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2D Hand Held Scanner

ScanPlan

FARO® Knowledge Base

Using ScanAssist

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Overview

ScanAssist automatically calculates the best positions to place a laser scanner based on a recorded 2D map. ScanAssist provides an overview of the situation, including the size of the building (how many square feet) and the needed number and position of single scans for a complete coverage of the existing situation. 

Before You Begin

Firmware

Before beginning, make sure your ScanPlan and laser scanner have the latest firmware installed. 

  1. From the Home screen click Manage.
  2. Click General Settings.
  3. Click Scanner Details. This page will display the installed firmware version.
  4. To upgrade, read Manually Updating the ScanPlan Firmware.

Configure the WLAN

  1. From the Home screen click Manage.
  2. Toggle the Remote Access to Scans button to On.
  3. Tap WLAN.
  4. Toggle the WLAN Status to Off.
  5. Tap Mode.
  6. Click WLAN, and tap < to return to the previous page.
  7. Tap Network Name.
  8. Choose the ScanPlan from the list of available networks.
    Note: The ScanPlan must be powered on to appear in the list. It will begin with SP. Press refresh if the ScanPlan is not immediately visible.
  9. Enter the encryption key 0123456789.
  10. Toggle the WLAN Status to the On position.

Using ScanAssist

  1. When you have finished mapping a desired location, click the ScanAssist icon.
  2. Tap Generate a Set of Positions in the ScanAssist menu.
  3. Click Next, and then choose your FARO scanner model. Click Next again.
  4. Set the desired Point Distance, and click Next.
  5. Set the scan resolution, and tap Next.
  6. Choose your quality setting, and click Next.
  7. Choose your color settings, and click Next to begin calculating scan positions.
  8. Review the ScanAssist summary, and press DONE to continue or BACK to revise your desired settings.

Deleting/Adding Scan Positions

Deleting a Scan Point

  1. Tap the Scan Point icon.
  2. Click the Delete icon.
  3. Click OK to remove the point.

Adding a Point

  1. Move to the desired location.
  2. Press the ScanAssist icon.
  3. Tap Add a Position.

Triggering a Scan

  1. Move your ScanPlan close to a recommended location.
    Note: The icon will turn red when the ScanPlan is in the right spot.
  2. Place the laser scanner in the same position.
  3. Press the TRIGGER SCAN button.
  4. Press CONFIRM to confirm the object position.
  5. Press CONFIRM to trigger the scan.
  6. Scan locations will turn blue if a scan has been completed.

 

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