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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by pburrows145 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:19 am

I've been testing the BLK2GO extensively and I am really quite happy.

Demo data will be available once the unit is 100% ready for shipping (all the images shown here from the screen we had running at Intergeo were non-final, non-filtered and non-optimised from data we collected last week).

As we move towards a pre-xmas release, the unit will get better and better.

What I am most amazed at so far is the data clarity and the image mapping. Also, the speed of processing is impressive...

I am sure you will enjoy using the BLK2GO as much as I have over the past few weeks.

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by dhirota » Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:51 am

For those that are concerned about a USB-C port on the BLK2GO, here is the photo that I took at the InterGeo2019 Hexagon booth.

20190918_085844_USB-C.jpg

Since it is located in the battery compartment, I should have asked how it was going to work with the battery installed and taken a USB-C cable for them to show how it was going to work. With the USB-C cable plugged in, it is probably producing the power, not needing the battery.
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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by tbwester » Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:57 pm

Whats the sensor used?

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by dhirota » Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:09 pm

The Hexagon booth at Intergeo 2019 was giving out cards with this link for more information

https://www.blk2go.com/

"DUAL AXIS LiDAR DOME

The smallest dual axis LiDAR available with best-in-class accuracy, enclosed in a fully protected and encapsulated dome that scans up to 700,000 points per second. Both axes constantly spin while scanning."
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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by pburrows145 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:13 pm

tbwester wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 7:57 pm
Whats the sensor used?
Proprietary Leica Geosystems sensors (not sure about the IMU - but impressed with the levelness of the scans I have completed with the device).

Not long to wait now! :geek:

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by justinm.hays » Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:08 pm

dhirota wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 12:51 am
For those that are concerned about a USB-C port on the BLK2GO, here is the photo that I took at the InterGeo2019 Hexagon booth.


20190918_085844_USB-C.jpg


Since it is located in the battery compartment, I should have asked how it was going to work with the battery installed and taken a USB-C cable for them to show how it was going to work. With the USB-C cable plugged in, it is probably producing the power, not needing the battery.
Would this only power it for transfers? Could we plug in a USB battery pack to extend scan times if needed without swapping batteries?

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by pburrows145 » Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:52 am

45 minutes of scanning is a LOT... (off 1 of the 3 supplied batteries)

The port is only used for data download - not power.

I am now able to download via USB-C directly into Cyclone REGISTER 360/BLK Edition...

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by PCavill » Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:47 pm

Hi Paul (or any other Leica peeps)

Any chance of giving an indication of accuracy @ range and density at a standard/slow walking pace before the official stats are released? Cost is kinda out there already.

Really want to consider this as a companion or replacement to my very fine BLK360. I realise it's being argued that it's not a direct replacement but it is clearly targeting the same market that the BLK360 is/was and if it makes my time on site faster (as well as projects previously impossible due to not having a static base) with the same output, then I have to consider it as viable.

Also really glad multiple batteries come in the pack and the USB connection is a nice addition too.

Looking forward to the official specs whenever they are dropped into the website if you aren't able to give an indicator in advance, kind regards

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by Ioannis » Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Can we also know the price of it plus software and ccp packages? If it is more than 35000 euro does not worth I think 🤔 ...
the new Trimble scanner has better specs and its not slam .. it is light weight and at price range of 30000-35000 euro ..
If anyone have worked with slam scanners he can understand me..accuracies from 3-5 cm and more..

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Re: Leica BLK2Go

Post by pburrows145 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 11:17 am

Scan density is based on your walk-speed, proximity to a surface etc, there is no defined "point spacing".

Accuracy specs are still not 100% final as they are making final tweaks in the run up to release. I am 100% happy with the data as it stands. It should be perfectly suited to your needs

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