3D Scanner - Android based
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NO, this is not Starship Enterprise even though It looks like.
It is my interpretation of a 3d Scanner. With a few additionally parts, an android phone has all the capabilities to help you
3D scanning an item of interest.
Just follow the instructions!
Highlights about this scanners are:
- small printing time, only the disk takes little more time
- No microcontroller and firmware needed, only laser and motor
I would really appreciate if you posted some fotos and some scan results!
- All the STL Files above once but 3dscanner_base two times
- An Android Phone or Tablet
- A red line laser like http://www.ebay.de/itm/281562839777
- A small rotating Motor (only 3RPM) like this http://www.ebay.de/itm/261549739071 . A Microwave motor like http://www.ebay.de/itm/261301609520 is probably also fine.
- 2 Aluminium square profile rods 10mm square - about 200mm and 300 mm length should be sufficient.
- 2 Aluminium round rods Diameter 8mm X 100 mm
- 2 M3x10 screws +_ 2 M3 nuts for inserting into the base
- A rubberband to mount the android phone
- Print the parts
- prepare the rods
- insert the m3 screws and nuts into the base
- mount the motor into the motor house
- put everything together
- connect the laser and the motor electrically. I used a 12V power adapter and an LM7805 to supplpy the laser
- adjust the laser(1. adjust lens for minimal laser line thickness, 2 adjust laser to be exactly vertical, 3.) adjust laser to point exactly to center of dish)
- Get Android app "scan3doid" from the Google Playstore (make sure to use at least 1.3, older versions are quite unstable)
- Mount the Android Device to the phone holder
- Finish with the instructions in the Android App
Some hints for succesful 3D scanning
- First trial is not always the best. Retry with different settings to improve the result.
- Care for a good setup. What the laser does not touch, and the camera does not see, will not be translated to the STL File
Happy 3D scanning
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