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RPLidar based 3D Area Scanner

3d area scanner utilizing off the shelf and 3d printed parts and components.

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RPLidar based 3D Area Scanner

Things used in this project

Hardware components

RPLidar A1
SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless
0.9deg Nema 17 Stepper Motor Bipolar 1.2A 11Ncm/
Black Aluminum Heat Sink Cooling Fin 4 Pcs 40mm x 40mm x 11mm
Aitrip 5pcs TMC2209 V3.0 Stepper Motor Driver
LM2596 DC to DC Voltage Regulator 4-40V to 1.5-35V Buck Converter with LED Display
dewalt 20v xr lithium battery

Software apps and online services


Hand tools and fabrication machines

robo3d 3d printer
Anycubic Chiron


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Custom parts and enclosures

3d printer files

zip file of 3d printer parts
revised thicker base

STP file of assembly

cad of assembly


Assembly Drawing - 3d scanner

PDF of assembly

3d point cloud image from scanner

point cloud file is 800mb

3d scanner schematic

wiring schematic

3d point file

less dense version of the included image.

Overlap of two scans in cloud compare

screen grab of two scans merged into one from cloud compare

Latest scan 10000 ticks on z axis 10 revs of lidar

22,053,500 points collected





chris m

chris m

1 project • 3 followers
Bored Mechanical Engineer
Thanks to Hyun-je.


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