Calibrating Camera Pixel Size In Vision Systems Has Never Been Easier

March 20, 2015

Magnification Checker

CONTACT:

Stuart Graham, Product Specialist, 847-519-3296
Kathleen Stoneski, PR Manager, North America, 847-519-4702

Schaumburg, IL (March 2015) – Now available in North America through HEIDENHAIN Corporation, the Magnification Checker is the perfect tool to reliably assist machine vision users in qualifying the pixel size of any camera type. Originally produced by ACU-RITE (now a HEIDENHAIN brand), the “Mag Checker” is well established, and is now produced at IMT in Switzerland, a HEIDENHAIN-owned high precision glass company where improvements in the glass and printing processes have been implemented.

The Mag Checker features multiple precise, variably sized artifacts imprinted on its glass surface to allow users to view the images through a camera and lens system. Due to varying application requirements to measure different sized features, multiple magnification levels are necessary. Using the Mag Checker in tandem with Evaluation Electronics such as HEIDENHAIN’s ND1300 metrology digital readout or the PC-based IK5000 metrology system, users can quickly change mag levels, and teach and store pixel sizes at each level.

For more information, contact HEIDENHAIN’s Public Relations Manager Kathleen Stoneski at (847) 519-4702 or write to us at HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION, 333 E. State Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60173.

Want to learn more?

Contact us today

Related resources and news

ETEL’s New Z3TM: Four Degrees of Freedom

SCHAUMBURG, IL (March 2020) – ETEL introduces the new Z3TM, a standalone motion platform that provides a surface with four degrees of freedom into a stacked architecture and is an alternative to piezoelectric solutions. It is designed in response to the needs of advanced wafer positioning in the semiconductor industry while also being useful as […]

Read more »

New Post Processor Developed for Mastercam Users

Updated March 2020 SCHAUMBURG, IL (August 2019) – In a collaborative effort to best enable 5-axis machining for users with HEIDENHAIN TNC controls and Mastercam® CAD/CAM software, a new collaborate post processor is now available. Called the HEIDENHAIN TNC 5X Mill post processor, CNC Software, Inc., developers of Mastercam software, introduced it recently after coordinating […]

Read more »

New Unique Ring Encoder Resists Contamination

SCHAUMBURG, IL (March 2019) – HEIDENHAIN introduces a new mid-range high accuracy ring encoder that is suitable for position measurement applications that require high tolerance to contamination but do not demand the accuracy level of an optical encoder. This unique HEIDENHAIN ERM 2203 is optimized to meet those needs and is a welcome alternative to […]

Read more »