2014-03-20

Instrument Systems Presents Angledependent Goniophotometer System

The LGS 1000 from Instrument Systems allows angledependent spatial radiation characteristics of large LED modules, solid-state lighting (SSL) products, as well as lamps and luminaires to be determined. The Munich-based company is presenting key upgrades for its largest goniometer system at this year’s Light+Building fair in Frankfurt.
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2013-03-26

Optronik Berlin becomes Instrument Systems - Merger of Optronik Berlin with its parent company Instrument Systems

Effective 27 February 2013, Optronik Berlin GmbH was merged with the parent company Instrument Systems GmbH. Since 2010, Optronik and Instrument Systems have been working closely together on joint product developments and production operations. This cooperation is now going to continue under one roof following the merger of the two companies.  The Optronik location in Berlin will be retained with all the employees working as a team of experts specializing in goniophotometry and for equipping turnkey photometric laboratories. ......
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2012-12-10

Konica Acquires Instrument Systems

Instrument Systems GmbH, a Munich company specialized in lighting measurement equipment, is sold by the Company founder and President Richard Distl to Konica Minolta Optics, Inc. The subsidiary company Optronik Berlin GmbH is also included in the sale. The company was established in 1986, and it will expand the sensing division of the Japanese Group with its successful product range. The Instrument Systems brand and the locations in Munich and Berlin will be retained. Additionally, the previous owner Richard Distl will continue as President and CEO. Th...
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2012-03-21

Instrument Systems presents innovative SSL metrology at Light + Building

Instrument Systems, the global market leader for LED metrology, launches a series of new measurement systems for Solid-State Lighting at the Light + Building trade fair this April. The instrument manufacturer from Munich will be launching its new goniometers at the leading exhibition for lighting systems in a world premiere on 15-20 April. The LGS 250 and LGS 1000 series of goniophotometers can be used for analysis of angle-dependent spatial radiation properties from SSL luminaires and lamps, and LED modules. Additionally the ISP 1000 integrating sphere is a...
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2012-03-21

Instrument Systems launches new goniophotometer

Ideal measuring system for mid-sized SSL luminaires and LED modules Instrument Systems, the global market leader for LED metrology, launches a new measuring system for Solid-State Lighting applications with the LGS 250 Goniophotometer. The LGS 250 was developed specifically for the analysis of angle-dependent spatial radiation properties from small to medium-sized SSL luminaires, lamps and LED modules. This closes a gap with the very large goniometers. The horizontal alignment of the Type C coordinate system facilitates a particularly convenient and com...
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2012-01-30

Instrument Systems presents own current source for LEDs

New system solution for production tests with LEDs and LED wafers The LSM 350 4-quadrant source and measure unit from Instrument Systems was specifically developed to meet the requirements for production testing of LEDs and LED wafers. High test speeds and the multichannel capability make the LSM 350 an attractive solution for supplying current or voltage to LEDs with low to medium power output. Combination with high-precision array spectrometers from Instrument Systems creates a complete solution for optical and electrical testing carried out on LEDs. A...
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2012-01-30

Instrument Systems launches new CCD Array Spectrometer Powerful spectroradiometer for QC and production

Instrument Systems launches the CAS 120 as a new series of the proven CCD Array Spectrometers. This measuring instrument was specifically developed for price-sensitive applications in spectral light measurement, such as LED production testing or quality assurance. Although costs have been reduced, technical innovations deliver even higher levels of reliability and robustness. Proven optical design combines with innovative technology As in the industry leading CAS 140CT from Instrument Systems, a Crossed Czerny Turner Spectrograph with back-illuminated CCD d...
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2011-07-28

Instrument Systems Closes Business Year with Record Results

Specialist manufacturer of solutions for light measurement Instrument Systems GmbH has closed another business year very successfully. The company has continued to extend its market leadership in LED metrology. Sales for the business year completed in June 2011 rose by 112% to 21.9 million euros – after 10.3 million euros in the business year 2009/10. A number of major contracts were responsible for this success, including a contract from a leading brand manufacturer of PCs and consumer electronics. The products from Instrument Systems are a benchmark for precision,...
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2011-07-28

Compact Goniophotometer for Packaged LEDs and Small LED Modules

The compact LEDGON 100 Goniophotometer from Instrument Systems was specially developed for analysis of the spatial radiation patterns from individual LEDs and small LED modules. The entire hemisphere can be measured in the forward direction of the LED. The angular resolution of 0.1° means that exact measurement values can be obtained for narrow-angled LEDs with excellent reproducibility. Combined with a spectroradiometer from Instrument Systems, all spectral parameters, for example color coordinates or color temperature can be measured as a function of angle...
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2011-05-04

Instrument Systems Launches Large Integrating Sphere for Testing SSL Light Sources

1.9 meter integrating sphere for measuring total radiant power and luminous flux The ISP 2000 from Instrument Systems is the latest pioneering development launched by the leading manufacturer of light measurement systems worldwide. This integrating sphere has been specifically designed with a diameter of 1.9 meters to facilitate precise measurement of total radiant power and luminous flux at lamps, luminaires and large LED modules. The ISP 2000 is the largest member of the well-established family of premium integrating spheres produced by Instrument Systems. It incorpo...
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2011-04-11

LEDinside: Exclusive Interview with Richard Distl, CEO of Instrument Systems

As the LED industry has become more mature, LED makers have been laying more emphasis on the chip quality. Due to the great amount of backlight applications in the LED industry and manufacturers’ increasing focus on the uniform light distribution, a lot of LED makers have encountered optical measuring problems. The field of LED lighting is now in dare need of better optical measuring equipment: with the increasing orders from Europe, America and Japan, clients not only focus on luminous efficacy but also stress more on the light uniformity, fidelity and color rende...
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2011-01-26

Instrument Systems receives major order from Korean company LG Innotek

Last year, Instrument Systems GmbH further reinforced its leading position in LED Test & Measurement by gaining a major order worth several million euros. The order for a large number of array spectrometers from the CAS 140CT series placed by Korean company LG Innotek has strengthened the market leadership of the manufacturer of light measurement systems based in Munich.
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2010-12-03

Instrument Systems 2010 revenues reached EUR 10.3 million

Germany LED test and measurement company Instrument Systems revenues for 2010 rose by 47.1% to EUR 10.3 million, compared with EUR 7.0 million in 2009, which was a best result since the company was founded in 1986.
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2009-12-07

Instrument Systems Releases New Calibration LED for Optical Instruments

Instrument Systems GmbH introduces its new calibration LEDs to its ACS-530 Series. The special feature of the new products is their temperature-stabilized high-power LED, according to the company. The new calibration LEDs enable customers to check their instruments easily and reliably. It also means that the photometric value can be recalibrated by customers in conformity with the CIE International Commission on Illumination.
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2009-04-10

New 1 Meter Integrating Sphere for Testing LED modules, SSL Light Sources

Instrument Systems, a leading global manufacturer of LED Test & Measurement systems has recently developed its ISP 1000 Integrating Sphere which has been specially designed with a diameter of one meter for precise measurement of the total radiant power and luminous flux of lamps. It is particularly suitable for larger and more powerful LED modules with applications in solid-state lighting.
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