Offered as a plug-and-play embedded system with Heidenhain-brand encoders including length gages, the Gage-Chek 2000 evaluation electronics box from Heidenhain (Schaumburg, IL) reliably measures 1D values. It’s well-suited for positioning tasks on many applications, from typical measuring rooms to a harsh production environment.
Built on the company’s next-generation DRO software and hardware, the shop floor-hardened metrology unit offers a simple-to-view readout and up to 3-axis inputs. Its slim aluminum housing with integrated power adapter and fanless passive cooling system is exceptionally sturdy and resilient.
Straightforward touchscreen is made of specifically hardened glass and supports multitouch gesture control, including when wearing gloves. The logical arrangement of menus and elements provides intuitive guidance in the use of various functions.
Features and benefits include:
- A digital gage view that shows the view an operator would have used in the past with any dial gage
- Configurability of each axis for length or angle display
- Measurement series with recording of minimum and maximum values
- Simple switching of counting direction
- Measured-value output manually, continuously or when triggered by a touch probe.
Two hardware variants come with standard firmware with basic functions.
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