HDV500 Horizontal Digital Video System

The HDV500 Digital Video Comparator offers the best features of a large horizontal optical comparator and a vision metrology system. Configured like a traditional horizontal comparator, the HDV500 has a long travel X-Y stage and heavy-duty steel construction. The work stage is the same as the popular HF600 and HF750 comparators, with a 330lb (150kg) load capacity. Much like the HDV300 and 400, the heart of the system centers on a uniquely designed interchangeable lens mounting system coupled to a hi-resolution color digital video camera (patent pending). The system is available with a choice of three telecentric lenses. The HDV systems house a powerful 64-bit PC, which runs MetLogix M3 Metrology software. With this software, DXF CAD files can be imported and 2D Go-No-Go “profile gages” can be developed directly from the CAD files. Video-Edge-Detection (VED), allows real-time interaction of the imported file with the video image of the part being inspected.

  •  Steel construction with nickel plated stage tooling plate

  •  21.3" x 5.1" (540 x 130mm) workstage top plate

  •  330lb (150kg) maximum load capacity

  •  3" (75mm) of focus travel

  •  Helix angle adjustment with +-15° Vernier scale

  •  X-Y and focus positioning via joystick and trackball positioning

  •  Heidenhain glass scales for 0.5µm (.00002") X and Y resolution

  •  LED illumination for surface and profile lighting

  •  5 mega-pixel black and white camera (2448 x 2058 pixels)

  •  Ultra-low distortion to 0.002% for telecentric FOV measurements

  •  64-bit Intel® Processor

  •  Windows® 7 Professional operating system

  •  MetLogix™ M3 software with DXF/FOV option pack

  •  Software and measurement image (part) displayed on 42"(1070cm) touch-screen color monitor (1920 x 1080 pixels)


Our staff is highly experienced with over 19 years working in the use and application of cutting-edge measurement technology in regulated manufacturing operations. 


- Incoming inspection outsourcing

- Calibrations and field services

- First Article Inspections (FAI) 

- Reverse Engineering 

- Fixture development and prototyping

- 3D Printing Services 

- Evaluation of parts, components and metrology needs 

- Equipment and Software Validation 

- Software Integration (Custom applications 

- Set-up of metrology departments 

- Technical and Management Staffing

-Training Services 

Physical Address Puerto Rico

168 KM. 0.6 Hato Tejas Bayamón, Puerto Rico, 00959


Postal Address 

400 Calle Calaf Suite #49

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918

Physical Address Costa Rica

Flexi Park Free Zone, San Rafael, Alajuela, Costa Rica

Postal Code

San Rafael, Costa Rica, 20108

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