Optional products for the AccuRange 200 laser measurement sensor Include
a power / data connection interface, an alphanumeric display,a useful
software developers kit and specialty cable lengths.
Touch Panel Display **NEW**
The Acuity™ Touch Panel Display is a stand-alone terminal interface for use with Acuity laser distance sensors. These fully-enclosed units replace panel meters, alphnumeric displays and analog controllers by providing a modern interface through a full-color LCD and touch screen. The Touch Panel Display communicates with one or two Acuity sensors using their serial interfaces. Sensors can be easily configured using on-screen buttons to display and scale their distance outputs. Relative dimensions can be measured using a tare function. With dual RS232 serial inputs from two Acuity sensors, the touch panel serves as a thickness gauge and display, an application which previously demanded a PC computer and custom software programming. Using a single RS485 serial interface, the Panel can transmit thickness and dimensional information to external devices.
Download the Touch Panel Display data sheet (PDF 1MB)
Power and Data connectivity interface
AR200 laser measurement sensor comes with an unterminated bundle of wires
in a shielded cable. As an option, you can add a connectivity
interface. This product inlcudes an AC wall-mount power supply, an
RS232 cable with DB9 connector and a solid-state, NEMA-4X interface box.
The interface box includes two sets of terminal blocks for simple input
(from sensor) and output (to your selected device). The interface box
has an inlet for the power supply and a serial port. The power unit is
a AC power supply takes 120V, 60 Hz. and delivers 15VDC at 600 mAOffered
only with a US recepticle plug. A 240 V version is available with an euro-style
Crandun software libraries for Acuity products
libraries for the line scanner drastically ease the programmer's burden
of writing application code. The product is written by Crandun
Technologies. The AR200 Software Library provides a "plug-and-play"
software interface to the Acuity AR200 laser measurement senosr so you
can concentrate on your application functionality, rather than on hardware
interfacing or data collection details.
This software library is licensed on a per-sensor-basis and discounts
are available for multi-sensor users. To convince yourself of the value
of these software libraries, read our Top
Ten reasons to purchase Crandun software libraries.
Download the AR200
Software Library from the Crandun website.
You will need to purchase a keycode to run this library
with your sensor.
product option is a simple alphunemeric character display. It comes with
AC power plug and 6 foot cord. The AR200 sensor's RS232 output is connected
directly to the display via terminal blocks. The product is manufactured
by Vorne and is an encased display with bright green characters, .35" high.
It displays output from AR200 serial port in inches or mm, or current
loop. The green dot matrix vacuum fluorescent unit displays 20 characters
in one line. The rugged display panel supports 128 ASCII characters. Dimensions:
9.7" by 2.8" by 4.6" deep. 10.0" by 3.1" panel
technical information about the display at the Vorne Industries website.