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HandySCAN 3D|MAX Series is the 3D scanner for measuring large part sizes—up to 15 m (50 ft)—quickly and easily, providing metrology-grade results in mere minutes. It’s also engineered to capture fine details on smaller areas with remarkable quality.

When accuracy meets versatility and portability

Combining the effect of portability, accuracy, speed, and simplicity, which are inherent to the HandySCAN 3D line-up, the new MAX Series is optimized to acquire highly accurate 3D measurements on large and complex parts typically present in the aerospace, transportation, energy, mining, and heavy industries.

Engineered to capture fine details and scan large volumes equally well, the HandySCAN 3D|MAX Series enables professionals to measure large parts and assemblies in a simpler scanning process, resulting in high-quality 3D scans in just a matter of minutes.

HandySCAN MAX™HandySCAN MAX™|Elite
Accuracy(1)0.150 mm0.075 mm
(0.0059 in)(0.0030 in)
Volumetric accuracy(2) (based on part size)0.200 mm + 0.030 mm/m0.100 mm + 0.015 mm/m
(0.0079 in + 0.00032 in/ft)(0.0039 in + 0.00018 in/ft)
Measurement capabilities (at a working distance of 0.5 m (1.65 ft))Pin2.50 mm
(0.0984 in)
Hole3.50 mm
(0.1378 in)
Step0.04 mm
(0.0016 in)
Wall2.00 mm
(0.0787 in)
Measurement resolution0.04 mm
(0.0016 in)
Mesh resolution0.4 mm
(0.0157 in)
Measurement rate2 250 000 measurements/s
Light source38 blue laser lines
Laser class2M
Scanning area1 x 1 m
(3.3 x 3.3 ft)
Stand-off distance0.45 to 1.60 m0.30 to 2.50 m
(1.5 to 5.2 ft)(1.0 to 8.2 ft)
Depth of field1.15 m2.20 m
(3.8 ft)(7.2 ft)
Part size range (recommended)1–10 m1–15 m
(3.3–32.8 ft)(3.3–49.2 ft)
Output formats.dae, .fbx, .ma, .obj, .ply, .stl, .txt, .wrl, .x3d, .x3dz, .zpr, .3mf
Compatible software(4)3D Systems (Geomagic® Solutions), InnovMetric Software (PolyWorks), Metrologic Group (Metrolog X4), New River Kinematics (Spatial Analyzer), Verisurf, Dassault Systèmes (CATIA V5, SOLIDWORKS), PTC (Creo), Siemens (NX, Solid Edge), Autodesk (Inventor, PowerINSPECT)
Weight1.22 kg
(2.7 lb)
Dimensions (LxWxH)133 x 79 x 435 mm
(5.2 x 3.10 x 17.10 in)
Connection standard1 X USB 3.0
Operating temperature range5-40 °C
(41-104 °F)
Operating humidity range (non-condensing)10-90%
CertificationsEC Compliance (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive, Low Voltage Directive), compatible with rechargeable batteries (when applicable), IP50, WEEE
PatentsCA 2,600,926, US 7,912,673, CA 2,656,163, EP (FR, UK, DE) 1,877,726, AU 2006222458, US 8,032,327, JP 4,871,352, US 8,140,295, EP (FR, UK, DE) 2,278,271, EP (FR, UK, DE) 2,230,482, IN 266,573, US 7,487,063, CA 2,529,044, EP (FR, UK, DE) 3,102,908, US 10,271,039, JP 6,596,433, CA 2,938,104, KR 10-2424135
(1) HandySCAN MAX and HandySCAN MAX|Elite (ISO 17025 accredited): Based on VDI/VDE 2634 part 3 standard. Probing error performance is assessed with diameter measurements on traceable sphere artefacts. Results are obtained at stand-off distance of 0.6 m and 1.2 m (1.98 ft and 3.96 ft).
(2) HandySCAN MAX and HandySCAN MAX|Elite (ISO 17025 accredited): Based on VDI/VDE 2634 part 3 standard. Sphere-spacing error is assessed with traceable length artefacts by measuring these at different locations and orientations within the working volume. Results are obtained at stand-off distance of 0.6 m and 1.2 m (1.98 ft and 3.96 ft) and using integrated photogrammetry with volumetric accuracy optimization.
(3) The volumetric accuracy of the system when using a MaxSHOT 3D cannot be superior to the default accuracy of the chosen system and model
(4) Also compatible with all major metrology, CAD, and computer graphic software through mesh and point cloud import.