Horizontal Digital Video Projector

The HDV series combine all the best features of a horizontal optical projector with a sophisticated vision system. With a rigid steel design, these highly desired machines boast a high load capacity of up to 150kg, whilst maintaining the advanced accuracy of a modern CNC vision measurement machine.
The HDV series offers a unique build which accommodates an interchangeable lens system with the choice of 9 telecentrice lenses. Giving you micron level resolution and optical distortions low as 0.001%..

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Features and Specifications

  • Steel Construction with hard anodised X Y Stage.
  • Stage Travel (HDV300): 300 x 150mm (HDV400): 400 x 150mm (HDV500): 500 x 200mm
  • (HDV300 and HDV400): 540 x 130mm Work Stage (HDV500): 810 x 200mm Work Stage top plate
  • Maximum Load Capacity: (HDV300, HDV400): 50kg, (HDV500) 150kg
  • Focus Travel: (HDV300, HDV400): 51mm , (HDV500): 75mm
  • Helix angle adjustment with 15' Vernier Scale
  • Manual X-Y and Focus Positioning via Hand Wheels, and CNC control with joystick and trackball positioning
  • Heidenhain glass scales for up to 0.00001" X and Y resolution
  • LED illumination for surface and profile lighting
  • 5 megapixel video camera (2448 x 2058 pixels)
  • Ultra-low distortion to 0.001% for Telecentric FOV Measurement
  • 64-bit Intel Processor
  • Windows 10 Professional Operating System
  • MetLogix M3 software with DXF/FOV importing and comparison
  • Part displayed on 24" touch-screen colour monitor (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • Bench top and Floor standing systems


  • (HDV300, HDV400): 6 interchangeable telecentric lenses for field of view from 2.36 x 1.77" to 0.09 x 0.07", including .3x, .5x, .8x, 1.0x, 2.0x and 4.0x lens magnifications
  • (HDV500): 3 interchangeable telecentric lenses for FOV from 1.4 x 1.1" to 3.0 x 2.5", including .11x, .16x and .24x lens magnification
  • 6:5:1 zoom optics - interchangeable
  • .14x fixed telecentric lens (FOV size) non-interchangeable - utilises black and white camera as standard
  • MetLogix Profile Fitting software
  • CNC controls
  • 23" or 32" purpose built cabinet stands
  • Extensive line of accessories, work holding devices and calibration standards. 

Operator Interface

MetLogix M3 DXF/FOV software under Windows 10 Professional is the power-house behind the HDV series. Fully integrated with an M3 controller and a powerful 64-bit computer. The operator interface for the HDV300 and HDV400 is a 24' touchscreen colour monitor and a 42" colour monitor for the HDV500. a keyboard is provided of data entry and control when desired. All electronics and located in the housing for an integrated design with minimal external wiring. 

Read more about our Starrett Vision Products in our Precision Tools Catalogue.


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