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New boroscopic probes with liquid lens technology

New boroscopic probes with liquid lens technology

PCBP series

PCBP optics are used to inspect hollow objects such as motor parts, containers and pipes whose hidden features can only be inspected by introducing a probe into the cavity.

The new PCBPxxx-AF models feature an integrated liquid lens for fast and accurate focusing of different diameters. Optimized for sensors up to 2/3", these lenses further enhance the extreme versatility of the probes.


The refocus (automatic or manual) in PCBP probes is used to compensate for any inaccuracies in positioning inside the sample which is very often done by a robotic arm. These inaccuracies may be due to:

  • positioning (centering) by the robotic arm itself;
  • samples of different sizes and with features to be focused one at a time.

These samples may require checks such as the presence/absence of defects within a groove (can be dirt, threads, burrs), or data matrix reading.

Key advantages

✔️ Wear reduction
Guarantee for more than 1,000,000,000 cycles given the absence of movement of mechanical components

✔️ Fast and precise focus

Refocusing in milliseconds and with high repeatability

✔️ Possibility of remote control via PC

No need for operator intervention

Product range

Part Number Description

PCBP013-AF - Boroscopic probe for 1/3" detectors, liquid lens focusing

PCBP012-AF - Boroscopic probe for 1/2" detectors, liquid lens focusing

PCBP023-AF - Boroscopic probe for 2/3" detectors, liquid lens focusing

Did you know?

Opto Engineering® ITALA G.EL series is a line of GigE Vision industrial cameras with integrated liquid lens control designed and manufactured in Italy. With resolutions ranging from 3.2 MP to 12 MP, ITALA G.EL cameras simplify the use of Optotune® liquid lenses thanks to an integrated driver to avoid dedicated external hardware.

Thanks to ITALA G.EL cameras you can avoid an external driver and two cables (that of the liquid lens and that of the driver) by using a single cable that connects the camera to both the liquid lens and the PC.

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Published on
December 07, 2022