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DIY 3D Scanner (Arduino, 3D Printing, PCB Design, Stepper Motors, IR Sensing) - Super Make Something

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Learn how to make a 3D scanner to digitize and clone objects around your house!

The STL files for the 3D scanner can be found at:

The Arduino and MATLAB code can be downloaded here:

Order a copy of the PCB in this video for yourself at:

In addition to the STL files and a 3D printer, you will need the following components to build the scanner:

1x Arduino Pro Micro
2x Nema 17 stepper motor
1x IR Distance sensor (2cm-15cm range) - (Sharp GP2Y0A51SK0F)
2x EasyDriver stepper motor shield
1x Micro SD TF card shield
1x Z-axis ACME threaded rod with anti-backlash nut
2x 8mm linear shaft, 200mm length
4x 8mm linear ball bearing
7x 2.54mm 2 position screw terminal
1x Mini push button switch
1x 1x40 Pin 2.54mm male header pins
1x 1x40 Pin 2.54mm female header pins
1x DC 12V power supply
1x DC power female plug adapter connector with screw terminals

Want to play with the MATLAB code? A copy of the scan in this video can be downloaded here:

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Some of my favorite tools: - Maker Select V2 3D Printer - Jackly 45 in 1 Screwdriver Kit - Dewalt 18V Drill/Driver Kit - Silhouette Portrait Craft Cutter

Music credits:
Video: "Planet of Arps" - Play on Loop (
Outro: "Clear Mind" - Play on Loop (

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