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Vision Engineering Builds The 1000th New Generation Mantis Inspection Microscope

Vision Engineering, a world-leading provider of innovative inspection, metrology, and digital 3D visualization solutions, has announced the production of its 1000th new generation Mantis eyepiece-less inspection microscope in its Connecticut, USA manufacturing facility.

Mantis 3rd Gen was launched on June 6th, 2023 and it incorporates Vision Engineering’s renowned patented ergonomic technology along with the latest developments in optics, digital cameras, and fully adjustable LED lighting, keeping Mantis at the forefront of stereo imaging.

With the completion of the 1000th Mantis, Vision Engineering demonstrates its commitment to advancing microscope eyepiece-less technology to improve microscope ergonomics, operator comfort, and manufacturing quality standards.

“We manufacture Mantis here in the U.S.A for customers worldwide and are incredibly proud to have reached this milestone in such a short time. Our team has worked extremely hard over the last 6 weeks to ensure demand for the new Mantis is being met,” said Bernie Sherwill, Vice President & General Manager, North America.

Mantis 3rd Gen features include; improved optics for both hand-to-eye coordination and excellent depth perception, a 3-position turret to house up to 3 objectives ranging from 3x to 15x, the introduction of an 8x super long working distance lens, five different illumination options providing flexibility to optimize the lighting to view the perfect image, and the Mantis PIXO offers an improved, higher resolution camera for image and video capture. The system also features an option to switch between white light and UV light using a toggle switch.

Mantis is designed for precision engineering, electronic engineering, medical device manufacture, and a wide range of other applications that require high-quality images and superior ergonomics. Mantis is used in R&D, manufacturing, and analytical sites around the world.

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