Simple operability 3D scanner "Rubicon 3D scanner" with about 30,000 yen

A 3D printer that can be purchased for 45,000 yen appearsAlthough prices of 3D printers are gradually decreasing, such as 3D, it is getting easier for ordinary people to buy. On the other hand, the scanner to scan the 3D object and load it to the PC was not a cheap one, but it cost about 30,000 yen, the operation is simple and easy to use 3D scanner "Rubicon 3D scanner"Has appeared.

Rubicon 3D scanner by Robert Mikelson and Grant Cox - Kickstarter

You can see what Rubicon 3D scanner looks like from the following movie.

This is Mr. Robert Mikelson, developer of Rubicon 3D scanner. Next to the notebook PC before Mikelson is Rubicon 3D scanner, you can see that it is not that large size.

Rubicon 3D scanner can scan anything as large as 160 mm in diameter and 250 mm in height.

To scan, simply set the object on the pedestal OK.

While scanning, first shoot several pictures manually from PC. Next, the pedestal rotates 0.45 degrees at a time and automatically takes 800 photos and scans the object.

The object passes in front of the red laser light coming out from both sides of the camera while rotating.

It is like this when you import the scanned object into the PC. Scanned items can be saved in stl / obj / 3 ds file format.

It can scan even tiny objects such as chips.

The price of Rubicon 3D scanner is £ 199 (about 32,000 yen), and MakerBot's price of 1400 dollars (about 140,000 yen)DigitizerCompared with the price, the price is inexpensive. Digitizer has a 1.3 megapixel camera, but Rubicon 3D scanner adopts a 15 million pixel camera. The scanning speed is also about 9 minutes earlier than the Digitizer.

Although Rubicon 3D scanner is currently soliciting investment with Kickstarter for commercialization, as of November 20, 2013, it achieved the target amount of 5000 pounds (about 800,000 yen), and commercialization It is almost certain. With a contribution of more than 199 pounds (about 32,000 yen), we can get Rubicon 3D scanner and dedicated software, we also support mailing to Japan, shipping fee is 15 pounds (about 2400 yen) I will. The deadline is 4:57 AM December 9, Japan time.

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