Smart Vision Lights Introduces JWL150 External Light as Part of New Camera-to-Light Series

Norton Shores, Mich., Sept. 15, 2022 — Smart Vision Lights (SVL), a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative LED illumination solutions, announces the release of its JWL150, the first in the new Camera-to-Light (CTL) series. Unlike other external illumination products designed for machine vision cameras and smart cameras with built-in illumination that falls short, the JWL150 delivers an intense, compact light source with an integrated camera mount.

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Compatible with most major machine vision cameras, the JWL150 can be directly connected and controlled through a camera’s trigger output. Systems integrators often deploy external bar lights or use built-in camera lights, but external lighting takes up valuable space and built-in lights often provide insufficient lighting. In machine vision systems that are tight on space, the JWL150 delivers an intense yet compact lighting option.

“In machine vision applications that require powerful, direct illumination in space-constrained environments, the JWL150 delivers long-distance, high-output light that can connect directly to most cameras on the market,” said Steve Kinney, director of training, compliance, and technical solutions at Smart Vision Lights.

The IP65-rated bright field light features a working distance of 500 mm up to 2000 mm; 10-, 14-, and 30-degree lens options; and built-in Multi-Drive™ technology, which offers both continuous operation and OverDrive™ mode. In continuous operation mode, the JWL150 can provide constant light or be triggered following the camera’s exposure signal. OverDrive™ mode delivers up to 6 times the continuous power with a low-latency response and fast strobe durations down to 10 mS. 

The JWL150 features a batwing design that illuminates a larger area than built-in lighting systems and produces a greater light output that easily combines with polarizers, diffusers, and other optical elements that reduce light output. The new JWL150 targets disparate machine vision applications, with a particular focus on high-speed conveyors that require bright illumination at long, stand-off distances.

For more information about the JWL150 and other industrial and machine vision LED light products from Smart Vision Lights, visit SmartVisionLights.com

About Smart Vision Lights
Smart Vision Lights (Norton Shores, Michigan) is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-brightness LED lights for industrial applications, including machine vision. Smart Vision Lights products come with universal internal current-control drivers, offering constant or strobed operation, reduced wiring requirements, and easy installation. Products are also the safest on the market thanks to the company’s in-house IEC 62741 light-testing laboratory, guaranteeing conformity and compliance for your lighting systems regardless of where they are installed around the globe. Learn more at SmartVisionLights.com or by calling 231-722-1199 in the U.S.