No Faro software need to be installed nor any arm spec files need to be copied.
Null modem serial cable always.
The serial cable needs to be connected to COM1 always.
If the arm does not have any LED's on, it could be deriving power from the 9pin serial cable. (Such arms come with old IBM custom PC's) Special wiring needs to be done to supply power when using with new off the market PC's. (see attachment)
Models: Titanium/Platinum, Edge, etc.
FaroArmUsbDriver5 software or later needs to be installed.
CMM-Manager will start the Faro ATL server which controls the Faro Usb arm.
Download drivers from FARO here - USB Drivers
For iOS / Mobile device click here to download the PDF file.