The XYZ Handheld scanner uses Intel RealSense technology to map out an object as a .stl or .obj file. 

The scanner offers two unique modes for scanning, 'Head Mode' and 'Object Mode'. 

It uses an Intel RealSense Camera with a maximum scan volume:

Head Mode

40 x 25 x 40 cm

Object Mode

5 x 5 x 5 cm

Minimum Requirements

Operating System

Windows 8.1 and above (32-bit and 64-bit)

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 above


4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Process (PC)

*you can check if your processor meets the system requirements here

4G RAM Basic (8G RAM Recommended)

USB 3.0 Connection


Once you have verified that your computer meets the minimum requirements you can begin the installation.

NOTE: You may need to have any anti-virus programs or firewalls disabled temporarily to allow the software and drivers to correctly install.

  1. Install the RealSense Drivers
On the SD card found with your XYZ scanner there will be a setup wizard to install the drivers and software for the scanner. Start by running the 'SETUP.exe' file, this will bring up the following menu:

Plug your XYZ scanner into a USB 3.0 port on your computer to allow the installation software to detect the RealSense Camera. 
Click on '1. Driver' - this will begin the driver installation. Follow the on screen prompts and wait for the installation to finish. Once done you should be greeted with a confirmation saying the drivers have been successfully installed.

2. SDK

Your next step will be to install SDK. Click on the second panel labelled '2. SDK' to begin the installation, again you will want to follow the on screen prompts and wait for the installation to complete.

Once complete, please proceed to the next step .

3. Install XYZScan Software

Finally, you will need to install the XYZScan software. This will be used to interface with the handheld scanner. Click on '3.XYZscan' and follow the on screen prompts for the setup wizard and wait for the installation to complete.

You have now successfully installed your XYZ handheld scanner. To scan an object simply start up XYZscan and select the handheld scanner when prompted to begin scanning.

If you run into any problems during installation or require further assistance using your XYZ handheld scanner please contact our technical support by submitting a support ticket or calling 1800 847 333.