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  • n  scientific instrument that provides a flashing light synchronized with the periodic movement of an object; can make moving object appear stationary

  • The Young, Loomis Schuck stroboscope, which sits on a table, blinks and flickers when anybody sings out of tune in its presence, makes caterwauling detectible even to the deaf.
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  • LED Stroboscope offers adjustment, sychronization options.
    Facilitating defect inspections and preventative maintenance, DT-361 can flash its LED lights in synchronous frequency into operating machinery to create illusion of viewing slow or frozen images. Keypad and rate adjustment dial facilitate changing of flash rate to coincide with process speed. Supplied in IP65-rated aluminum housing, stroboscope offers phase shift function (degrees of delay time ...
    Dec. 4, 2013 - ThomasNet

  • Jonathan Miller in Wall Street Journal
    But photography doesn't catch up with these devices like Plateau's, or the stroboscope or the zoetrope, for some time,Sir Jonathan explains, "for the rather interesting reason that the exposures then required were so long that by the time...

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