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Omron launches new range of MicroHawk smart cameras

Industrial automation solutions provider Omron has launched the V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras, the latest additions to its popular MicroHawk line that combines code reading and vision inspection capabilities into a single device.

The new solution is available for manufacturers who are concerned that their product inspections are becoming too complex.

The powerful yet compact MicroHawk V/F400 and V/F300 Series Smart Cameras simplify applications by combining code reading and vision inspection into a single, highly compact device.

By bundling multiple capabilities in one, the V/F400 and V/F300 Series lower hardware costs and minimize the work required for commissioning and maintenance.

Powerful technologies such as liquid lens autofocus and a high-resolution 5-megapixel color camera ensure exceptional precision while promoting greater flexibility in production line layouts.

The cutting-edge autofocus technology ensures that the camera can reliably inspect products that vary in size, shape, or desired inspection type.

In addition, Omron’s advanced X-Mode algorithms can read any code on any surface, including curved, shiny or otherwise textured materials, minimizing downtime and keeping production moving smoothly.

The compact size of the V/F400 and V/F300 Series makes it easy to embed them within space-constrained equipment or mount them on small robots.

Their wide variety of supported communication interfaces include Ethernet/IP and ProfiNet for added flexibility.

Industry professionals interested in replacing multiple purpose cameras and code readers with a single device are encouraged to visit the MicroHawk V/F400 and V/F300 Series product page on Omron’s website.

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