Cost

Open Source Hardware

The Pi 3D Scanner is based on opensource hardware. All the building plans to make the scanner is freely available and can you used and modified by anyone. You are free to source your hardware components from where ever you like. We can of course help you source components as well.

The hardware cost of the scanner with 100 camera units, frame construction, light setup and networking is around 10,000 euro/dollar. 

Component Quantity Unit Price Total Possible suppliers
Raspberry Pi Model B+ or Raspberry Pi 2 Model B 100 €20.67 €2067 http://nl.rs-online.com/web/p/processor-microcontroller-development-kits/8111284/

 

Pi Camera 100 €11.11 €1110 http://nl.rs-online.com/web/p/video-modules/7757731/
Sandisk 8GB Micro SD Card 100 €8 €800 Including firmware and unique labling. Can be bought directly from us.
5V 60Amp Power-supply 3 €50 €150  https://www.meanwell-web.com/en/product-info/ac-dc-power-supply/enclosed-type/201-300-w/rsp-320/product/RSP-320-5
Custom Network Cabling 100 €4 €400  
Frame construction  1 €1000 €1000  
48 + 2 port Ethernet Switches  3 €100 €300 Search ebay on "switch 48+2"
LED Stip 240LED/m 19watt/m per 5M 8 €50 €400 http://www.ledstripwinkel.nl/losse-ledstrip-24v-koud-wit-240-leds-5-meter
24v 10Amp power-supply 4 €50 €200  https://www.meanwell-web.com/en/product-info/ac-dc-power-supply/enclosed-type/201-300-w/sp-240/product/SP-240-24
4x Optoma GT760 Projector + tripods 4 €550

2200

http://www.beamercenter.nl/product/349951/optoma-gt760.html
Total    

€8627

 

Prices are estimates and excluding VAT, based on completely self-build and self-sourcing of components. So time is not calculated into these costs.

Ready-to-use-System

If you do not want to self build the 3D Scanner, we can provide you with a kit that you can assemble or we can install a system on-site for you. For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (We only provide a full kit to the European market)

Software

You have 2 choices with the software. You can use the basic script published on this website and build your own software around it or you can buy the software we have developed. 

Our 3D scan management software support the following:

  • Easy-to-use windows management software
  • Free for up to 35 cameras
  • Central control of camera and projection settings
  • Easy Unit ID and Unit mode setting
  • Central firmware update
  • Support for wireless remote (logitech presention clicker)
  • Multi-threaded download management and scan registration
  • 3 raspberry pi unit modes: Camera, Projection and Preview Monitor
  • Security settings, so that an operator can not change configuration
  • Soon: fully integrated online customer management system

The 3D scan management software is available for €750 ex VAT per scanner per year (subscription based), including online support and updates.