The Clover Systems QA-301 CD Analyzer is an easy to use and affordable tool for the evaluation of Compact Discs. It will test CD-DA, CD-ROM, CD-ROM XA, CD-I, CD-Recordable, and Photo-CD’s. It was developed in collaboration with a major CD manufacturer, and is designed for factory floor operation by production personnel. It compares favorably with units costing many times more.
This PC-based system measures signals relating to pit geometry and error rates, which are then displayed or printed in graphic form showing performance over the whole disc. The system produces alarms to signal bad discs, or trends of degrading performance. Alarm limits (maximum & minimum) for each parameter can be set by the user. These settings are permanently saved, and password protected.
The QA-301 uses the Philips CDM4 single-beam pickup, as used by CD-CATS and Koch analyzers, thus providing good correlation with these other test systems. We can provide comparison data on request.
The QuickScan feature provides automatic sampling of the data at user-defined intervals, allowing complete characterization of a 60-minute disc in six minutes. Complete software calibration is included.
The system includes a rack-mount industrial Pentium computer, monitor, keyboard, & mouse.