FARO TachyCAD industry solutions can connect nearly all of the commonly used total stations to AutoCAD®. The user leaves the site with a completed AutoCAD® drawing.


TachyCAD Hardware and Software Requirements

  Minimum Requirements
Platform TachyCAD industry solutions are plug-ins, which integrate seamlessly into the AutoCAD® GUI. TachyCAD supports AutoCAD® and AutoCAD® LT as well as the associated vertical products such as Civil 3D, Architecture or Map 3D, 2015 versions and later. Should you be using older Autodesk products please check with your FARO distributor
Operating system The operating system is dependent on the version of AutoCAD® being used. Generally only 64-bit systems are supported.
Hardware requirements You will need a notebook with properties that make it suitable for being used on site, especially with good battery performance and where possible with Bluetooth. Performance parameters should meet the recommendations from Autodesk for the appropriate version of AutoCAD®.
Required measuring instrumentation You will need a commercially available total station from one of the common manufactures such as Leica, Trimble, Topcon, Sokkia, Nikon, Pentax, Zeiss or others. To clarify the suitability of your total station for use with TachyCAD please contact FARO.
Optionally you can use laser distance meter with a Bluetooth interface. Leica, Hilti and Bosch are supported.


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