Introduction of the New Measuring Microscope, MM-200

January 26, 2009

Nikon Corporation (President: Michio Kariya) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Measuring Microscope "MM-200" on April 1, 2009 (Launch on March 2, 2009 in Asian countries). This new design is compact and lightweight with an affordable price for all who require precision and accuracy for measuring a variety of metal, plastic, and electronic parts in all industries especially Automotive and Electronics industries. This new product is especially designed and engineered with the machining engineers and inspectors in mind.

Product Information

Product name Measuring Microscope MM-200
Available from March 2, 2009 (Asian countries)
April 1, 2009 (USA, Europe and other countries)

Product Concept

Nikon has provided the industries worldwide with the Measuring Microscope Series which have been long appreciated in the fields where highly accurate measurements is required for precision parts.

Together with all the technologies and know-how inherited from Nikon' s Measuring Microscope Series, new design such as a built-in stage is reflected on the MM-200. Thanks to the built-in stage design, the MM-200 can offer not only lower price but also high accuracy which is the same as Nikon' s current MM400/800 models. In addition, its space-saving & compact design allows the instrument to be used right on the shop floor and the production site.

Features

1. Built-in stage

No stage installation work is necessary and the footprint is reduced by 50% compared to the current MM series since the stage is built in the main body.

2. Stage Traveling Accuracy

The same traveling accuracy is obtained as the current MM400/800 series and still more lightweight, compact, and at a lower cost.

3. High intensity white light LED

No halogen bulb needs to be changed and light source running cost is reduced since both diascopic and episcopic illuminators employ high intensity white LED light source.

4. New mechanical design for focusing motion control

Focusing motion control mechanics is newly designed to optimize the use of frequently used objective lenses from lX to l0X.

5. Monocular Optical Head

The dedicated monocular optical head for the MM-200 is available for an immediate measurement on the eyepiece at the production site.

6. C-Mount Video Head

The dedicated C-Mount Video Head (built-in reflected LED illuminator) allows for connecting with optional Data Processing Software E-MAX.

7. Contamination Protection Design on the stage

The stage lead screw is sealed in order to protect the MM-200 from contamination generated from the adjacent machinery at the production area.

8. Optional 8-Segment LED Lighting Sources

The optional LED ring Lights will produce clear and enhanced edge contrast by oblique and 8-segmented individually ON/OFF lighting.

Specifications

Optical Head Monocular Optical Head, C-Mount Video Head
Objective lenses (W.D.) Standard: 3X (75.5mm)
Optional: 1X (79mm), 5X (64mm), 10X (48mm)
XYZ stroke 50mm x 50mm x 110mm
Traveling Accuracy (2.5+L/50) µm with LEC*,
(3+L/50) µm (L= Measurement Length in mm)
Max Loading Weight 2 Kg for guaranteed accuracy - 5 Kg for Operation
Digital Read Out 0.01/0.1 (default)/ 1/10 µm
Illuminator Standard: Diascopic/Episcopic white LED
Optional: 8-Segmented Ring Light (white LED)
Power Source 100-240V, 50-60 Hz
Consumption current Max 1.8A
Dimension 316 (W) x 455 (D) x 533 (H)
Weight 40 kg

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.