Repetitive vs non-repetitive setting

Does anyone know the difference (repetitive vs non-repetitive setting) or when you would select one vs the other?

repetitive setting means that it is doing a LINE scan

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Shooting straight down in a horizontal line perpendicular to the long edge of the LiDAR. In other words it doesn’t capture in front or behind

non-repetitive setting means that it is using a spirograph (flower) pattern

It is slightly less accurate than the scan pattern however it does capture in front and behind a little more.

What are typical use cases for each pattern?

repetitive is the default and it provides higher accuracy but doesn’t get under solid objects in front or behind the sensor.

non-repetitive can get underneath objects a little further, but has slightly lower accuracy.

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The next option is Livox high-sensitivity option (off by default) should this be on?

That is only for capturing data above 100m. If it’s used at lower AGL it will most certainly increase the noise in your point cloud.

It could be useful in another instance as well, if you have a very dark surface (i.e. fresh asphalt) it might help to see more points where normally most of them would be absorbed by the dark surface.