Ciclop (Kit) bq - 3D scanner

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Basic specs

Metascore 2.1/5
Manufacturer bq
Category Desktop
Technology Laser triangulation
Output formats OBJ
Max. resolution -
Features Texture/Colors
249 €$ 271210 £30,315 ¥
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Ciclop (Kit) review

Rating : 2.1/5
The bq Ciclop (Kit) is a desktop 3D scanner in kit designed by bq, a manufacturer based in Spain. bq is known for its range of electronics products, from smartphone and tablets to 3D printers and 3D scanners.

The bq Ciclop (Kit) 3D scanner was designed to be open source and affordable. Both the hardware and it operating software called Horus are under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Common Attribution and Share Alike licence) and GPL (General Public License) licence.

The bq Ciclop is delivered as a Kit which takes approximately 1 hour to be assembled.

bq Ciclop features

This low cost 3D scanner uses the laser triangulation technology to 3D scan objects positioned on its automatic rotating table. The frame of the Ciclop is made from 3D printed PLA parts, produced by bq 3D printers (such as the Witbox and/or Hephestos).

A cheaper version of the bq Ciclop is available with electronic parts only. Also note that several maker's project reused this 3D scanner components and/or design for developing their own hardware.

bq Ciclop price

The bq Ciclop is available worldwide on MatterHackers.
Model Ciclop (Kit)
Manufacturer Bq
Price € 249 ¥ 30,316 £ 210 $ 272
Status available
Category Desktop
Technology Laser triangulation
Output formats OBJ
OS compatibility Windows, Linux
Max. resolution -
Max. accuracy 0.5 mm 0.01969 in
Acquisition speed -
Camera resolution -
Working range -
Scanning area (near) 250 x 205 mm 9.843 x 8.071 in
Scanning area (far) -
Dimensions 450 x 330 x 230 mm 17.72 x 12.99 x 9.06 in
Weight 2.25 kg 4.96 lbs
Power input 12 V 1.5 A
Rotating table
Robotic arm
3D printer
SD card