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FARO® Knowledge Base

Configuring stress-stops and stress-stop warnings on the USB FaroArm

Please note:

This solution is only valid for USB driver older than 5.7.6.3.

5.7.6.3 removed the ability to change the stress stop settings manaully.

If you have enabled the stress-stops on your USB FaroArm and you see a constant stress-stop warning on screen, please go into Devices > Hardware Config and make sure that the stress stops are set to a maximum of .182. This is the maximum setting for the USB series. If it is .182, lower it a to sensitivity of of .162. Check if it helps. If it does not, lower it by increments of 0.10 until it resolves the issue. If it ever gets to the point that you have to keep lowering it to point you have to almost turn it off (~.92), then we may want to bring the arm in for evaluation as the sensor may not be working properly.

Keywords:

stress, stress stop, warning, warnings