- 1 Introduction
- 2 Modifications & Pricing
- 3 Hardware
- 4 Software program
- 5 Calibration
- 6 Scanning in Regular Mode
- 7 Scanning in +QuickScan Mode
- 8 Unscannable Colors, Supplies & Shapes
- 9 Lighting Condition Hacks!
- 10 Scan Density vs Measurement
- 11 Modifying & Aligning
- 12 Meshing
- 13 Exporting
- 14 Results
- 15 Conclusion
- 16 Options
This can be a bit of background information concerning the historical past of reasonably priced 3D scanners, so be happy to skip the intro and drive proper into the Review.
Again in 2013, desktop 3D printers have been supposedly going mainstream. That’s once I bought my first 3D printer, a 5th Gen MakerBot Replicator. I didn’t like it at all, so I began complaining about it on my web site. By chance, I created my very first weblog publish. That evaluation drove a whole lot of interest and obtained me into reviewing different 3D printers until I decided I didn’t like those machines at all and switched to 3D scanning — the remaining is history.
Once I was testing 3D printers I did know that there were additionally 3D scanners because they was marketed in the direction of the same audience. MakerBot had the Digitzer — a small turntable mixed with two lasers and a digital camera. It was originally priced at $1400. Fact be advised, you couldn’t scan a whole lot of things with it — mainly small toys and trinkets. It didn’t capture shade and the geometry it captured wasn’t very detailed. However it was in all probability an experiment just as desktop 3D printers have been.
Anyway at that moment in time (and it’s only 5 years in the past really) extra corporations started betting on the reasonably priced 3D scanner market. 3D Methods launched the Sense handheld 3D scanner, which truly was the first 3D scanner I reviewed. But not a lot later a company referred to as Matter and Form introduced their take on the MakerBot Digitizer. This first era gadget, now generally known as MFS1V1, additionally featured two lasers but did have a shade digital camera.
And on prime of that, the scan head might mechanically move upwards via a threaded rod, very similar to desktop 3D printers. This meant it might scan objects that have been taller. And the whole contraption could possibly be folded into a case so you can take it in all places. Is was initially priced at $600 — lower than half of the MakerBot Digitizer. These days you’ll be able to nonetheless get one model new for $399 on Amazon.
I have used both the MakerBot Digitizer and Matter and Form V1 a couple of occasions however I never formally reviewed them as a result of their scan quality and long scanning occasions seemed a bit sub-par to me on the time I started reviewing 3D scanners. Structured light-based desktop scanners have been simply turning into extra reasonably priced with the introduction of the EinScan-S (Review) which was a bit tough across the edges however made detailed scans quite fast.
So I assumed that desktop 3D scanners with lasers the place a bit passe. I just lately reviewed the Eora3D smartphone-based scanner which I feel as nice potential but continues to be a bit too limited for automated 360-degrees object scanning with the current app, particularly the meshed results. And Matter and Form’s Bevel (Review) didn’t convince me as a face scanner in any respect.
So it type of stunned me that Matter and Form is re-releasing its laser-based desktop scanner. It’s now referred to as the MFS1V2, or Matter and Form 3D Scanner V2.
Modifications & Pricing
Not rather a lot has changed on the hardware aspect. The enclosure is now completely black as an alternative of the black and white colour scheme of the V1 and, based on the producer, improvements to the design of the hardware have been made to enable a better scan accuracy of 0.1mm vs. 0.25 – zero.45mm (depending on which spec sheet you read) on the older model. But al main elements, such because the lasers, HD CMOS sensor and motors, are the identical.
A much bigger change is on the software aspect. In April this yr, Matter and Form launched new 3D scanning software referred to as MFStudio. It’s out there for both Mac and Home windows and boasts a totally new consumer interface and a modular add-on system.
The first module is known as +QuickScan which, as the identify implies, reduces the scanning time. It’s apparently a single-laser scanning algorithm that M&F invented for the Bevel (Review) and have now ported to the desktop product. This function is an in-app purchase of $79 for present customers of the MFS1V1 — which is lowered to $499 on the Matter and Form website but sells for $399 on Amazon whereas stock lasts — but is included with the MFS1V2, which retails at $749.
The worth surprises me because the press release on the Matter and Form website talked about a worth of $649. I can also’t find a listing of the scanner for $599 with out the +QuickScan function.
The Matter and Form 3D scanner can fold into a small suitcase. The concept this makes it moveable is good but I’m unsure if individuals would transport a desktop 3D scanner typically. And it’s nonetheless too giant to put in an enormous with a laptop computer. It’s made solely out of plastic and could be very mild. It feels a bit low cost for a $749 product, especially compared to the Eora3D (Review) which can also be a small laser-based desktop scanner that costs $599 on Amazon however made out of anodized aluminum.
The Eora3D doesn’t have a built-in digital camera and uses the one on your smartphone. But virtually each trendy smartphone digital camera sensor is best than the HD CMOS sensor in the Matter and Form 3D Scanner.
The electric turntable on the MFS1V2 is 16 centimeters in diameter. This is larger than the 12cm plate included with the Eora3D however notably smaller than turntables that include most structured mild scanners. For example, The EinScan-SE (Review) comes with a 20cm extensive turntable. But that system costs $1299, $550 more than the MFSV2. In accordance with the specs, the utmost diameter of scannable objects is 18cm to allow them to grasp a bit over the sting of the turntable.
The scanner is all made out of 1 half, so the space between the scan head and turntable is fastened. The top can transfer upwards to enable scanning objects up to 25cm tall, in accordance with the specs. It’s noteworthy that whereas the turntable operated virtually utterly silent, the stepper motor that moved the top upwards could be very loud. Luckily it solely moves after every 360-degrees cycle and 5 occasions maximum.
The purple lasers are Class 1, so they are eye protected. Nevertheless, the downside of shopper grade pink lasers is that they aren’t very vibrant so that you’ll shortly run into distinction issues as I’ll reveal later in this evaluation.
For comparability, the Eora3D’s Class 2 (additionally “eye safe”, however a bit less) green laser is notably brighter and gives more distinction on a higher number of floor colours and traits. That impact is enhanced through the use of a better, extra mild sensitive smartphone digital camera and that, like our eyes, digital camera sensors are often more delicate to green than to purple (or blue).
In addition to the scanner, the box accommodates a calibration card and a rubber ducky that can be utilized as a check topic. Also included is a USB cable and a power adapter with add-ons for each thinkable worldwide energy outlet.
The scanner has a single button to show it on and off. The thought of using the MF emblem as a button is good but the LED could be very dim so it’s exhausting to inform if the system is on in average room lighting.
Lastly, the specs state this scanner has an accuracy of “within ± 0.1mm”. Even if that’s really true, truly getting that accuracy in scan detail is determined by numerous variables resembling object shade, material, lighting condition and the dimensions of the thing. I often decide these figures the same as I do with mileage figures on automobiles: I’ll decide it myself after an extended check drive!
MFStudio is the large new thing. They might have simply launched the software with no new scanner but I do perceive a few of the advertising thoughts behind it. The excellent news is: the software program is very nice! It’s very consumer friendly with clear instructions for turning the gadget on, calibration and scanning. Completely new is you can make multiple scan with an object in numerous positions and align the results to create extra full 3D models.
All settings could be made though sliders and the stay viewports respond to what you’re doing. That’s good, nevertheless it nonetheless means you need to dial in exposure values for geometry and colour seize manually and individually. It will have been nice if the software was sensible sufficient to do preliminary auto publicity in both instances. Guide override would in fact be nice for advanced, but for freshmen a single scan button would have been good. I wouldn’t be stunned if MF would introduce a +AutoExposure add-on in the future.
You’ll be able to choose how high the scan head should go in 5 blocks and you may as well choose to scan only a part of an object by limiting the turntable rotation to a minimum of 45 levels. Sadly, the truth that the meshing algorithm all the time produces watertight meshes makes partial scanning useless for many purposes.
No matter what settings you modify, you’ll all the time have a transparent indication of the expected scanning time in the prime of the interface. That is really essential as a result of scanning occasions on the Matter and Form scanners might be very long. Common scanning can easily take up to an hour. In fact there’s now the +QuickScan function that certainly significantly reduces the scanning time so it’s great to see indications between 1 and 15 minutes, relying on numerous settings. The query in fact is how a lot this velocity improve impacts scan high quality.
Most mild or laser-based scanners need calibration but the fact that this scanner has a hard and fast camera-to-turntable distance signifies that you gained’t should do it typically. Calibration can also be simple and quick: just put the card on the turntable in two positions and you’re achieved within minutes. I normally hate calibration however this is likely one of the quickest procedures I’ve every encountered on a desktop 3D scanner so kudos for that.
Scanning in Regular Mode
In case your undertaking needs the highest quality you’ll have to use the regular scan mode. It uses each lasers which are positioned in several distanced from the digital camera. So the scan will include the least amount of holes and scan knowledge from two laser strains makes the process more strong than utilizing a single laser.
Yes, regular mode is sluggish. Scanning a 10cm tall toy figure would require the height to be set to three/5, though I found that setting it to 4/5 crammed in slightly bit more details on the top. If you want to scan simply geometry, a scan would take 37 minutes. With colour capture enabled, it jumps as much as 57 minutes. That could be advantageous for those who just need to scan stuf for enjoyable. And folks that use desktop 3D printers are fairly properly used to lang waiting occasions for printing small, fun objects. However for more professional use instances where you’d need to scan multiple objects it’s very sluggish. For comparability, an entry degree structured mild scanner just like the EinScan-SE an scan a small object like this in lower than 4 minutes.
In regular scan mode the turntable stops many occasions (I assume 360 occasions however I didn’t rely) to permit a seize of the first laser, second laser and then a shade seize with a unique exposure worth. After a full rotation, the scan head strikes up and the procedure is repeated. It’s nice to see the point cloud being inbuilt real time in your display. And on this mode this is also in shade. There’s a clear indication of the remaining scanning time.
Colour seize on this mode is comprised of stills so RGB exposure time is mechanically elevated whenever you improve the brightness. This does additional add to the whole scanning time however it does forestall movement blur within the ultimate texture. It’s good to know that whereas the purpose cloud is coloured, the precise texture of the ultimate meshed mannequin can be generated via UV-mapping based mostly on the individually captured HD shade frames.
Scanning in +QuickScan Mode
In QuickScan mode (let’s drop the + for better studying) you must select if you wish to use the primary or second laser. The first one is further away from the digital camera which can end in scans which are more accurate but can probably include extra holes. Laser two will seize more of the thing but with barely decreased quality.
In this mode I might scan the identical 10cm tall toy figure in 6.5 minutes as an alternative of just about an hour, in order that’s an enormous velocity improve. The scanner can scan this fast as a result of the turntable now rotates in a steady movement. It does one cross for the geometry with the chosen laser on and a second cross for shade capture with the laser off and a better exposure on the digital camera. Needless to say the very best publicity values may end up in motion blur, relying on the lighting circumstances. As a hack, this mode does permit to modify on studio lights after the laser cross and change them off once more when the scan head strikes upwards.
It’s noteworthy that while QuickScan does seize colour it doesn’t shade the purpose cloud. It is going to UV-map the mannequin in the meshing part with the captured shade frames.
Anyway, QuickScan is quicker. And those scan occasions are real looking for a $599 system in my choice. Normally it does end in a lesser outcome although. If that’s a problem really is dependent upon the thing. I discovered that the majority QuickScans has extra holes in them. And since the software fills all holes when meshing this may end up in unwanted surface details.
I’ve added results from both modes later on this assessment.
Unscannable Colors, Supplies & Shapes
Basically 3D scanning has the issue that not each object is scannable. The standard issues are floor characteristics like transparency or glossiness. And lots of 3D scanners have a tough time scanning surfaces which might be very dark or black. But as I wrote before, the Class 1 purple lasers on the Matter and Form 3D scanner had problems with comparatively mild colors, notable blue and purple. Even in good lighting circumstances I typically couldn’t seize geometry of objects product of purple or blue plastic.
Some elements also can’t be captured as a result of the lasers are fastened and solely the turntable is shifting. So these elements are literally in the shadow of other elements. For comparability, the Eora3D’s single laser also strikes horizontally in a sweeping motion. Under is an example of a scan of a dog figurine that’s clearly a tough form for this scanner to seize. And this was made in common scan mode.
Lighting Condition Hacks!
Lighting circumstances for this scanner are tough. I discovered that to get the perfect contrast on the lasers, the room lighting ought to be virtually off. However that in fact does drastically influence colour seize. The design of the gadget additionally makes it arduous to mild the thing correctly from the entrance with exterior because the casing is so close to the turntable.
Directional mild from home windows, even on an overcast day, also can impression scan quality of each the geometry and colour. So I ended up putting the entire scanner inside a $70 Foldio 2 mild tent. I didn’t use the LEDs in the tent itself but the semi-translucent white material of the tent made the scan area darkish enough for correct laser contrast and diffuse enough for proper colour capture. Depending on the floor characteristics of the thing I switched on external studio softboxes to get the most effective geometry/color-capture stability.
This experiment made me understand that it’s a pity that Matter and Form didn’t put extra thought into upgrading the hardware. Particularly now that the QuickScan function does a separate shade seize cross, a built-in LED mild that might mechanically change on during colour seize might drastically improve texture high quality without any problem.
Within the photograph above I’ve hooked up a $1.49 USB-powered LED Strip to the inside of the casing which I plugged in and out manually. It’s a bit brief and not very brilliant, but truly works fairly properly as a proof of concept. If solely the inside of the casing was white like the V1 mannequin, which might have allowed for more diffuse mild. However then there’s office paper!
Scan Density vs Measurement
An fascinating factor I found was that due to the fastened quantity of line captures throughout a 360-degree rotation, object with a small diameter end in denser level clouds than bigger objects. For objects wider than 8-10cm there’s quite a bit of spacing in between them, inflicting a lack of detail. It might require much more captures per rotation to fill these in however there’s no setting for that.
Modifying & Aligning
Within the new MFStudio you’ll be able to add a limiteless quantity of scans to a challenge. In follow you’ll in all probability make two scans with an object in several positions. You need to use a brush device to pick and clear unwanted factors.
You’ll be able to clean noise with a slider however for me it wasn’t completely clear once I was deleting actual noise of began deleting invaluable knowledge. Nevertheless it’s a visible software and the software has a terrific undo function so you possibly can experiment.
In the event you’ve cleaned your scans you’ll be able to align them by clicking the A icon on the bottom scan and than the A icon on the scan that must be aligned. This is an automated function so success will rely upon distinctions in form of the item and the overlap between two scans. You possibly can’t assist the algorithm manually so that you’re either in luck or not.
When you can disguise, unhide or delete scans in the undertaking window, I significantly miss a method to duplicate scans. That function would permit users to experiment more with totally different variations of modifying an noise reduction.
Meshing is a separate tab with solely two choices: a top quality slider and a checkbox to enable or disable texturing. The software fills all holes by default, and there’s no solution to turn this off. Nice for 3D printing functions however very annoying if you wish to create a 3D asset for digital use. A slider to regulate gap submitting is an absolute necessity in a future replace of MFStudio for my part.
Alternatively you’ll be able to export the raw level cloud knowledge and carry out meshing externally but you possibly can export the captured colour frames so you’ll be able to’t carry out UV-mapping then.
While meshing just the geometry is fairly fast on my Floor Guide with i7 processor and 16GB of RAM, the texturing algorithm takes a whole lot of time and could be very resource intensive. There’s simply an animation and no status bar so I typically wasn’t positive if this system had crashed or was nonetheless working exhausting. It truly all the time completed but typically after 20 minutes for a 10 cm tall mannequin and as much as an hour for giant objects meshed on the highest quality setting. I can think about that this can be a problem on much less highly effective pc hardware.
What I additionally miss is a approach to edit the ultimate texture when it comes to brightness and contrast. This might have been a good way to counteract the truth that geometry capture works higher in lower mild circumstances. Fortunately you possibly can edit the feel information easily in a photograph editor of selection as you’ll see under.
As you will notice in the outcomes under, a few of the textures have black elements on them. Typically it’s only a spot, typically it’s a larger half. Both method, they shouldn’t be there and I hope it’s a bug that can be fastened.
You possibly can export the point clouds as PLY or XYZ information and meshes as STL or OBJ information. The latter features a UV Texture map. It’s good to know that, no matter using the common or QuickScan choice, the OBJ all the time has a separate texture map. It’s often a 3840 x 1920 map that consists of 6 views of the model.
It’s not an environment friendly UV map at all but it is rather simply editable in a photo editor like Photoshop this manner, which I truly like.
It will be great if Matter and Form added a couple of more export codecs and perhaps a Sketchfab exporter sooner or later. The embeds under have been made by uploading the exported OBJ information. Finally, it’s also noteworthy that after the time-consuming meshing and texturing part, exporting to OBJ once more can take some time, even on a PC with an SSD drive. So there’s plenty of waiting involved.
Under is a scan of the toy you see in the photographs in common scan mode, followed by the identical object made in QuickScan mode.
As you possibly can see, the textures each scans are comparable, and not as sharp as I had hoped. For those who press the three key in your keyboard to view the fashions without texture, you possibly can see that the geometry can also be comparable but the regular scan did seize extra precise particulars of the entrance of the ears while the QuickScan makes use of more gap filling. However that’s a small difference. Generally I feel that for this model the QuickScan function is analogous enough to be the one to decide on. Nevertheless, I do find that each (and all) results include various floor noise because the actual plastic toy is completely clean. Smoothing the noise externally would also scale back the small print in the necklace.
Under is another example of another small toy. It’s a mixture of a horizontally and vertically positioned scan with the pre-meshing noise filter of MFStudio at full impact:
As you possibly can see the noise filter has removed fairly some noise compared to the other toy but you’ll in all probability by no means get the tremendous clean results that structured mild scanners can ship. It’s also noteworthy that this figurine once more doesn’t have complete arms. Whether or not that’s due to the purple shade, specularity or position of the laser (or a mixture of all) isn’t totally clear to me however scanning objects like this doesn’t end in full fashions.
Subsequent up is a toddler-size sneaker that just matches on the turntable. It’s matte and white so it ought to be ideally suited for any scanner, apart from perhaps the black stripes. Once more I aligned two scans: one with the shoe on its sole and one positioned on its aspect.
I don’t like the feel high quality however the geometry is definitely quite usable although there’s additionally still fairly some noise. And the scanner wasn’t capable of seize the patterns on the nose of the sneaker.
To raised illustrate which elements of the mesh above are precise captured particulars and that are generated by means of gap filling, right here’s the unedited level cloud from the MFS1V1:
You possibly can clearly see that the laser line captures have been further aside in close to the entrance and again. Combining the 2 scans made the strains right into a grid which does create a greater mesh but that this has quite giant holes in it.
This point cloud additionally permits me to greatest examine the scan knowledge of the MFS1V2 with the Eora3D because the latter didn’t have a top quality meshing function on the time of testing (I’ll re-test it quickly).
It’s really arduous to match scans this manner however to me it exhibits that the Eora3D captures a denser point cloud throughout the thing with much less noise.
For a completely totally different comparison, right here’s the same sneaker scanned with the EinScan-SE structured mild scanner. The embed under is a totally textured mesh.
It may be comparing apples and oranges, but regardless that the texture of that scan will need some retouching it’s sharp and usable. And the geometry is a lot more detailed. It’s also clean where it must be and textured where the actual model has precise depth patterns. You gained’t be stunned if I say I like the final end result lots better. And it was also rather a lot quicker to scan than each the laser scans.
Onto something greater, in this case an previous jar that’s 18cm broad and 14cm large on the handles. That is truly the most important object I might fit on the Matter and Form V2 that additionally has some definition on the top part.
I’m completely happy that the Matter and Form V2 is ready to scan objects beyond the small trinket class, but there are various part’s I’m not likely completely satisfied about. The feel has funky black elements and the colour modifications upwards. Which may very properly be due to modifications in room lighting during scanning (the feel is scanned in 5 totally different peak passes) however that further proves that that strategy has downsides. I used to be stunned to see that the sting of the opening on the top has been captured fairly good but sadly the same can’t be stated concerning the handles of the jar. I also couldn’t put this object on the turntable sideways because the opening of the jar would virtually touch the scan head and utterly block the lasers from reaching the handles.
Putting the identical model on the larger turntable of the EinScan-SP (which can give comparable outcomes as the SE for objects like these) which also has a larger distance to the scan head (even when mounted on the included stand), I might easily scan to separate positions and mix them right into a extra complete (and mode detailed) mannequin of the jar:
To wrap up, here’s a scan of the small, full colour sandstone 3D print you noticed in a few of the photographs above. I’m including it because it appears to be the perfect subject for this scanner: it’s matte, it’s small, it’s vibrant and it doesn’t have arms (or other extruding elements). It’s a daily scan.
Even for this object, the highest of the top and shoulders couldn’t be captured in a single scan in standing position. I might have improved the feel with higher lighting circumstances however the geometry is sweet. There’s more noise within the geometry than the actual sandstone material has, though.
The V2 is an evolution of the original Matter and Form 3D scanner from 2014 nevertheless it’s not a revolutionary new product. No main hardware elements have been changed so it’s a mixture of very small hardware design modifications and a large change within the software. This may indeed end in larger accuracy from a measurement perspective, but it’s going to rely in your use case if that’s related.
While this the MFS1V2 is capable of capturing a number of details for a scanner of this worth, the output is inconsistent. Some objects end up okay while others are disappointing. This is true for any scanner to a certain prolong but additional noticeable on this one. The fastened setup tremendously limits the dimensions of scannable objects and on prime of that the purple laser has issues with sure floor colors, particularly when they’re even a bit shiny. The scanner very a lot prefers matte surfaces so you may need to treat objects with matting spray to get better outcomes. But even when doing so, scans of clean objects can include quite a bit of noise.
The position of the lasers in relation to the digital camera is ok for some object however might be problematic for others. Even when using each lasers in regular scan mode, complicated objects typically include holes because the lasers can’t reach extruded elements or into some cavities. The new MFStudio software program does permit aligning multiple scans but not all objects (definitely not bigger ones) might be put sideways on a turntable and the rise in complete scan time also makes doing this unrealistic, at the very least in common scan mode.
You can also’t just put the scanner anyplace as room lighting circumstances significantly influence the scan quality. If you wish to have management over both geometry and shade capture, you’ll should put the scanner in a light-weight tent or something comparable.
The new, single-laser +QuickScan function is an enormous time saver. It brings scanning most object beneath the 10 minute mark which is much more practical than scan occasions of an hour or more in common scan mode. Once more, it works nicely on some objects but depending on the laser you choose you’ll be able to end up with a mannequin with much more holes. The software will fill these holes mechanically when meshing but that is perhaps an undesirable function for purposes aside from 3D printing.
While the scanning part does supply a sign of the remaining time, meshing doesn’t and if you need textures it could possibly take very lengthy. There’s no progress bar in any respect and typically it took as much as an hour on my fairly powerful Floor Guide. The resulting textures typically include black elements or other inconsistencies.
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Finally, regardless that the MFS1V2 is sort of choosy concerning the objects it could possibly scan and doesn’t all the time produce constant, complete results, there aren’t many other scanners (see options in the panel under) on this worth vary that can scan small objects with this degree of element. Even in the event you would clean the scans of the floor noise, you will nonetheless have much more details than any depth sensor (like Structure Sensor or Intel RealSense) can capture on objects this small.
For $749 I expected a bit more of this updated hardware/software program combination. As it stands now the $599-$649 price ticket talked about within the unique press release would make a more sense te me. I’m also not satisfied by the add-on software business model. I hope that M&F may also hold adding free enhancements to MFStudio and gained’t be charging customers $79 for each new function.
Utilizing laser strains nonetheless appears to be the only option to produce a commercially viable desktop 3D scanner for lower than $1000, but with structured mild scanners coming very near that mark I’m very curious how this market will develop within the coming years.
Apart from open-source DIY laser scanner kits like the $115 Ciclop, there are not any different computer-connectable desktop 3D scanners that value lower than $750 so there’s little competitors for the MFS1V2.
The one logical competition in the business laser scanner vary is the $599 Eora3D. That smartphone-based system has the good thing about using a extra powerful laser your smartphone’s nice digital camera. It had the downside of working with complicated 3D calculations and modifying on a cellular system however Eora3D Studio did simply add iPad (Professional) help so that you don’t should do all the things on a smartphone anymore. Nevertheless, I should word that once I last tested the Eora3D Studio app, the alignment and messing options weren’t nicely sufficient developed to do proper mesh-to-mesh comparisons with the Matter and Form V2.
If your pockets are a bit deeper than $749, there’s the $1299 EinScan-SE structured mild scanner. Just like the MFS1V2 it also works on Windows and Mac (the latter is in beta) however it does permit scanning objects with more variety in floor characteristic, which are quite a bit greater, in much less time, and typically with less noise in the geometry. It also provides zero.1mm accuracy if that’s necessary to you and updates of the EinScan software have up to now all the time been free.
Should you’re on a price range and just need to make 3D scans of small stuff for fun (which means you don’t care concerning the increased accuracy), in all probability the most effective various for the Matter and Form 3D Scanner V2 is the V1 that’s now $399 on Amazon whereas provide lasts. You need to use it with the brand new MFStudio (obtain right here without spending a dime) and get the +QuickScan function as an in-app purchase for $79, which I recommend.
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