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The HB400 Optical Comparator provides exceptional performance with a 16" diameter viewing screen and 110lbs. work stage load capacity.  Available with optical and/or video edge detection which removes operator subjectivity in locating the edges of parts being measured.  A bayonet style lens mounting system accepts a choice of six interchangeable lenses as well as the OV2 Zoom or TOV2 fixed telecentric magnification video camera systems.  Optional features include a motorized stage, fully automatic CNC controls, and a swing-away lamp house.  This comparator provides performance previously only available with floor standing models.



Features and Specifications

  • All metal construction with a hard-anodized stage tooling plate
  • Single bayonet-style lens mounting system (lens not included)
  • Collimating condenser with yellow/green filter and provisions to mount further accessories
  • Linear encoder (glass scale) on both X and Y axes
  • LED profile and surface illumination
  • Fixed duplex fiber optic surface illumination
  • Fully retractable flexible duplex fiber optic surface illumination.
  • Digital protractor for accurate angle measurement 1' resolution via Q-axis readout
  • This unit includes the Metlogix™ MX100 digital readout.
  • 21.25 x 5" precision work stage
  • 16 x 6" of XY stage travel
  • 2" focus range
  • Fine adjustments on all axes
  • Quick release mechanism on the X-axis

Additional Options

  • Six interchangeable fixed magnification lenses including 10x (included), 20x, 25x, 31.25x, 50x and 100x
  • Interface options include the Metlogix™ M1 tablet, M2 or M3 PC-Based touch screen measuring software or Metlogix™ MX200 or Mx200E digital readout systems. 
  • Optional extended 16" workstage travel
  • Automatic optic edge detection
  • Automatic video edge detection (available only with the OV2 or TOV2 video cameras)
  • Motorized X and Y axes
  • Fully automated CNC controls
  • Purpose built cabinet stand
  • Extensive line of accessories
  • Net Weight - 320lbs / 145kg
  • Shipping Weight - 385lbs / 175kg
  • Shipping Dimensions - 49" (L) x 32" (W) x 51" (H)

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