3D Scanners

Shining 3D’s FreeScan Trio markerless 3D scanner offers unmatched efficiency and accuracy

Following the launch of EinScan H2, high-precision 3D technologies company Shining 3D has unveiled its latest metrology-grade 3D scanner, dubbed FreeScan Trio, at Formnext 2023.

Distinguished by its marker-free scanning capabilities, enabled through a 98-laser-line mode and a triple, 5MP camera system, the FreeScan Trio offers a notable advantage for projects dealing with large objects. This advantage lies in its ability to decrease the preparation time required. Moreover, in September of this year, the company established a new accuracy laboratory accredited under ISO/IEC 17025:2017.

Unmatched speed and versatility in 3D scanning

The FreeScan Trio distinguishes itself through its capability to capture an exceptional 3,010,000 points per second, positioning it as the swiftest handheld 3D scanner in its classification, according to the company. By offering a large field of view, measuring 650 by 580mm, the scanner seeks to optimize efficiency by consolidating more data within fewer sweeping motions.

Apart from the 98-laser-line mode, the scanner offers a single-line mode, one with 7 parallel lines, and one with 26 crossed lines. Addressing a spectrum of project requirements across diverse industries, this versatile range of modes proves adaptable to various needs. When utilized in tandem with markers, precision levels of up to 0.02mm and a volumetric accuracy of up to 0.02mm are achieved by these modes.

Beyond the laser modes, the FreeScan Trio incorporates a photogrammetry mode seamlessly compatible with SHINING 3D’s magnetic scale bar, removing the necessity for additional coded targets. Although this mode marginally reduces volumetric accuracy to 0.02mm + 0.015mm/m, it provides users with a pragmatic and efficient solution.

The FreeScan Trio 3D scanner. Photo via Shining 3D.
The FreeScan Trio 3D scanner. Photo via Shining 3D.

Technical specifications of FreeScan Trio 3D Scanner

Product modelFreeScan Trio
Scan ModeMultiple Lines ScanSingle Line ScanFine Detail Scan98 Lines Scan
Light Source26 laser linesSingle laser line7 parallellaser lines98 laser lines
Working Distance300 mm300 mm200 mm300 mm
Scan AccuracyUp to 0.02mm/
Scan SpeedUp to 3,010,000 points/s
Scan Depth360 mm
FOV650 mm x 580 mm
Volumetric Accuracy*0.02 + 0.03mm/m (0.02 + 0.015mm/m with photogrammetry)
Point Distance0.01-3mm
Laser ClassClass Ⅱ(eye safe)
Connection StandardUSB 3.0
Dimensions331 x 120 x 76 mm
Power input12V, 5.0A
Working humidity10 ~ 90%
Working temperature0 ~ 40°C
CertificationsCE, FCC, ROHS, WEEE, KC, FDA, UKCA, IP50
Recommended Computer ConfigurationOS: Win10, 64-bit; Graphics card: NVIDIA GTX/RTX series cards, higher or equal to GeForce RTX 3060; Video memory: ≥6G; Processor: I7-10700; Memory: ≥64GB

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Featured image shows the FreeScan Trio 3D scanner. Photo via Shining 3D.