Images from the MVACS Robotic Arm Camera

Images from the MVACS Robotic Arm Camera

The Robotic Arm Camera (RAC) is a camera system to be mounted on the MVACS robotic arm (hence the name!) The RAC is a part of the MVACS imaging system and is being developed in Germany by MPAE .


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This image shows the RAC on a test stand. On the front side one can see the camera window and various light sources in different colours to illuminate the object.


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This image shows the RAC looking at gravel in the scoop of a robotic arm mock up.


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Image of gravel at 200mm distance.


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Front view of RAC with red lights on ( Large version )


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Front view of RAC with green lights on ( Large version )


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Front view of RAC with blue lights on ( Large version )


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Right side of RAC without cover, sensor electronics and optics ( Large version )


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View from top of RAC without cover, sensor electronics and optics ( Large version )


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Left side of RAC without cover, sensor electronics and optics ( Large version )


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Right side of RAC with optics ( Large version )


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Completely assembled RAC without cover ( Large version )


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Completely assembled RAC without cover ( Large version )


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Completely assembled RAC without cover ( Large version )


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Completely assembled RAC, bottom up, cover put aside ( Large version )


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RAC on robotic arm mock up ( Large version )


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RAC on robotic arm mock up ( Large version )


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RAC qualification model inside thermal vacuum test chamber at MPAE ( Large version )


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RAC qualification model inside thermal vacuum test chamber at MPAE ( Large version )


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Image of sand at 12mm distance. (Scale is 23 micrometer per pixel)


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Spectralon particles at 200mm distance, RAC focused to 95mm.


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Spectralon particles at 42mm distance.


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Spectralon particles at 12mm distance. (23 micrometer per pixel)


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Flat field test image.


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Flat field test image.


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Flat field test image.


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Colour test image.


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Colour test image.



Page prepared by M. W. Wuttke (wuttke@disr01.mpae.gwdg.de)