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Help with scan results

Questions, problems, comments and tips regarding the 3d scanning process.

Postby Ordibble Plop » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:10 am

Although plasticine looks non-transparent, in my experience it does cause some light scattering, especially the lighter stuff.

I scanned a model head made from whitish plasticine and noted a definite diffusion of the laser line on the plasticine part compared to the eyes, which I had painted with a matt white enamel paint.

It's possible this may be contributing to the noise.
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Postby Bongobat » Sun Jun 17, 2007 3:09 am

Im sure youve done this but make sure you calibration point scale is set to the correct number. I got noisy results one time when I forgot to set it. Thats about all I can think of for now. Luckily if it is the laser thats about the cheapest fix.
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Postby tetrion » Sun Jun 17, 2007 4:32 am

I appreciate the suggestions, just ordered a new laser line from ebay (the one suggested) If that doesn't work, I'll try a new cam (I'm quite persistant) :roll:
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