The illumiNova Fixed Mount LED Stroboscopic Inspection Systems are designed for continuous use in high-speed process applications requiring crisp, clear, stop motion quality inspection. They are available in lengths from 6 inches to 8 feet. NIST Traceable Certificate included.
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The illumiNova Fixed Mount LED Stroboscopic Inspection Systems are designed for continuous use in high-speed applications requiring crisp, clear, stop motion quality inspection. The extraordinarily bright LEDs provide an ultra uniform white spectrum light. Available in lengths from 6 inches to 8 feet and with 3 different lens options ensures light coverage for any job. The powerful onboard intuitive digital controller allows the user to quickly set flash rates, flash duration, brightness levels, and many other advanced features. Flash rates can also be triggered remotely using machine-mounted sensors connected directly to illumiNova’s digital input or use the optional remote controller to extend the operating distance up to 100 feet.
Monarch Instrument has been manufacturing the world’s most popular portable stroboscopes for over 30 years. We know a thing or two about stop motion analysis. Let us customize an illumiNova Fixed Mount Strobe System to meet your application's specific requirements.
The illumiNova logo and name are protected under USPTO registrations:
Trademark Serial Number 88200680 and Trademark Serial Number 88200556
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- Super bright LEDs with uniform white light output
- Continuous AC operation
- TTL compatible input/output jacks
- Housing is compatible with 80/20 mounting systems
- Available in lengths from 6 inches to 8 feet
- Powerful and intuitive integrated controller
- Choice of three lens types to best suit your application
- Includes NIST Traceable Certificate
illumiNova includes digital input and output jacks. Have a machine that provides a synchronizing pulse? Simply connect your signal to the input jack of the illlumiNova™ and the flash will be synchronized with your equipment. If you need to cover a large or irregular area with light, multiple illumiNovas can be connected in series.
Use the phase or time delay features to adjust or “position” the virtually stopped image to suit your needs.
illumiNova has 10 memory presets allowing you to quickly change from one process speed to the next
Adjustable intensity levels
Three adjustable light intensity levels give you complete control over the amount of illumination on your process. Low light settings can be used for highly reflective surfaces while high light settings may be used for darker or high contrast materials.
illumiNova is available with 3 different lens options. Select the illumination area that best suits your application.
|Provides the brightest, most concentrated light pattern over the tightest area of your process. The narrow focal width allows the strobe to be mounted further away from the process while still providing bright uniform lighting.
|Illuminates a longer linear distance on your process.
|Illuminates a narrow band but over a much wider area for applications that are wider than the length of the strobe.
|• Visual running inspections of high-speed webs including labels, printed packaging, paper pulp fabric, rolled steel or aluminum manufacturing, in-line product quality control, and much more without having to shut down your process.
- Diagnose web alignment issues and warp registrations with repeat patterns
- Determine the speed of rotating equipment using a strobe with a built-in tachometer and on-screen display of PRM
- Slow a cycle process down by placing them in virtual slow motion for forward or reverse action sequences
- Print quality inspection
- Textile processing inspection
- Camera Vision System lighting
Benefits of LED
- Energy-efficient and long-lasting
- Extremely bright, uniform light output
- Completely silent
- Cool operation
- No lamp replacements
- Extremely high flash rates (up to 999,999 FPM)
|6-digit numeric and 5-digit alphanumeric LCD with touch keypad and rotary tuning knob; high-contrast blue background/white characters with backlight
|0.001% of setting or +/-1 lsd
|6 digits to 0.001
|illumiNova 100 w/Spot lens, 108 LEDs @ 39.5" [100 cm] to target = 7250 lux
illumiNova 100 w/Spot lens, 108 LEDs @ 78.74” [200 cm] to target = 2290 lux
0.1 to 4.0 degrees
illumiNova 50 (only): 0.1 to 3.0 degrees
0.1 to 1.1%
|1 to 150 µSec
|108 High Output LED Array per 12" [90 cm]
Available Lens Type
Spot: provides narrowest, brightest illumination area
Wide: produces a horizontally wide light output allowing smaller strobes to illuminate wider processes
Flood: produces a vertically wide light output to illuminate a larger linear process area
|External Triggers Input
|Open collector, dry contract input for sensors (3-5 V dc pulse) provides 5 V dc sensor power
isolated input 5-12 V dc 50 mA max
|Adjustable from 0-5000 pulses per revolution
|Provides 3.3 V dc TTL output
|Phase: -360.0° to +360.0°
Time: -50.000 to +50.000 mSecs
VRPM: -60 to +60 RPM (External Mode ONLY)
|115 or 230 V ac ±10%, 50/60 Hz
|Virtual RPM (slow motion)
|-60 to +60 VRPM (External Mode ONLY)
|Extruded and die-cast aluminum, powder coated
|7.5 lbs. [3.4 kg] for 12" model, plus 6 lbs. [2.7 kg] for each additional 12" length
|Model size in Length x 4.375 (H) x 4.375 (W)
|Length inches [cm]
|Model 50 (6 in.)
|9.43 in. [23.97 cm]
|Model 100 (1 ft.)
|15.44 in. [39.21 cm]
|Model 200 (2 ft.)
|27.43 in. [69.69 cm]
|Model 300 (3 ft.)
|39.93 in. [101.44 cm]
|Model 400 (4 ft.)
|51.93 in. [131.92 cm]
|Model 500 (5 ft.)
|63.93 in. [162.38 cm]
|Model 600 (6 ft.)
|75.93 in. [192.88 cm]
|Model 700 (7 ft.)
|87.93 in. [223.34 cm]
|Model 800 (8 ft.)
|99.93 in. [253.84 cm]
*Specifications are subject to change without notice. See Instruction Manual for additional specs.
Here’s what you’ll receive upon delivery:
All illumiNovas ship with:
The illumiNova Fixed Mounted LED Stroboscope with 115/230 V ac power supply 50/60 Hz, intelligent controller, mounting hardware, and power cord
- Documentation: operation manual, product registration card, and NIST Calibration Certificate
Shipping Codes for the illumiNova (all models):
Harmonized Tariff Code: 9029206000
Country of Origin: US
Export Control Classification Number (ECCN): EAR99
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