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Laser Beam Profiling Camera features sensitive image array.
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'); document.write('Used to measure both pulsed and CW (continuous wave) lasers, from 13–355 nm and 1.06 to >3,000 µm, Pyrocam™ IVs GigE-compatible, pyroelectric laser beam profiling camera features 160 x 160 pixel image array that can profile beams up to ½ in. without requiring reduction optics. Integral focal plane chopper is included for CW beams and thermal imaging, while 14-bit ADC provides reliable measurement and analysis. SNR of 1000:1 means beams of 30 mW/cm² are readily visible.'); document.write('
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Intelligent Cameras serve high-speed, compute-intensive tasks.
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'); document.write('Based on CMOS sensors, 90 x 50 x 35 mm VC Base+ series includes 5 models (black-and-white or color) that feature 700 MHz processor, global shutter, fast trigger mode, and line scan mode that allows for frame rates up to 18 kHz. Ethernet interface and optional RS232 interface allow integration into automation environments, while 32 MB Flash and 128 SDRAM are provided for program and data storage. With sizes from 1/3–1 in., sensors provide resolutions from 752 x 480 to 2,048 x 2,048 pixels.'); document.write('
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All-in-One Auto Focus Controller enhances smartphone cameras.
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'); document.write('Supplied in WLCSP-8 package, LC898214XC integrates all functions for closed auto focus driver: digital logic as closed auto focus control, Hall device as positioning sensor, EEPROM for storage of filter parameters and compensation data, and constant current driver as actuator driver. Other features include digital loop filter, auto focus convergence with temperature compensation, and integrated constant current driver. Loop filter coefficients are adjustable via I²C interface.'); document.write('
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Thermal Chassis Camera offers continuous zoom.
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'); document.write('Offered in both 60 Hz and 9 Hz frame rates, Vinden CZ 320 is designed as open-frame chassis camera for integrators and OEMs in industrial, security/surveillance, and military markets. Uncooled LWIR system provides 3X optical zoom and 2X digital zoom, for range of 8.9–1.5°. Camera generates H.264/MJPEG IP-video streams for Ethernet connectivity, as well as simultaneous NTSC/PAL analog video, and 14-bit Camera Link® digital video. Command and control is via Ethernet or TTL serial.'); document.write('
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CO2 Transmitters obtain clean measurements via NDIR procedure.
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'); document.write('Able to accurately measure CO<sub>2</sub> concentrations up to 10,000 ppm, EE850/EE820 series apply dual wavelength NDIR (non-dispersive infrared) procedure that is insensitive to pollution. Also, autocalibration function automatically compensates for aging effects. Multi-point CO2 and temperature factory adjustment procedure leads to optimal CO2 measurement accuracy over entire working temperature range, and measured values are available as analog current or voltage outputs.'); document.write('
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Widely Tunable Ultrafast Laser supports multiphoton imaging.
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'); document.write('Providing 680–1,300 nm gap-free tuning, InSight® DS+™ offers power levels of >1.2 W at 900 nm, >1.0 W at 1,000 nm, and >0.7 W at 1,200 nm. Short <120 fs pulse widths, high peak powers at IR wavelengths, and integrated dispersion pre-compensation result in imaging penetration depths beyond 1 mm. Second synchronized beam at 1,041 nm is available for advanced imaging techniques, including uncaging, second-harmonic generation, third-harmonic generation, and coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering.'); document.write('
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Light Engines feature lifetimes over 20,000 hr.
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'); document.write('Offering solid-state alternative to traditional mercury-containing arc lamps, Lumencor Light Engines require zero warm up or cool down periods. SOLA Light Engines, producing continuous white light from 380–680 nm, offer intensity range of 40–50 W/cm² and are suited for life sciences applications, including fluorescence microscopy. Featuring 6 individually selectable sources, Spectra-X Light Engines include 7 bandpass filters, one for each color source, plus one extra.'); document.write('
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Infrared Cameras feature focus-free operation.
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'); document.write('Featuring 3.5 in. color LCD with adjustable brightness, Models Ti90 and Ti95 enable HVAC/R technicians, electricians, and facility managers to conduct infrared inspections at safe distance without compromising accuracy. Focus-free systems have single-handed design and come with 8 Gb SD memory card. AutoBlend™ and Picture-in-Picture modes are available in included SmartView® reporting software for performing analysis and image adjustments/enhancements.'); document.write('
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Aerial Program discovers building energy efficiency faults.
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'); document.write('Available for use throughout Canada, SkyBEAM™ uses UAVs with Hi-Res IR and video cameras to locate where facilities may be leaking energy or have other potential problems. UAV scans roof in programmed pattern and takes hundreds of photographs that are combined into one image showing precise location of trouble areas. Solution graphically depicts energy inefficiencies by showing temperature variations within building, and virtual building model created in 2D and 3D can be viewed from any angle.'); document.write('
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Geometric Alignment Kit targets 3-axis CNC gantry machines.
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'); document.write('Utilizing straight and weightless laser beam rather than piano wire, heavy steel straight edges, and granite, Pinpoint Gantry Kit measures straightness, perpendicularity, level, and other parameters to accuracy of 0.001 in. over longitudinal travel of 150 ft. Operators can use measurement values directly to make machine adjustments, or upload data to PC for display and further computation and compensation. Entire system is battery operated, with USB interface for PC connection.'); document.write('
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HD-SLR Camera serves professional photo, video applications.
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'); document.write('Targeting photographic, cinematic, and broadcast disciplines, D810 features 36.3 MP, full-frame, FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) sensor without OLPF; EXPEED 4 image processing engine; and Advanced Scene Recognition System with 91,000-pixel 3D Color Matrix Meter III. Other features include 64–12,800 ISO range (expandable), Full HD 1920 x 1080 video capture, HDMI output, Multi-Cam 3500-FX AF sensor module, Hi-Res (1229K-dot) 3.2 in. LCD screen, and magnesium alloy structure.'); document.write('
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Integration Kit simplifies connection to access control systems.
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'); document.write('With plug-and-play installation, EA-A01 Security System Integration Kit simplifies cabling and connections necessary between H3-EM Electronic Swinghandle with integrated card reader and any Wiegand-based access control system. Solution integrates with existing building access control infrastructure and extends data center security down to rack level. When integrated with existing access control system, kit facilitates complete remote control and monitoring.'); document.write('
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Optically Clear Hard Coating increases lens durability, film life.
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'); document.write('Engineered for resistance to scratches, abrasion, and chemicals, OC-4122 UV-curable, optically clear, hard coating for polycarbonate lenses is suited for use with such film substrates as PC, PET, TAC, and PMMA. Surface energy prevents materials from readily adhering to cured coating, resulting in non-stick or self-cleaning surface, while transparency and low haze characteristics maintain optical clarity over time. This 100% solids hard coating cures tack free when exposed to UV light.'); document.write('
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Load Cell Transmitter offers 0.01% accuracy.
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'); document.write('Housed in DIN-rail package, Laureate LTE-WM combines Ethernet I/O, isolated 0–10 V or 4–20 mA analog output, and dual 120 mA relays. Full-scale input range ±20 mV and 1 µV resolution can be scaled internally to ±99,999 counts. Selected input range for full 4–20 mA output span can be as wide as ±99,999 counts or as narrow as 150 counts. Offering update rates of 50 or 60 per second, transmitter has isolated, 10 V/120 mA excitation supply that can power up to four 350 Ω load cells in parallel.'); document.write('
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Video Measuring Microscope integrates image processing abilities.
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'); document.write('Designed for measuring/dimensioning of geometric elements, MarVision MM 320 integrates CCD color camera with zoom lens (0.7–4.5X magnification), 23 in. touchscreen PC with keyboard and mouse, and Windows® 7-based M3 software. Automatic edge detection enables measurement of even low contrast features, while Multi Touch function provides continuous variable magnification. Illumination is provided by LED ring top light and table-mounted Telecentric LED transmitted light.'); document.write('
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Fluorescence Filter Sets target LED light engines.
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'); document.write('Designed to be spectrally aligned with output of LED light engines, LED Fluorescence Filter Sets come in single-band, full, and Pinkel multiband configurations. LED-DA/FI/TR/Cy5-4X-A was designed in particular for use with DAPI, FITC, TRITC, and Cy5 in Pinkel quad-band configurations, with quad-band beamsplitter and quad-band emitter, plus 4 no-burn-out single-band exciters that are mounted in LED based light source. All configurations are available preassembled in microscope cube.'); document.write('
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ADSS Cable features 100% gel-free construction.
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'); document.write('With span length capability up to 1,500 ft and fiber counts from 2–288 fibers, double jacket PowerGuide® DT All-Dielectric Self-Supporting Cable accelerates deployment by minimizing cable preparation time. Flexible buffer tubes facilitate routing and management within closures, but are rugged enough to pass IEEE 1222 sheave test for installation durability. Applications include power distribution networks, FTTH deployments, self-supporting aerial use, and direct use in ducts.'); document.write('
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IP Cameras provide 180° and 360° coverage.
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'); document.write('Supplied in tamper-resistant housing, 5 megapixel MegaBall® 2 Cameras feature ImmerVision Panomorph lens that can capture 180° and 360° fields of view with de-warping to provide maximum angular resolution in peripheral areas of scene. Units offer day/night operation, H.264/MJPEG dual encoders, privacy masking, 1,024 motion detection zones, and flexible cropping to adjust image size. Available in wall, surface, and flush mount configurations, cameras operate via PoE or external power.'); document.write('
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Stereo Zoom Binocular Scope integrates ring light.
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'); document.write('Featuring 60-LED ring light as embedded element of focus mount, Model SPZ-50 offers magnification range of 6.7–50x, or up to 200x with 3 optional lenses and eyepieces. LEDs create shadow-free lighting intensity of 35,000 lux, assuring accuracy and crisp imaging, while dimmer control lets operators vary and turn off illumination. With wide field of view and long working distance, SPZ-50 is suited for high-volume inspection stations, R&D engineering labs, and science applications.'); document.write('
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Optically Clear Hard Coating targets PET and PMMA films.
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'); document.write('Engineered for scratch, abrasion, and chemical resistance, OC-3021 Hard Coating is typically used in manufacture of electronic touch panels, LCD polarized displays, and polarized sunglasses, safety glasses, and goggles. Low surface energy prevents materials from easily adhering to cured coating, resulting in non-stick or self-cleaning surface. Offering optimized transparency and low haze characteristics, 100% solids coating cures tack-free when exposed to UV light.'); document.write('
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