Starrett Introduces New Digital Readout Systems For Its Line of Optical Comparators

MetLogix Mx200 DROs Are Fully Featured, Easy to Use

ATHOL, MA  U.S.A. (April 20, 2020)The L.S. Starrett Company, a global manufacturer of precision hand tools and gages, metrology systems and more, is now offering new MetLogix Mx200 Digital Readouts (DRO) for its broad line of rugged, accurate and reliable Optical Comparators. Fully featured and simple to use, the DROs combine an intuitive user experience with current touchscreen conventions and a wide range of functionality.

The Mx200 is a shop-hardened DRO. A sealed rubber keypad and durable powder-coated enclosure provide lasting performance in any environment from the shop floor to the Quality Control Lab. Capable of Optical Edge Detection and Crosshair Measurement, Mx200 probing options are spontaneous. The exclusive EdgeLogic™ feature enables gesture-driven control of start and end measurement commands, minimizing the need to interact with the DRO directly. Users simply cross the same edge twice to start and end measurements.

HB400 with Mx Tablet (Photo courtesy of L.S. Starrett Company)
HB400 with Mx Tablet (Photo courtesy of L.S. Starrett Company)

Supporting industry standard feature measurement and popular graphic-based construction types, the Mx200 toggle feature construction sub-types quickly with the Change Feature Type Button.

Popular geometric tolerancing and part programming can be applied to measured and constructed features using the industry-leading Metlogix tolerance system. Nominal and tolerance limits are quickly applied and viewed accurately in a large, easy to read LCD display with LED capacitive touchscreen. Metlogix axis support includes XY, XYZ or XYQ, and DROs also feature multiple language support.

Users may choose from one of three report formats with the Mx200 DRO: CSV, Standard or Tolerance. Report contents can include a report title, time and date stamps, and all feature measurement results data. Reports can be printed as hard copies to a wireless Windows compatible printer, or exported as CSV or TSV data files to a USB flash storage device. Measurement results can also be exported via RS232(serial) output to an external PC application.

Starrett also is offering the new MetLogix Mx100, which is a more simplified basic features version of the Mx200 DRO. For more information on Starrett Optical Comparators, please visit https://www.starrett.com/optical.

About The L.S. Starrett Company
Founded in 1880 and headquartered in Athol, MA U.S.A., The L.S. Starrett Company is a leading global manufacturer of precision measuring tools and gages, optical comparators and vision systems and force and hardness testing solutions. Starrett also manufactures laser measurement systems, custom engineered granite solutions, custom gaging, band saw blades, power tool accessory saw blades, workshop tools and jobsite tools. The Starrett brand is recognized throughout the world for exceptional quality and precision. Skilled personnel, superior products, manufacturing expertise, innovation and excellent service and support have earned Starrett its reputation as the “World’s Greatest Toolmakers”. Starrett has over 1,600 employees worldwide and annual sales exceeding $200 million. The company has six manufacturing locations in the U.S.A., including facilities in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Georgia, Ohio, Minnesota and California. Starrett also has three international manufacturing facilities. Plants are located in Brazil, Scotland and China, in addition to distribution centers and offices located worldwide. The L.S. Starrett Company is publicly traded on the NYSE, symbol SCX.

For more information contact The L.S. Starrett Company, 121 Crescent Street, Athol, MA  01331 U.S.A.  Telephone: (978) 249-3551, Fax: (978) 249-8495, email: general@starrett.com, internet: (https://www.starrett.com).

Source: L.S. Starrett

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