How many times have you been working around your home, or at a good friend’s home, and have to find a place 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 end up poking a hole into the wall and making a mess. You may want to consider Walabot, one of the very first smart stud finders to hit the marketplace. Wall Scanner Schematic

Walabot is made by Vayyar Imaging, a 3D imaging sensor company that offers customers with a method to see through objects, liquids and materials. The company chose to leverage its technology to develop Walabot and supply DIYers an opportunity to get a better view behind walls than the present stud finders you find on the market.

The device is the very same size as a smartphone and quickly attaches to it through a magnet supplied in the box, and placed on the back of your Android phone. Note that Walabot only works with Android phones. If you have an iOS phone, you are going to need to wait. The company told the public that the iOS variation is on their roadmap. If you do not want to wait, there is a choice for you: borrow a buddy’s Android phone to use the device. Otherwise, go to Walabot’s site, and enter your email address to get notified when the iOS app launches.

Wall Scanner Schematic

Wall Scanner Schematic

What Is Walabot? Wall Scanner Schematic

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

The device is about the size of a mobile phone, although it is a little thicker. One side of it has a magnet to connect 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 view your phone screen to see what shows up. 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 quite extensive, so it wouldn’t be challenging to get started utilizing the Walobot with a few minutes of its arrival. Wall Scanner Schematic

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

 

What are other things can you do with a Walabot?

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

  • Look for leakages.
  • Look for structural damage.
  • Look for damaged pipelines.
  • Discover rats and other animals. The Walabot can identify movement behind walls, helping 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 create an account. Connect the Walabot DIY to your smartphone and you are all set to calibrate the Walabot DIY.

Do not stress, calibrating the device is extremely easy and if you have used an analog stud finder before, you would think the process really familiar.

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

This is simply perfect for those who are considering remodeling their homes, or those who enjoy DIY jobs. This also can be found in extremely convenient for those who are interested in architecture and building and construction.

 

Models

The DIY Model

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The makers apparently thought in two distinct classifications when creating this device. The DIY model is for the person doing periodic repairs and small tasks around the house.

What does it offer? Wall Scanner Schematic

It includes an array of standard features. You can use 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 also lets you alter 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 shown in color. You can likewise scan across your wall and receive a graphic representation of the objects, with a sign of how far apart they are. This is great
Is good for planning a job that includes the entire wall.

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

This is a great basic device for property owners and other DIYers. You will not miss out on the advanced features if you plan to do casual repair work and remodeling around the house. It will definitely determine studs for you, so when you hang heavy pictures or mirrors, you will have a strong landing location for your nails or screws.

 

The professional models can be found in three variations. Let us take a look at what they offer you.

The Starter Version

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

It can not only spot objects behind walls, it can detect breathing. That is quite uncommon. This makes it helpful for anybody who wants to monitor an older individual they are looking after. If you believe you might have sleep apnea, it might inform you how frequently you stop inhaling throughout the night. Going from driving nails to seeing breathing is a pretty good leap, however perhaps the maker believed, “Why not? We have the technology. May as well use it.”

The device acts as a motion detector also. Not only is this appropriate for bugs behind walls, but it is likewise helpful for keeping track of spaces and porches where individuals 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, together with much better imaging than the DIY version. Bear in mind that it has all the features of the DIY and they have boosted sharpness and accuracy. 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 contains all the features of the Starter model although has better spatial sensors. This is due to the fact that it can track in 3D, giving 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 certain spot, you would require to understand much more than where studs are. It has fifteen antennas, implying it does not miss out on much.

This model 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 show them to your plainly.

Look this one over thoroughly. 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 pay for features you will never utilize, so compare carefully.

 

The Developer

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What is the most powerful model? Wall Scanner Schematic

This has all the features we have looked at up until now. Other than they work far 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 18 antennas, which offers it with the broadest range of frequencies. It has high-resolution 3D imaging and can supply raw signal data. 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 guesswork. It is not difficult to picture a pro using this for a pricey job where errors are costly.

 

What you would love about Walabot DIY

Unlike other imaging devices that are currently readily 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 having to pay top dollar for it.

Above that, it is really light and portable. With the magnet on the casing, you can work the Walabot DIY device and your own mobile phone as one unit.

Everything about using the Walabot DIY is very easy. You don’t need to worry about circuitry, as you only need to link it to your smart phone using the included USB cable. All the settings and tweaks are done utilizing the smart device. Calibrating the device is also made easy.

Plus, you have easy-to-follow directions provided for you on the mobile application itself or you can look at videos from the company’s site to find out how to use your Walabot DIY.

What’s more, it doesn’t use x-ray technology, that makes it extremely safe and you can utilize it without ionizing radiation.

Simply put, this is a safe and portable gadget that gives you excellent 3D images that you can utilize for your home restoration jobs or house improvement requirements.

 

Pricing and Returns

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

The other 3 more 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 costly due to the added advance features in the models, along with the improved image quality on these models, and overall, it is a more powerful gadget 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 is totally fine! Walabot advertises on their site that they have a 30-day return policy! Bear in mind that returns will only be accepted if the return request was sent out within 30 days of the customer getting the product at their delivery area. Walabot can’t refund 3rd party purchases (such as from Amazon.com or B&H Photo).

 

Last thoughts about the Walabot Wall Scanner Schematic

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

Walabot DIYoffers you an easy method to see through cement or drywall, and examine pipelines, studs, and wires. And you can get 3D images saved to your phone so that you can evaluate it later on.

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

For one, you can utilize Walabot DIY to know just how deep you can drill in order to avoid damaging the pipelines or cutting the wires behind your walls. You can likewise adjust and calibrate the sensors’ level of sensitivity to much better suit 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 buy the more advanced packs that the company offers. Wall Scanner Schematic