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The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Problems, solutions and discussion about scanning with a video projector and stripe patterns.

The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby james.tomich » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:17 am

Good-
-Better scanning and calibration (AWESOME Makes it all worth it)
-Better connection with Framegrabber (Blackmagic I Pro)

Bad
-No COM
-No Cannon Easy Play
-No Texture Intensity Adjustments

Ugly
-Obvious Move By David 3D to Close the 'open nature' of their Software
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Re: The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby dklassen » Fri Aug 05, 2016 12:01 am

No COM?
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Re: The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby micr0 » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:45 am

No COM yet. Sven says it's coming back and will be in an update soon.
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Re: The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby Oteck » Fri Aug 05, 2016 4:35 am

Ugly
-that 4 to 5 upgrade, some one failed at math
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Re: The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby conceptdsn » Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:21 am

I purchased david 5 did the update to 5.05
My first scan was absolutely beautiful using the one camera (canon eos T3i) However it was very distorted . its like it kept perspective only on the view the camera took.
i tried and tried. after calibrating nearly 20 times.
I then went back to using the webcam c615 as the camera and it didnt change anyhing . it was still distorted.

I went back to david 4 and it works perfectly with no issues using the c615 webcam.

Also . i purchased the david 5 software so i could use two cameras . i tried to use two c615 webcams and it also distorted the object badly.
I was wondering if it supports 2 dlsr cameras if i get two 4k capture cards.
i don't see much on dual camera setup.
Camera's: Canon eos t3i, 2x c615 webcams
150 mm calibration panel commonly used
acer k135 Projector/ infocus trial projector
Process computer: i7- 8 core processor, 128g ram, nvidia 6000

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Re: The Good Bad and Ugly aspects of David 5

Postby pottersfriend » Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:42 pm

I think micr0 mentioned this in another post:

"For those that don't follow: If you are using only one camera with David 5 make sure "OptimizeMultiCameraCalibration" is off"

Maybe that would help solve the distortion problem. I really don't know as I haven't had a chance to really use v5 yet.
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