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FARO® Knowledge Base

Connection to the Laser Tracker Lost

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Overview

If you are experiencing issues connecting the FARO® VantageS or VantageLaser Tracker to a computer running measurement software or the Laser Tracker App on an Android device, use the external antenna. The FARO Vantage Laser Tracker comes with an external antenna as displayed in Figure 1, that extends the Wi-Fi range of the Tracker. Attach the antenna to the coaxial port at the back of the Vantage (Figure 2) and allow it to trail down from the Tracker as in Figure 4.

Figure 1

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Caption: External antenna

Figure 2

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Caption: Back of the tracker with the coaxial input located near the  symbol

Figure 3

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Caption: Back of the Tracker with the external coaxial cable plugged in

Figure 4

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Caption: Tracker with the antenna hanging

 

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antenna, external antenna, app, connection loss, wireless, Wifi, Wi-Fi