The FARO Laser Tracker and TrackArm are precision measurement tools. To get optimal measurement accuracy, follow these guidelines.
- Refer to the Tracker User Manual, Understanding Measurement Accuracy section. This section includes information about the conditions that affect measurement accuracy, Tracker features for controlling accuracy, and tips for working with them. Find a link for your version of the Tracker User Manual in the See Also section of this article, download the manual, and search the manual PDF file for measurement accuracy.
- Download one of these technical papers to familiarize yourself with the Tracker accuracy calculations.
- Always apply best practices with working with your Tracker. Click here to view the best practices article.
- Always use the latest Tracker firmware. Firmware contains upgrades and bug fixes that may affect the accuracy of your measurements. Find links to the firmware in the See Also section of this article.
- If you are using a FARO TrackArm, consider these guidelines.
- Click here for accuracy guidelines and refer to the FaroArm User Manual, Accuracy section for compensation and calibration information. Find a link for your version of the FaroArm User Manual in the See Also section of this article, download the manual, and search the manual PDF file for accuracy.
- Always use the latest FaroArm firmware (if applicable), and if appropriate, use the latest FaroArm driver. The firmware and driver contain upgrades and bug fixes that may affect the accuracy of your measurements. Find links to the firmware and driver in the See Also section of this article.
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