Getting Started

What is the Gain slider for and how do I use it?
The Gain slider adjusts the sensitivity of the camera’s sensor. By increasing the gain, you will brighten your image, but you will introduce more noise and ...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 2:39 PM
There is no picture on the computer screen with the camera connected and the Acquisition Software open. What could be wrong?
Check things in this order: Make sure that the lens cover is removed (OK we'll give you this one, but we had to mention it!) Adjust the apertur...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 2:57 PM
What is the Brightness slider for and how do I use it?
The Brightness slider adjusts the brightness of the image by changing the exposure time of the image. The larger the brightness level the longer the exposur...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 2:22 PM
My camera (hardware) isn't recognized or I get strange behavior in the software the first time the program runs. What could be wrong?
There are several prerequisite software packages installed with the Iris M software. Some configure the camera, some the video display. In some cases, your ...
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 at 9:01 AM
What is the Aperture ring and how do I use it?
The aperture ring is a collar on the camera that can be rotated to increase or decrease the aperture. The effect is letting more or less light in, respectiv...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 2:56 PM
Can I draw multiple ROIs on a single video?
The short answer is, Yes. But, the details of the update to this feature can be found here: What is the difference between Standard Mode and Accumulate...
Fri, 3 Nov, 2017 at 2:49 PM
Can I change the amplitude units and modes on my Time Waveform and Spectrum displays?
Yes. While viewing either a Time Waveform or Spectrum display, right click in the plot area. From the new pop-up menu, select "Setup Options". The...
Thu, 14 Sep, 2017 at 4:29 PM
How can I change my amplitude units between Imperial and Metric?
You will find this selection behind the "Application Settings" gear in the upper right-hand corner of the Motion Application software. Simply open...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 10:01 AM
How can I convert my frequency units between Hz and CPM?
You will find this selection behind the "Application Settings" gear in the upper right-hand corner of the Motion Application software. Simply open...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 10:08 AM
How many ways are there to change the scale on a plot?
You can use "Shift+click and drag" to zoom into a specific window or location You can use the +/- keys on your keyboard to zoom in around the ce...
Mon, 6 Apr, 2020 at 2:30 PM