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Gardasoft RT400 Series LED Strobe Controllers

The RT range is Gardasoft’s latest generation of LED lighting controller solutions for machine vision applications. Implementing our patented SafePower™ technology, installation is very easy, removing the need of having to use a bespoke DC power supply or heat sinking the controller. All RT models also include our SafeSense™ technology, which enables the safe overdriving of LEDs. To get the very best out of your LED lighting solution, in terms of brightness stability and control, lighting should be driven from a current source, not a nominal voltage supply. The Gardasoft pulse / strobe controllers are current sources, with the RT200 controller range offering two output channels which are independently controlled.

Key features:

  • Compatible with nearly any LED lighting assembly available today
  • Four independently controlled output channels
  • Ethernet or RS232 configuration options
  • SafeSense™ technology for safe overdriving
  • SafePower™ for easy installation
  • Small compact unit with optional DIN mounting available
Parameter RT240-20 RT460-20 RT420F-20 RT460F-20
User Interface Ethernet RS232 Ethernet RS232
Output Channels Four independent constant current outputs with SafeSense™
Output Current Up to 3A per channel continuous or 20A pulsed in steps of 5mA
Output Power Max 30 W per channel
Trigger Inputs 4 opto-isolated digital inputs. Require 3v to 24v operation
Timing From 20µs to 999 ms in steps of 20µs/100µs From 1µS to 999 ms in steps of 1µs/100µs
Delay from trigger to pulse From 20µs to 999 ms in steps of 20µs/100µs From 3µS to 999 ms in steps of 1µs/100µs
Timing Repeatability Delay + Pulse up to 10ms: 0.1µs for pulse width and 3µs for delay. Otherwise 100µs
Output Voltage 0V to 46V
Supply Voltage Regulated 24V to 48V
Dimensions 159mm long by 62mm high (excluding DIN fixing)
Weight 400g
Mounting Panel mounting. DIN rail mount option