Microscan Tips and Tricks

This Blog was created to help people solve bar code and data collection applications with Microscan bar code readers and vision systems.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Color MV-40 5mp Camera and Autovision 4.0 Indentifies 24 colors

here's is a screen shot of the MV40 identifying 24 colors.  contact us for more info

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

How to change the IP on pre autovision 4.0 cameras

If you use hyperterminal and connect to the current IP address of the camera port 23

Type BP_Dump   - then a list of settings goes by
Type BP_DHCP=0
Type BP_UpdateIP "","",”

Cycle power and it will be the new IP when you reconnect

Friday, October 14, 2016

Micro Hawk Posters

Showing the new products from Microscan

Monday, October 03, 2016

New MV product line of machine vision cameras from Microscan

Check them out.  USB to Serial to Ethernet.  5vdc to 24vdc.  Fixed to Autofocus lensing. Built in lighting or external strobing.  Discrete I/O.  Contact us for more info

New Tools in Autovision 4.0

Under the Width icon, there is a circle tool to measure the radius of a round object.
There is also a color matching and color identification tool.  Contact us for more information

Autovision 4.0 with Color GigE Camera

Here's a sample inspection of our HMI showing the inpsected image and the status of all the sensors in operation.  This interface allows the operator to select the job file created in Autovision 4.0 and load it into the camera to start the inspections.  Contact us for more information on this.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Microscan ID-30 can be Ethernet over USB, virtual COM, and or Keyboard wedge

Using the 5vdc ID-30, you can connect using a USB break out cable.  The cable provides a trigger and new master inputs as well as 3 outputs.  The USB can be Ethernet over USB AND virtual com or keyboard wedge.  So you can get images and setup via a web browser and get your data another way!

Fully loaded, this reader has:
  • High speed shutter
  • X mode decoding
  • Extra LED lighting in white or red
  • Adjustable focus

Contact us for more info

Friday, June 24, 2016

Microscan Weblink 1.1 enables USB keyboard wedge input

Here are the Weblink settings to enable keyboard wedge input from your Microhawk.  You can still connect your browser over the USB Ethernet while your data comes in over keyboard.  Contact us for more info.  We used the 61-9000039-01 cable with i/o and power pig tails.

New Microscan weblink 1.1 enables USB virtual com

You can still use Ethernet to see the images and the data will come over the virtual com port.  Contact us for more info.  We used the 61-9000039-01 USB cable with i/o and power pig tails

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Andon System with Light and Speakers

Here is an Andon System with 2 105db speakers, blinking LED light and an on/off switch.  This is a 24vdc solution.  Contact us for more information on custom solutions like this.

Microscan ID-40 Ethernet based reader

Here are a couple of the ID40 Microhawk readers in action connected via EIP to a host PLC.  Contact us for more info