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Screen shot of M3 software showing field of view measurement

Field of View (FOV) measurement… a new way of measuring small flat parts

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Measuring within the field of view is an entirely new way to accurately measure small, flat components, providing unrivalled speed and simplicity compared to alternative methods such as profile projectors,…
Stereo microscope eyepiece SX45

How to correctly set-up and focus a stereo microscope

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Quickly and easily set-up and focus your stereo microscope. Turn on the illumination – adjust the light source so that it illuminates the subject. Set the dioptre setting(s) to zero.…
CamZ handheld digital inspection magnifier

CamZ digital magnifier vs. iPhone 4S camera

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Which takes better pictures? CamZ is a handheld digital magnifier, providing magnification options (up to 14x) and is in worldwide use for a wide range of tasks, from documenting faults…
Optical magnification of drill bit

Optical Metrology Spotlight…Size IS everything

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When we start looking for that all important measuring kit, it’s tempting to go for the all singing and all dancing metrology system, that can’t fail but to give the…
Falcon 3 axis video measuring system CNC

Spotlight on the Falcon 3-Axis Video Measuring Machine

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Measurement and inspection have become increasingly critical in the manufacturing process with pressure on increasing throughput and turnaround times. Smaller components with tighter tolerances means greater size to performance ratios,…
Lynx VS8 pcb stereo microscope inspection work station

The role of optical inspection in today’s demanding electronics industry

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Reliable automated systems for populating PCBs are a common sight on most of today’s assembly lines. With this in mind, to what extent are manual processes implemented into the production…