Simplified User Interface for OpenScan & Mini

I have tried my best to create an easy to use interface for the OpenScan Mini. Therefore I have used the existing "Expert Interface" and removed quite some functions, which are not totally necessary for the average user, who wants to use the OpenScan Mini or the normal OpenScan in its standard configuration. It will be possible to switch between both version by simply clicking one button in the "Update&Info" sub menu (will be added in the next update within the next couple of days). After that, the raspberry pi will download and install the most recent version of the other user interface from github. Here you can already see the main changes: (1) Start added some buttons for easier navigatio

OpenScan Mini - File Release

As I wanted to release the files before my one week of holiday - here we go :) I have done my best to fix all hardware issues, but it is still possible that some minor adjustments are needed in the future. The scanner is fully compatible with the pi-shield and there are only minor adjustments needed. Please read the details at its dedicated page And you can download all the files from thingiverse Please let me know what you think and what you would like to improve :)

49mm compressor wheel - testing the OpenScan Mini

As the iterating still goes on as I am fixing very minor issues, I use the last iteration to perform some test scans. For this one, I've scanned a compressor wheel with 150 photos and the 8mpx pi camera. The only post-processing done was cropping the base and reducing the mesh from 6.9M to ~10k polygons. Rendering was done in Blender You can see and download the high-res model here: Here is one of the photos from the set: You can clearly see the uniform chalk layer, which is absolutely necessary to scan such a part. Furthermore I've used the pi-ringlight and a diffuser and polarizer in order to get uniform and reflection-free lighting.


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