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Vision Engineering Launches Its First 4K-Resolution Digital Microscope

Easy to use, provides high-definition video images with wide dynamic range and up to 330X magnification

Published: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 12:59

(Vision Engineering: New Milford, CT) -- Vision Engineering announced the launch of Makrolite 4K, its first 4K-resolution microscope to complement the company’s range of digital inspection systems.

The Makrolite 4K was launched at Productronica 2021 in Munich and made its North American debut at APEX in San Diego in January 2022.

Makrolite 4K’s superb image quality, 4K resolution, and wide dynamic range is suitable for a wide range of complex and high-contrast applications.

The microscope provides more fine detail with greater detail shadow and highlight areas. It’s ideal for challenging inspection routines, including reflective subjects such as solder joints; subjects in shadow; or subjects with low contrast, such as rubber and plastic.

Makrolite 4K is flexible, easy to use, and provides high-definition video images with a wide dynamic range and up to 330X magnification. It delivers both versatility and high performance in applications such as production, lab research, R&D, micro assembly, quality control, inbound/outbound product checking, dissection, and rework.

Available in two versions, the console configuration provides direct HDMI connection to the monitor for live display with full control of zoom and all camera settings. Connecting Makrolite 4K to a PC with Vision Engineering’s dimensioning software, ViPlus, extends its capabilities to include image capture, annotation, on-screen measurement, live overlays, data/image report generation, and a range of image-processing tools

Additionally, the Makrolite 4K solution includes a wide range of stands and objectives, making it a flexible solution equipped to deal with demanding inspection tasks.

Paul Newbatt, Vision Engineering’s group sales and marketing director, says, “Makrolite 4K represents a step forward for Vision Engineering in terms of inspection microscope image resolution. It retains the core Vision Engineering values of superb image quality combined with ease of use, and also adds 4K resolution, a choice of console or PC versions, and a range of five stands, to deliver a really flexible inspection solution.”

About Vision Engineering

Vision Engineering Ltd. is a global leading-edge designer and manufacturer of patented, ergonomic, stereo optical and digital instruments used for inspection, manipulation, measurement, and analyzing manufactured parts. The company’s products are used by most of the world’s leading manufacturers and their extended supply chains.

Vision Engineering’s contract manufacturing division offers comprehensive contract manufacturing, design, and commercialization packages to give customers access to the latest technology, as well as a team of experienced designers and engineers.

Founded in 1958 and wholly British owned, Vision Engineering’s Global HQ, design, and manufacturing facilities are based in state-of-the-art modern premises in the United Kingdom, with extensive manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom and United States. Regional sales and tech-support offices are located throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, and are supported by a fully trained network of distributors.


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