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Application Notes

APP929 - Choosing a controller

APP929 explains the capabilities of the Gardasoft range of lighting controllers and helps the reader decide on the suitability for a particular application. (Aug 2018)

Date updated:
August 2018

APP979 - Updating firmware with GardasoftMaint v003

Date updated:
July 2018

APP959 - Using an oscilloscope - lighting outputs

There are two ways to scope a lighting output, depending on what you are looking for. App959 describes the best way to examining lighting output using an oscilloscope.

Date updated:
July 2018

APP940 Connecting to the CC320

This application note explains the correct methodology for connecting the CC320 to various types of input and output including Basler Scout, RS422, LVDS, TTL and open-collector and opto-coupled circuits. v4 July 2018.

Date updated:
July 2018

APP971 - Connecting Trigger Signals

App971 explains how to connect trigger signals to Gardasoft lighting controllers. v003 June 2018

Date updated:
June 2018

APP930 - A Guide to LED Pulsing and Overdrive

App930 describes the benefits of pulsing and overdrive and how to safely overdrive LED lighting. v003 2018

Date updated:
June 2018

APP966 - SafePower

Date updated:
April 2018

Liquid Lens Technology For Machine Vision

Date updated:
April 2018

APP978 - Cognex to Gardasoft strobe controllers wiring

Date updated:
January 2016

APP977 - PP16xx Heat Dissipation v001

Date updated:
January 2015

APP972 - Communicating with an Allen Bradley PLC

Date updated:
October 2013

APP954 - RT Heat dissipation

Date updated:
June 2013

APP942 - RT200 vs PP500 differences

Date updated:
January 2013

APP965 - Long lighting cables

Date updated:
January 2013

APP939 - PP500 heat calculator

Date updated:
October 2012

APP941 - PP820/PP860 heat calculator

Date updated:
October 2012

APP951 - PP400 heat calculator

Date updated:
October 2012

APP949 - RT260 vs PP610 differences

Date updated:
October 2012

APP947 - RT range pulse timing

Date updated:
October 2012

APP945 - CC320 timing

Date updated:
October 2012

APP944 - Fast pulse shape

Date updated:
October 2012

APP937 - CC320 sample applications

Date updated:
October 2012

APP936 - SafeSense

Date updated:
October 2012

APP933 - Configuring CC320 logic operators

Date updated:
October 2012

APP926 - PP500 heat dissipation

Date updated:
October 2012

APP918 - PP860 heat dissipation

Date updated:
October 2012

APP914 - Using Japanese lighting

Date updated:
October 2012

APP909 - PP600 Heat dissipation

Date updated:
October 2012

APP910 - Advantages of pulsing

Date updated:
October 2011