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To set up a scan, first secure your item in the scanner using our pre-supplied putty. Open up Dr.PICZA3 on the IdeaShop laptop and click SCAN. Choose your preferred scanning option; both have a variety of different scanning settings  
 
To set up a scan, first secure your item in the scanner using our pre-supplied putty. Open up Dr.PICZA3 on the IdeaShop laptop and click SCAN. Choose your preferred scanning option; both have a variety of different scanning settings  
 
*Rotary Scan - Used for spherical and cylindrical objects
 
*Rotary Scan - Used for spherical and cylindrical objects
**Circumferential - How far of a spin do you want?
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**Circumferential - Input the amount of rotation you want for the measurement.
**Height - How tall is the object?
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**Height - Input how tall the object is.
**Circumferential Pitch - Distance between scan points as the object spins.
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**Circumferential Pitch -Input the desired distance between scan points as the object spins.
**Height-direction Pitch - Distance between vertical scan points  
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**Height-direction Pitch - Input the desired distance between vertical scan points.
*Plane Scan - A More general scan
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*Plane Scan - A more general scan
 
**Surfaces to Scan - Sets the number of scanning surfaces.
 
**Surfaces to Scan - Sets the number of scanning surfaces.
**Height - How tall is the object?
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**Height - Input the height of the object.
**Width - How wide is the object?
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**Width - Input the width of the object.
**Offset Amount- Displacement from the center of the plane.
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**Offset Amount- Input the displacement from the center of the plane.
**Pitch - Distance between scan points.
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**Pitch - Input the distance between scan points.
  
 
After these, you will receive an estimated measurement time and size of the file. The pitches may be adjusted to change these as needed.
 
After these, you will receive an estimated measurement time and size of the file. The pitches may be adjusted to change these as needed.

Revision as of 19:48, 27 October 2017

3D Scanner in the Idea Shop Prototyping Lab

About Roland LPX-600

The Roland LPX-600 is the IdeaShop's 3D scanner. The scanner will create a point cloud or mesh of any object.

General Stats:
Output File Types : LPX, STL, GSF, 3DM
Max Scanning size of 254 mm (10") in diameter and 406.4 mm (16") in height
Precision up to 0.2 mm scanning-pitch

Setting up a Scan

To set up a scan, first secure your item in the scanner using our pre-supplied putty. Open up Dr.PICZA3 on the IdeaShop laptop and click SCAN. Choose your preferred scanning option; both have a variety of different scanning settings

  • Rotary Scan - Used for spherical and cylindrical objects
    • Circumferential - Input the amount of rotation you want for the measurement.
    • Height - Input how tall the object is.
    • Circumferential Pitch -Input the desired distance between scan points as the object spins.
    • Height-direction Pitch - Input the desired distance between vertical scan points.
  • Plane Scan - A more general scan
    • Surfaces to Scan - Sets the number of scanning surfaces.
    • Height - Input the height of the object.
    • Width - Input the width of the object.
    • Offset Amount- Input the displacement from the center of the plane.
    • Pitch - Input the distance between scan points.

After these, you will receive an estimated measurement time and size of the file. The pitches may be adjusted to change these as needed.