How many occasions have you been working around your house, or at a buddy’s house, and have to look for a place on the wall to hammer a nail to hang a painting. And just when you think you find the stud to hammer the nail – you wind up making a hole into the wall and making a mess. You might want to think about Walabot, one of the very first smart stud finders to come out in the marketplace. Wall Scanner Image

Walabot is made by Vayyar Imaging, a 3D imaging sensor company that supplies consumers with a way to see right through objects, liquids and materials. The company chose to take advantage of its innovation to create Walabot and supply DIYers an opportunity to get a much better look behind walls than the existing stud finders you have on the market.

The device is the exact same size as a mobile phone and easily connects to it via a magnet provided in the package, and placed on the back of your Android phone. Keep in mind that Walabot just works with Android phones. If you have an iOS phone, you are going to need to wait. The company informed the public that the iOS version is on their roadmap. If you don’t wish to wait, there is an option for you: borrow a buddy’s Android phone to utilize the device. Otherwise, go to Walabot’s website, and enter your e-mail address to get informed when the iOS application launches.

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What Is Walabot? Wall Scanner Image

It is a device that connects to your Android phone and sends out an image of what it sees behind your walls. On your phone screen, you see images of wires, studs, pipes – even bugs! Think of an in-wall imaging mobile app, and you practically get the idea. Wall Scanner Image

The device is about the size of a mobile phone, except it is quite thicker. One side of it has a magnet to attach to your phone, and the other side is flat and smooth. The flat side is the one you will use to run the device across your walls while you look at 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 need 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 inform you how to see through walls and translate the images you see. It is quite thorough, so it wouldn’t be tough to begin utilizing the Walobot with a few minutes of its arrival. Wall Scanner Image

If you are thinking this seems like magic, we are here to tell you it is science. Oh, and if in case you were thinking people might utilize it to check out your home from the street, it’s not built for that. It is for people who are do-it-yourselfers or expert carpenters.

 

What are other things can you accomplish with a Walabot?

The Walabot can find electrical wiring, pipes, and whatever you would expect to discover behind your walls. Using the gadget, you can:

  • Look for leaks.
  • Look for structural damages.
  • Look for damaged pipelines.
  • Find rats and other animals. The Walabot can spot movement behind walls, assisting you find rodents and nests.

 

How does the Walabot DIY work?

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When you receive your Walabot DIY, you would have to download the Android application for it and then sign up for an account. Attach the Walabot DIY to your smartphone and you are all set to calibrate the Walabot DIY.

Do not stress, calibrating the gadget is very simple and if you have actually used an analog stud finder previously, you would think the process really similar.

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

This is simply ideal for those who are thinking about refurbishing their homes, or those who like DIY projects. This also is available in extremely useful for those who are interested in architecture and construction.

 

Models

The DIY Model

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The makers obviously thought in 2 unique classifications when developing this device. The DIY model is for the person doing periodic repair work and small projects around the house.

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It features a variety of standard features. You can utilize it as described above to see wires, pipes, studs (both metal and wood) and even rodents and bugs.

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

This model likewise lets you alter the depth of field so that you can see four inches deep if you wish to. You can change it to utilize less depth.

The images on the screen are good, and they are in color. You can likewise scan across your wall and get a graphic representation of the objects, with a sign of how far apart they are. This is useful for preparing a job that consists of the entire wall.

One feature allows you to take a snapshot of a location you are scanning, so you can transfer the image on a computer system and take a look at it more closely. This makes it easier to sit at your desk and make plans while looking at the image.

This is a great basic unit for house owners and other DIYers. You will not miss the more advanced features if you plan to do light duty repairs and remodeling around your home. It will certainly identify studs for you, so when you hang heavy pictures or mirrors, you will have a solid landing location for your screws or nails.

 

The professional models come in three 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 provides essentially the very same images that the DIY does, though they are a tad bit clearer with the Starter.

It can’t only identify items behind walls, it can discover breathing. That is quite uncommon. This makes it useful for anyone who likes to keep track of an older person they are looking after. If you believe you may have sleep apnea, it could tell you how often you stop breathing in the night. Going from driving nails to seeing breathing is a pretty good leap, but maybe the maker believed, “Why not? We have the technology. May as well use it.”

The device serves as a motion detector as well. Not only is this suitable for pests behind walls, but it is likewise good for keeping an eye on rooms and porches where individuals or animals should not be.

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

With this model, you have stepped up into some advanced| features, together with much better imaging than the DIY variation. Keep in mind that it has all the features of the DIY and they have boosted sharpness and accuracy. With Starter, you have actually dipped your toe into the waters of professionalism.

 

The Creator

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What makes this model unique from the predecessors?

This model contains all the features of the Starter model but has better spatial sensing. This is due to the fact that it can track in 3D, providing you a much fuller look at spaces and things. If you were sawing out a square of drywall or trying to break through concrete in a specific area, you would require to know far more than where studs are. It has fifteen antennas, suggesting it doesn’t miss much.

This version puts you directly in the expert ranks. It is more likely than the lower models  to find hard to see hazards and items and to reveal them to your clearly.

Look this one over carefully. It might have all the features you want on an average day. It is, obviously, cheaper than the next model, and the imaging is excellent. There is no need to spend for features you will never ever use, so compare carefully.

 

The Developer

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What’s the most powerful unit? Wall Scanner Image

This has all the features we have taken a look at so far. Other than they work better on this model. So the imaging, spatial recognition, movement detection and even the breath detector are more sensitive and finely tuned.

This unit has eighteen antennas, which gives it the broadest range of frequencies. It has high resolution 3D imaging and can provide raw signal data. This is the very best view behind your walls you are going to get without taking apart drywall.

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

 

What you would love about Walabot DIY

Unlike other imaging gadgets that are currently available, the Walabot DIY is not bulky. You can get the capabilities of high end stud finders and imaging systems. You get 3D imaging conveniently and quickly without needing to pay a hefty price for it.

On top of that, it is extremely small and portable. With the magnet on the casing, you can work the Walabot DIY gadget and your own mobile phone as one unit.

Everything about utilizing the Walabot DIY is very simple. You do not need to fret about electrical wiring, as you just have to link it to your mobile phone utilizing the included USB cable. All the settings and tweaks are done using the smart device. Adjusting the device is also made easy.

Plus, you have easy-to-follow instructions provided for you on the mobile app itself or you can view videos from the company’s site to learn how to use your Walabot DIY.

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

Simply put, this is a safe and portable device that offers you fantastic 3D images that you can utilize for your house renovation tasks or home improvement needs.

 

Rates and Returns

If you are just a house owner seeking to do light repair work on your home or just wish to play around with new devices for your house, the Walabot DIY starts 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 pricey 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 basic model.

Not happy with your Walabot or have a faulty model?

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That’s totally fine! Walabot says on their website that they have a 30-day return policy! Keep in mind that returns will just be accepted if the return request was sent out within 30 days of the customer getting the product at their delivery location. Walabot can not refund third party purchases (such as from Amazon.com or B&H Photo).

 

Last word about the Walabot Wall Scanner Image

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

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

What do all of these help you with? Wall Scanner Image

For one, you can utilize Walabot DIY to understand just how deep you could drill in order to avoid harming the pipelines or cutting the wires behind your walls. You can likewise adjust and calibrate the sensing units’ level of sensitivity to much better match the imaging to your specific job.

You can never go wrong with the Walabot DIY. And if you want to take it an action further, you can always purchase the more advanced packs that the company offers. Wall Scanner Image