SMART Scan+

The SMART Scan+ is a compact vibration visualization system with optimal signal processing, improved accuracy and a user-friendly interface for insightful vibration analysis.

SMART Scan+: A New Era in Vibration Analysis

 

The SMART Scan+ redefines precision with its integrated scanning laser Doppler vibrometer and signal generator, designed for advanced surface vibration measurements and analysis. It features intuitive software, versatile connectivity, and a 7-inch touch display, setting new standards in flexibility and precision.

Intuitive software

Designed with the user in mind, our software integrates seamlessly with the SMART Scan+, offering an intuitive interface that simplifies complex measurements. The workflow-oriented layout results in a user-friendly experience that doesn't compromise on functionality making it easier to gather and analyze vibration data efficiently.
 

Non-contact reference measurements

Enhance your measurement precision with the option to connect an additional fiber head for contactless reference measurements. This feature allows for a broader range of applications and improves the accuracy of your results, especially in sensitive or hard-to-reach areas. 

 

Side view of the SMART Laser Doppler Vibrometer

SMART Laser Doppler Vibrometer

Experience the pinnacle of vibration analysis with our SMART Laser Doppler Vibrometer. Engineered for unparalleled precision, this advanced instrument provides in-depth insights into vibration characteristics, making it an indispensable tool for research and industry applications.

Revolutionizing surface vibration analysis

The new SMART Scan+ is a scanning laser Doppler vibrometer, a data acquisition box and an arbitrary signal generator in a compact design. It enables researches and developers to measure the vibrations not just in a single point, but on an entire surface with unmatched precision. 

Through the visualization of operational deflection shapes, wave propagation and eigenmodes it can be used in a wide variety of applications including the validation of FEM models, the characterization of vibration processes and the determination of modal parameters. 

However, the SMART Scan+ is so much more: With its intuitive yet powerful software, a wide variety of connectivity options and data acquisition capabilities combined with a versatile 7-inch touch display it is the world’s first SMART scanning laser Doppler vibrometer, setting a new standard for fast yet precise vibration measurements combined with unprecedented flexibility. 

With seamless synchronization to other SMART devices and the option to connect an additional fiber head for contactless reference measurements, the SMART Scan+ forms an all-in-one expandable vibration characterization system.

POSSIBLE APPLICATIONS

 

Modal Analysis in aerospace


Investigate the vibrational characteristics of aircraft parts.

 

Acoustics and ultrasonics


Optimize the hearable sound of anything.

Capture and analyze ultrasonic vibrations.

 

Material research and testing


Study the vibrational properties of various materials.

Highlights of the SMART series

Lab in a device

 

Intuitive software

Integrated SMART system

 

Synchronized measurements

Versatile 7-Inch Touch Display

 

Intelligent and compact device

Specifications

General specifications

Measured quantities Velocity, displacement, acceleration
Max. frequency bandwidth DC to 50 MHz
Frequency range Can be chosen individually using a freely configurable band-pass filter for velocity, displacement and acceleration signal
Max. velocity 50 m/s
Measurement ranges Measurement range limits can be freely adjusted between
  • 1 mm/s and 50 m/s for velocity
  • 10 nm and 100 m for displacement
  • 10 m/s² and 100 Mio. m/s² for acceleration
Signal processing Digital (FPGA based)
Filter Low-pass and high-pass filters are defined by the selected frequency range
  Tracking filter: off / slow / fast
User interface 7” Full HD+ touchscreen with 1000 nits peak brightness
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Dimensions Length × width × height (excluding handle): 365 × 194 × 196 mm
Weight ~ 7.8 kg
Power supply 100 - 240 V AC (50-60 Hz) or 12 V DC
Portability Convenient all-in-one design for seamless portability and simple setup
Storage temperature -10 °C to 65 °C
Relative humidity Max. 80 %, non-condensing
Calibration interval Every 24 months (recommended)

Measurement specifications

Scan angle 50° x 40°, resolution below 0.001°, stability better than 0.001°/h
Max. scan points per second 30
Scan point density Up to 512 x 512 scan points
Camera • 4 K 2160p, 40 x hybrid zoom (1080p equivalent), 20 x optical zoom
  • Horizontal viewing angle: 63.7° (wide end) to 3.2°, driverless installation
Sample size Min. < 1 mm², max. > 10 m²

Optical specifications

Working distances • Variable working distance from 250 mm to 100 m
  • With Coaxial Unit: 111 mm to 1 m
  • With Close-Up Unit: below 6.5 mm to 54 mm
Laser wavelength Measurement laser: 1550 nm, Target laser: 510-530 nm
Laser safety class • Measurement laser: output power: <10 mW, class 1
  • Target laser: output power: <1 mW, class 2
Lens Long-Range, 100 mm focal length
Optics Auto-, and manual focusing

Inputs and Outputs

1 Analog signal outputs (BNC)
2 LEMO signal inputs (12 channels)
3 BNC HF signal inputs (up to 50 MHz)
4 Power button
5 Optical communication port
6 Ethernet port: for device communication/data
7 USB port (Type-A)
8 Power input
9 USB port (Type-C)
10 Ethernet port: for device communication/data
11 GNSS antenna conncetor
12 10 MHz SMB ports
13 Multi-purpose SMB ports
14 Power output
15 Optical fiber connector (LC-Duplex)

Software SMART Lab

 

Software features

Remote control of vibrometer settings, lasers and camera • Connect and control multiple vibrometers at once for reference, multipoint and 3D vibration measurements
Measurement setup • Automatic or manual calibration of laser movement with camera image
  • Select measurement areas based on the loaded 3D models and automatically generate mesh points
Data acquisition • Convenient access to all your data in a single software - from vibrometers to multiple reference sensors
  • Multi-channel arbitrary signal generator to generate predefined signals (sine, sine sweep, rectangle, random, etc.) or custom signals from imported .csv or .wav files
  • Real-time signal analysis and improvement based on speckle tracking and smart averaging
Measurement analysis • Calculation of various frequency functions: FRF, FFT, Auto-Spectrum, Cross-Spectrum, Coherence
  • 3D-animation of mode shapes at user-defined frequencies based on FRF and FFT data
  • Entirely customizable view options including color maps, viewing angles, texture surfaces, etc.
Data import and export • Multithreaded export of ODS data, time data, geometry data, all frequency functions, and data of reference channels to Universal File Format (.uff), to Hierarchical Data Format (.hdf5) and to MATLAB® file format (.mat)
  • Export animations of time data (wave-propagation) and selected mode-shapes as high resolution (up to 4K) video file

Software options

Geometry unit to measure the 3-dimensional geometry of your object and the absolute distance to the vibrometer O
Time domain analysis and animation to visualize the propagation of vibrations O
Modal analysis to gain insight in the dynamical properties of the device under test O
Basic software maintenance: 2 years of included software updates S
Extended software maintenance: 2 more years of software updates O

Configurable options

 

Frequency options

Basis Measure frequencies up to 250 kHz, covering the entire acoustic range and beyond S
High frequency Measure frequencies up to 5 MHz O
Master Measure frequencies up to 10 MHz O
Ultra Measure frequencies up to 25 MHz O
Elite Measure frequencies up to 50 MHz to the limit of what is technologically feasible O
Frequency upgrade M Upgrade the frequency limitation of any option by 500 kHz O
Frequency upgrade L Upgrade the frequency limitation of any option by 1 MHz O
Frequency upgrade XL Upgrade the frequency limitation of any option by 5 MHz O

Velocity options

Basis Continuously adjust the velocity measurement range between 10 mm/s and 15 m/s S
High Speed Measure velocities up to 25 m/s O
Master Measure velocities up to 50 m/s O
Ultra Measure velocities up to 50 m/s and get access to the high resolution upgrade with the smallest velocity measurement range of 1 mm/s O
High resolution upgrade Smallest velocity measurement range 1 mm/s O
Velocity upgrade M Increase the maximum velocity of any velocity option by 2.5 m/s O

Measurement quantities

Velocity Measure vibrational velocities S
Displacement Measure vibrational displacements with continuously adjustable ranges from 10 nm to 100 m O
Acceleration Measure vibrational accelerations with continuously adjustable ranges from 10 m/s² to 100 Mio. m/s² O

Accessories

 

Stable and waterproof Peli case for safe storage and transport of vibrometers

Transport case (S)

• Stable and waterproof Peli case for safe storage and transport of vibrometer
• External dimensions (L x W x H): 62.5 x 49 x 35 cm


Protects the scanning unit against dust, wind, and acoustic excitation at high sound pressure levels

Protection window (S)

Protects the scanning unit against dust, wind, and acoustic excitation at
high sound pressure levels


For measurements of small objects with stand-off distances in the range of millimeters

Close-up unit (O)

For measurements of small objects with stand-off distances in the range
of millimeters


Compact and light transport bag for outdoor measurements

Transport bag (O)

Compact and light transport bag for outdoor measurements


Aligns the optical axes of measurement laser and camera

Coaxial unit (O)

Aligns the optical axes of measurement laser and camera


Precisely align your vibrometer with high-quality tripods by Manfrotto

Tripod with fluid head (O)

Precisely align your vibrometer with high-quality tripods by Manfrotto


For illumination of small test objects. Requires Close-up Unit.

Ring light (O)

For illumination of small test objects. Requires Close-up Unit.


Enables contactless vibration measurements even where access is difficult. The mirror set contains 4 front surface mirrors.

Mirror set (O)

Enables contactless vibration measurements even where access is difficult.
The mirror set contains 4 front surface mirrors.


Transforming the invisible infrared light into a spot of visible light

IR-detector card (S)

Transforming the invisible infrared light into a spot of visible light