The Manifest Scanner, formerly known as the Cargo Scanner, is a utility module that can scan other ships and identify any and all Commodities they are carrying. It must be assigned to a fire group and manually activated. If any cargo in the scanned ship is stolen, the ship's owner will incur a bounty. Using the scanner is considered hostile behavior, and the target is immediately alerted when the scan is initiated.
Scanner that can detect and analyse the contents of a targeted vessel's cargo hold.
— In-Game Description
Note - NPC security forces outside stations may often randomly scan you for cargo to see if you're carrying any stolen goods and/or illegal goods. When you are interdicted by NPC security forces they usually want to scan your cargo for the same reasons.
You need to be within range (depends on scanner quality) of your target to activate the scanner. Holding the fire button down will initiate a scan and the button must be kept pressed until the scan completes (approx. 10-11 seconds). You also have to stay in range and sight of your target or the scan will be interrupted. A lot of the time when a target knows they are being scanned they try to get away, especially if they're carrying stolen goods. Always be prepared for a hot chase with the scanner activated!
Engineer Modifications Edit
The following modifications can be applied to this module by Engineers to enhance its abilities:
|A||LHS 142||Vo Dock|
|A, B, D||Leesti||George Lucas|
|A, B, C, D, E||Yakabugai||Serebrov Station|
|B, C||Zaonce||Ridley Scott|
|A, B||Lave||Lave Station|
|A, D||LHS 3447||Dalton Gateway|
|A,B,C,D,E||LHS 3505||Olivas City|