The Sherlock 300I Inline from Manncorp is an Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) Machine that inspects components and solder joints on SMT, through-hole and mixed-technology boards. It supports PCB sizes from 50 x 50 mm to 330 x 250 mm covering components down to 0201 size (01005 optional). This AOI machine has a 2.2-megapixel color camera with a 2/3" CMOS sensor that can be moved using a bi-axial (X-Y) belt-driven motion control. This camera uses Camera Link for high-speed data transmission and has a telecentric lens. It has a resolution of 20 µm (standard lens) & 14 µm (high-magnification lens) with a depth of field of 10 mm (standard lens) & 6 mm (high-magnification lens) and field of view of 41 mm x 22 mm (standard lens) & 29 mm x 15 mm (high-magnification lens). This AOI machine has a scanning speed of 50 cm2/sec and can be controlled via a Core 4 Xeon computer with 4 GB RAM.
The Sherlock 300I Inline can detect defects including, solder joint defects, presence of solder, insufficient solder, excessive solder, opens, cold solder, solder balling, bridging, poor soldering, lifting, fillet coverage (THT), wetting (THT), partial and full lack of solder (THT), blowholes (THT), component defects, missing or extra components, wrong components, shifting, tombstones, reverse polarity, damaged parts, bent IC leads, pin presence (THT )and bent pins (THT). It requires an AC supply of 100-230 V and is available in a package that measures 620 x 758 x 1294 mm.