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Leica ScanStation C5: Scalable, Entry-Level Laser Scanner

June 7, 2011
The compact, scalable Leica ScanStation C5 is designed to provide professionals with quality scan data at a significantly lower cost of scanner ownership.



(Orlando/FL, Heerbrugg, 7 June 2011) Leica Geosystems announced today at the Hexagon 2011 Conference the new Leica ScanStation C5 Laser Scanner for fast, complete as-built and engineering surveys. The compact, scalable Leica ScanStation C5 provides professionals with a combination of legendary Leica Geosystems quality scan data with a significantly lower cost of scanner ownership. These advances not only address today’s scanning professionals, but also address organizations wanting to enter into laser scanning to diversify and/or improve their current business.

Leica ScanStation C5 is a fully integrated, cable-less system. The scanner has an easy-to-learn onboard interface with high-resolution, color touch screen and integrated, high-resolution zoom video. It features a laser plummet and tribrach mount and interfaces to standard survey accessories such as TPS batteries, total station prisms, and even the Leica GPS SmartAntenna. Thus, even professionals new to High-Definition Surveying™ (HDS™) will find it easy to learn and work with the Leica ScanStation C5.

Leica ScanStation C5 is also designed to be incrementally upgraded over time with additional capabilities that can help owners take advantage of scanning for even more applications and sites. Leica ScanStation C5 owners can add high-accuracy tilt compensation, internal digital camera access, high scan speed and long range via simple upgrades. “From a value, productivity and data quality standpoint, the Leica ScanStation C5 is ideal for organizations wanting to get into scanning,” says Hans Tuexsen, Product Manager. If an owner wants to, he/she can upgrade the instrument all the way to the full functionality of ScanStation C10 – the industry’s most versatile scanner.

Pricing & Availability
Leica ScanStation C5 is immediately available. The new scanner is fully compatible with Leica Cyclone software. Pricing information is available via authorized Leica Geosystems representatives.

For detailed information about the new Leica ScanStation C5 visit http://www.leica-geosystems.com/scanstation_c5.