Skip to main content

How to Use the MakerSpace Facilities and Services: 3D Scanners

  1.  First-time users MUST undertake a basic training and pass the Safety Test.
  2. There is no charge to use 3D scanners provided by the MakerSpace. Users are responsible for any damages of the furniture and equipment in the MakerSpace.
  3. Unless otherwise approved by the University Librarian, the 3D scanners are used by eligible users for educational and non-commercial proposes ONLY.

Matter and Form

Description: An easy to use desktop 3D scanner for small and medium objects

Eligible Users: CUHK students and staff, CUHK Library users

Reservation Method: Reserve a time slot at Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. A maximum of 2 hours per day. 

Location: at the Self-Service Corner in the MakerSpace, Learning Garden

Specification: 

Scan Accuracy: Within ± 0.1mm

Maximum Object Size & Weight: 25cm (height), 18 cm (diameter), 3kg (Weight)

Optics: HD CMOS sensor, 2x Class 1 eye-safe lasers

Output file format: STL, OBJ, PLY, XYZ

 

 

Go! Scan 3D (Will be available in November 2019)

Description: A high-performance handheld 3D structured-light scanner. 

Eligible UsersCUHK staff

Reservation Method: Please contact Learning Garden HelpDesk for details.

Specification: 

Light Source: White light (99 stripes)

Scanning area: 390 x 390 mm 

Max. Accuracy: 0.05 mm

Resolution: 0.1 mm 

Acquisition Speed: 1,500,000 points/s

Texture colours: 24 bits

Output file format: STL, OBJ, DAE, FBX, MA, PLY, TXT, WRL, X3D, X3DZ, ZPR

Structure Sensor

Description: An easy to use handheld 3D scanner. Good for scanning large objects

Eligible UsersCUHK students and staff

Borrowing Method: check out and return at the Learning Garden HelpDesk during 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. It can be loaned for up to 2 days. (Overdue Fines: HK$10 per day)

Specification: 

Scanning range: 40 cm (min) and 3.5m (max)

Resolution: 640 x 480(VGA) or 320 x 240(QVGA)

Frame-rate: 30 / 60 frames per second

Field of View: Horizontal: 58 degrees, Vertical: 45 degrees

Output file format: .OBJ

Click here for More Information

HandyScan 700

Description: A high-performance handheld 3D laser scanner. 

Eligible UsersCUHK staff

Reservation Method: Please contact Learning Garden HelpDesk for details.

Specification: 

Light Source: 7 Laser crosses (+1 extra line)

Scanning area: 275 x 250 mm 

Max. Accuracy: 0.03 mm

Max. Resolution: 0.05mm 

Acquisition Speed: 480,000 points/s

Output file format: STL, OBJ, DAE, FBX, MA, PLY, TXT, WRL, X3D, X3DZ, ZPR