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Dot Plate Template and Compensation Instructions for the Cobalt 3D Imager

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Quick Steps

  1. Click a link to download the compensation dot plate template for the camera lens size that is currently installed on your FARO® Cobalt 3D Imager.
    Date Supported Hardware Download
    23 Jun 2016 5 MP and 9 MP Cobalt, using the 500 FOV lenses E-ACC-08471-000 - 500 FOV Dot Plate Template.tif
    23 Jun 2016 5 MP and 9 MP Cobalt, using the 250 FOV lenses E-ACC-08243-000 - 250 FOV Dot Plate Template.tif
  2. Print the template without any margins or scaling on 11 x 17 inch paper. 

Overview

You need a dot plate template when you preform a compensation to optimize the performance for your Cobalt. 

CobaltCompensationTemplate.PNG

Performing a compensation makes adjustments for changing conditions in your work environment that may affect your Cobalt. Always perform a compensation when you change camera lenses or if you get a camera temperature warning. Otherwise, the frequency for performing compensation is based on your own production guidelines and standards.

For details about how to perform a compensation, download the Cobalt User Manual and search type compensation into the search field to find step-by-step instructions. 

See Also

Keywords:

calibration, certification, stencil, accuracy, tolerance, when should I perform a compensation, how often should I perform a compensation, best practices for the cobalt