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3D Laser Scanner

Focus3D X

Focus3D X HDR

FARO® Knowledge Base

Firmware and Installation Instructions for the Focus3D X 30/130/330

Focus3D X 30/130/330 Series Icon

Installation

The latest version of the FARO® Laser Scanner Focus3D X30/130/330 and FARO® Laser Scanner Focus3D X130/330 HDR firmware is Rev. 5.5.9.1059, released 01 Oct 2018.

WARNING: Downloading firmware from a source other than explicitly provided by FARO may void your warranty and cause damage to your scanner.

  1. Click here to download the firmware and write down the number that appears after Rev in the .zip file name (x.x.x.xxxxx).
  2. Unzip the file to your desktop. The .zip file contains two files.
    1_firmware.LsSetup
    2_firmware.LsSetup
  3. Ensure that your scanner is fully charged and plugged in. Take the SD card out of the scanner and put it into your computer.

Transfer 1_firmware.LsSetup From the Computer to the Scanner

  1. Open the SD card. At the top level, there are at least two folders: Preview and Scans. If there is an Updates folder, delete it. Make sure that you do not use the existing Updates folder.
  2. Create a new Updates folder at the top level. Make sure you capitalize the U.
  3. Copy the 1_firmware.LsSetup file into the new Updates folder and rename the file to firmware.LsSetup.
  4. Remove the SD card, and put it into the scanner.
  5. On the scanner, go to Manage > Service > Firmware Update and press the Update button. 
  6. After the scanner reboots, take SD card out of the scanner and put it back into your computer.

Transfer 2_firmware.LsSetup From the Computer to the Scanner

  1. Open the SD card. Delete the Updates folder from the SD card. Make sure that you do not use the existing Updates folder
  2. Create a new Updates folder at the top level. Make sure you capitalize the U.
  3. Copy 2_firmware.LsSetup into the new Updates folder and rename it to firmware.LsSetup.
  4. Remove the SD card from your computer, and put the SD card into the scanner.
  5. On the scanner, go to Manage > Service > Firmware Update and press the Update button. The update runs, completing in about 45 minutes. When it is finished, the scanner reboots.

Release Notes

Click here to download the latest release notes and get details about what has changed.

Who Needs This Upgrade

If your scanner was serviced by FARO after 01 Oct 2018, the latest firmware was loaded by the service technician. You can check the firmware version number to be sure you have the latest.

  1. On the Scanner, go to Manage > General Settings > Scanner Details.
  2. If the firmware version number is Rev. 5.5.9.1059, you have the latest firmware and no further action is necessary.
    If you have an earlier version, upgrade the firmware as instructed in this article.

Confirm Results

Check that the correct revision number appears.

  1. Go to Manage > General Settings > Scanner Details.
  2. Check that the Firmware Revision matches the number you wrote down above.