BQ Ciclop Electronic Kit overview

The Ciclop Electronic 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 Electronic 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 and GPL licence.

This low cost 3D scanner uses the laser triangulation technology to 3D scan objects positioned on its automatic rotating table. This cheap version of the BQ Ciclop only encompass its electronics. All other parts (such as frame and rods) must be bought and/or 3D printed.