3. PC server
If you received your Tanso S1 after May 1st, 2020, pleaes read this update article before you read this tutorial.
Step 1. PC
Close all protection software and firewall on your computer. Install the 3D PC Server and Run it.
You can download from this link: https://www.revopoint3d.com/download/
When you see the Windows Defender SmartScreen, just click “More info” & “Run anyway”
Continue to install the program as you would normally. If you are unable to do this (due to the restrictions on your access), please contact your system administrator for help.
After the installation, you will see the software icon as below.
Step 2. Smart phone or Router
Turn on hotspot on your smart phone as a Wifi source and get the scanner and PC connected to this Wifi;
Turn on WiFi source or router, and get the scanner and PC connected to the same Wifi source at the same time.
*Wifi is used for creation of local LAN connection only, it is OK if the smart phone or Wifi is not connected to the internet.
Step 3. PC
Right click the green triangle icon in bottom right status bar on PC to check the IP address.
Step 4. Tanso
Tap SCANNER to enter the scanning page, select PC Login and check if the IP address is the same as that of 3D PC Server. If not, manually input the same. Then log in to complete calibration and scanning.
Step 5. Tanso
Find the models in Model List, and tap UPLOAD, the button will turn PAUSE
you will see the scanned model is uploading in progress.
Step 6. PC
Right click the triangle icon of the server to enter web manager to check and export the models to PC.
For PC Server transfer, you need to shut down all the protection software & firewall on PC, otherwise you can not proceed to next step. So if you have a Wifi internet access you can choose the Cloud Server Transfer, which is more easy and convenient.
In the following table, you can clearly see the difference of 3 methods.
|USB data transfer||Cloud server||PC server|
|Who do the computing||Tanso||Cloud||PC|
|Internet access Requirement||No||Yes||No|
|Login||No login||Email address/Username||IP address|
|Tools||USB cable||Wifi with Internet access||Wifi or hotspot without internet access|
|PC software||\||\||3D PC Server|