PLC Calibration Laboratory

Started in 2003, PLC Electronic Solutions is a Vancouver, Canada based wireless/avionics test equipment calibration laboratory and robotics systems manufacturer.

The Calibration Laboratory

The calibration laboratory of PLC Electronic Solutions, specializes in calibrating and repairing test equipment that is manufactured by Aeroflex, HP Agilent, Anritsu, Kaelus, Tektronix, Fluke, Rohde & Schwarz and other top brands.

Our lab technicians have the ability to service many types of instruments that are no longer supported by the original manufacturers, thereby providing customers with a valuable resource for repairs on legacy equipment for which service manuals and schematics are no longer available.   Learn more about our services

ISO 17025 Accredited

The calibration laboratory is ISO -17025 Accredited, allowing many suppliers to have their equipment tested through the laboratory at PLC Electronic Solutions. ISO/IEC 17025 is the standard for which most labs must hold accreditation in order to be deemed technically competent (ISO/IEC 17025 Wikipedia). This accreditation provides customers with the formal assurance that the calibration laboratory has been evaluated by an internationally recognized third party and that the Quality Management System in use and the technical competence of the technicians, have met the stringent requirements of the accreditation body.  More on our ISO 17025 Accreditation

Over 60 years of experience

With over 60 years of in-house engineering, service and repair experience, PLC Electronic Solutions specializes in complex circuit board level repair services for most types of avionics, electrical, RF microwave and radar test equipment, up to 50 GHz. Technical expertise encompasses RF and microwave test equipment such as signal generators, PIM testers, spectrum analyzers, communication test sets and vector network analyzers. With one of the largest parts inventories in North America of Aeroflex IFR, HP Agilent, Fluke, TIC, Tektronix and parts from other manufacturers of test equipment, repairs can be expedited to minimize downtime of the customer’s critical test equipment.

Robotics

The robotics engineering and manufacturing division supplies robotic equipment and related support services to clients worldwide for the motion picture industry.

PLC Robotics specializes in engineering, manufacturing and integration of long-range wireless systems for video and control data transmission, motion capture systems via laser triangulation and on board precision navigation equipment and camera control systems for unmanned aerial vehicles.

Through its various agents and distributors around the globe, PLC has manufactured and supplied equipment and services to over 500 film productions and feature films, include: Batman: The Dark Knight, Spiderman3, X-Men 3, Night at the Museum, X-Files, James Bond series, Harry Potter, Farewell Atlantis: 2012.

Internationally, PLC services and supports net cam systems for the NHL, remote cameras for Formula 1 racing, wireless camera tracking systems for the CFL and wireless systems for robotic camera platforms that were used on cable rigs for the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

For more information on PLC Robotics