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The User Manual contains all essential information for the user to make full use of the information system. This manual includes a description of the system functions and capabilities, contingencies and alternate modes of operation, and step-by-step procedures for system access and use of the SOL 3D Scanner. 

Brief introduction

"SOL" is a 3D-object scanner assistant software that is designed exclusively for Scan Dimension. It works with the hardware to conduct 3D scans, which will provide instant previews of files and output files for saving. Further editing and printing can be done with third party tools. 

For Mac OS users 
If a Mac OS environment is used, compatible software programs may be acquired when released. For information on the latest edition and technical support:

System requirements 

Prior to using "SOL by Scan Dimension," please acquire the latest version of the software,

Before using the product, please check if the following recommended requirements are in line with the operating environment of the system:

System Requirements SD

Note: a valid internet connection is required when installing, updating and using SOL.

Other firmware and third-party programs

Graphic card drivers must be able to support OpenGL 3.3and above.

Note: The standard VGA driver in the operating system or a graphics card that cannot support OpenGL 3.3 and above may cause SOL to generate unknown errors during operation.

Common VGA driver URL locations:

Note: Before installing any drivers, precautions should be made to review each drivers' instruction prior to usage. Scan Dimension neither directly supports nor otherwise has an affiliation with any of the drivers listed.

Getting started

The relevant operations described in this document must be conducted in conjunction and prior to the installation of the software.

Quick Start Guide Hardware

Installation instructions

Please download the newest version of the software and refer to the User Manual / Quick Start Guide for further instructions.