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Does Ai offer an adapter to connect old lights to the Pulsar 320?
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Does Advanced illumination offer a warranty on its products?
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Why use a band pass filter in a machine vision application?
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Does Ai offer the option of high flex cables for robotic applications?
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How do you connect the Inline Strobe Unit (ISU) to the Cognex Micro?
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I am writing my own software, is it possible to control the Pulsar320 using custom software?
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How can I drive “xyz” light, either from a competitor or something I’ve made myself?
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What is the DCS-100E or DCS-103E and why do I need it?
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The light is too bright, how can I turn it down?
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The light is too dim, how can I turn it up?
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How much current is needed for external inputs (trigger, analog, etc.)?
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Can I PWM (Pulse Width Modulate) dim the light output? What is the maximum frequency of the gate wire?
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Does Ai offer evaluation lights?
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Can I get my order sooner for a 2 week lead-time light?
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Should I be concerned if I use long extension cables with strobe controllers?
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My Surface Mount Backlight (SMBL) seems hot to the touch. Is this a problem?
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ICS (1.0) light fails to light when power is turned on
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The light is too bright, how can I turn it down?
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The light is too dim, how can I turn it up?
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How much current is needed for external inputs (trigger, analog, etc.)?
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Can I exten­d the cable between the light and the driver myself?
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Can I PWM (Pulse Width Modulate) dim the light output? What is the maximum frequency of the gate wire?
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What is the ICS 2 and why do I need it?
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The light is too bright, how can I turn it down?
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The light is too dim, how can I turn it up?
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How much current is needed for external inputs (trigger, analog, etc.)?
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Can I extend the cable between the light and the driver myself?
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Can I PWM (Pulse Width Modulate) dim the light output? What is the maximum frequency of the gate wire?
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What is the ICS 3 and why do I need it?
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Are there instructions for installing the reticles in the SL191?
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How do I get help with a lighting application?
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What is the difference between Standard, Standard Variation, Custom Variation, and Custom products?
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What is the pin-out for the M12 Connector?
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What is the Pulsar 320 and why do I need it?
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I am writing my own software, is it possible to control the Pulsar 320 using custom software?
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How can I drive “xyz” light, either from a competitor or something I’ve made myself?
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What is the protocol for remote operation of the S4000 and S6000 strobe units?
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Is there a graph showing the spectral curves for the LEDs used in Ai's lights?
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What is the advantage of strobing LEDs?
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Does Ai sell ultraviolet (UV) lights?
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What is the difference between lights with connectors and 12/24 volt lights? How are lights with the iCS and iSU wired?