Ergonomic, compact and rugged, with IP 54 leakproofing, the RayCAm C.A 1884 thermographic camera from Chauvin Arnoux offers unrivalled simplicity of use, as well as an excellent Performance/Price ratio.
Designed for industrial use, it is ideal for preventive and predictive maintenance. It can be used for all the measurements needed to draw up comprehensive maintenance reports, whether electrical, electronic, mechanical or more oriented towards building thermics. The RayCAm is also suitable for R&D and production applications, as well as technical and technological training.
Ergonomics that make it simpler to use
Its pistol shape makes it easy to handle and direct access to the functions means that it can be used one-handed. The area to be inspected can be targeted quickly and precisely with the laser sight simply by pressing the trigger once. The multi-directional colour screen makes it easier to view faults in places where access is difficult.
For greater accuracy, the RayCAm offers the possibility of adjusting the ambient temperature, the emissivity, the measurement distance and the relative humidity (parameters that influence the measurement when measuring from more than 10 m away). It can record up to 1,000 radiometric images in 250 folders and, above all, it can measure from as close as 10 cm away! Identification of the hottest or coldest point is automatic and a buzzer or visual alarm can be linked to it.
Accessible software and analyses which match reality
The RayCAm Report software can be used to analyse the measurements and create customized reports which can then be exported into Word. The simplicity of this user-friendly software means that anybody can use it.
Users can select the thermogram to be analysed among those recorded and place it directly in the location of their choice. The toolbar gives direct access to all the software's functions:
· positioning of cursors,
· thermal profile,
· colour palette,
· isotherm analysis (real-time display of values within a predefined temperature range),
For accurate analyses which match reality, RayCAm Report allows area analysis (square or circle), ideal for parameterizing the thermogram according to different emissivity values, which vary depending on the material.
Accessories to make your life easier…
With the wide range of accessories available for the RayCAm, optimum measurements are now possible whatever the environment. The RayCAm is equipped with rechargeable batteries and a sunshade to ensure good legibility outdoors. A tripod adapter can be used to mount the camera on a standard camera tripod, making it ideal for hands-free use, continuous recording of engine heating or simply for temperature monitoring in a room. To process the data on PC, users have the USB connection cable and the RayCAm Report software.
The lens cap is attached to the camera so that there is no risk of losing or dropping it.
Additional technical specifications:
Thermal sensitivity: 0.1°C
Frequency: 50 Hz
Spatial resolution: 2,2 mrad
Spectral band: 7.5 to 14 mm
Temperatures:20 °C to +250°C, and "High Temperatur e" option available
Analysis functions: 1 to 4 movable cursors
Leakproofing: IP 54
Battery life: 2 hrs 30 minutes minimum
Interfaces: USB, video output
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