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ATHOL, Mass.—L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced its AV450 Automatic Vision System.

The firm described its new system as versatile, accurate and fast. The made-in-America, 3-axis vision system allows users to cost-effectively achieve high throughput in their inspection process. Starrett said it's ideal for larger part-run applications and routine quality assurance.

The AV450 has high-resolution video zoom optics and it can be pre-programmed for repetitive part inspection or driven manually via a trackball for individual measurements. With its highly stable mechanical design and precision linear bearings; Starrett said smooth stage motion, maximum performance and throughput is easily attainable.

The AV450 has an external motion control unit and includes a Windows-based operating system with an operator interface via a desktop PC with a 24" touchscreen monitor, as well as wi-fi connectivity.

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