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VC nano 3D first triangulation sensor with integrated intelligence worldwide

Vision Components introduces the VC nano 3D, an ultra-compact machine vision system that can be freely configured for 3D and 2D inspection tasks, providing a cost-efficient solution for a wide range of applications.

Measuring merely 140 x 70 x 35 mm, its housing includes an intelligent camera and a line laser with a 5 mW performance which enables the real-time recording of images at a scan rate of up to 400 Hz according to the triangulation method. The images can be analyzed by the DSP processor of the Smart Camera which has a computing power of 5,600 MIPS. Additionally, images can also be analyzed by a PC just like in standard 3D systems. In all models, a freely programmable 100 Mbit Ethernet interface allows for live video output on a PC. Moreover, two digital inputs and four outputs are available for integration into existing automation environments. Designed for working distances between 80 and 120 mm, measuring ranges between 12 and 120 mm and vertical resolutions between 5 and 50 µm, twelve different camera models cover a wide application range. The cameras can be used in measuring technology applications, robot guidance, completeness checks, weld inspection, the inspection of components and the detection of codes on punched parts. Since the use of basic components from VC allows for very cost-efficient pricing, users can solve many additional measuring tasks with this sensor: the Ettlingen-based camera manufacturer sets the list price for the entry-level model at 1,999 €.

You will find more information about on the VC nano 3D product page.

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