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In-Sight Laser Profiler

An easy-to-use measurement system for inspecting and verifying
product dimensions

VC200 Vision Controller Specifications

Supported Cognex DevicesDS1050, DS1101, DS1300, DS925B, DS910B
Job/Program Memory 8GB non-volatile flash memory. Unlimited storage via remote network device
Image Processing Memory 2GB SDRAM
Cooling System Fanless design
Inputs 8 optically isolated discrete inputs
Outputs 16 optically isolated discrete outputs
Camera Ports 12 RJ-45 dedicated Ethernet ports for connecting directly to support laser displacement sensor heads, additionally supplying Power over Ethernet5
LAN Port 21 RJ-45 Ethernet port, 10/100/1000 BaseT with auto MDIX. IEEE 802.3 TCP/IP Protocol. Dedicated port for connecting to wide area network
USB Ports 31 host USB 3.0 port (5 Gb/sec.) and 2 host USB 2.0 ports (480 Mb/sec.) ports for connecting a storage device. USB drives should be formatted with a FAT32 file system
SD Card Slot 1 SD card slot for saving images, run time files and results. SD cards should be USH-I or USH-II and formatted with a FAT32 file system
Video Out Port 1 locking HDMI port that provides connection to a display device
I/O Terminal Connectors 16–26 AWG, solid or stranded wire. Torque 0.25 Nm (2.2 in-lb)
24VDC Power Connector 14–18 AWG, solid or stranded wire. Torque 0.6 Nm (5.3 in-lb)
Status LEDs PWR LED, LED 1, LED 2
Housing Aluminum, steel sheet metal, injection-molded housing
Mounting Four bottom and four backside M4 x 0.7 threaded mounting holes. The vision controller may be optionally mounted using the accessory wall mounting bracket (BKT-WALL-VC200-01) or to a 35x15 mm DIN rail, using the accessory DIN rail mounting bracket (BKT-DIN-VC200-01)
Dimensions 178.8 mm (7.04 in) x 142.1 mm (5.59 in) x 75.1 mm (2.96 in)
Weight 1.45 kg (3.2 lb)
Current 3.5A (maximum)
Voltage 24VDC ±10%
Power Consumption 84W (maximum)
Operating Temperature  40 °C to 45 °C (32 °F to 113 °F)
Storage Temperature -30 °C to 80 °C (-22 °F to 176 °F)
Humidity 10%–85%, non-condensing (Operating and Storage)
Altitude 2,000 m (6565 ft)
Protection IP30
Shock (Storage and Shipment) 30 G, per IEC 60068-2-7EA
Regulatory Compliance CE, FCC, KCC, TÜV SÜD NRTL, RoHS
Notes:
  1. To ensure reliable communication using 1000 BaseT operation, the Ethernet cable must not exceed 100 meters.
  2. To ensure reliable communication using 1000 BaseT operation, the Ethernet cable must not exceed 100 meters.
  3. Maximum USB port speeds are listed. Actual speeds are dependent on the USB device, which are typically lower.
  4. To ensure sufficient ventilation, the vision controller must be mounted with 50 mm of clearance above the vision controller and 50 mm of clearance on both sides. If an adjacent device also produces heat, additional space or cooling is required if air space around the vision controller exceeds 45 °C (113 °F).
  5. DS925B and DS910B heads only.

DS1000 Series Displacement Sensor Head Specifications

 DS1050DS1101DS1300
Dimensions 93.3 mm to 115.2 mm (H) x 50 mm (W) x 167.06 mm (L)
Weight 700 g
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 50ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)
Storage Temperature -10ºC to 60ºC (-14ºF to 140ºF)
Maximum Humidity 85% (non-condensing)
Housing IP65 (with Cognex recommended IP65 Ethernet and power I/O cables)
Shock 50 gs (11 ms half-Sine pulse)
Vibration 8 gs (10-500 Hz for 30 minutes)
Discrete I/O Operating Limits Trigger input voltage limits: - 24 VDC – +24 VDC Input ON: > 10 VDC (>6mA) Input OFF: < 2 VDC (<1.5 mA)
Encoder Input Specifications Differential: A+/B+: 5-24V (50 kHz max) A-/B-: Inverted (A+/B+) Single-ended: A+/B+: 5-24V (50kHz max) A-/B-: +0VDC=½(A+/B+)
Power Supply Voltage: +24 VDC (22-26 VDC) Current: 500 mA max
Scan Rate 2.25 kHz
Software In-Sight VC Explorer with EasyBuilder
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet interface Integrated link and traffic LEDs Standard M12-8 connector
CertificationsCertification: CE, CSA
Accessories Ethernet cable: 5m, IP65-rated Power: + I/O + Encoder cable, IP65-rated Mounting bracket Stainless steel enclosure, IP69K-rated for the food industry
VC5 Controller Intel i5 processor, Precision I/O Real Time Communication, 207 mm (H) 132.6 mm (W) x 229.5 (L)

DS1000 Field of view

DS1000 Series Displacement Sensor Head
Model Comparison

 DS1050DS1101DS1300
Near Field of View (mm)436490
Far Field of View (mm)79162410
Clearance Distance (mm)87135180
Measurement Range (mm)76220725
Laser Class2M2M2M
Resolution X (mm)0.059–0.0900.079–0.1810.101–0.457
Resolution Y (mm)0.004–0.0140.010–0.0520.016–0.265
Linearity±0.16% FS±0.16% FS±0.16% FS

DS900 Series Displacement Sensor Head Specifications

 DS910BDS925B
Dimensions 96 mm (H) x 33 mm (W) x 85 mm (L)
Weight 380 g
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)
Storage Temperature -20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)
Maximum Humidity 5-95% (non-condensing)
Housing IP65 (with Cognex recommended IP65 Ethernet and power I/O cables)
Laser Power 8mW (class 2M) 405nm wavelength
Encoder Input Specifications Single-ended quadrature encoder.
A+/B+ voltage limits:
+5 VDC (TTL); +30 VDC (HTL)
Input ON: > 2.4 VDC (TTL); > 11 VDC (HTL)
Input OFF: < 0.8 VDC (TTL); < 3 VDC (HTL)
A-/B-: +0VDC
Power Supply Voltage: +24 VDC (11-30 VDC) Current: 500 mA max IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
Scan Rate 1.39 kHz
Software In-Sight VC Explorer with EasyBuilder
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet interface Standard M12-8 female connector
CertificationsCertification: CE, CSA
Accessories Ethernet cable: 5m, IP65-rated Power: + I/O + Encoder cable, IP65-rated
VC5 Controller Intel i5 processor Precision I/O Real Time Communication 207 mm (H) 132.6 mm (W) x 229.5 (L)

DS900 Field of view

DS900 Series Displacement Sensor Head
Model Comparison

 DS910BDS925B
Near Field of View (mm)9.423.4
Far Field of View (mm)10.729.1
Clearance Distance (mm)52.553.5
Measurement Range (mm)825
Laser Class2M2M
Resolution X (mm)0.0073–0.00840.0183–0.0227
Resolution Y (mm)0.0010.002
Linearity±0.16% FS±0.16% FS


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