Optiv Reference

Optiv ReferenceThe Reference is our most accurate vision measurement machine. Constructed with precision air bearings on all axes, our stiffest granite frame, active pneumatic vibration damping, fixed optics and the highest quality components available, measurement accuracies are possible in the sub-micron range with resolutions in the nanometer range. The Reference is compatible with a complete range of sensors and options, and each model comes with Hexagon's exclusive Dual-Z axis design to increase the speed and flexibility of your inspection routines. When accuracy is of paramount importance, the Reference provides the highest levels of 3D accuracy without sacrificing flexibility. 

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Standard Package


  • OPTIV Reference Base Machine
  • OPTIV Reference Base Frame
  • DC servo motors, power transmission via backlash free circulating ball screws
  • Heidenhain 0.05um scales (STANDARD)


  • High Resolution camera
  • Fixed optics
  • 10x lens attachment


  • Top Light, coaxial HALOGEN
  • Backlight, LED
  • Ring Light, 6-segment LED

Calibration Standards

  • Calibration standard for zoom lens calibration with manufacturer calibration certificate

Computer & Software System

  • CPU, Dell Desktop
  • Monitor, 21" LCD
  • Video Card
  • Software, Multi-Sensor measurement software PC-DMIS PRO Vision® DCC
  • Computer Table/Workstation

Service & Support

  • Factory Installation
  • Factory Onsite Performance Verification with ISO 17025 accreditation
  • Online Help Files, PC-DMIS
  • System User’s Manual on a CD
  • PC DMIS PRO Vision® Training at HMI
  • System Warranty with Telephone Applications Support, 1 Year(s)
  • Software Warranty with all software updates and revisions, 1 Year(s)



  • Front lens attachments
  • CNC motorized zoom optics
  • 2-step fixed zoom


  • Touch probes (TesaStar-mp, TP20, TP200 with fixed or motorized head)
  • Scanning probes (LSP-X1 with fixed or motorized head)
  • Chromatic white light sensor
  • Through-the-lens laser

Machine Options

  • Dual Z-axis
  • Pneumatic vibration damping system

Probing Accessories

  • Tool racks
  • Spare stylus modules
  • Styli kits
  • Fixturing kits

Motorized Rotary Stages

  • Mechanical bearing rotary table
  • Air bearing rotary table
  • Mechanical bearing rotary swivels
  • Air bearing rotary swivels

Software Options

  • PC-DMIS CAD Vision
  • PC-DMIS CAD++ Vision
  • PC-DMIS CAD Vision offline
  • PC-DMIS CAD++ Vision offline
  • PC-DMIS Single Touch Interface+
  • DataPage+ Real Time Statistical Software (other software packages supported)
  • DataView+ Graphical SPC Reporting Tool

Direct CAD Interface

  • ACIS
  • CATIA (v4 and V5)
  • Pro Engineer
  • Solidworks
  • Unigraphics
  • AIMS

Direct CAD Translators

  • CATIA (v4 and v5)
  • Pro Engineer
  • Unigraphics
  • Parasolid

Technical Information

Design Environment

  • Nominal Temperature 20 °C (68 °F)
  • Allowable Temperature Range: 18 - 22 °C (64 - 72 °F)

Performance Data


Overall Dimensions

(w x l x h)

Distributed Work Piece Weight (kg) System Weight (kg)
Reference 2z543 1480mm 1525mm 1892mm 50/150 2080
Reference 2z763 1850mm 1805mm 1892mm 50/150 2600
Reference 2z10103 1983mm 2575mm 2234mm 50/300 6690
  • In general, Hexagon Metrology tests and evaluates Optiv products using international standard, ISO 10360-2.
  • Click on the inquiry tab to request performance information on the Optiv Reference.


Optiv Reference 543

  • 530 x 400 x 300 mm

Optiv Reference 2z763

  • 730 x 600 x 300 mm

Optiv Reference 2z10103

  • 1050 x 1000 x 300 mm


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