 2% drop in responsivity after exposure to megajoules/cm² of 254 nm light. Typical applications include laser power monitoring and photolithography. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

HD PTZ Pendant Dome Camera includes sun shield.

August 21, 2015

Utilizing Sony Xarina2 ISP, Model VK2-1080XVRDPTPMF provides up to 60 ips streaming, digital WDR, and optimized low light and IR sensitivity. Vandal-resistant unit has 4 alarm inputs, allowing for integration into PIRs for alarm activations. Suitable for applications requiring evidential purpose images, camera offers on-board SD card for local recording and can survive most environments. It is also ONVIF compliant and compatible with Vista’s software and hardware recording and control solutions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Camera System captures video of simulated reflow process.

August 21, 2015

Receiving real-time temperature, wettability, and profile data from MALCOM Reflow Simulators, VDM-2 Video Capture System utilizes video mixer to overlay data over video for tracking important points during reflow. Built-in scale function measures displayed object. Up to 2 CCD cameras can be connected, enabling VDM-2 to display up to 2 video feeds simultaneously. This makes it possible to observe samples from multiple angles. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Stereo Microscope combines 3D imaging and HD capture.

August 21, 2015

Used for magnification, manipulation, re-work, repair, and dissection tasks, eyepiece-less Mantis Elite-Cam HD integrates HD camera that allows for inspection of burrs or cracks in castings and seamless capture of HD images/live video. Ergonomics enable prolonged work without fatigue, while included software allows image mark-up for documentation purposes as well as control of essential camera functions. Magnifications up to 20x as well as flexible stand options are available. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Blu-Ray Recorder supports simultaneous disc/HDD recording.

August 20, 2015

Used to author Blu-ray or DVD discs without PC, professional Blu-ray/HDD combo deck SR-HD2700 can record live HDMI signal from video camera or DSLR without HDCP encryption to 1 TB internal HDD and optical disc simultaneously. HDMI and SDI inputs are complemented by USB and i.Link ports, SDXC card slot, and composite and S-Video inputs. Supporting 4 recording formats for compatibility with Blu-ray and DVD playback, unit offers menu-driven interface and supports continuous long-time recording. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

SWIR Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit inspection applications.

August 18, 2015

Available in 7 models, TECHSPEC® SWIR Fixed Focal Length Lenses serve applications — inspection, sorting, or quality control — operating in short-wave infrared (SWIR) spectrum from 0.9–1.7 µm. SWIR-optimized, 0.8–1.8 µm anti-reflective (AR) coatings and glass types maximize image quality. Designed to cover large, 25 mm sensors, RoHS-compliant lenses are offered in 25, 50, and 100 mm focal length models with choice of C-Mount, F-Mount, or M42 x 1.0 Mount. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Imaging Camera measures from -4 to +482°F.

August 18, 2015

Powered by four AA batteries, Model OSXL-TIM3 displays thermal image and temperature on 2.8 in. color LCD. Fully automatic, focus-free imager can save thermal images to included 8 GB micro SD card. Software that transfers images to PC is also included for image review and reporting of details on saved images. CE-compliant camera is suitable for inspection and diagnostics in factory automation, process control, building HVAC, and solar power generation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Industrial HD Video Recorder features slot-load DVD +/-RW drive.

August 17, 2015

Occupying 1 rack space, HDi-250 records video to removable 500 GB hard drive as intermediate destination. Files can then be copied to slot-load optical disc as files or as DVD-video discs with either text or animated video menus. HD video sources include component (Y,Ry,By) and HDMI up to 1080p as well as composite, and recordings are formatted as MPEG-4, MPEG-2, or MPEG-2 for DVD. LAN remote control is standard using text commands, and RS-232 Serial control is optional. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

GPUs and Image Signal Processor enhance mobile camera abilities.

August 14, 2015

Promoting performance, power efficiency, and user experience, Adreno™ 5xx GPU architecture supports HD mobile graphics and features general-purpose compute co-processing to minimize power consumption. Adreno 530 and 510 are available integrated within Snapdragon™ 820 and Snapdragon 620/618 processors, and Snapdragon 820 will feature 14-bit Qualcomm Spectra™ image signal processing (ISP) unit. Latter supports DSLR-quality photography and enhanced computer vision. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Car Video Recorder captures external and internal activity.

August 14, 2015

Mounted on windshield and connected to lighter socket, DrivePro 520 comes with 32 GB microSD MLC-based memory card that supports up to 4 hr continuous recording. Front lens integrates F/1.8 aperture, 130° viewing angle, and HD imaging sensor for 30 fps recordings at 1080p, while rear lens comes with IR LEDs that automatically turn on in low-light conditions for night recording. Other features include built-in battery, GPS receiver, and Wi-Fi as well as G-sensor emergency recording function. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microscopy System analyzes multi-scale and multi-modal images.

August 11, 2015

Consisting of hardware and software package, ZEISS Atlas 5 extends capacity of SEMs and FIB-SEMs. System streamlines automatic image acquisition, enabling navigation and correlation of images from any source including light and X-ray microscopes. Users can acquire large sets of 2D or 3D microscope images for hours, or even days, without operator supervision. Correlative workspace brings together images from multiple sources: zooming in from full macroscopic view down to nanoscale details. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Right Angle Mirrors serve system alignment applications.

August 11, 2015

Reflecting light at 90°, TECHSPEC® Right Angle Mirrors feature N-BK7 substrates and come in 39 size/coating combinations. Aluminum coating is multi-layer dielectric film on top aluminum to enhance reflectance in visible wavelength region. Protected gold coatings, providing 96% reflectivity from 750–1,500 nm, are offered with silicon monoxide overcoat. Delivering reflectivity of >99% from 500–800 nm, protected silver coatings are suited for broadband sources. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Miniature Optical Linear Encoders suit vacuum applications.

August 11, 2015

Designed for environments with 10-9 mBar of pressure, LIK 2 Series supports high and ultra-high vacuum applications where motion feedback is required inside vacuum chamber. Non-contact encoder systems have 20 micron grating period and graduation is applied to either glass or steel scale substrate. Graduation can be ordered with several accuracy grades within range of ±5 to ±1 micron per meter. Scanning units provide 1 V peak to peak or TTL output with resolutions down to 50 nm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Instruments automate shaft and microscopy measurements.

August 11, 2015

Providing automatic measurement of shafts and turned parts directly on shop floor, MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 optical shaft measurement system plus features matrix camera with 4 million pixels and measures parts up to 250 mm long and 40 mm dia. MPE (Maximum Permissible Error) is <1.5 microns + L/40 for diameter and 3 microns + L/125 for length. Also available, MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscope features automatic image processing and measures/dimensions geometric elements. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Mounting Brackets simplify shaft grounding ring installation.

August 11, 2015

Available for motor shafts to 30 in. dia, Universal Mounting Brackets accelerate and facilitate installation of AEGIS® iPRO, AEGIS® iPRO-MR, and AEGIS® WTG Bearing Protection Rings on large motors. Brackets attach to iPRO or WTG Rings with screws, while slotted legs, used for mounting to motor, accommodate bolt circles from 2.64–7.79 in. dia. Also included are standoff spacers (½, 1, and 1½ in.), mounting bolts, flat washers, and lock washers. Read More