The Digitizer features a turntable-like platform, which accommodates objects measuring up to 8 x 8 inches (20.3 cm), and weighing no more than 3 kg (6.6 lb)
One of the Digitizer's two lasers
The Digitizer's camera
After a few minutes and “just two clicks,” a smooth and complete 3D design file (in a format of your choice) of the object is automatically created
The Digitizer is available now for pre-order, at a price of $1,400
MakerBot's Digitizer 3D scanner – gnome not included (Photo: Spencer Higgins)
This March, MakerBot gave us a sneak preview of its Digitizer – a 3D scanner designed to create three-dimensional design files based on scans of physical objects. At the time, it was still in prototype form, and not many details were available. Now, however, it’s a done deal, with shipping expected to begin in mid-October.
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