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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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3D scanning with a digital camera

The 123D Catch scanning process requires the use of an ordinary digital camera to take a series of 40 or more photographs while moving around an object. Virtually, any stationary object can be chosen, provided that you have a complete 360-degree unobstructed view around the object, and it can be photographed with good lighting.

For the following recipes to be more useful as a learning exercise, it will be helpful if you find objects that are similar to the ones shown in the following image:

3D scanning with a digital camera

The following are the specifications of the objects shown in the preceding image:

  • A coin measuring 30 mm across (any small object ...

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