Small spaces about in planes and ships, so finding a portable metrology system to take measurements can be a challenge. One solution is the OT2 Core wireless laser tracker, which uses wireless and controller-free laser tracker technology. It is compact, delivering wireless operation with high accuracy measurement and the convenience of portability. Based on API’s Omnitrac 2 laser tracker unit, the OT2 Core offers many of the same features including an Autolock sensor that can recapture a lost beam. OT2 Core operates using the same high-precision ADM (Absolute Distance Measurement) technology as the Omnitrac 2.
The entire system is integrated, so there is no external cabling needed. All the data can be transferred through Wi-Fi.
The controller can operate up to six hours on a rechargeable battery with an optional ac/dc direct power adapter. Thus, the tracker can take measurements outdoors and in remote areas where there is no easy-access to a power supply.
Even with an integrated controller, the OT2 Core is lighter than many trackers. The total system weight, including controllers, is 10.9 kg.
Operating range is 50-meter. It can be taken into tight spaces where other systems cannot measure due to their size. Its rugged design and stable construction fits rough environments at industry plants. In addition, the OT2 Core can operate in versatile mounting positions: sideways, upside down, underneath or directly on a part.
Advanced Precision, Inc. (API)
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