Machine vision: Powerful core technology

Gardasoft LED controllers

A solution for any application

Gardasoft offers a versatile range of LED lighting controllers designed to adapt to any lighting solution. There are products from very simple single-channel controllers to highly complex multi-channel, software-configurable devices with broad feature sets and persistent function storage.


Gardasoft RC - entry level LED controller

The RC is a cost effective strobe controller with a single channel. It can be configured via Ethernet or push buttons and the patented SafeSense technology ensures very precise overdriving. This single channel controller offers all of the features of the latest controller technologies at a very competitive price.

Timing control down is to 100 us (pulse width), it also guarantees safe overdriving with the patented SafeSense Technology, reduced power loss, adaptive voltage and low heat dissipation, thanks to the patented SafePower Technology.

  • Channels: single output channel
  • Pulse width: 100 µs up to 100 ms
  • Max. output current: up to 2 A (RC120 model), continuous current up to 1.2 A (RC120 model)
  • Output voltage: 0 - 32 V
  • Power dissipation: up to 25 W
  • Power supply: 24 V +/- 10%
  • Configuration: push-button (RC100 model) or Ethernet interface (RC120 model)
  • Mechanical: pluggable screw terminal (DIN rail mount)
Gardasoft RT - programmable LED controller

The RT is a strobe controller with 2, 4 or 8 channels, with 3 interfaces and currents up to 20A - with minimal power and heat dissipation. It includes power regulation, intensity control, timing and triggering functions and utilises the patented SafeSense and SafePower technologies. This controller is available in 24 different models.

  • Channels: 2, 4 or 8 independent output channels
  • Pulse width: down to 1 µs (for the fast version)
  • Max. output current: up to 20 A, continuous current up to 3 A
  • Output voltage: 0 - 47 V
  • Power: 30 W average per channel
  • Power supply: 24 - 48 VDC
  • Configuration: push-button, RS232 or Ethernet interface
  • Mechanical: pluggable screw terminal (DIN rail mount)
  • Miscellaneous: Includes 12 V camera power with 1.4 A

The RTCC4 combines the features of the Gardasoft RT Series LED Lighting Controllers with the addition of two digital outputs for Triggering or general use. This combination provides a high level of integration in Machine Vision systems - reducing complexity, space and cost.

Gardasoft LFC 4xx/5xx - versatile programmable LED controller

The Gardasoft LFC series is available in 6 different models and features 2 or 4 channel LED controllers with standard or fast timing, high overdrive current up to 10 A or more precise current settings (1 mA) up to 2 A and 2 different interfaces.

The series enables dynamic control of most LED illuminators in modes not possible with other controllers. Signal delays, intensity and duration can be controlled, sequences can be programmed and stored to be accurately repeated when required. Most vision systems using LED illumination can be controlled much more easily this way. It also utilises the patented SafeSense technology.

  • Channels: 2 or 4 independent output channels
  • Pulse width: down to 1 µs (for the fast version)
  • Max. output current: up to 10 A, continuous current up to 2 A
  • Output voltage: 0 - 47 V
  • Power supply: 24 - 48 VDC
  • Configuration: push-button or Ethernet interface
Gardasoft LFC 8xx/16xx - LEDs bright as xenon

The Gardasoft LFC 800 is an 8- or 16-channel controller with standard or fast timing, three overdrive currents from 2A up to 20A and 2 different interfaces. It provides very fast, accurate, large-current pulses for high-end applications. New generation LEDs driven by these controllers can exceed the brightness of xenon strobes.

The series enables dynamic control of most LED illuminators in modes not possible with other controllers. Signal delays, intensity and duration can be controlled, sequences can be programmed and stored to be accurately repeated when required. Most vision systems using LED illumination can be controlled much more easily this way.

  • Channels: 8 or 16 independent output channels
  • Pulse width: down to 1 µs
  • Max. output current: up to 20 A, continuous current up to 2 A
  • Accuracy: current down to 1 mA (2 A version), 5 mA (20 A version)
  • Output voltage: 0 - 47 V
  • Software: functional storage is permanent, programming environment can be integrated into customer software
  • Power supply: 12 - 48 VDC
  • Configuration: RS-232 or Ethernet interface