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    What is the size limitation for a structured-light 3D scanner?

    Structured-light 3D scanners are ideal for objects ranging from 1 cm to 3 meters in size. Some scanners are customized to scan small objects while some are better for scanning large objects. Select a 3D scanner that is optimized for scanning the size of objects you are looking to scan. This will give you the best quality scans. Here are some examples to demonstrate the how small to how large a 3D scanner can scan.

    3d scan of snake's tooth
    Very Small Size Object

    Snake’s tooth (Credit: MechScan)

    3d scan of chameleon
    Small Size Object

    Chameleon (Credit: MechScan)

    3d scan of motorbike engine cover
    Medium Size Object

    Motorbike engine cover

    3d scan of car door
    Large Size Object

    Car door

    Visit our gallery to get more ideas on what other objects that can be scanned with a 3D scanner.