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Basler SLP Powered by CCS: The Right Lighting Solution for Basler Cameras
CCS Inc. Posted 10/13/2020
Basler's intelligent and easy-to-install lighting solutions are now available. They are designed to perfectly match the Basler ace U and ace L camera models. Customers can choose between two solutions depending on their requirements.
Ahrensburg – The high-quality lighting portfolio designed by camera manufacturer Basler together with the lighting experts at CCS is now available for order. The Basler Camera Light series is ideally suited for the specific requirements of an image processing system.
Basler's lighting portfolio is designed to perfectly match the Basler ace U and ace L camera models, easy-to-install, and carefully selected for vision systems of varying complexity. It offers an exclusive selection of standard lighting, which in many cases helps to avoid time-consuming self-build lighting or reduce integration complexity.
The unique Basler SLP feature makes it very easy for the user to control both the camera and the lighting using the Basler pylon Camera Software Suite. Synchronization between camera and lighting is done automatically, which saves time during initial operation. With the Basler SLP feature, even strobing and overdrive functions are easily accessible and can be used by less experienced users.
Customers can choose from two approaches: a plug-and-play approach using the Basler Camera Light series, where the SLP controller and standard lighting are integrated in one product, or the more flexible approach, where the Basler SLP controller provides the connection of a light source of choice from a wide range of light sources to the camera's SLP feature.
"With our tailor-made lighting portfolio we want to help our customers to find the right lighting and lighting control as early as possible in the design-in process when selecting a lens and camera," comments Torben Deike, Basler Product Manager for Vision Toolbox & Accessories. "The fact that the individual components are perfectly matched applies to the entire range of accessories that Basler offers. There is no exception when it comes to our lighting components," emphasizes Torben Deike.
Takayuki Fujita, CCS Global Sales Department Manager comments, “CCS is excited to be the official lighting partner to support Basler in this new development. Lighting plays a significant role in a vision system and we are confident that this innovative plug and play lighting solutions with perfect synchronization between the camera and lighting will offer great convenience and efficiency to the user”.
Basler is a leading manufacturer of high-quality cameras and accessories for applications for industry, medicine, traffic and a variety of other markets. The company's product portfolio encompasses line scan and area scan cameras in compact housing dimensions, camera modules in board level variants for embedded vision solutions, and 3D cameras. The catalog is rounded off by the user-friendly pylon SDK plus a broad spectrum of accessories, including several developed specially for Basler and optimally harmonized for their cameras. Basler has three decades of experience in computer vision. The Basler Group is home to approximately 800 employees at its headquarters in Ahrensburg, Germany, and other locations in Europe, Asia and North America.
CCS is the global leader in LED lighting for machine vision applications, pioneering advances in Illumination and Photonics products and technologies. CCS offers a comprehensive range of machine vision lighting solutions: high-precision area and line scan illumination with special functions and intelligent lighting, plug and play lighting solutions, and dedicated lighting systems, such as the new Basler Camera Light series. Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, CCS has over 25 years of experience in illumination and 15 locations worldwide. CCS manufactures the highest quality, largest selection of standard and custom products in the industry – providing the optimal lighting solution for customer applications.