FARO Focus

The FocusS Series consists of three laser scanners with different ranges: FocusS 350 for long-range measurements up to 350m, FocusS 150 for mid-range measurements up to 150m and the newest member FocusS 70, perfectly suitable for short-term measurements up to 70m.

FOCUSS 350

The FARO FocusS 350 is scanner specially designed for outdoor applications due to its small size, extra light weight and extended scanning range. The FocusS 350 provides scanning results even in challenging environments, narrow job-sites, dusty or humid areas, in rain or direct sunlight applications. An on-site compensation tool allows data quality optimization on-site. Integrated GPS & GLONASS receiver enable easy positioning. HDR imaging and HD photo resolution ensure true-to-detail scan results with high data quality.

  • Distance accuracy up to ±1mm
  • Range from 0.6m up to 350m
  • IP Class 54
  • On-Site Compensation
  • Accessory Bay
  • HD photo overlay up to 165 megapixel color

Ranging unit:

  • Ambiguity Interval: 614m for 122 to 488kpts/s, 307m for 976 kpts/s
Reflectivity 90% (white) 10% (dark-gray) 2% (black)
Range1 0.6-350m 0.6-150m 0.6-50m

Ranging noise2 at 10m at 10m - noise reduction3 at 25m at 25m - noise reduction3
90% reflectivity 0.3 mm 0.15 mm 0.3 mm 0.15 mm
10% reflectivity 0.4 mm 0.2 mm 0.5 mm 0.25 mm
2% reflectivity 1.3 mm 0.65 mm 2.0 mm 1.0 mm

Accuracy:

  • Measurement Speed (pts/sec): 122,000 / 244,000 / 488,000 / 976,000
  • Ranging Error4: ±1mm
  • Angular Accuracy5: 19 arcsec for vertical/horizontal angles
  • 3D Position Accuracy: 10m :2mm / 25m :3.5mm

Color Unit:

  • Resolution: Up to 165 megapixel color
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR): Exposure bracketing 2x, 3x, 5x
  • Parallax: Minimized due to co-axial design

Deflection Unit:

  • Field of View (Vertical7/Horizontal): 300° / 360°
  • StepSize (Vertical/Horizontal): 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°) / 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°)
  • Max. Vertical Scan Speed: 97Hz

Laser (Optical Transmitter):

  • Laser Class: Laser class 1
  • Wavelength: 1550nm
  • Beam Divergence: 0.3mrad (1/e)
  • Beam Diameter at Exit: 2.12mm (1/e)

Data Handling and Control:

  • Data Storage: SD, SDHC™, SDXC™; 32GB Card
  • Scanner Control: Via touchscreen display and wlan connection, accsess by mobile devices HTML5

Interface Connection:

  • WLAN: 802.11n (150Mbit/s), as access point or client in existing networks

Integrated Sensors:

  • Dual Axis Compensator: Performs a leveling of each scan with an accuracy of 19 arcsec valid within ±2°
  • Height Sensor: Via an electronic barometer the height relative to a fixed point can be detected and added to a scan
  • Compass: The electronic compass gives the scan an orientation.
  • GNSS: Integrated GPS & GLONASS
  • On-Site Compensation: Creates a current quality report and provides the option to improve the devices compensation automatically
  • Accessory Bay: The accessory bay is located on top of the laser scanner and is used to connect versatile accessories to the scanner
  • Real-Time, On-Site Registration in SCENE: Connects to SCENE via WiFi. Processing of scan data, registration and creation of overview map in SCENE in real-time

General Specifications:

  • Power Supply Voltage: 19V (external supply) 14.4V (internal battery)
  • Power Consumption: 15W Idle, 25W Scanning, 80W Charging
  • Battery Service Life: 4.5 Hours
  • Operating Temperature: -5° - 40°C
  • Extended Operating Temperature: -20° - 55°C
  • Storage Temperature: -10° - 60°C
  • Ingress Protection (IP) Rating Class: IP54
  • Humidity Resistance: Non-Condensing
  • Weight incl. Battery: 4.2kg
  • Size/Dimensions: 230 x 183 x 103mm
  • Maintenance/Calibration: Annual

1For a Lambertian scatterer.
2Ranging noise is defined as a standard deviation of values about the best-fit plane for measurement speed of 122,000 points/sec.
3A noise-reduction algorithm may be activated by averaging raw data.
4Ranging error is defined as a systematic measurement error at around 10m and 25m.
5On-site compensation required.
6For distances larger 25m add 0.1mm/m of uncertainty.
72x150°, homogenous point spacing is not guaranteed. 8Ferromagnetic objects can disturb the earth magnetic field and lead to inaccurate measurements.
9Low temperature operation: scanner has to be powered on while internal temperature is at or above 15°C, high temperature operation: additional accessory required, further information on request | All accuracy specifications are one sigma, after warm-up and within operating temperature range; unless otherwise noted.


FOCUSS 150

The ultra-portable scanner FocusS 150 enables fast, straightforward and ultra-high accurate measurements of objects and buildings. It records architectural facades, complex structures, production and supply facilities, accident sites, and large-volume components delivering realistic and true-to-detail scan results with a range of 150m per scan.

  • Distance accuracy up to ±1mm
  • Range from 0.6m up to 150m
  • IP Class 54
  • On-Site Compensation
  • Accessory Bay
  • HD photo overlay up to 165 megapixel color

Ranging unit:

  • Ambiguity Interval: 614m for 122 to 488kpts/s, 307m for 976 kpts/s
Reflectivity 90% (white) 10% (dark-gray) 2% (black)
Range1 0.6-150m 0.6-150m 0.6-50m

Ranging noise2 at 10m at 10m - noise reduction3 at 25m at 25m - noise reduction3
90% reflectivity 0.3 mm 0.15 mm 0.3 mm 0.15 mm
10% reflectivity 0.4 mm 0.2 mm 0.5 mm 0.25 mm
2% reflectivity 1.3 mm 0.65 mm 2.0 mm 1.0 mm

Accuracy:

  • Measurement Speed (pts/sec): 122,000 / 244,000 / 488,000 / 976,000
  • Ranging Error4: ±1mm
  • Angular Accuracy5: 19 arcsec for vertical/horizontal angles
  • 3D Position Accuracy: 10m :2mm / 25m :3.5mm

Color Unit:

  • Resolution: Up to 165 megapixel color
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR): Exposure bracketing 2x, 3x, 5x
  • Parallax: Minimized due to co-axial design

Deflection Unit:

  • Field of View (Vertical7/Horizontal): 300° / 360°
  • StepSize (Vertical/Horizontal): 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°) / 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°)
  • Max. Vertical Scan Speed: 97Hz

Laser (Optical Transmitter):

  • Laser Class: Laser class 1
  • Wavelength: 1550nm
  • Beam Divergence: 0.3mrad (1/e)
  • Beam Diameter at Exit: 2.12mm (1/e)

Data Handling and Control:

  • Data Storage: SD, SDHC™, SDXC™; 32GB Card
  • Scanner Control: Via touchscreen display and wlan connection, accsess by mobile devices HTML5

Interface Connection:

  • WLAN: 802.11n (150Mbit/s), as access point or client in existing networks

Integrated Sensors:

  • Dual Axis Compensator: Performs a leveling of each scan with an accuracy of 19 arcsec valid within ±2°
  • Height Sensor: Via an electronic barometer the height relative to a fixed point can be detected and added to a scan
  • Compass: The electronic compass gives the scan an orientation.
  • GNSS: Integrated GPS & GLONASS
  • On-Site Compensation: Creates a current quality report and provides the option to improve the devices compensation automatically
  • Accessory Bay: The accessory bay is located on top of the laser scanner and is used to connect versatile accessories to the scanner
  • Real-Time, On-Site Registration in SCENE: Connects to SCENE via WiFi. Processing of scan data, registration and creation of overview map in SCENE in real-time

General Specifications:

  • Power Supply Voltage: 19V (external supply) 14.4V (internal battery)
  • Power Consumption: 15W Idle, 25W Scanning, 80W Charging
  • Battery Service Life: 4.5 Hours
  • Operating Temperature: -5° - 40°C
  • Extended Operating Temperature: -20° - 55°C
  • Storage Temperature: -10° - 60°C
  • Ingress Protection (IP) Rating Class: IP54
  • Humidity Resistance: Non-Condensing
  • Weight incl. Battery: 4.2kg
  • Size/Dimensions: 230 x 183 x 103mm
  • Maintenance/Calibration: Annual

1For a Lambertian scatterer.
2Ranging noise is defined as a standard deviation of values about the best-fit plane for measurement speed of 122,000 points/sec.
3A noise-reduction algorithm may be activated by averaging raw data.
4Ranging error is defined as a systematic measurement error at around 10m and 25m.
5On-site compensation required.
6For distances larger 25m add 0.1mm/m of uncertainty.
72x150°, homogenous point spacing is not guaranteed. 8Ferromagnetic objects can disturb the earth magnetic field and lead to inaccurate measurements.
9Low temperature operation: scanner has to be powered on while internal temperature is at or above 15°C, high temperature operation: additional accessory required, further information on request | All accuracy specifications are one sigma, after warm-up and within operating temperature range; unless otherwise noted.


FOCUSS 70

The ultra-portable scanner FocusS 70 enables fast, straight-forward and accurate measurements of construction sites, small-scale facades, complex structures, production and supply facilities and crash and crime scenes. The 3D scan data can easily be imported into all commonly used software solutions for architecture and construction, forensics and accident reconstruction or industrial manufacturing.

  • Distance accuracy up to ±1mm
  • Range from 0.6m up to 70m
  • IP Class 54
  • On-Site Compensation
  • Accessory Bay
  • HD photo overlay up to 165 megapixel color

Ranging unit:

  • Ambiguity Interval: 614m for 122 to 488kpts/s, 307m for 976 kpts/s
Reflectivity 90% (white) 10% (dark-gray) 2% (black)
Range1 0.6-70m 0.6-70m 0.6-50m

Ranging noise2 at 10m at 10m - noise reduction3 at 25m at 25m - noise reduction3
90% reflectivity 0.3 mm 0.15 mm 0.3 mm 0.15 mm
10% reflectivity 0.4 mm 0.2 mm 0.5 mm 0.25 mm
2% reflectivity 1.3 mm 0.65 mm 2.0 mm 1.0 mm

Accuracy:

  • Measurement Speed (pts/sec): 122,000 / 244,000 / 488,000 / 976,000
  • Ranging Error4: ±1mm
  • Angular Accuracy5: 19 arcsec for vertical/horizontal angles
  • 3D Position Accuracy: 10m :2mm / 25m :3.5mm

Color Unit:

  • Resolution: Up to 165 megapixel color
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR): Exposure bracketing 2x, 3x, 5x
  • Parallax: Minimized due to co-axial design

Deflection Unit:

  • Field of View (Vertical7/Horizontal): 300° / 360°
  • StepSize (Vertical/Horizontal): 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°) / 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°)
  • Max. Vertical Scan Speed: 97Hz

Laser (Optical Transmitter):

  • Laser Class: Laser class 1
  • Wavelength: 1550nm
  • Beam Divergence: 0.3mrad (1/e)
  • Beam Diameter at Exit: 2.12mm (1/e)

Data Handling and Control:

  • Data Storage: SD, SDHC™, SDXC™; 32GB Card
  • Scanner Control: Via touchscreen display and wlan connection, accsess by mobile devices HTML5

Interface Connection:

  • WLAN: 802.11n (150Mbit/s), as access point or client in existing networks

Integrated Sensors:

  • Dual Axis Compensator: Performs a leveling of each scan with an accuracy of 19 arcsec valid within ±2°
  • Height Sensor: Via an electronic barometer the height relative to a fixed point can be detected and added to a scan
  • Compass: The electronic compass gives the scan an orientation.
  • GNSS: Integrated GPS & GLONASS
  • On-Site Compensation: Creates a current quality report and provides the option to improve the devices compensation automatically
  • Accessory Bay: The accessory bay is located on top of the laser scanner and is used to connect versatile accessories to the scanner
  • Real-Time, On-Site Registration in SCENE: Connects to SCENE via WiFi. Processing of scan data, registration and creation of overview map in SCENE in real-time

General Specifications:

  • Power Supply Voltage: 19V (external supply) 14.4V (internal battery)
  • Power Consumption: 15W Idle, 25W Scanning, 80W Charging
  • Battery Service Life: 4.5 Hours
  • Operating Temperature: -5° - 40°C
  • Extended Operating Temperature: -20° - 55°C
  • Storage Temperature: -10° - 60°C
  • Ingress Protection (IP) Rating Class: IP54
  • Humidity Resistance: Non-Condensing
  • Weight incl. Battery: 4.2kg
  • Size/Dimensions: 230 x 183 x 103mm
  • Maintenance/Calibration: Annual

1For a Lambertian scatterer.
2Ranging noise is defined as a standard deviation of values about the best-fit plane for measurement speed of 122,000 points/sec.
3A noise-reduction algorithm may be activated by averaging raw data.
4Ranging error is defined as a systematic measurement error at around 10m and 25m.
5On-site compensation required.
6For distances larger 25m add 0.1mm/m of uncertainty.
72x150°, homogenous point spacing is not guaranteed. 8Ferromagnetic objects can disturb the earth magnetic field and lead to inaccurate measurements.
9Low temperature operation: scanner has to be powered on while internal temperature is at or above 15°C, high temperature operation: additional accessory required, further information on request | All accuracy specifications are one sigma, after warm-up and within operating temperature range; unless otherwise noted.

FOCUSM 70


The ultra-portable scanner FocusM 70 enables fast, straight-forward and accurate measurements of construction sites, small-scale facades, complex structures, production and supply facilities and crash and crime scenes. The 3D scan data can easily be imported into all commonly used software solutions for architecture and construction, forensics and accident reconstruction or industrial manufacturing.

  • Distance accuracy up to ±3mm
  • Range from 0.6m up to 70m
  • HD photo overlay up to 165 megapixel color
  • IP Class 54
  • Extended Temperature Range
  • Best Value for Money
Reflectivity 90% (white) 10% (dark-gray) 2% (black)
Range1 0.6-70m 0.6-70m 0.6-50m

Ranging noise at 10m at 10m - noise reduction at 25m at 25m - noise reduction
90% reflectivity 0.6 mm 0.48 mm 0.6 mm 0.48 mm
10% reflectivity 0.7 mm 0.5 mm 0.8 mm 0.5 mm
2% reflectivity 1.4 mm 0.8 mm 2.0 mm 1.1 mm

Accuracy:

  • Measurement Speed (pts/sec): 122,000 / 244,000 / 488,000
  • Ranging Error2: ±3mm
  • Angular Accuracy: Not specified
  • 3D Position Accuracy: Not specified

Color Unit:

  • Resolution: Up to 165 megapixel color
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR): Exposure bracketing 2x, 3x, 5x
  • Parallax: Minimized due to co-axial design

Deflection Unit:

  • Field of View (Vertical3/Horizontal): 300° / 360°
  • StepSize (Vertical/Horizontal): 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°) / 0.009° (40,960 3D-Pixel on 360°)
  • Max. Vertical Scan Speed: 97Hz

Laser (Optical Transmitter):

  • Laser Class: Laser class 1
  • Wavelength: 1550nm
  • Beam Divergence: 0.3mrad (1/e)
  • Beam Diameter at Exit: 2.12mm (1/e)

Data Handling and Control:

  • Data Storage: SD, SDHC™, SDXC™; 32GB Card
  • Scanner Control: Via touchscreen display and wlan connection, accsess by mobile devices HTML5

Interface Connection:

  • WLAN: 802.11n (150Mbit/s), as access point or client in existing networks

Integrated Sensors:

  • Dual Axis Compensator: Performs a leveling of each scan with an accuracy of 19 arcsec valid within ±2°
  • Height Sensor: Via an electronic barometer the height relative to a fixed point can be detected and added to a scan
  • Compass4: The electronic compass gives the scan an orientation.
  • GNSS: Integrated GPS & GLONASS
  • On-Site Compensation: Creates a current quality report and provides the option to improve the devices compensation automatically
  • Accessory Bay: The accessory bay is located on top of the laser scanner and is used to connect versatile accessories to the scanner
  • Real-Time, On-Site Registration in SCENE: Connects to SCENE via WiFi. Processing of scan data, registration and creation of overview map in SCENE in real-time

General Specifications:

  • Power Supply Voltage: 19V (external supply) 14.4V (internal battery)
  • Power Consumption: 15W Idle, 25W Scanning, 80W Charging
  • Battery Service Life: 4.5 Hours
  • Operating Temperature: -5° - 40°C
  • Extended Operating Temperature5: -20° - 55°C
  • Storage Temperature: -10° - 60°C
  • Ingress Protection (IP) Rating Class: IP54
  • Humidity Resistance: Non-Condensing
  • Weight incl. Battery: 4.2kg
  • Size/Dimensions: 230 x 183 x 103mm
  • Maintenance/Calibration: Annual

1For a Lambertian scatterer.
2Ranging error is defined as a systematic measurement error at around 10m and 25m.
32x150°, homogenous point spacing is not guaranteed.
4Ferromagnetic objects can disturb the earth’s magnetic field and lead to inaccurate measurements.
5Ferromagnetic objects can disturb the earth’s magnetic field and lead to inaccurate measurements.

Applications

REVERSE ENGINEERING

  • Reverse engineering: Copies of products and components for which there are no construction plans and/or CAD data available.
  • Interior fixtures and fittings: Precise 3D CAD documentation of complex interiors of ships, cars or aircrafts as a basis for planning of conversions.
  • Manufacturing documentation: Complete 3D documentation of the manufacturing status of complex machine components.
  • Quality control: Precise 3D documentation and dimensional inspection of large and complex components such as rotor blades, turbines, ship propellers, etc.

ARCHITECTURE

  • Façades inspection: 3D dimensional inspection of building shells and facade components before final assembly.
  • Scan-to-BIM: Delivering real world information into BIM models.
  • Built environment: Precise geometrical recording of existing properties as the basis for conversions or extensions.
  • Space optimization: By prior creation of 3D models.

CONSTRUCTION

  • Structural analysis and maintenance: Rapid and cost effective control of the specified load-bearing capacity of supporting structures as well as wear and tear.
  • Construction progress monitoring: Seamless capture and monitoring of construction progress for legal and technical documentation.
  • Free-form components inspection: Precise dimensional check of complex components such as free-form shape elements.
  • Deformations control: Documentation of deformation processes and monitoring of countermeasures.