HandySCAN 3D|MAX Series


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.


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Looking for the ultimate portable metrology-grade 3D scanner for measuring large parts?

Our experts will guide you through the technical specifications!

Technical Specifications

Innovating technology that provides accuracysimplicityportability as well as real speed to your metrology-grade applications.

HandySCAN MAX™ HandySCAN MAX™|Elite
Accuracy(1) 0.150 mm
(0.0059 in)
0.075 mm
(0.0030 in)
Volumetric accuracy(2)
(based on part size)
0.200 mm + 0.030 mm/m
(0.0079 in + 0.00032 in/ft)
0.100 mm + 0.015 mm/m
(0.0039 in + 0.00018 in/ft)
Measurement capabilities (at a working distance of 0.5 m (1.65 ft)) Pin 2.50 mm
(0.0984 in)
Hole 3.50 mm
(0.1378 in)
Step 0.04 mm
(0.0016 in)
Wall 2.00 mm
(0.0787 in)
Measurement resolution 0.04 mm
(0.0016 in)
Mesh resolution 0.4 mm
(0.0157 in)
Measurement rate 2 250 000 measurements/s
Light source 38 blue laser lines
Laser class 2M
Scanning area 1 x 1 m
(3.3 x 3.3 ft)
Working distance 0.45 to 1.60 m
(1.5 to 5.2 ft)
0.30 to 2.50 m
(1.0 to 8.2 ft)
Depth of field 1.15 m
(3.8 ft)
2.20 m
(7.2 ft)
Part size range (recommended) 1–10 m
(3.3–32.8 ft)
1–15 m
(3.3–49.2 ft)
Software VXelements
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)
Weight 1.22 kg
(2.7 lb)
133 x 79 x 435 mm
(5.2 x 3.10 x 17.10 in)
Connection standard 1 X USB 3.0
Operating temperature range 5-40 °C
(41-104 °F)
Operating humidity range (non-condensing) 10-90%
Certifications EC Compliance (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive, Low Voltage Directive), compatible with rechargeable batteries (when applicable), IP50, WEEE
Patents CA 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
  • 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).

  • 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.

  • The volumetric accuracy of the system when using a MaxSHOT 3D cannot be superior to the default accuracy of the chosen system and model

  • Also compatible with all major metrology, CAD, and computer graphic software through mesh and point cloud import.

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Accuracy 0.075 mm
(0.0030 in)
0.025 mm
(0.0009 in)
Up to 0.030 mm
(0.0012 in)
Up to 0.050 mm
(0.0020 in)
0.025 mm
(0.0009 in)
Color Acquisition
Light Source 19 blue laser crosses 11 blue laser crosses
(+ 1 extra line)
7 red laser crosses
(+ 1 extra line)
White light
(99 stripes)
15 blue laser crosses
(+ 1 extra line)
Accreditation ISO 17025 ISO 17025 ISO 17025
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