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precision automated feature measurement
DESIGNED FOR AUTOMATION

Vectro automates the advanced non-contact feature measurement capabilities of the GapGun Pro, Third Dimension’s bestselling handheld laser measurement system. It’s simple and fast, delivering increased levels of repeatability and 
excellent returns on investment.

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FOR FAST THROUGHPUT 
OF PRODUCTION 
QUALITY CHECKS
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FOR HIGH PRECISION
BREAK SHARP EDGE 
APPLICATIONS
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FOR OFFLINE METROLOGY 
TESTING FOR RESEARCH
AND DEVELOPMENT            
versatile and compatible

Vectro works either robot mounted or in fixtured applications. The system includes a mounting plate that can
be attached to your choice of robot.

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reduce costs, improve quality and increase productivity

Vectro improves productivity, enables greater throughput, cuts inspection cost and reduces rework. 
All of this with the added benefit of improved quality.

1. 
FAST AND 
EFFICIENT

Vectro measures 
quickly and automatically, 
allowing more to 
be manufactured every 
hour, without sacrificing 
quality.





2. 
ACCURATE, REPEATABLE 
AND RELIABLE

Consistent positioning with 
fixtured or robotically
guided measurements
eliminates human error 
and ensures accurate results 
every time.

VChange sensors 
come with full calibration 
certificates, 
traceability and a 
2 year warranty.

3.
AUTOMATIC
MANUFACTURING DECISIONS

Vectro automates checking 
of parts against their 
dimensional specification 
with real-time go/no-go decisions, or 
statistical analysis.





4. 
MODULAR AND VERSATILE

Vectro is compatible with 
the full range of VChange sensor heads
allowing the measurement 
of a diverse range of feature shapes, 
sizes and surface types.


5. 
EASY TO INTEGRATE

Vectro can be built into any 
application with 
Third Dimension’s easy-to-use Link integration software. 
Simple commands trigger 
measurements and retrieve 
results, leaving more time 
to 
focus on the production 
process.

6. 
DYNAMIC USER INTERFACE

The Vectro display presents
live profile information and measured values, 
making it even easier 
to focus on improving 
the quality of products.



AUTOMATED FEATURE MEASUREMENT FROM A FULLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM

The Vectro base system includes:

  • Vectro data collector
  • VChange sensor head mount
  • Controller to sensor head mount cables
  • Power supply
  • Mains power cables
  • GapGun version 7 software

Optional sensor head pack includes:

  • VChange sensor head
  • Calibration artefact & holder

Optional cable pack includes:

  • Vectro control and signal cables

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technical specification

VECTRO CONTROLLER

Power rating 6W (12V @ 0.5A)
Screen  97mm (3.8”) Daylight readable, full colour, high resolution LCD touchscreen 640 x 480px
User interface Click and drag touchscreen, trigger and power/reset button
Feedback  Audio output
Storage capacity  2GB internal storage
Peripheral devices  USB 2.0 port 
IP rating  IP 50
Ethernet  100Mbps Fast ethernet (100BaseTX) 
Operating temperature  0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F)
Storage temperature -20˚C to 60˚C (-4 to 140˚F) 
Size  116 x 134 x 46.5mm (4.5 x 5.3 x 1.8”) L x W x D 
Weight 460g (16oz) 
Software GapGun version 7 software
PLC connectivity Modbus/TCP

ACCESSORIES

Included VChange sensor head mount, sensor head mount cables (3 or 10m), power supply (12V) and USB stick

COMPATIBLE PC SOFTWARE

SPC3D SPC3d Software Pack: for configuring Virtual measurement tools, data logging, reviewing measurements
INSPECT Inspect Software Pack: for manual and interactive analysis of measurement data
LINK 2 Link Software Pack: allows custom .NET programs to be written controlling the GapGun or Vectro devices
INLINE 2 Inline Software Pack: allows a large overhead display of measured results

WARRANTY AND SERVICE

Maintenance and service 2 year warranty as standard. Further options and details available from your local distributor

For further information about how Vectro can reduce costs, improve quality and increase your productivity, download the brochure or contact our sales team.