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