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3d scanner #2

laser scanner

laser scanner

my first 3d laser scanner was really just some kind of proof of concept device. therefore it’s a relatively simply setup with a usb camera, a stepper motor on which a line laser is mounted, a stepper motor controller and some software. it doesn’t use any kind of automatic calibration. the calibration is done for the camera alone and then the laser is placed at a certain distance from the camera.

some of the results can be seen in the following pictures.