Technical Tip - Wireless Interface for Vantage S and E Trackers

Technical Tip - Wireless Interface for Vantage S and E Trackers


This Tech Tip assumes that Verisurf Software, Verisurf Device Interface (VDI) 3.44.07 (or later), and FARO Tracker Utilities v4.0.0.3 (or later) are installed and operational on the Computer.

A Wi-Fi selection button is found next to the power button, power on the Tracker, and select the Wi-Fi button (the Wi-Fi button illuminates when selected).

  1. The Vantage S and E series can take up to 45 minutes to stabilize.

  1. Go to the Computer’s systems tray, open your Wi-Fi list, select the Vantage S-Tracker-WiFi_6558 signal, and select Connect.

  1. Open Network Connections:
  1. Right-click on Wi-Fi.
  2. Select Properties in the speed menu.
  1. In Wi-Fi Properties, select the TCP/IPv4 and choose Properties.
  2. Verify that Obtain an IP address automatically is selected and select OK to exit. 

  1. Start Verisurf.
  2. Go to the Device Manager and select Show Device Setup.
  3. Select the Faro Laser Tracker from the Laser Tracker List.
  4. Ensure the Tracker Type is Vantage_S Tracker.
  5. Under Device Options, check Connect Using Serial Number and ensure Auto Detect is selected.
  6. Select Start Device.


  1. Once the Application Computer connects to the Tracker, go to the Apps Manager and find the FARO folder to access the Tracker Utilities to find the Wi-Fi IP address.
  2. In Tracker Utilities, enter the last four digits of the Tracker serial number in the Find Trackers field.
  1. The Serial Number is found on the Tracker tag or in the Wi-Fi list on the Computer.
  1. Select Connect, and both Ethernet and Wi-Fi IP Address and IP Mask display.

  1. Go to the Device Manager and select Show Device Setup.
  2. Select the Faro Laser Tracker from the Laser Tracker List.
  3. Click on the Edit button, and set the tracker IP address to (displayed in Find Tracker dialog).
  4. Select Start Device, and the Tracker connects.


  1. Go to Windows Defender Security Center and Turn Off Firewall & network protection.
  2. Ensure the Antivirus is not blocking the signal.
  3. Ensure the company IT security protocol is not blocking the signal.

Need Help?

If additional assistance is still required after performing these steps, please feel free to contact Verisurf Support:

  1. Toll-free technical telephone support: (888)713-7201
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