Author: Jonathan Feust

What’s So Special About the Centauri Meter?

What makes the Centauri meter excel and stand above competing laser power meters? By providing exceptional added value with a wealth of advanced features for those applications where other power meters are just not up to it. Here is a rundown of just a few of those advanced and unique features which only the Centauri…

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Logging Your Laser Power Measurements on a PC With StarLab Software

Log data from multiple sensors Simultaneously record measurements from multiple laser power sensors via the StarLab software for later review and analysis, or even just for record-keeping. Time-synched measurements from multiple sensors are logged to a single log file. A timestamp is recorded in the log file for each measurement received from individual sensors. A…

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Don’t need a standalone meter? PC interfaces with the StarLab PC software

If all your laser measurement work involves a laptop or a PC, and you don’t need a standalone laser power meter, one of Ophir’s PC interfaces could be an ideal solution. These are full-fledged Laser Power and Energy measurement devices, but instead of having a separate on-board display, the StarLab PC software application becomes your…

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StarLab Functions: The Complete Guide

StarLab is Ophir’s easy-to-use, yet powerful, laser measurement software that turns a PC into a multi-channel laser power / energy display station. Introduction to Functions StarLab offers a range of options to view, analyze, and plot your laser measurements. One set of user configurable options in StarLab is called Functions, and these allow you to…

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Monitoring your laser Position and Beam Size over time in StarLab with a BeamTrack sensor

StarLab is Ophir’s easy-to-use, yet powerful, laser measurement software that turns a PC into a multi-channel laser power / energy display station. BeamTrack sensors are a unique series of Ophir thermopile sensors that can measure beam position and beam size while measuring power at the same time, all combined in one sensor. BeamTrack sensors provide…

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Quasar and Starlab Bring Wireless Laser Power Measurements to Your PC

The Quasar Bluetooth PC interface device is a small wireless power meter which attaches to Ophir power/energy sensors. Measurements are transmitted wirelessly via Bluetooth to a PC and the StarLab software. The Quasar functions as a remote laser power/energy meter allowing optimum placement of the sensor and separate optimum placement of the PC or laptop…

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StarLab PC Software Math Channels

StarLab is Ophir’s easy-to-use, yet powerful, laser measurement software that turns a PC into a multi-channel laser power / energy display station.StarLab is very modular. Use it with multiple laser power sensors to display and collect measurements from all the connected sensors simultaneously. Mathematical functions Additionally, Starlab allows the use of mathematical functions between live…

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StarLab Converts Your PC into a Multi-Channel Power Meter Workstation.

The StarLab PC application supports the simultaneous use of multiple power and energy laser measurement sensors by assigning each sensor a ‘channel’. The utilization of multiple channels in StarLab depends on the types of devices (power meters and PC interfaces) to which the sensors are attached, as well as the number of free USB ports…

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New features in StarLab 3.5

StarLab is Ophir’s easy-to-use, yet powerful, laser measurement software that turns a PC into a multi-channel laser power / energy display station. Every now and again, we come out with updated versions of the StarLab PC application, offering improvements and new features, as well as bug fixes. With the latest software version update, StarLab 3.50…

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Measure Very High Power Lasers with a Small Air-Cooled Sensor – Now Supported by Centauri

If you have any experience monitoring lasers of varying powers, you should be familiar with the basic categories of thermal sensors

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Update StarLab for New Features and Complete Compatibility

Unless you’re new to StarLab, you probably already know that we come out with a new version every couple of years.
The new version is free to download, so there’s no reason not to go ahead and download it now.
But time is money, so here are a few reasons to take two minutes and download StarLab 3.40.

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How to use Centauri Data Logging

With Centauri’s latest firmware, you can log up to 2 GB of data onboard, as well as up to 32 GB on a USB flash drive. That’s equivalent to hundreds of log files onboard alone (depending on the various log file parameters).

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