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FaroArm/ScanArm

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FARO® Knowledge Base

8-Axis Compatibility with the Edge FaroArm and ScanArm

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Overview

Faster and more efficient 3D measurement is now available with the new FARO® 8-Axis – a seamless integration of your existing Edge FaroArm®/ScanArm® with an eighth-axis part rotation axis – enabling uninterrupted data capture via real-time rotation of what’s being measured/scanned.

Adding the 8-Axis to your existing FaroArm eliminates difficulty reaching around an object or stopping your measurement process to relocate the Arm, allowing for:

  • Faster data collection
  • Extended measurement volume
  • Ultimate ergonomics and ease-of-use
  • Reduced damage-risk to delicate objects

Available Kits

For existing Edge FaroArm and ScanArm users, FARO offers two 8-Axis kits. Contact your FARO sales representative for more information and pricing.

FARO Edge 8-Axis Kit  (p/n 900-000025-001)

Contents:

  • 8-Axis unit w/250mm plate (optional 500mm plate available)
  • Mounting ring and hardware
  • Interface cable
  • Shipping case
  • Custom Edge 8-Axis upgrade software (provided by FARO, specific to each arm serial number)

Also requires firmware version 711.18 or greater, downloadable here.

FARO Edge Upgrade Kit  (p/n 810-000087-000)

For customers who already own a Quantum 8-Axis unit, this upgrade kit will allow the use of the 8-Axis with the Edge FaroArm/ScanArm.

Note: Quantum 8-Axis units cannot be used with the Edge FaroArm/ScanArm without purchase of this upgrade kit.

Contents:

  • Edge extension cable
  • Custom Edge 8-Axis upgrade software (provided by FARO, specific to each arm serial number)

Also requires firmware version 711.18 or greater, downloadable here.