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Acuity Releases Air Cooling Jacket and Alignment Bracket for AS2100 Sensor June 24, 2022 – Posted in: Updates

Stemming from popular demand, Acuity has released both an air-cooling jacket and bracket alignment unit for the AS2100 sensor. The release comes from increased customer demand of mounting accessories for the AS2100 Accurate Distance Sensor, especially in higher temperature environments. Ideal for customers needing both a mounting and alignment unit, the Acuity bracket alignment unit was designed to make it easy to adjust the laser beam of the AS2100 to the requested measuring target. The…

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Acuity Introduces EtherNet/IP™ Version for New AS2100 Long-Distance Sensor May 31, 2022 – Posted in: Updates

Stemming from both popular and industry demand, Acuity has introduced a specialized EtherNet/IP™ back cover for the AS2100 Accurate Laser Distance Sensor. The AS2100 with EtherNet/IP allows the sensor to connect and send data to EtherNet/IP compatible hardware, and a specialized back cover contains all the hardware needed to communicate with this protocol. The decision to add an EtherNet/IP compatible hardware was an easy decision for the Acuity Team. With the increasing use of this… Continue reading

New Video Overview of Our AS2100 Accurate Laser Distance Sensor May 17, 2022 – Posted in: Updates

Sometimes video is just the best way to talk about something. In this case, we’ve put together a new overview video on the AS2100 Accurate Laser Distance Sensor. It covers all of its unique features, including: Ability to measure natural targets up to 100 meters Ability to measure on reflective targets up to 500 meters The AS2100 In Action on a rail test Optimal target types Ability to measure high temperature targets The 4 Potential…

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How to Output Real-Time Data from Your Touch Panel Display to an External System April 27, 2022 – Posted in: Product Tutorials

In this tutorial video we show you how to output real-time data from your touch panel display to an external system. We use our 8″ touch panel display for this tutorial, but our 7″ touch panel display also has this ability. We also use two AR700 Laser Displacement Sensors; two serial-to-USB cables, or just one if your PC already has a serial port on it; a RS232 null modem; and also a program that can…

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How to Take Data from your Touch Panel Display to your USB Drive April 18, 2022 – Posted in: Product Tutorials

In this tutorial video, we show how to take data from your touch panel display and put it on a USB drive. In this example we’re working with an AR700 Laser Displacement Sensor connected to an 8″ touch panel display via the A port. Starting in the measurement screen, you can start doing measurements if you want to, but it’s not recording right off the bat. To start recording, go to app settings and then…

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Common Measurement Challenges in Manufacturing April 12, 2022 – Posted in: Updates

Manufacturers are often confronted with measurement challenges. Whether it’s on their production lines, in their quality control, or within their integrated products, production managers and directors are consistently confronted with industrial measurement obstacles. Acuity has been helping industries for over 20 years. We put together a short video compiling some of the most common industrial measurement challenges we’ve helped companies face using our laser sensors, including: Thickness measurement Surface plane analysis Cut-to-length measurement Length measurement…

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