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Machine Vision Stroboscope
Nova-Strobe bax and bbx Stroboscopes

The Nova-Strobe series represents the latest in portable stroboscope technology. Both the bax and bbx are simple to operate, just point and shoot. Lightweight and bright with flash rates to 10,000 flashes per minute (FPM) these strobes are comfortable to hold and will operate continuously with no danger of overheating.

The bbx battery operated stroboscope weighs only 1.9 lbs. (0.86kg) and will run continuously for 2 hours on a single charge. A slow charger is included. Re-charge time is 14 hours.

The bax stroboscope is AC mains powered (115 or 230 Vac) and weighs only 1.5 lbs. (0.68 kg). A large digital LCD is easy to adjust and read. The flash rate adjustment is quickly made with the tactile tuning knob.


All New Nova-Strobe BAX and BBX provide a low-cost digial display stroboscope.

  • Cost effective
  • Powerful light output (20% brighter than competitive models!)
  • Lightweight for easy handling
  • Electronic switching provides continuous cool operation
  • Tripod mounting bushing in handle
  • Internal Rechargeable NiMH batteries or AC powered




    Nova-Strobe BBX Basic, Battery
    Nova-Strobe BAX Basic, AC Power
    Range Flashes/Minute
    30-10,000 FPM / RPM
    30-10,000 FPM / RPM
    Digital LCD
    Digital LCD
    0.002% of setting or +/- 1 lsd /0.01 FPM
    0.002% of setting or +/- 1 lsd /0.01 FPM
    Flash Energy/Duration
    230 mJoule up to 3450 FPM / 8-20 usec
    230 mJoule up to 3450 FPM / 8-20 usec 
    Average Power-Watts
    >13W above 3450 FPM
    >13W above 3450 FPM
    Flash Tube & Life (typical)
    High Power Xenon - 100 million flashes typical
    High Power Xenon - 100 million flashes typical
    Operating Time (charged batteries)
    2 hours typical @ 1800 FPM
    2 hours typical @ 1800 FPM
    Size (L x W x H)
    Body: 9" x 3.66" x 3.56" (229 x 93 x 90 mm); Reflector Housing: 4.8" (122 mm) diameter; Handle: 4.25" (108 mm) long
    Internal NiMH rechargeable batteries
    115 Vac, 50-400 Hz or 220-240 Vac, 50-400 Hz
    1.9 Lbs. (0.86 kg)
    1.5 Lbs. (0.68 kg)

    Accessories Available for Nova-Strobe bax and bbx Stroboscopes

    Please call 414-218.8088 to order accessories listed below.

    Item No.
    Spare Lamp
    Plastic Latching Carrying Case
    Splashproof Protective Cover for battery model Stroboscopes
    X Universal Recharger, 115/230 Vac with USA, U.K., AUS, Euro Adapter Plugs
    CAL - N.I.S.T.
    N.I.S.T. Traceable Certificate of Calibration
    Internal Battery Pack
    Rechargeable NiMH Battery Pack for BBX, DBX, PBX models

    Ordering Information

    Please call 414-218.8088 to place an order

    Item No. Model Description Price
    6206-010 Nova-Strobe BAX 115 Basic 115 Vac Powered Strobe $299.00
    6206-011 Nova-Strobe BAX Kit 115 Same as BA115 with Spare Lamp & Latching Carrying Case $422.00
    6206-012 Nova-Strobe BAX 230 Basic 230 Vac Powered Strobe $329.00
    6206-013 Nova-Strobe BAX Kit 230 Same as BA230 with Spare Lamp & Latching Carrying Case $452.00
    6207-012 Nova-Strobe BBX 115/230 Basic Battery Powered Strobe with PSC-2U (115/230Vac) Recharger $415.00
    6207-013 Nova-Strobe BBX Kit 115/230 Same as BBX 115/230 with Spare Lamp & Latching Carrying Case $538.00

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