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  • Page 1 AutoCube 8200 User Guide User Guide...
  • Page 2 Disclaimer Honeywell International Inc. (“HII”) reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior notice, and the reader should in all cases consult HII to determine whether any such changes have been made. The information in this publication does not represent a commitment on the part of HII.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Product Service and Repair ....................v Limited Warranty ........................v Send Feedback ..........................v Chapter 1 - Getting Started................1 What is AutoCube 8200?......................1 Out of the Box ..........................1 Unpacking the Box Contents..................... 1 About this Guide ..........................2 Additional Documentation....................2 Software .............................
  • Page 4 Chapter 4 - Maintenance & Troubleshooting ........... 27 Clean the Camera Lenses ......................27 Troubleshooting ...........................27 Camera Calibration........................28 What You Need ........................28 Prepare the Camera and PC....................28 Prepare the Calibration Board ..................28 Calibrate the Camera......................29 Reposition the Camera .......................31 AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 5 Appendix A - Technical Specifications............33 AutoCube 8200 Technical Specifications ................33 Label Placement...........................35 Laser Safety ..........................35 AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 6 AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 7: Customer Support

    For our latest contact information, see www.honeywellaidc.com/locations. Product Service and Repair Honeywell International Inc. provides service for all of its products through service centers throughout the world. To obtain warranty or non-warranty service, you must first obtain a Return Material Authorization number (RMA #), then return the product to Honeywell (postage paid) with a copy of the dated purchase record.
  • Page 8 AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 9: Chapter 1 - Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED What is AutoCube 8200? AutoCube 8200 is a high performance fixed dimensioning system that uses 3D depth sensing technology to measure objects. The dimensioning system consists of the AutoCube camera mounted on a stand and connected to a host computing system through a USB interface.
  • Page 10: About This Guide

    This guide is intended to supplement the following documents available at www.honeywellaidc.com: • AutoCube 8200 Quick Start Guide • AutoCube 8200 SDK and API Software The AutoCube software is available at hsmftp.honeywell.com. See Software Installation on page 13 for details on downloading and installing. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 11: Chapter 2 - Assembly And Installation

    Drill with a Ø12.5 mm drill bit • Measuring tape • Allen wrench, 3 mm and 5 mm • Adjustable Wrench • Hole saw Ø32 mm (optional) • Pliers (if cables exit side of stand) • Phillips screw driver (optional) AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 12: Hardware Overview

    Screws used to adjust stand height (x4) Display holder (optional) Stand cover Mounting screws (x4) Leveling screws (x4) Stand base Stand clamp USB cable(s) to PC Note: The optional display can be mounted on any side of the pole. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 13: Installation Overview

    4.3 ft Note: If you are not using the pole, the camera height (H), measured from the front center of the camera, should be ≈1.5 m / ≈5 ft or ≈1.8 m / ≈ 6 ft. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 14: Prepare The Mounting Surface

    3. Tighten screws on each side of the pole to secure the pole. 4. Pull the camera cable out of the bottom of the pole until approximately 25 cm (10 in) remain exposed at the top of the pole so it can be attached to the camera later. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 15: Route The Cables

    By default the cables are routed out of the bottom of the stand. To route the cables out of the side: 1. Pull up the stand cover - some resistance is normal. 2. Pull the cables up and through the side exit on the pole. Cable exit AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 16: Install The Autocube Camera

    1. Angle the clamp on the top of the pole perpendicular to the pole. Turn the knob to loosen the clamp. 2. Insert the ball of the camera into the clamp. Make sure the Honeywell logo on the front is right side up. Adjust the camera to the correct angle (A) from the...
  • Page 17: Install The Display (optional)

    If using a display, the holder is pre-mounted on the pole. However, you can move the display holder to any side of the pole if necessary. Note: Depending on your system, the driver for the display may need to be installed from the CD provided with it. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 18: Autocube 8200 User Guide

    5. Adjust the position of the display by loosening the clamp with the knob. Set in position and tighten the clamp. Remove the knob, conserving it for future use. 6. Fill remaining holes on the pole with the cap plugs (provided). Use cap plugs to fill remaining holes on pole AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 19: Connect To The Host

    3. Carefully remove protective foam from the camera. If using a display, it is detected by Windows as a second monitor. Set this monitor as an extension of Windows desktop in Control Panel, Display, Change display settings. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
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  • Page 21: Chapter 3 - Software Installation And Operation

    2. Create an account if you have not already created one. If you have an account sign in or click on Go to Site to sign in. 3. Install the Honeywell Download Manager tool before downloading the software. 4. Locate the AutoCube software in the directory (Software/Dimensioning/ AutoCube).
  • Page 22: Set Measurement Area

    1. Click on the image to select the area. If you are using a scale or other type of platform, place it in the image and click on it. Select Measurement Area: Counter Top Select Measurement Area: Scale AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 23 2. Wait a few seconds then a green area appears showing the area selected. Click accept to continue or clear to start over again. Measurement Area Set: Counter Top Measurement Area Set: Scale AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
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  • Page 25: Operation

    To navigate in the AutoCube software, use the menus on the top of the application: • Measure • • Settings • About Measure Depending on how your application is setup, AutoCube can operate in two modes: • Manual Mode • Automatic Mode AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 26: Manual Mode

    Manual Mode Place the package in the measurement area: Click on the Measure button to measure it. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 27: Automatic Mode

    The information in the measurement panel varies depending on how the software is set up. Volume and Dimensional Weight are optional and selected in the settings (see Dimension Display on page 22). Note: Volume and Dimensional Weight outputs are for information only and are not certified measurements. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 28: Recommendations

    Cubes with an uneven top, sloped top, uneven side Note: Tubes (cylinders and prisms) should not be oriented vertically. • Stacked packages will be measured as one object. • Can be used in typical office lighting (200 - 9000 lux), avoid direct sunlight. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 29: Log

    The settings menu is only accessible by signing in with the User ID and Password created when the software was launched the first time. Note: If you lose or forget your password, you must uninstall and reinstall the AutoCube software to be able to reset the User ID and Password. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 30: Measurement Mode

    On this screen you can select additional information that will be displayed in the measurement panel when measuring an object. Note: Volume and Dimensional Weight outputs are for information only and are not certified measurements. Note: Click on the question mark for an explanation of Dimensional Weight Factor. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 31: Unit Of Measurement

    You also have the option to save the original image (without the wire frame), in addition to the image with measurements. This image will be saved in the same location as the image with measurements. See Log Settings & Image Location page 24 to set storage location. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 32: Log Settings & Image Location

    Select the number of log records to store and image storage location. The required minimum of log records is 1000. Note: An increased number of logs saved will increase the amount on space used on the hard drive. Support Contact Information Record support contact information here for easy access. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 33: Change Password

    Note: If you lose or forget your password, you must uninstall and reinstall the AutoCube software to be able to reset the User ID and Password. About The about screen shows information specific to your device. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 34: Custom Applications

    AutoCube SDK and API. When using a custom application with the AutoCube appli- cation, you will be able to export the AutoCube application information to the cus- tom application using the Export button. For more information go to www.honeywellaidc.com for the AutoCube SDK docu- mentation. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 35: Chapter 4 - Maintenance & Troubleshooting

    Object is transparent • Ground plane surface is too reflective or transparent. Cannot set measurement area • Ground place surface is not flat enough. • Loss of calibration. To calibrate, see Camera Calibration on page 28. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 36: Camera Calibration

    1. Print the calibration PDF document on A4 or Letter size white paper (Start menu, AutoCube App, Calibration, Calibration board.PDF). Note: Be sure the circles are dark gray but not black. The document should have good contrast. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 37: Calibrate The Camera

    The circles don’t have to be lined up perfectly. You will need to move forward or backwards to find the right position. When the circles are aligned the circles on the screen turn green. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 38 Note: If you are not in the right position, the tool will indicate what to do. 4. Keep matching the calibration board with the pattern on the screen until the progression bar on the bottom of the screen reaches 100%. This takes approximately 5 minutes. 5. When complete, the video stops. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 39: Reposition The Camera

    After the calibration is complete, be sure to reposition the camera as it was before the calibration process. For camera angle references, see Dimensions on page 5. AutoCube is again ready for use. Launch the AutoCube application and follow the instructions to Set Measurement Area on page 14. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
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  • Page 41: Autocube 8200 Technical Specifications

    APPENDIX TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AutoCube 8200 Technical Specifications Physical Specifications Description Specification Physical Dimensions Camera L33 x W6.3 x H9.7 cm (L13 x W2.5 x H3.8 inches) Weight (camera only) 900g / 2 lbs Pole Height 1.6 m to 1.9 m (5.25 ft to 6.25 ft)
  • Page 42 Operating Temperature -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F) -10°C to 40°C (14°F to 104°F) Storage Temperature Relative Humidity 0 to 95% relative humidity, non- condensing Vibration Mil-STD-8910G Method 514.6 Annex C, Category 4 IP rating IP54 AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
  • Page 43: Label Placement

    Serial number label Certification label (8200-1) VOID if removed! Laser Safety Class 1 laser product. Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.1 except for devia- tions pursuant to Laser Notice No 50 dated June 24, 2007. AutoCube 8200 User Guide...
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  • Page 46 Honeywell 9680 Old Bailes Road Fort Mill, SC 29707 www.honeywellaidc.com ™ AutoCube 8200 User Guide Rev B 4/17...

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