Intelligent lighting, at the ready

As any Instagram user will tell you, lighting makes all the difference to images

For machine vision applications, Basler has achieved comprehensive coverage and OEM Automatic now stocks that whole new lighting range.

Basler’s new camera light range brings together its high-quality lighting equipment with its U and L camera models, which is said to significantly reduce any of the complexity associated with a vision system.

SLP's critical role

This close integration of camera and light rests on the Basler SLP feature, which, it states, “enables direct communication between the two, making the entire process simpler and shorter”. This is said to:

·         Allow easy synchronisation between camera and lighting

·         Give non-expert users easy access to the popular strobe mode (which provides more light and a longer LED lifetime)

·         Simplify the set-up for vision applications.

“A plug-and-play set-up means that it’s straightforward for users to choose an easy approach for quick results,” adds Basler. “Or they can choose a more flexible approach, suitable for those customers with lighting experience who have applications with specific lighting requirements. Lighting can be easily operated in different modes such as continuous, strobe or overdrive.”

Software interface

Both camera and lighting share the same software interface, the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite, which, it is stated, makes installation and operation straightforward.

Comments Gareth Ford, business area manager for OEM Automatic’s Machine Vision & Code Reading team: “The plug-and-play set-up and its low operating costs make it very user-friendly and cost-efficient. OEM Automatic is a strategic partner of Basler and we’re very pleased to be supplying its whole range in the UK.”

OEM Automatic now stocks that whole new lighting range.
OEM Automatic now stocks that whole new lighting range.

OEM Automatic Ltd

Whiteacres, Cambridge Road

+44 (0)116 284 9900

More news
3 hours ago
Mouser Electronics wins gold in 2023 TDK European Distribution Awards
Mouser Electronics has won gold in the e-Catalogue Distributor category as part of the TDK European Distribution Award 2023.
4 hours ago
International online event from Eplan addresses best practice
What challenges are machine builders and switchgear system manufacturers facing in today’s global markets? How can the right course be set for efficient engineering at an early stage in the game? This year’s Eplan L!ve 2023 event on 21 June 2023 is providing distilled answers.
4 days ago
Cranfield University team up with the RBTX UK team
In this video you can see how Cranfield University and the Igus RBTX team came together, with a snapshot into the recent event that took place.
4 days ago
Lenze opens door to digitalisation at ITMA
Lenze is using ITMA as a platform to showcase how textile machine providers can exploit the opportunities of digitalisation and be ready for future challenges with today’s solutions.
4 days ago
New Norgren website offers extended self-serve functionality
Norgren has launched its enhanced global website, offering customers improved functionality that includes the ability to select, order and track products on a ‘self-serve’ basis.
6 days ago
Spelsberg UK announces nationwide roadshow and open day
Spelsberg UK is excited to announce its “Spelsberg on the Road” roadshow. A state-of-the-art tour bus, equipped with a working showroom, will visit numerous locations across the country beginning late May.
6 days ago
Single controller for robot and machine axes optimises productivity
Installing a robotic pick-and-place and integrated conveyor solution has increased productivity for a pharmaceutical manufacturer while maintaining regulatory compliance. Combining a vision system optimised for accuracy that assures end-to-end traceability, a single controller from Trio manages both the robot and conveyor axes, increasing reliability for the end user.
6 days ago
Schaeffler rewards suppliers for outstanding performance
Schaeffler presented 19 of its suppliers with the Schaeffler Supplier Award at the Supplier Day in Herzogenaurach, Germany, in honour of their exceptional performance.
1 week ago
Educational programme announced for Manufacturing and Engineering Week
With just under two weeks until Manufacturing and Engineering Week 2023 and its centrepiece exhibitions open their doors on 7th and 8th of June at Birmingham’s NEC, the full educational programme has been announced.
1 week ago
Streamlining banding machines for sustainable packaging
When sustainable bundling and banding solutions company Bandall faced the challenge of using different sensors for detecting various product formats, it turned to Omron for a solution.

Login / Sign up