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3D Laser Scanner

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Transportation and Storage Recommendations for the Focus3D Laser Scanner and Battery

Transport

When carrying the Focus3D, take care not to drop it. Strong impact may damage the Focus3D and render it incapable of proper operation. Carry the Focus3D separately from its equipment or - for best protection - use the original transport case.

When shipping and transporting the Focus3D by rail, sea, air, or in a road vehicle, make sure to use its original transport case and a suitable outer cardboard box for best protection against shock and vibration.

The FARO PowerBlock batteries are Li-Ion batteries and are thus classified as "dangerous goods".  When transporting or shipping the Power Block batteries, please ensure that you observe the applicable and international rules and regulations. For further information, please contact your local forwarder before transportation or shipping.

For Li-Ion batteries with less than 100 Wh energy content, an exemption is provided that allows you to carry such a battery without further paperwork. The maximum Li-Ion battery energy a single person may carry is 200 Wh.

NOTE: Please make sure that the total energy content of all Li-Ion batteries that you (as a single person) carry is less than 200 Wh and that no single battery has more than 100 Wh energy content.

NOTE: The Focus3D must be turned off during transportation or shipping in a transport case. Please remove the battery from the Focus3D before shipping.
 

Storage

Prior to storing the Focus3D for a longer time, remove the battery. Pack the scanner and the battery in its shipping case to protect it from environmental hazards, dust, and dirt. Store all components in an environment where the humidity level is low, the temperature is relatively stable, and where they will not be subject to extreme temperatures, environmental conditions, or heavy vibrations.

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