Stroboscopes

Stroboscopes are instruments shaped similarly to torches that are used to shine lights at fast paces on objects moving at high speeds.

How do they work?

Once the light is flashed at several thousand rounds per minutes on a fast moving object, it creates the illusion of that object being stationary or slow moving. They consist of lamps in the top that produce quick flashes of repetitive lights.

Features and benefits:
•Hand held options available for increased portability


•Flash rates per minute range in the thousands, reaching highs of 300,000 or more in some cases


•Xenon powered bulbs that last a lot longer than standard Halogen and also produce bright whites


•Battery operated, usually supplied with rechargeable batteries and charger cases with some brands


•Easy to read digital LCD displays with many inputs available


•Suitable for indoor/outdoor use


•Phase shift settings to further make inspections easier


•Rounds per minute and frequency investigational tools built in some models


•Adjustable flash durations


•Cuts out the need for reflective tapes to be used


•Rugged construction making them reliable



Where might I use one?
•Inspection of fast moving equipment such as fans or rotary blades


•Belt driven machines


•Cable or piping


•Foundations of buildings


•Roller bearings or other machine components

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RS Stock No. 123-8774
BrandRS PRO
MYR1,241.08
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±0.05 % 1s Xenon White 120 x 210 x 120mm 1kg 120mm 120mm 50°C 10000rpm 100fp/min 0°C 100rpm DT-2239-2 (230V) 210mm
RS Stock No. 845-9712
BrandRS PRO
MYR3,190.25
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±0.01 % 9µs Xenon White 240 x 65 x 40mm 415g 40mm 240mm +40°C 12500rpm 30fp/min 0°C 30rpm - 65mm
RS Stock No. 134-6743
BrandRS PRO
MYR12,850.72
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±0.02 % - - 150 x 130 x 112mm 1.2kg 112mm 150mm +40°C - - 0°C - - 130mm
RS Stock No. 134-6745
BrandRS PRO
MYR7,686.60
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- 1µs - 150 x 130 x 112mm 950g 112mm 150mm +40°C - - 0°C - - 130mm
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BrandRS PRO
MYR3,278.78
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- 5µs - 150 x 130 x 112mm 870g 112mm 150mm +40°C - - 0°C - - 130mm
RS Stock No. 845-9725
BrandRS PRO
MYR2,998.45
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±0.02 % - LED White 191 x 82 x 60mm 400g 60mm 191mm +45°C 300000rpm 30fp/min 0°C 30rpm - 65mm
RS Stock No. 134-6742
BrandRS PRO
MYR5,426.93
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±0.02 % - - 150 x 130 x 112mm 1.1kg 112mm 150mm +40°C - - 0°C - - 130mm
RS Stock No. 134-6746
BrandRS PRO
MYR9,788.92
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- 1µs - 224 x 130 x 112mm 1.3kg 112mm 224mm +40°C - - 0°C - - 130mm
RS Stock No. 877-7250
Mfr. Part No.Fluke-820-2
BrandFluke
MYR8,785.96
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±0.02 % - - 191 x 61 x 57.1mm 240g 57.1mm 191mm +45°C - - 0°C - 820 61mm
RS Stock No. 458-7933
Mfr. Part No.0563 4760
BrandTesto
MYR3,805.85
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±0.01 % - - 9.45 x 2.56 x 1.97in - 1.97in 9.45in +104°F 12500rpm - +32°F 30rpm testo 476 2.56in
RS Stock No. 497-570
Mfr. Part No.NOVA STROBE DBX
MYR5,165.13
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±0.002 % - - - 1.2kg - - - 250000rpm 30fp/min - 5rpm Nova Strobe dbx -