Steinbichler Optotechnik GmbH has unveiled the 5-megapixel Comet L3D 5M sensor. The company says that, in comparison with the basic model, Comet L3D, the 5M offers improved camera resolution for a higher level of surface detail. Even highly structured components can be captured in great detail. Maximum measuring field size is 500 mm. The sensor has a newly developed pulsed operation adapted to the LED, which provides for higher light intensity. The Comet L3D 5M opens up a new dimension of efficient 3-D data acquisition with its innovative LED lighting technology. The portable device represents an entry-level solution for operators who would like to use the wide range of optic measuring technologies. It also is suitable for use in challenging applications, such as quality control.