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The F4700/F4710 Series of crystal oscillators employ low-voltage
differential signaling (LVDS), making it suitable for use in
a variety of high-speed digital signaling applications, including
the transfer of video, 3D graphics and photo-realistic image
data from cameras to PCs and printers, through LAN, phone and
satellite systems and ultimately into home set-top boxes and
digital VCRs. They help to lower power consumption and reduce
noise of the overall data transfer system. The oscillators are
available in supply voltages of 3.3 V ±5% (F4700 Series)
and 2.5 V ±5% (F4710 series), offer a differential output
voltage of 0.247-0.454 V, with 0.33 V being typical. Frequency
stabilities are ±100 ppm, ±50 ppm, ±25 ppm
and ±20 ppm. Standard frequency range is 70-170 MHz, with
frequencies up to 20 mHz upon request.
Fox Electronics. Fort Myers, FL.
AScan software provides fast, automatic measurement capability
for CyberScan Vantage or CT300 high-resolution laser-based non-contact
inspection systems . This enabling software tool automatically
scans and measures 2D profiles and 3D raster data from dispensed
adhesive dots, thickfilm circuits, solder paste deposits, gaskets,
tiny electronic components, or other printed or dispensed features.
Its operator-friendly interface offers quick and easy setup and
task programming, process monitoring and SPC analysis support,
and more. Its ability to automate repetitive tasks and wide range
of powerful features provide speed and flexibility to R&D
and low-volume production applications. Inspection tasks can
be completely automated and results can be stored in files for
further analysis or send to an existing database or SPC system.
Cyber Technologies USA. Ogdensburg, NY.
The Phantom v9.0 high-speed digital CMOS camera offers a full
frame recording speed of 1,000 pictures per second with 1600x1,200
pixel resolution and a maximum rate of 144,175 pps. Compact and
ruggedly built, the v9.0 is available in both color and monochrome
models. Offering Gigabit Ethernet or RS232 for camera control
and image transfer of internally stored recorded images, the
v9.0 is also compatible with modulated or un-modulated IRIG-B
timing signals and features an IRIG Lock that can be phase shifted.
Analog signals from other test instrumentation can also be input
and recorded by the camera during an event. Optional real-time
image recording can be accomplished using the new Phantom Image3
external memory storage unit to satisfy long record time requirements.
Using a 2Gps fiber interface, the Image3 offers the flexibility
to be configured for virtually unlimited image memory.
Vision Research, Inc. Wayne, NJ.
CloudWorx 3.0 and Cyclone 5.1 (pictured) are for controlling
the HDS4500 laser scanner and for processing data. CloudWorx
3.0 processes very large laser scan data sets directly within
MicroStation and AutoCAD environments for AEC as-built applications.
Two new features —spatial indexing of point cloud data
and the management of multiple limit boxes to hide unwanted data — enables
CAD users to efficiently navigate through large point clouds.
Cyclone 5.1 directly exposes point cloud data from this scanner
to the full power and versatility of Cyclone and CloudWorx. It
can be used to efficiently geo-reference, register and process
point clouds into deliverables. Other new features include the
ability to re-sample into regular grids and to readily compare
as-built topographic surfaces to design surfaces for construction
QA or progress monitoring.
Leica Geosystems HDS, Inc. San Ramon, CA.
The MS-860 compact raster scanner saves time for automation
engineers of all skill levels. By using the EZ button on the
side of the unit, the calibration process is initiated to automatically
optimize the MS-860’s read settings for the specific bar
code. Engineers no longer need to go through the time-consuming
process of learning how to use the product before installing
it on the line. The button can also be used to activate user-definable
features such as the sweeping raster and auto-framing capability.
Auto-framing enables the raster to automatically adjust to the
height and width of the bar codes, optimizing scanner performance
for reading stacked 2D codes such as RSS/Composite and PDF417.
A green flash provides operators with instant visual confirmation
of a good read.