The Mechanics of Strobe Overdriving LED Lights for Machine Vision

May 14, 2024
When using short, high-intensity light pulses to reduce pixel blur during high-speed inspections, understanding LED behavior and how controllers deliver the prerequisite precision to overdrive LEDs for maximum performance and reliability is key.

In this whitepaper, readers will gain a comprehensive assessment on the mechanics and controls of overdriving strobed LEDs in machine vision applications, and get insights on:

  • How strobe overdrive can be used to optimize output performance and reliability​
  • Understanding the distinct characteristics of continuous, gated and strobed LED operation ​
  • Balancing between performance and cost

This knowledge will be beneficial for both novices and experts in machine vision applications.