Tools | Measurement | Test Equipment | Flicker | May 04, 2020

Gigahertz-Optik's BTS256-EF now Offers Enhanced Flicker Frequency Range up to 40 kHz

The BTS256-EF by Gigahertz-Optik GmbH, a well-known measuring device manufacturer, has already been up to that challenge for many years. It offers a wide selection of measuring quantities relevant in general lighting and hence acts as universal measuring device in its field. Now, the device has been updated to record and analyze even higher flicker frequencies than before: It supports signal sampling with up to 40 kHz.

The lighting industry requires very versatile and reliable measurement devices when spectral light and flicker meters are concerned. The field of measurement applications and quantities is very broad: Besides illuminance and spectrum, there are many additional, more specialized properties of light sources that need to be measured like their performance in context with human centric lighting (HCL), their flicker properties, their efficiency in plant growth and many more. In all of those applications, it is crucial that the meter needs to be reliable and precise.

The enhancement of the BTS256-EF to support signal sampling with up to 40 kHz does not only apply to brand-new devices: By applying the latest firmware and software updates, this new feature also becomes available for devices that have been out in the field for many years. Updates are offered on request.

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About Gigahertz-Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für technische Optik mbH:

Gigahertz-Optik GmbH was founded in 1986 as an independent company by Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Anton Gugg-Helminger and Wolfgang Dähn. The continuous development of its product range has resulted in a comprehensive selection of light measurement devices, finely tuned accessory products, and services.  With its US subsidiary, Gigahertz-Optik Inc., Gigahertz-Optik GmbH is a global manufacturer of metrological solutions for optical radiation. Since January 1, 2020, Gigahertz-Optik Vertriebsgesellschaft für Technische Optik mbH is part of the Berghof Group GmbH. -