How many occasions have you been working around the house, or at a good friend’s house, and have to look for somewhere on the wall to hammer a nail to hang a photo. And just when you believe you find the stud to hammer the nail – you wind up breaking a hole into the wall and making a mess. You may need to consider Walabot, among the very first smart stud finders to hit the marketplace. Wall Scanner 80

Walabot is produced by Vayyar Imaging, a 3D imaging sensor company that provides customers with a way to see through objects, liquids and materials. The company decided to leverage its innovation to produce Walabot and supply DIYers a chance to get a better look behind walls than the current stud finders you find on the marketplace.

The gadget is the exact same size as a mobile phone and easily attaches to it through a magnet provided in the package, and placed on the back of your Android phone. Keep in mind that Walabot just connects with Android phones. If you have an iOS phone, you are going to have to wait. The company told the public that the iOS variation is on their roadmap. If you do not want to wait, there is an option for you: borrow a good friend’s Android phone to utilize the gadget. Otherwise, go to Walabot’s website, and enter your e-mail address to get informed when the iOS app launches.

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What Is Walabot? Wall Scanner 80

It is a gadget that attaches to your Android phone and sends an image of what it sees behind your walls. On your phone screen, you see images of wires, studs, pipes – even pests! Think of an in-wall imaging mobile application, and you basically get the idea. Wall Scanner 80

The unit is about the size of a cell phone, except it is a little thicker. One side of it has a magnet to attach to your phone, and the opposite is flat and smooth. The flat side is the one you will use to run the device across your walls while you watch your phone screen to see what appears. The flat side needs to be held to the wall directly, not at an angle, so you can see what you have to.

What’s in the box: It includes a DIY sensor, a USB cable, a magnetic disc, a protective sheet, and a manual.

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The manual will teach you how to see right through walls and analyze the images you see. It is pretty comprehensive, so it would not be challenging to start using the Walobot with a few minutes of its arrival. Wall Scanner 80

If you are thinking this seems like magic, we are here to tell you it is science. Oh, and just in case you were thinking people could utilize it to check out your house from the street, it’s not made for that. It is for individuals who are DIYers or professional carpenters.

 

What are other things can you do with a Walabot?

The Walabot can discover circuitry, pipes, and whatever you would expect to discover behind your walls. Utilizing the device, you can:

  • Look for leaks.
  • Look for structural damages.
  • Look for broken pipes.
  • Discover rats and other creatures. The Walabot can identify movement behind walls, helping you locate rodents and nests.

 

How does the Walabot DIY work?

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When you get your Walabot DIY, you would have to download the Android app for it and then make an account. Connect the Walabot DIY to your smartphone and you are all set to calibrate the Walabot DIY.

Do not fret, calibrating the gadget is extremely simple and if you have utilized an analog stud finder previously, you would find the procedure extremely similar.

The images it offers you are very accurate, and you would know if it is a pipe that the Walabot DIY is seeing or electrical wires, or something else.

This is just best for those who are thinking about renovating their homes, or those who love DIY jobs. This likewise comes in extremely convenient for those who are interested in architecture and building.

 

Models

The DIY Model

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The makers obviously thought in two distinct classifications when developing this gadget. The DIY model is for the individual doing periodic repair work and small projects around the house.

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It comes with a range of basic features. You can use it as described above to see wires, pipes, studs (both metal and wood) and even bugs and rodents.

These views work for both concrete and wood on this model.

This model likewise lets you adjust the depth of field so that you can see four inches deep if you need to. You can change it to use less depth.

The images on the screen are excellent, and they are in color. You can also scan across your wall and receive a graphic representation of the things, with an indication of how far apart they are. This is great
Is good for preparing a project that includes the entire wall.

One feature permits you to take a snapshot of an area you are scanning, so you can place the image on a computer and take a look at it more precisely. This makes it more convenient to sit at your desk and make plans while seeing the image.

This is a great basic device for house owners and other DIYers. You will not miss the more advanced features if you plan to do simple repair work and refurnishing around your house. It will certainly determine studs for you, so when you hang heavy paintings or mirrors, you will have a strong landing location for your screws or nails.

 

The professional models are available in 3 variations. Let us look at what they provide you.

The Starter Version

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Each model consists of all the features of its predecessor. This model supplies basically the very same images that the DIY does, however they are a little bit clearer with the Starter.

It can not only detect items behind walls, it can identify breathing. That is quite unusual. This makes it beneficial for anybody who needs to monitor an older person they are looking after. If you think you might have sleep apnea, it could tell you how often you stop breathing in the night. Going from driving nails to watching breathing is a huge leap, but perhaps the maker believed, “Why not? We have the technology. May as well utilize it.”

The unit acts as a movement detector also. Not only is this proper for pests behind walls, but it is likewise helpful for keeping track of rooms and patios where people or animals shouldn’t be.

It has three antennas, making it far more sensitive than the basic model.

With this model, you have stepped up into some advanced| features, in addition to better imaging than the DIY variation. Bear in mind that it has all the features of the DIY and they have enhanced sharpness and precision. With Starter, you have dipped your toe into the waters of professionalism.

 

The Creator

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What makes this model different from the predecessors?

This model includes all the features of the Starter model but has better spatial sensing. This is because it can track in 3D, giving you a much fuller view of spaces and things. If you were sawing out a square of drywall or trying to break through concrete in a certain area, you would require to know much more than where studs are. It has 15 antennas, implying it does not miss much.

This version puts you squarely in the professional ranks. It is more likely than the lower models  to capture hard to see threats and things and to reveal them to your clearly.

Look this one over thoroughly. It could have all the features you need on an average day. It is, of course, less costly than the next model, and the imaging is excellent. There is no need to pay for features you will never use, so compare thoroughly.

 

The Developer

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This has all the features we have looked at up until now. Except they work better on this model. So the imaging, spatial recognition, motion detection and even the breath detector are more sensitive and finely tuned.

This system has eighteen antennas, which provides it with the broadest range of frequencies. It has high-resolution 3D imaging and can offer raw signal information. This is the best view behind your walls you are going to get without tearing down drywall.

You are going to know precisely what is behind walls, whether concrete or drywall. This imaging is much clearer than the other models, and the 3D capabilities end the uncertainty. It is not tough to think of a professional using this for a pricey job where mistakes are costly.

 

What you would love about Walabot DIY

Unlike other imaging devices that are presently offered, the Walabot DIY is not large. You can get the capabilities of high end imaging systems and stud finders. You get 3D imaging conveniently and easily without needing to pay a hefty price for it.

On top of that, it is very small and portable. With the magnet on the case, you can work the Walabot DIY gadget and your own smart device as one unit.

Everything about using the Walabot DIY is extremely easy. You don’t need to stress over wiring, as you only have to link it to your smart device using the included USB cable. All the settings and tweaks are done using the mobile phone. Calibrating the gadget is likewise made simple.

Plus, you have easy instructions provided for you on the mobile application itself or you can look at videos from the company’s website to learn how to utilize your Walabot DIY.

What is more, it does not utilize x-ray innovation, that makes it very safe and you can use it without ionizing radiation.

In other words, this is a safe and portable gadget that provides you terrific 3D images that you can use for your home remodelling tasks or house improvement requirements.

 

Pricing and Returns

If you are simply a house owner aiming to do light repair work on your house or merely want to play around with brand-new devices for your home, the Walabot DIY begins at simply $79.99!

The other three advanced models: the Walabot Starter Pack, Walabot Creator Pack, and the Walabot Developer Packcost $149.99, $149.99, and $599.99 respectively.

These models are more expensive due to the added advance features in the models, along with the enhanced image quality on these models, and overall, it is a much stronger device that can do a lot more than the standard model.

Not happy with your Walabot or have a faulty model?

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That’s totally fine! Walabot advertises on their site that they have a 30-day return policy! Keep in mind that returns will only be accepted if the return demand was sent within 30 days of the customer receiving the item at their delivery location. Walabot can’t refund 3rd party purchases (such as from Amazon.com or B&H Photo).

 

Final thoughts about the Walabot Wall Scanner 80

Walabot is a godsend to people who enjoy house renovations and those who like to tinker with their home decoration. It can likewise assist when you have rodents and pests living inside your walls. You can finally see what’s behind your walls, even if you are not Superman and do not have his X-ray vision.

Walabot DIYgives you a simple method to see through drywall or cement, and examine pipes, studs, and wires. And you can get 3D images saved to your phone so that you could evaluate it later on.

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For one, you can use Walabot DIY to understand just how deep you could drill in order to avoid harming the pipes or cutting the wires behind your walls. You can likewise change and calibrate the sensing units’ sensitivity to much better match the imaging to your specific project.

You can never go wrong with the Walabot DIY. And if you wish to take it a step further, you can always purchase the more advanced packs that the company offers. Wall Scanner 80