Video Measuring

Starrett MV300 Video Measuring System

The Galileo MV 300 system is a general-purpose manual video based measurement system, ideal for quality assurance and inspection labs, and manufacturing, assembly and research facilities.

A precision mechanical bearing X-Y-Z stage and column translates data accurately and repeatedly to the Metlogix M3 touchscreen measuring solution.



X/Y/Z Measuring Range 300x150x125mm
X/Y Accuracy in µm E1=3.5+5L/1000
Z accuracy in µm E1=2.5+5L/1000
Control System / Software Metlogix M3
Zoom Optics 6.5:1
S Video Colour Camera  Supplied as standard
Surface Ring Illumination LED or Fi-O
Transmitted Illumination Supplied as on option
Coaxial Illumination Supplied as on option
Dark Field Quadrant Illumination .5x, 2.0X
Auxiliary Lenses (Optional) Supplied as an option
Workstation  Supplied as an option
Video Pixel Calibration Standards Supplied as an option
Calibration Standards Supplied as an option

Shadow Graph

HB400 Horizontal Benchtop Optical Comparator

Features & Specifications

  • Available with a choice of a MetLogix M2 or several Quadra-Chek control systems
  • Distinctive new styling
  • Fully usable 400mm screen diameter
  • Large measuring travel: 300mm X-axis, 150mm Y-axis
  • Exceptionally stable, all metal construction for optimum performance and accuracy
  • High precision workstage with 540mmx127mm top plate, with two machine slots for easy fixturing
  • Stage weight capacity: 100 lbs
  • Quick action change lens system
  • 5x, 20x, 25x, 31.25x and 50x lenses available
  • Dual mirror design for vertically correct image
  • Digital protractor for accurate angle measurements, 1’ resolution
  • ±15° workstage helix adjustment for accurate thread form inspection
  • Fine adjustment on all axes, plus zero backlash, fast traverse mechanism on the X-axis
  • Fully retractable fiber optic surface illumination with heavy-duty shielding
  • Automatic edge detection option
  • Motorized and CNC workstage options
  • Optional OV2 quick change video camera with up to 200x magnification text


VF600 Vertical Floor Standing Optical Projector

  • Fully usable 600mm diameter screen.
  • Screen angled at an optimum 30° to give bright, easily viewed image, and allowing easy tracing or overlay work.
  • Choice of two workstage size options with manual, motorised or CNC control.
  • Fast traverse, quick release mechanism on X and Y Axis.
  • Supplied complete with full canopy and curtains.
  • Single lens mount or 3-lens quick change turret using silo system for maximum lens protection.
  • Available with the full range of Quadra-Chek readout systems.
  • Electronic digital protractor.
  • Comprehensive range of multi-element precision ground lenses.
  • 4Large range of accessories available.
  • 4Lamp mounted helix facility.



  • Screen Diameter: 600mm with precision cross lines, calibration markings and overlay clips.
  • Workstage: Top plate - 400mmx225mm, Measuring Travel: 200mmx100mm
  • Workstage Capacity: 30kg maximum (Evenly distributed)
  • Illumination: Profile - Fan cooled, 150w halogen with yellow/green filter, Surface - Fan cooled 100w lamp/fibre optic system.
  • Measurement/display systems: Linear - Heidenhain scales (0.001mm resolution). Simple DRO or Quadra-Chek readout systems with edge sensing option. Angle - Digital protractor (1 minute resolution). Quadra-Chek Q-Axis.
  • Lenses: x10, x20, x25, x 311/4, x50, x100 (x5 to special order)
  • Power Supply: 110/120/230/240/250V.AC50/60Hz, consumption 5A.    

About Company

Our clients range from FTSE companies, to large organisations and some small local businesses who are striving to expand.

To see a detailed list of our works and the progress please see our project page.

Cape Town Office

25 Mail Street, Western Province Park, Epping, Cape Town, 7460
+27 21 534 5351
FAX: +27 21 534 3374

Johannesburg Office

Corner of Atlas and Templehof South Road, Bonaero Park, Johannesburg
+27 11 970 7005
FAX: +27 86 678 9360