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By: Nightside Test Design  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Test Systems, Production Test, Automated Production Test

LED - Automate Colour and Intensity Measurement

The nightscope range of products are designed to help you automatically test visual indicators like LEDs. Specifically the nightscope-LED has the following features:

  • Detect light intensity and RGB colour.
  • Based around the TAOS TCS230 sensor.
  • Wavelength range 300nm to 1000nm.
  • No external filters necessary.
  • Fibre optic connection to the unit under test.
  • USB connectivity.
  • Hardware settling time 10ms.
  • Rugged external case and mounting plate.
  • LabVIEW drivers and DLL provided.

How Much?

$560 + GST ($644 NZD including GST) per nightscope-LED unit.
$15 + GST ($17.25 NZD including GST) per meter for 2mm plastic Fibre Optic cable.

What do I get in each package?

Each nightscope-LED is shipped with the following items (see picture top right):

  • nightscope-LED PCB in a rugged external case
  • one USB A-B cable
  • 0.5m of 2mm plastic Fibre Optic cable
  • connectors and ribbon cable to enable multiple units to work from one USB port
  • Installation CD containing manual, LabVIEW drivers and DLL.

Common applications

The main application for nightscope-LED is during production test of electronic products. In this application nightscope-LED can be used to verify the following:

  • Colour of LEDs on a products front panel - to ensure the correct part is present in the correct location.
  • Operation of LEDs on a products front panel - used as part of automated production test systems to attain consistent quality of test for LEDs.
  • Intensity check of an LED or LCD backlight.

Nightside’s nightscope-LED is flexible and can be reconfigured to suit specific testing needs, please contact Nightside if you would like to discuss customisation options. The nightscope-LED provides four optical inputs and can be connected together to enable up to 24 optical channels to be measured via USB connection.

The product is supplied as a complete unit inside a rugged external
case with LabVIEW Drivers.

Do you need more Fibre ?

Are you looking for some more Fibre Optic cable to add to an exisitng Nightscope-LED? You can purchase the fibre separately if required, just contact us.

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The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

Keywords: Automated Production Test, Production Test, Test Systems,

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