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Leica HDS3000

Versatile, high-accuracy
3D laser scanner

Leica Geosystems HDS versatile, high- Versatility and productivity

accuracy, long-range 3D laser scanner Leica HDS3000s integration of high accuracy, excellent useful
range, full field-of-view, and robotic operation into a single
Leica HDS3000 sets the standard scanner results in significantly reduced as-built survey costs for
With a familiar survey instrument feel, including a 360 x 270 a wide range of everyday projects.
field-of-view, the Leica HDS3000 sets the standard for
versatile, high-accuracy laser scanners. Since it was Powerful visualization
introduced, the Leica HDS3000 has become the industrys With an integrated high-resolution camera and the option to
most popular laser scanner for both demanding and use external digital cameras, the Leica HDS3000s 3D laser
everyday as-built and topographic surveys. scans provide users with powerful site visualization
Mission-critical data
Leica HDS300s high-accuracy, low-noise scan data combined The right tool for the job
with its narrow beam and ultra-fine scanning have made it the Fully complementary with traditional surveying methods,
preferred choice for mission-critical projects when it has to the Leica HDS3000 delivers significant benefits for civil, plant,
be right. architectural and related projects.
Get more information or contact Leica Geosystems for a
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Leica HDS3000
Product Specifications
General Electrical Auto rechecking (re-acquisition) of targets
Instrument type Pulsed, high-speed laser scanner, with Power supply 36 V; AC or DC; hot swappable; two (2) Auto acquisition of HDS targets
survey-grade accuracy, range, and field- Power Supply units provided with system Target identification
of-view Power Target and instrument height input
User interface Notebook or Tablet PC consumption <80W avg. Lighting control for digital images
Scanner drive Servo motor Battery type Sealed lead acid Acquire and display digital image
Camera Integrated high-resolution digital camera Power ports Two (2) simultaneous use, hot swappable Set image resolution (high, medium, low)
System Performance Typical duration >6 hours, typical continuous use Support of external digital images
Accuracy of single measurement (room temp.) Real-time 3D visualization while scanning
Position* 6 mm Power status Five (5) LEDs indicate charging status and Fly-around, pan & zoom, rotate clouds, meshes,
Distance* 4 mm indicators power levels models in 3D
Angle (horizontal/vertical) 60 microradians/60 microradians, Environmental View point clouds with intensity or true-color mapping
one sigma Operating temp. 0 C to +40 C Auto creation of panoramic digital image mosaic
Modeled surface Storage temp. -25 C to +65 C Global digital image viewer
precision**/noise 2 mm, one sigma Lighting Fully operational between bright Point-and-scan QuickScan to set horizontal FoV
Target sunlight and complete darkness User-defined quality-of-fit checks
acquisition*** 2 mm std. deviation Humidity Non-condensing Measure & dimension: slope dist., X, Y, Z
Data integrity Periodic self-check during operation Shock 40 Gs (max. to scanner transport case) Create, manage annotations and layers
monitoring and start-up Dust/humidity IEC Specification IP52 Save/restore views
Laser Scanning System Physical Save screen images
Type Pulsed; proprietary microchip Scanner Undo/redo support
Color Green Dimensions 10.5 D x 14.5 W x 20 H Direct Import Formats
Laser Class 3R (IEC 60825-1) 265mm x 370mm x 510mm, Cyclone native IMP object database format,
Range 300 m @ 90 %; 134 m @ 18 % albedo w/o handle and table stand Cyclone Object Exchange (COE) format
Scan rate Up to 4,000 points/sec, Weight 17 kg, nominal ASCII point data (XYZ, SVY, PTS, PTX, TXT)
maximum instantaneous rate Power Supply Unit Leicas X-Function DBX format, Land XML, ZFS, ZFC, 3DD
Average: dependent on specific scan
Dimensions 6.5 D x 9.25 W x 8.5 H Direct Export Formats
density and field-of-view
165 mm x 236 mm x 215 mm ASCII point data (XYZ, SVY, PTS, PTX, TXT), DFX
Scan resolution
w/o handles Leicas X-Function DBX format, Land XML
Spot size From 0 - 50 m : 4 mm (FWHH - based);
Weight 12 kg, nominal Indirect Export Formats
6mm (Gaussian - based)
Standard Accessories Included AutoCAD (via COE for AutoCAD plug-in)
Selectability Independently, fully selectable vertical
and horizontal point-to-point measure- Scanner transport case MicroStation (via COE for MicroStation plug-in)
ment spacing Tribrach (Leica Professional Series) PDS (via MicroStation, COE for MicroStation plug-in)
Point spacing Fully selectable horizontal and vertical; Survey tripod AutoPLANT (via AutoCAD, COE for AutoCAD plug-in)
1.2 mm minimum spacing, Ethernet cable for connection of scanner to notebook PC Ordering Information
through full range Two Power Supply cases. Each includes: Contact Leica Geosystems or authorized
Maximum sample Power Supply manufacturer's representatives
density 1.2 mm Cable for battery connection to scanner
Scan row (horizontal) 20,000 points/row, maximum Power Supply charger All specifications are subject to change without notice.
Scan column (vertical) 5,000 points/column, maximum User manual All accuracy specifications are one sigma unless
Field-of-view (per scan) Cleaning kit otherwise noted
Horizontal 360 (maximum) Cyclone-SCAN software SmartScan Technology feature
Vertical 270 (maximum) Hardware Options
Aiming/Sighting Optical sighting using QuickScan button Notebook PC * At 1 m 50 m range, one sigma
Scanning Optics Single mirror, panoramic, Tablet PC ** Subject to modeling methodology for modeled surface
front and upper window design HDS scan targets and target accessories *** Algorithmic fit to planar HDS targets
Environmentally protected by housing Service agreement for Leica HDS3000 Minimum requirements for modeling operations are different.
and two glass shields Extended warranty for Leica HDS3000 Refer to Cyclone data sheet specifications
Scan motors Direct drive, brushless Notebook PC for Scanning
Data & power transfer to/from rotating turret Component required (minimum)
Contact-free: optical data link and Processor 1.4 GHz Pentium M or similar
inductive power transfer RAM 512 MB SDRAM
Communications Static Internet Protocol (IP) Address Network card Ethernet
Integrated color User-defined pixel resolution: Display SXGA+
digital imaging Low, Medium, High Operating system Windows XP (SP1 or higher)
Single 24 x 24 image: 1024 x 1024
Windows 2000 (SP2 or higher)
pixels (1 megapixel) @ "High" setting Illustrations, descriptions and technical specifications are
Full 360 x 270 dome: 111 images, not binding and may change. Printed in Switzerland -
Independent vertical and horizontal scan density Copyright Leica Geosystems AG, Heerbrugg, Switzerland
approx. 64 megapixels, automatically
spatially rectified Scan filters: range, intensity 2006. 753665enUS IV.06 RVA
Status Indicators 3 LEDs (on stationary base) indicate Selection of scan area via scribed rectangle or pre-sets
system ready, laser on, and Atmospheric correction
communications status Customizable longitude/latitude grid lines
Bubble level External Targeted, single-shot pre-scan ranging
Script management for auto scan sequencing
View scanner locations and field-of-view
Level of detail (LOD) for fast visualization

Leica Geosystems AG
Heerbrugg, Switzerland