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Version 5.0
  • New lens: Rodagon 28 and Rodagon 35 
  • New: Optem Fusion micro inspection system - over two hundred different objective & camera tube combinations 
          -  Custom Optem setup dialog to set specifications for a specific Optem                  system 
          -  Custom Optem configurator to choose key units, illumination & control                sub systems and more 
  • New: dialog to limiting the number of mag.x/Optem solutions displayed 
  • New mag.x lens: 8x objective.  NA 0.32 with diffraction limited performance over all field [106mm x 55mm (L x Ø)] and 24mm working distance. 
  • New mag.x lens: 1.73x camera tube.  With the new objective we go from four to nibe possible mag.x systems 
  • Additions to mag.x accessories, including 2 new compact base units supporting polarisation filters, optional DIC module, X95 Carrier and a mount for the Direct adapter base unit - now available in base unit. Modified lighting options.  Finger Lakes camera adapter for the 2.25x tube lens. 
  • Obsolete mag.x accessories - large base units - removed from configurator 
  • Refreshed mag.x setup and configurator dialogs 
  • Full metal mounts for some standard lenses 
  • Azimuth marked mounts for some standard lenses - best azimuth for line scan systems




Version 4.1
  • New lens series: Rodagon M42 (40, 50 and 60mm focal length) – robust lenses for scan applications in harsh environments
  • New lens: Rodagon 35 (new design)
  • New lens: MeVis-C Traffic 1.6/25 – minimal focus shift under different lighting conditions
  • New Modular Focus unit – more stable than older version
  • Updated datasheets




Version 4.0
  • Includes new lenses plus a custom configurator for the
  • new mag.x system 125 inspection microscope:
  • Custom mag.x configurator to choose base unit, illumination sub system, filters and more
  • New lens: inspec.x L float with 0.3x to 3.0x mag range
  • New lens: flo.x - variable focal length optic
  • New camera adapter: S Mount [for the flo.x lens only]
  • Updated data sheets
  • Help file completely revised




Version 3.9
  • New lenses: MeVis-CF 16, 35 and 50mm; Macro-CCD lenses
  • New camera mount M95
  • Focus tubes and camera adapters for M95
  • Update data sheets
  • Some small enhancements




Version 3.8.0
  • New lenses: NIR lenses and inspec.x L lenses for use with prism as well as Apo-Rodagon N 90 and Rodagon 150
  • Remark column for lenses implemented
  • Obsolete lenses are marked
  • Many small enhancements



Version 3.7.1
  • New lenses: Apo-Rodagon HR 0.5x, inspec.x L 3.5/105 5x included
  • New adapter for inspec.x L lenses included
  • New order numbers included
  • Many small enhancements



Version 3.6.1
  • Added two new lenses: Rodagon F 40 and Rodagon F 60
  • Standard sensor dimensions are now displayed in the sensor dimension boxes if a standard sensor is chosen
  • Protection against corrupt INI file causing a crash
  • Online help extended with a hint on using full diameter as object size



Version 3.5.1
  • Links to 3D CAD data on the Linos website included 
  • New Summary feature for concise overview of suggested solution 
  • New lens overview PDF added 
  • New lens added: inspec.x L 4/105 3.5x 
  • Up to 20x faster for lenses in retro position 
  • New Quote button 
  • Apo Rodagon D1x is no longer used in retro position 
  • New address of Linos office added 
  • Small changes to the printout 
  • New datasheet of inspec.x M 2.8/100 
  • Online help extended (description how to set up a camera list is added)



Version 3.0.1
  • Ported to .NET for future compatiblity 
  • Added option to select a camera from user supplied camera list[s] as an alternative to selecting sensor size, camera mount & cbd 
  • Added overview form and data sheets for LINOS mechanical accessories 
  • Added field for designer name 
  • File extension .spec is now associated to MachVis on installation 
  • Corrected data for inspec.x L 4/60 and 4/100 
  • Changed order numbers for Rodagon 28 and Apo-Rodagon D 120 
  • Removed Apo Rodagon D2 50mm



Version 2.0.5
  • Bug fix: PCs running chinese windows did not show inspec.x L 5.6/105 lenses
  • Added new Rodagon F 50mm lens
  • Slight changes of lens data (inspec.x M 2.8/100)
  • Corrected lens adaptor for Rodagon WA 80



Version 2.0.4
  • Bug fix: Focus Unit order numbers for special lenses corrected 
  • New graphics for inspec.x L 4.0/60 and 4.0/100 
  • Updated data sheets for inspec.x L 5.6/105 and inspec.x M 2.8/100 
  • Phone numbers updated 
  • Updated Rodagon-WA 40 data



Version 2.0.3
  • Bug fix: Magnification is used for the printout if specified instead of object size
  • Bug fix: inspec.x L 5.6/105 is now also suggested in retro position



Version 2.0
New features: 
  • Lenses can now be calculated in retro position 
  • Extension rings for MeVis-C lenses are suggested if necessary 
  • Instead of object dimension the magnification can be specified 
  • The recommended magnification range of the lenses can be extended for calculations 
  • Sliders for small adjustments of object size and working distance 
  • Calculation of DOF for user defined f-stops 
  • Complete length of optics is displayed on the printout 
  • Updated datasheets

Bug fixes:
  • Wrong lens adapter with Apo-Rodagon D 120 is corrected



Version 1.2:
  • Incorrect EFL calculated when total W.D. is used 
  • Wrong flange focal distance shown in schematic system drawing when no real solution[s] is found
  • Minor changes in the lens database



Version 1.1: first public version



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